The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Author in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 115 95 111
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 3 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.14% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.63% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 9
Average daily rate
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£363 £260 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% +9.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
Technical 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
1907 1587 1908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.04% 93.52% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1089 929 1016
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 131 189
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.17 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% -15.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Adobe
3 4 (44.44%) Fireworks
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
3 4 (44.44%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Flash
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) ActionScript
3 4 (44.44%) Adobe Captivate
3 4 (44.44%) E-Learning
3 4 (44.44%) SCORM
3 4 (44.44%) PaintShop Pro
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Publishing
6 1 (11.11%) Military

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Fireworks
1 4 (44.44%) PaintShop Pro
1 4 (44.44%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) FrameMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
1 1 (11.11%) Military
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) XML
1 4 (44.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
1 4 (44.44%) E-Learning
1 4 (44.44%) SCORM
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) ActionScript
1 4 (44.44%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Adobe
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £22 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £200.00 - £275.00 per day
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