The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Author in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 352 364 367
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 54 45 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 28
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £245
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +32.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.70%
Technical 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
21158 21596 21711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.94% 92.92% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14783 14965 14719
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 391 469
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Author in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Author across the London region.

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in London

Technical Author
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Author across the London region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Technical Author Daily Rate Histogram in London

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Author across the London region.

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in London

Technical 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 Technical Author within the London region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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 +3 14 £275 -15.38% 2
Hounslow +1 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £250 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Author in their job title.

1 40 (33.61%) MS Office
2 35 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 30 (25.21%) MS Visio
4 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
4 27 (22.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (21.85%) Degree
6 23 (19.33%) HTML
7 19 (15.97%) Java
8 17 (14.29%) Finance
8 17 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 16 (13.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (12.61%) ITIL
11 14 (11.76%) Service Delivery
11 14 (11.76%) Software Engineering
12 13 (10.92%) UML
13 12 (10.08%) Wiki
14 11 (9.24%) .NET
15 10 (8.40%) Telecoms
16 9 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (7.56%) Acrobat
16 9 (7.56%) Oracle
16 9 (7.56%) CSS
16 9 (7.56%) OO
16 9 (7.56%) Data Modelling
17 8 (6.72%) XML
17 8 (6.72%) C#
17 8 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (6.72%) Banking
18 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
19 6 (5.04%) Management Information System

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Author in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.20%) Confluence
2 2 (1.68%) Moodle
3 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.84%) CMS
Applications
1 40 (33.61%) MS Office
2 35 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 30 (25.21%) MS Visio
4 27 (22.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (7.56%) Acrobat
6 3 (2.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.84%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.84%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.84%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) HTTP
1 5 (4.20%) DNS
1 5 (4.20%) LDAP
2 1 (0.84%) Broadband
2 1 (0.84%) SSH
2 1 (0.84%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.20%) JIRA
1 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.72%) Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.52%) Back Office
5 3 (2.52%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.68%) Electronics
6 2 (1.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Publishing
7 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.33%) HTML
2 11 (9.24%) .NET
3 9 (7.56%) CSS
4 8 (6.72%) XML
5 6 (5.04%) Sphinx
6 5 (4.20%) REST
6 5 (4.20%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.20%) JSON
6 5 (4.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (4.20%) Web Services
7 3 (2.52%) RESTful
8 1 (0.84%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.08%) Wiki
3 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.36%) E-Learning
4 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.52%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.52%) Derivative
6 2 (1.68%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.84%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.84%) User Experience
7 1 (0.84%) FMCG
7 1 (0.84%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.84%) Informatics
7 1 (0.84%) CMDB
7 1 (0.84%) SCORM
7 1 (0.84%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.36%) UNIX
1 4 (3.36%) Linux
2 3 (2.52%) Windows
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.45%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (12.61%) ITIL
3 14 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 14 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 13 (10.92%) UML
5 9 (7.56%) OO
5 9 (7.56%) Data Modelling
5 9 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.04%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.20%) Scrum
10 4 (3.36%) Project Management
10 4 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.36%) OWASP
10 4 (3.36%) Open Source
10 4 (3.36%) Analytics
11 3 (2.52%) SDLC
11 3 (2.52%) ITSM
11 3 (2.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.97%) Java
2 8 (6.72%) C#
3 4 (3.36%) C++
4 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.52%) Python
5 1 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (21.85%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (2.52%) GCP
1 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.84%) COBIT
2 1 (0.84%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) DICOM
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle
3 5 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.52%) VMware
5 1 (0.84%) Google
5 1 (0.84%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.84%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (0.84%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.84%) BT
5 1 (0.84%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.84%) IBM
5 1 (0.84%) Adobe
5 1 (0.84%) HP
5 1 (0.84%) Dell
5 1 (0.84%) CA
5 1 (0.84%) Lotus
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