The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Technical Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank - 54 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +36.45%
Technical Author
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
412 507 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 98.33% 96.57% 90.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 271 242
Median daily rate £325 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 73 59
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Essex region that featured Technical Author in the job title.

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in Essex