The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Author in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 118 93 114
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Author 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.23% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.46% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Average daily rate
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£370 £268 £229
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.31% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £300 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+1.05% -1.04%
Author
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1949 1532 1811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.20% 93.82% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1114 912 962
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 125 169
Average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.64% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Author
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Author Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Author
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Author Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited 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 Author in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (50.00%) PaintShop Pro
2 3 (50.00%) E-Learning
2 3 (50.00%) SCORM
2 3 (50.00%) Fireworks
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Flash
2 3 (50.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) FrameMaker
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Publishing
4 1 (16.67%) Military
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

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

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Fireworks
1 3 (50.00%) PaintShop Pro
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) FrameMaker
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
1 1 (16.67%) Military
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (50.00%) E-Learning
1 3 (50.00%) SCORM
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (50.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
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