The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Technical Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank 53 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.12% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
684 680 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.93% 93.15% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 352 360
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 45
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -30.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.85 £9.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £34.05 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) FrameMaker
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Technical Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) FrameMaker
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft