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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Author
Rank 419 397 382
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Author 32 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 35 42
Median daily rate £375 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.18 - £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
21848 22430 23088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.69% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15549 15723 15679
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 £270
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 257 332 445
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +18 3 £350 +39.72% 1
Uxbridge 0 3 £400 +60.00%
Hammersmith - 2 £300 -
Author
England

Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 18 (24.66%) Java
1 18 (24.66%) .NET
2 17 (23.29%) C#
2 17 (23.29%) XML
2 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.92%) Finance
3 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.55%) JSON
5 13 (17.81%) Web Services
6 12 (16.44%) OO
7 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
7 11 (15.07%) Degree
7 11 (15.07%) REST
8 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
9 9 (12.33%) .NET Framework
9 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
9 9 (12.33%) UML
9 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
9 9 (12.33%) Data Modelling
9 9 (12.33%) HTTP
10 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
10 8 (10.96%) HTML
11 7 (9.59%) Adobe
11 7 (9.59%) FrameMaker
11 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (9.59%) Banking
12 6 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (8.22%) MS Visio
13 5 (6.85%) MS Office

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 (12.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.11%) CMS
2 3 (4.11%) Confluence
3 2 (2.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.59%) FrameMaker
3 6 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (8.22%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.85%) MS Office
5 3 (4.11%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.37%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.11%) Publishing
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) .NET
2 17 (23.29%) XML
3 15 (20.55%) JSON
4 13 (17.81%) Web Services
5 11 (15.07%) REST
6 9 (12.33%) .NET Framework
7 8 (10.96%) HTML
8 3 (4.11%) CSS
8 3 (4.11%) HTML5
8 3 (4.11%) Middleware
9 2 (2.74%) OAuth
10 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.37%) XSL
10 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.48%) Data Structures
2 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) NHS
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.37%) EMV
5 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Unix
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) OO
2 9 (12.33%) Data Modelling
2 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
2 9 (12.33%) UML
3 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.85%) Content Management
5 4 (5.48%) Information Architecture
5 4 (5.48%) Project Management
5 4 (5.48%) Web Development
6 3 (4.11%) Scrum
6 3 (4.11%) Web Design
7 2 (2.74%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.74%) Change Control
7 2 (2.74%) CRM
7 2 (2.74%) DevOps
7 2 (2.74%) Document Management
7 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.74%) ETL
7 2 (2.74%) SDLC
7 2 (2.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) Java
2 17 (23.29%) C#
3 16 (21.92%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.48%) PHP
4 4 (5.48%) Python
5 2 (2.74%) C++
5 2 (2.74%) Ruby
5 2 (2.74%) SQL
5 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) CISA
2 1 (1.37%) CISM
2 1 (1.37%) CISSP
2 1 (1.37%) GIAC
2 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.37%) PMP
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) GCP
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.37%) ISO27002
3 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) Adobe
3 2 (2.74%) Apiary
4 1 (1.37%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.37%) Splunk
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