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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Author
Rank 390 357 375
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Author 36 71 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 33
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +90.47%
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
21602 21186 22093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15671 14552 15446
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 384 401
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 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 5 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 +30 11 £350 +16.66% 1
Author
England

Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) Banking
3 10 (11.24%) SharePoint
3 10 (11.24%) MS Visio
3 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.11%) FrameMaker
5 8 (8.99%) Adobe
5 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
6 7 (7.87%) XML
6 7 (7.87%) Linux
7 6 (6.74%) MS Office
7 6 (6.74%) Workday HCM
7 6 (6.74%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (5.62%) Credit Risk
8 5 (5.62%) Coaching
8 5 (5.62%) User Experience
8 5 (5.62%) Project Management
9 4 (4.49%) Firewall
9 4 (4.49%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.49%) Legal
9 4 (4.49%) Java
9 4 (4.49%) SAP
9 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.49%) RoboHelp
9 4 (4.49%) MEAN Stack
9 4 (4.49%) Data Structures
9 4 (4.49%) Information Architecture
9 4 (4.49%) MongoDB

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 (11.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.37%) CMS
2 3 (3.37%) Confluence
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Visio
2 9 (10.11%) FrameMaker
3 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
4 6 (6.74%) MS Office
4 6 (6.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (4.49%) RoboHelp
6 3 (3.37%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (1.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.12%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Firewall
2 2 (2.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) Banking
3 4 (4.49%) Legal
4 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Publishing
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Front Office
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) XML
2 4 (4.49%) JSON
2 4 (4.49%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (2.25%) .NET
4 1 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.12%) FIXML
4 1 (1.12%) FpML
4 1 (1.12%) HTML
4 1 (1.12%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.12%) XSL
4 1 (1.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Credit Risk
1 5 (5.62%) User Experience
2 4 (4.49%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.37%) NHS
4 2 (2.25%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.25%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.25%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) Derivative
5 1 (1.12%) Economics
5 1 (1.12%) EMV
5 1 (1.12%) Equities
5 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (5.62%) Coaching
1 5 (5.62%) Project Management
2 4 (4.49%) Content Management
2 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
2 4 (4.49%) Information Architecture
2 4 (4.49%) Open Source
2 4 (4.49%) Risk Management
3 3 (3.37%) Business Analysis
3 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
3 3 (3.37%) Time Management
3 3 (3.37%) Web Design
3 3 (3.37%) Workflow
4 2 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (2.25%) Business Transformation
4 2 (2.25%) Data Analysis
4 2 (2.25%) ERP
4 2 (2.25%) ETL
4 2 (2.25%) ITSM
4 2 (2.25%) Migration
4 2 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.49%) Java
2 2 (2.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) CCNA
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.25%) Degree
5 1 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) Adobe
3 4 (4.49%) SAP
4 1 (1.12%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.12%) Google
4 1 (1.12%) Mercator
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago