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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 329 367 352
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Author 80 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 21
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£325 £276 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.96% -15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £389 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +8 20 £325 +17.75% 1
Paddington - - - -
Author
England

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 43 (29.66%) MS Office
2 42 (28.97%) Finance
3 27 (18.62%) ITIL
4 26 (17.93%) Oracle
4 26 (17.93%) MS Visio
4 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
4 26 (17.93%) Banking
5 25 (17.24%) Java
6 21 (14.48%) .NET
6 21 (14.48%) MS Excel
7 20 (13.79%) C#
7 20 (13.79%) XML
7 20 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 19 (13.10%) Degree
9 18 (12.41%) Publishing
9 18 (12.41%) SharePoint
10 17 (11.72%) OO
11 16 (11.03%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (10.34%) UML
13 14 (9.66%) Service Delivery
13 14 (9.66%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (9.66%) .NET Framework
13 14 (9.66%) REST
14 13 (8.97%) Computer Science
14 13 (8.97%) E-Learning
14 13 (8.97%) SQL Server
14 13 (8.97%) Data Modelling
15 12 (8.28%) HTTP
15 12 (8.28%) Web Services

Author
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (12.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.83%) Confluence
3 6 (4.14%) SAS
4 4 (2.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) Captiva
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 43 (29.66%) MS Office
2 26 (17.93%) MS Visio
3 21 (14.48%) MS Excel
4 20 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (5.52%) Photoshop
6 5 (3.45%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (2.76%) Acrobat
8 3 (2.07%) RoboHelp
9 2 (1.38%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.69%) MS Project
10 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.07%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.69%) Maximo
4 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.28%) HTTP
2 5 (3.45%) IMAP
3 4 (2.76%) Internet
4 3 (2.07%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.07%) VPN
5 1 (0.69%) SAN
5 1 (0.69%) LAN
5 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.76%) MS Access
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.38%) MySQL
4 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.69%) QlikView
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.14%) JIRA
General
1 42 (28.97%) Finance
2 26 (17.93%) Banking
3 18 (12.41%) Publishing
4 7 (4.83%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.14%) Back Office
5 6 (4.14%) Law
5 6 (4.14%) Legal
6 5 (3.45%) Marketing
7 4 (2.76%) Advertising
7 4 (2.76%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.38%) Electronics
8 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.48%) .NET
2 20 (13.79%) XML
3 14 (9.66%) .NET Framework
3 14 (9.66%) REST
4 12 (8.28%) Web Services
4 12 (8.28%) JSON
4 12 (8.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 11 (7.59%) HTML
6 6 (4.14%) Sphinx
7 4 (2.76%) CSS
8 2 (1.38%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.38%) WinForms
8 2 (1.38%) SOAP
8 2 (1.38%) XML Schema
8 2 (1.38%) jQuery
8 2 (1.38%) WPF
9 1 (0.69%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Computer Science
1 13 (8.97%) E-Learning
2 8 (5.52%) Video Editing
3 7 (4.83%) Learning Management System
3 7 (4.83%) Open Source
4 5 (3.45%) Copywriting
5 4 (2.76%) Wiki
6 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.07%) e-Health
7 2 (1.38%) DTV
7 2 (1.38%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.38%) User Experience
8 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.69%) Social Network
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) CMDB
8 1 (0.69%) NHS
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.45%) Windows
2 2 (1.38%) Linux
2 2 (1.38%) UNIX
2 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.62%) ITIL
2 17 (11.72%) OO
3 16 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (10.34%) UML
5 14 (9.66%) Service Delivery
5 14 (9.66%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (8.97%) Data Modelling
7 12 (8.28%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.21%) Service Management
9 8 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.83%) Content Management
11 6 (4.14%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.76%) Risk Management
12 4 (2.76%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (2.76%) Wealth Management
13 3 (2.07%) Network Management
13 3 (2.07%) Product Management
13 3 (2.07%) Incident Management
13 3 (2.07%) E-Commerce
13 3 (2.07%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.24%) Java
2 20 (13.79%) C#
3 10 (6.90%) SQL
4 6 (4.14%) Ruby
4 6 (4.14%) Python
5 3 (2.07%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.07%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.38%) PHP
6 2 (1.38%) C++
7 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (13.10%) Degree
2 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) QA
2 4 (2.76%) Solvency II
3 3 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) COBIT
4 1 (0.69%) BS7799
Systems Management
1 3 (2.07%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (17.93%) Oracle
1 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.03%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (6.21%) Adobe
4 7 (4.83%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.76%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.07%) CA
6 3 (2.07%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.38%) SAP
7 2 (1.38%) Apple
8 1 (0.69%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.69%) Juniper
8 1 (0.69%) Quark
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco
8 1 (0.69%) FatWire
8 1 (0.69%) Google
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