The table below looks at the statistics for the Documentation Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Documentation Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Documentation Specialist
Rank 577 579 520
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Documentation Specialist 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.007% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +8.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-47.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46651 45814 39905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.37% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28796 28459 23430
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1839 1844 2046
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Documentation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Documentation Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Documentation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Documentation Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Documentation Specialist across the England region.

Documentation Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Documentation Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Documentation Specialist across the England region.

Documentation Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Documentation Specialist
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Documentation Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - 4 £300 -
London -13 1 £305 -17.56% 1
North East - 1 - -
Documentation Specialist
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Documentation Specialist
Top 24 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Documentation Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Documentation Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (37.50%) Usability Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Process Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) NHS

Documentation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Documentation Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Documentation Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Process Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP