The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Home Counties region that had Technical Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +25.00%
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 Home Counties 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
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 90.00% 80.00% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Median daily rate £450 £350 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £350 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties