The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Technical Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank 393 378 359
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 38 51 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 46
Median daily rate £388 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.62 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -13.04%
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
20871 21247 22367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 95.12% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14878 15032 16107
Median daily rate £475 £450 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 345 446
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 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 -6 7 £388 +29.16%
Technical Author
England

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Technical 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 Technical Author in the job title.

1 22 (32.35%) .NET
2 20 (29.41%) Java
3 19 (27.94%) Finance
4 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (25.00%) OO
6 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
7 15 (22.06%) HTML
8 14 (20.59%) .NET Framework
9 13 (19.12%) Web Services
10 12 (17.65%) C#
10 12 (17.65%) Banking
11 11 (16.18%) Scrum
11 11 (16.18%) Degree
11 11 (16.18%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (16.18%) XML
12 10 (14.71%) Linux
13 9 (13.24%) MS Office
13 9 (13.24%) JSON
13 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
13 9 (13.24%) REST
14 8 (11.76%) HTML5
14 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
14 8 (11.76%) Wealth Management
14 8 (11.76%) PHP
14 8 (11.76%) CSS
15 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
15 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
15 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Technical 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 1 (1.47%) CMS
1 1 (1.47%) Confluence
1 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Office
2 4 (5.88%) FrameMaker
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.94%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) IaaS
1 2 (2.94%) PaaS
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Marketing
3 5 (7.35%) Publishing
4 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Electronics
5 2 (2.94%) Games
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.35%) .NET
2 15 (22.06%) HTML
3 14 (20.59%) .NET Framework
4 13 (19.12%) Web Services
5 11 (16.18%) XML
6 9 (13.24%) JSON
6 9 (13.24%) REST
7 8 (11.76%) CSS
7 8 (11.76%) HTML5
8 6 (8.82%) Middleware
9 3 (4.41%) OAuth
10 1 (1.47%) XSL
10 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) Data Structures
2 6 (8.82%) Graphic Design
3 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Tandem
4 1 (1.47%) EMV
4 1 (1.47%) Fintech
4 1 (1.47%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Unix
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) OO
3 11 (16.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (16.18%) Scrum
4 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.76%) Wealth Management
6 6 (8.82%) OOD
6 6 (8.82%) OOP
6 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.82%) Web Development
7 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.35%) ITIL
7 5 (7.35%) UML
8 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.88%) Investment Management
9 3 (4.41%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.41%) Document Management
9 3 (4.41%) Use Case
10 2 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.94%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) Java
2 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.65%) C#
4 8 (11.76%) PHP
5 4 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (2.94%) C++
6 2 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) CCDA
4 1 (1.47%) CCDP
4 1 (1.47%) CCNA
4 1 (1.47%) CCNP
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) GCP
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.82%) Adobe
4 3 (4.41%) Apiary
5 2 (2.94%) SAP