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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank 364 351 379
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 44 67 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.33% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 60 24
Average daily rate £331 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £283
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.62 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.46% -3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +13.20%
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
20061 20060 20469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.51% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14232 14223 13899
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 342 392
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Author within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +52 15 £350 +12.00% 1
Brentford - 1 £350 -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Banking
3 9 (11.39%) MS Visio
4 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.13%) User Experience
5 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.59%) Linux
6 6 (7.59%) Workday HCM
7 5 (6.33%) Credit Risk
7 5 (6.33%) Coaching
7 5 (6.33%) Java
7 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.33%) FrameMaker
8 4 (5.06%) Firewall
8 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.06%) Legal
8 4 (5.06%) Workflow
8 4 (5.06%) Degree
8 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.06%) Adobe
8 4 (5.06%) RoboHelp
8 4 (5.06%) MS Office
8 4 (5.06%) Open Source
8 4 (5.06%) MEAN Stack
8 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (3.80%) Information Security
9 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
10 2 (2.53%) Management Information System

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.27%) CMS
1 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.33%) FrameMaker
3 4 (5.06%) MS Office
3 4 (5.06%) RoboHelp
4 1 (1.27%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.27%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) DB2
2 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Legal
4 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) MEAN Stack
2 2 (2.53%) RESTful
3 1 (1.27%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.27%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.27%) JSON
3 1 (1.27%) Kafka
3 1 (1.27%) SOAP
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) User Experience
2 5 (6.33%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.53%) Graphic Design
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) AS400
4 1 (1.27%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (6.33%) Coaching
2 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (5.06%) Open Source
3 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
3 4 (5.06%) Workflow
4 3 (3.80%) Information Security
5 2 (2.53%) CRM
5 2 (2.53%) ERP
5 2 (2.53%) ITSM
5 2 (2.53%) Migration
5 2 (2.53%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (2.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.53%) Validation
6 1 (1.27%) CAD
6 1 (1.27%) ITIL
6 1 (1.27%) Project Management
6 1 (1.27%) Service Management
6 1 (1.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) Java
2 1 (1.27%) C
2 1 (1.27%) Python
2 1 (1.27%) RPG
2 1 (1.27%) RPG IV
2 1 (1.27%) Scala
2 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) CCNA
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (1.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Adobe
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.53%) SAP
2 2 (2.53%) Siebel
3 1 (1.27%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.27%) Google
3 1 (1.27%) Mercator
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