The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Author 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 Technical Author in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 475 403 441
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 78 144 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 71 41
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£350 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 12
Average hourly rate £26.00 £34.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +0.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +4.61%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44352 42929 48944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.62% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27490 25712 27833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1990 2512
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.22 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Technical Author
UK

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in England

Technical Author
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Author across the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Technical Author Daily Rate Histogram in England

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in England

Technical Author
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 Technical Author within the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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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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
London +1 42 £325 -12.16% 5
East of England -34 16 £400 +23.07% 4
North West -13 7 £300 -16.66% 4
South East -35 6 £256 -1.44% 5
North East - 3 £313 -
Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
South West -30 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Technical Author
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Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Technical Author 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 Technical Author in their job title.

1 36 (20.57%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.71%) MS Office
2 31 (17.71%) XML
2 31 (17.71%) Finance
3 22 (12.57%) MS Excel
4 20 (11.43%) MS Visio
5 19 (10.86%) HTML
6 18 (10.29%) Java
7 17 (9.71%) Security Cleared
8 16 (9.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 15 (8.57%) .NET
9 15 (8.57%) RoboHelp
10 14 (8.00%) ITIL
11 13 (7.43%) Degree
11 13 (7.43%) FrameMaker
12 12 (6.86%) Web Services
12 12 (6.86%) Perl
12 12 (6.86%) SharePoint
13 11 (6.29%) UML
13 11 (6.29%) Python
13 11 (6.29%) Windows
13 11 (6.29%) SC Cleared
14 10 (5.71%) Ruby
14 10 (5.71%) Marketing
14 10 (5.71%) SQL Server
14 10 (5.71%) E-Commerce
15 9 (5.14%) HTTP
15 9 (5.14%) Oracle
16 8 (4.57%) CSS
16 8 (4.57%) .NET Framework

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Technical Author 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 Technical Author in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.71%) Confluence
3 2 (1.14%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.57%) CMS
4 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (17.71%) MS Office
2 22 (12.57%) MS Excel
3 20 (11.43%) MS Visio
4 16 (9.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (8.57%) RoboHelp
6 13 (7.43%) FrameMaker
7 5 (2.86%) CorelDRAW
7 5 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (1.71%) PaintShop Pro
8 3 (1.71%) Fireworks
8 3 (1.71%) MS Project
8 3 (1.71%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.57%) XMetaL
9 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.14%) HTTP
2 6 (3.43%) Internet
3 4 (2.29%) VPN
3 4 (2.29%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.14%) Intranet
5 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.57%) SAN
5 1 (0.57%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.57%) Big Data
2 1 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (4.57%) JIRA
2 6 (3.43%) Ant
2 6 (3.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.71%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (17.71%) Finance
2 10 (5.71%) Marketing
3 8 (4.57%) Banking
3 8 (4.57%) Electronics
3 8 (4.57%) Publishing
4 6 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.86%) Retail
6 4 (2.29%) Games
6 4 (2.29%) Legal
7 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.71%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.14%) Military
8 2 (1.14%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.57%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.71%) XML
2 19 (10.86%) HTML
3 15 (8.57%) .NET
4 12 (6.86%) Web Services
5 8 (4.57%) CSS
5 8 (4.57%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.43%) XSLT
6 6 (3.43%) JSON
7 5 (2.86%) REST
8 3 (1.71%) SGML
8 3 (1.71%) Flash
9 2 (1.14%) XHTML
9 2 (1.14%) FpML
10 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.57%) JSP
10 1 (0.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.86%) Graphic Design
1 5 (2.86%) Copywriting
2 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.71%) SCORM
3 3 (1.71%) E-Learning
3 3 (1.71%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.71%) Wiki
4 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.14%) DTV
4 2 (1.14%) GIS
5 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.57%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Derivative
5 1 (0.57%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.29%) Windows
2 4 (2.29%) Linux
3 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.57%) UNIX
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (8.00%) ITIL
2 11 (6.29%) UML
3 10 (5.71%) E-Commerce
4 7 (4.00%) Information Security
4 7 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (2.86%) Data Modelling
5 5 (2.86%) OO
5 5 (2.86%) Wealth Management
5 5 (2.86%) Service Continuity Management
6 4 (2.29%) ITIL V3
6 4 (2.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (1.71%) ITSM
7 3 (1.71%) Security Management
7 3 (1.71%) Migration
7 3 (1.71%) Programme Management
7 3 (1.71%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (1.71%) Content Management
7 3 (1.71%) Project Management
7 3 (1.71%) Time Management
8 2 (1.14%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.29%) Java
2 12 (6.86%) Perl
3 11 (6.29%) Python
4 10 (5.71%) Ruby
5 7 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.00%) C#
6 4 (2.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.71%) ActionScript
7 3 (1.71%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (1.14%) SQL
9 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.57%) VBScript
9 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (9.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.43%) Degree
3 11 (6.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.71%) CISM
4 3 (1.71%) CISSP
4 3 (1.71%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) MCT
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.57%) QA
2 6 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.14%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.57%) Basel II
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 36 (20.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.14%) Oracle
3 6 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.29%) Adobe
5 2 (1.14%) SAP
5 2 (1.14%) Citrix
6 1 (0.57%) NetScout
6 1 (0.57%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.57%) Remedy
6 1 (0.57%) McAfee
6 1 (0.57%) Quark
6 1 (0.57%) Nortel
6 1 (0.57%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.57%) Aruba
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