The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Glasgow region that had Technical Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank 64 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% - 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +90.47%
Technical Author
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
634 854 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.49% 95.74% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 472 362
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 26 15
Median hourly rate £13.73 £21.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.16% +38.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Technical Author contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Technical Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft