The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 321 346 317
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Author 69 44 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 30 26
Average daily rate
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£325 £269 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% +5.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £180 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £377 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £245 £290
% change year-on-year
+32.65% -15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +31.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -36.11%
Author
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19374 20076 18238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 93.05% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13538 13608 12452
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 384 408
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £43.63 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Author Jobs Demand Trend in London

Author
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Author Daily Rate Trend in London

Author
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Author across the London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Author Daily Rate Histogram in London

Author
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Author Hourly Rate Trend in London

Author
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 9 £363 +29.29%
Ealing - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Author
England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 61 (42.36%) MS Office
2 38 (26.39%) Microsoft
3 37 (25.69%) MS Visio
4 35 (24.31%) ITIL
4 35 (24.31%) MS Excel
5 30 (20.83%) Finance
6 29 (20.14%) Banking
6 29 (20.14%) Degree
7 28 (19.44%) Enterprise Architecture
7 28 (19.44%) UML
8 27 (18.75%) OO
8 27 (18.75%) .NET
8 27 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
8 27 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 26 (18.06%) C#
10 25 (17.36%) Oracle
11 24 (16.67%) Java
11 24 (16.67%) Computer Science
12 23 (15.97%) Software Engineering
12 23 (15.97%) XML
12 23 (15.97%) Data Modelling
13 21 (14.58%) REST
14 20 (13.89%) SQL Server
15 19 (13.19%) Web Services
15 19 (13.19%) Visual Studio
15 19 (13.19%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (13.19%) HTTP
15 19 (13.19%) Oracle EBS
15 19 (13.19%) .NET Framework

Author
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.17%) Confluence
3 4 (2.78%) SAS
3 4 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 61 (42.36%) MS Office
2 37 (25.69%) MS Visio
3 35 (24.31%) MS Excel
4 27 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (4.86%) Photoshop
6 5 (3.47%) Adobe Captivate
6 5 (3.47%) Acrobat
7 3 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (1.39%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.69%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 19 (13.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
1 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.19%) HTTP
2 2 (1.39%) IMAP
3 1 (0.69%) LAN
3 1 (0.69%) WAN
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.39%) MySQL
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.69%) Big Data
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.69%) QlikView
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (13.19%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 30 (20.83%) Finance
2 29 (20.14%) Banking
3 15 (10.42%) Publishing
4 10 (6.94%) Back Office
5 7 (4.86%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.17%) Law
7 5 (3.47%) Legal
7 5 (3.47%) Advertising
7 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (2.08%) Financial Institution
9 3 (2.08%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.69%) Retail
10 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.75%) .NET
2 23 (15.97%) XML
3 21 (14.58%) REST
4 19 (13.19%) Web Services
4 19 (13.19%) .NET Framework
4 19 (13.19%) JSON
4 19 (13.19%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (5.56%) Sphinx
6 3 (2.08%) HTML
7 2 (1.39%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.39%) CSS
7 2 (1.39%) SOAP
7 2 (1.39%) XML Messaging
7 2 (1.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.64%) E-Learning
3 8 (5.56%) Open Source
4 7 (4.86%) Learning Management System
4 7 (4.86%) Video Editing
5 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.47%) Wiki
6 3 (2.08%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.08%) Copywriting
6 3 (2.08%) User Experience
6 3 (2.08%) e-Health
7 2 (1.39%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) FMCG
8 1 (0.69%) PACS
8 1 (0.69%) Informatics
8 1 (0.69%) CMDB
8 1 (0.69%) Animation
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.08%) Windows
2 2 (1.39%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.39%) UNIX
2 2 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.31%) ITIL
2 28 (19.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 28 (19.44%) UML
3 27 (18.75%) OO
3 27 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 23 (15.97%) Software Engineering
4 23 (15.97%) Data Modelling
5 9 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (4.86%) Content Management
7 5 (3.47%) Service Management
8 4 (2.78%) Change Management
8 4 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.78%) Analytics
9 3 (2.08%) Data Mapping
9 3 (2.08%) Network Management
9 3 (2.08%) Validation
9 3 (2.08%) Data Management
9 3 (2.08%) Workflow
9 3 (2.08%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.06%) C#
2 24 (16.67%) Java
3 7 (4.86%) SQL
4 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.78%) C++
6 2 (1.39%) Python
6 2 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) Degree
2 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (2.08%) GCP
3 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.39%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.69%) COBIT
4 1 (0.69%) DICOM
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.36%) Oracle
3 19 (13.19%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.86%) Adobe
5 5 (3.47%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.08%) CA
8 2 (1.39%) Apple
9 1 (0.69%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.69%) Google
9 1 (0.69%) Cisco
9 1 (0.69%) Quark
9 1 (0.69%) Juniper
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