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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Author
Rank 392 353 369
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Author 39 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 30
Median daily rate £385 £300 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
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
20552 20961 21857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.85% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14945 14461 15395
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 381 390
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
City of London +29 10 £350 +16.66% 2
Author
England

Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (27.40%) Finance
2 15 (20.55%) Banking
3 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.07%) XML
5 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
6 9 (12.33%) FrameMaker
6 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
7 8 (10.96%) JSON
7 8 (10.96%) MS Visio
7 8 (10.96%) Adobe
7 8 (10.96%) Java
8 7 (9.59%) Linux
8 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
9 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
9 6 (8.22%) .NET
9 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
9 6 (8.22%) MS Office
10 5 (6.85%) UML
10 5 (6.85%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.85%) Credit Risk
10 5 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (6.85%) Degree
10 5 (6.85%) Coaching
10 5 (6.85%) User Experience
11 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.48%) Open Source
11 4 (5.48%) Information Architecture
11 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
11 4 (5.48%) REST
11 4 (5.48%) Data Structures

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 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) CMS
2 3 (4.11%) Confluence
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) FrameMaker
2 8 (10.96%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.22%) MS Office
4 5 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (5.48%) RoboHelp
6 3 (4.11%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (1.37%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 15 (20.55%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Front Office
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) XML
2 8 (10.96%) JSON
3 6 (8.22%) .NET
4 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.48%) MEAN Stack
4 4 (5.48%) REST
4 4 (5.48%) Web Services
5 1 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.37%) FIXML
5 1 (1.37%) FpML
5 1 (1.37%) HTML
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.37%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.37%) XSL
5 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Credit Risk
1 5 (6.85%) User Experience
2 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.48%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.11%) NHS
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.74%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Derivative
5 1 (1.37%) Economics
5 1 (1.37%) EMV
5 1 (1.37%) Equities
5 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (6.85%) Coaching
1 5 (6.85%) Data Modelling
1 5 (6.85%) UML
2 4 (5.48%) Content Management
2 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
2 4 (5.48%) Information Architecture
2 4 (5.48%) OO
2 4 (5.48%) Open Source
2 4 (5.48%) Project Management
2 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
2 4 (5.48%) Software Engineering
3 3 (4.11%) Business Analysis
3 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (4.11%) Time Management
3 3 (4.11%) Web Design
4 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (2.74%) Business Transformation
4 2 (2.74%) Data Analysis
4 2 (2.74%) Migration
4 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) Java
2 4 (5.48%) C#
2 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.74%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.37%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) Adobe
3 2 (2.74%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
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