The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had 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
Author
Rank 407 372 371
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Author 24 54 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 34
Median daily rate £375 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +25.00%
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
21061 22369 21797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.77% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15089 15700 14988
Median daily rate £455 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 376 408
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £41.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Uxbridge +2 3 £400 +60.00%
City of London +32 2 £313 +18.93%
Author
England

Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 London region featuring Author in the job title.

1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
3 16 (24.62%) XML
4 13 (20.00%) Banking
4 13 (20.00%) JSON
5 11 (16.92%) Degree
5 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
5 11 (16.92%) Java
5 11 (16.92%) .NET
6 10 (15.38%) UML
6 10 (15.38%) Web Services
6 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
7 9 (13.85%) HTTP
7 9 (13.85%) OO
7 9 (13.85%) C#
7 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
7 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
7 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
7 9 (13.85%) REST
8 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
9 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
10 5 (7.69%) MS Office
10 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
10 5 (7.69%) Adobe
10 5 (7.69%) FrameMaker
10 5 (7.69%) Credit Risk
10 5 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (6.15%) Content Management

Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) CMS
2 3 (4.62%) Confluence
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) FrameMaker
2 5 (7.69%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.62%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 13 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.62%) Publishing
4 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Front Office
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) XML
2 13 (20.00%) JSON
3 11 (16.92%) .NET
4 10 (15.38%) Web Services
5 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
5 9 (13.85%) REST
6 1 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.54%) FIXML
6 1 (1.54%) FpML
6 1 (1.54%) HTML
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.54%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.54%) XSL
6 1 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.15%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.62%) NHS
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) Derivative
6 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.54%) Economics
6 1 (1.54%) EMV
6 1 (1.54%) Equities
6 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
1 1 (1.54%) Unix
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
1 10 (15.38%) UML
2 9 (13.85%) OO
2 9 (13.85%) Software Engineering
3 4 (6.15%) Content Management
3 4 (6.15%) Credit Risk Management
3 4 (6.15%) Information Architecture
3 4 (6.15%) Project Management
3 4 (6.15%) Risk Management
4 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
4 3 (4.62%) Web Design
5 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.08%) CRM
5 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.08%) DevOps
5 2 (3.08%) Document Management
5 2 (3.08%) ETL
5 2 (3.08%) SDLC
5 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) Java
2 9 (13.85%) C#
3 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) SQL
4 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) C++
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
5 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) GCP
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com