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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 332 368 353
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 77 56 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 40 20
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£325 £276 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.96% -15.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £389 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +7 19 £325 +17.75% 1
Paddington - - - -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 41 (30.37%) Finance
2 38 (28.15%) MS Office
3 27 (20.00%) ITIL
4 26 (19.26%) MS Visio
4 26 (19.26%) Microsoft
5 25 (18.52%) Java
5 25 (18.52%) Oracle
5 25 (18.52%) Banking
6 21 (15.56%) .NET
6 21 (15.56%) MS Excel
7 20 (14.81%) XML
7 20 (14.81%) C#
7 20 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 19 (14.07%) Degree
9 18 (13.33%) SharePoint
10 17 (12.59%) OO
11 16 (11.85%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (11.85%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (11.11%) UML
13 14 (10.37%) Service Delivery
13 14 (10.37%) .NET Framework
13 14 (10.37%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (10.37%) REST
14 13 (9.63%) Computer Science
14 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
14 13 (9.63%) Data Modelling
15 12 (8.89%) HTTP
15 12 (8.89%) Web Services
15 12 (8.89%) Visual Studio
15 12 (8.89%) JSON

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.19%) Confluence
3 6 (4.44%) SAS
4 3 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (28.15%) MS Office
2 26 (19.26%) MS Visio
3 21 (15.56%) MS Excel
4 20 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.96%) Acrobat
6 3 (2.22%) RoboHelp
7 2 (1.48%) FrameMaker
7 2 (1.48%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.74%) Maximo
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
1 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) HTTP
2 5 (3.70%) IMAP
3 4 (2.96%) Internet
4 3 (2.22%) VPN
4 3 (2.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.74%) SAN
5 1 (0.74%) LAN
5 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) MS Access
3 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 41 (30.37%) Finance
2 25 (18.52%) Banking
3 12 (8.89%) Publishing
4 7 (5.19%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.44%) Back Office
5 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.70%) Marketing
7 4 (2.96%) Private Banking
7 4 (2.96%) Advertising
8 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.48%) Electronics
9 1 (0.74%) Retail
9 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.56%) .NET
2 20 (14.81%) XML
3 14 (10.37%) .NET Framework
3 14 (10.37%) REST
4 12 (8.89%) Web Services
4 12 (8.89%) JSON
4 12 (8.89%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (6.67%) HTML
6 6 (4.44%) Sphinx
7 2 (1.48%) WPF
7 2 (1.48%) jQuery
7 2 (1.48%) XML Messaging
7 2 (1.48%) WinForms
7 2 (1.48%) CSS
7 2 (1.48%) SOAP
7 2 (1.48%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.19%) Open Source
3 5 (3.70%) Copywriting
4 4 (2.96%) Wiki
4 4 (2.96%) E-Learning
5 3 (2.22%) e-Health
5 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.48%) User Experience
6 2 (1.48%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.48%) DTV
7 1 (0.74%) NHS
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) CMDB
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.70%) Windows
2 2 (1.48%) Mac OS
2 2 (1.48%) UNIX
2 2 (1.48%) Linux
2 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.00%) ITIL
2 17 (12.59%) OO
3 16 (11.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (11.11%) UML
5 14 (10.37%) Service Delivery
5 14 (10.37%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (9.63%) Data Modelling
7 12 (8.89%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.67%) Service Management
9 8 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.44%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.44%) Content Management
11 4 (2.96%) Wealth Management
11 4 (2.96%) Risk Management
11 4 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (2.22%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.22%) Change Management
12 3 (2.22%) Programme Management
12 3 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (2.22%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.52%) Java
2 20 (14.81%) C#
3 10 (7.41%) SQL
4 6 (4.44%) Ruby
4 6 (4.44%) Python
5 3 (2.22%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.48%) PHP
6 2 (1.48%) C++
7 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.07%) Degree
2 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) QA
2 4 (2.96%) Solvency II
3 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) BS7799
4 1 (0.74%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (19.26%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.52%) Oracle
3 16 (11.85%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (5.19%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.96%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.22%) CA
6 3 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.48%) SAP
7 2 (1.48%) Adobe
7 2 (1.48%) Apple
8 1 (0.74%) Quark
8 1 (0.74%) Juniper
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco
8 1 (0.74%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.74%) Google
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