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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Author
Rank 386 357 373
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 38 59 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 36
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £294 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.60%
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
21947 22424 23496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.53% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15477 15302 16131
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 411 450
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +9 6 £263 -23.28% 1
Uxbridge - 3 £250 -
Paddington - 1 £350 -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 30 (29.70%) MS Office
2 24 (23.76%) HTML
3 22 (21.78%) Finance
4 21 (20.79%) MS Excel
5 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
6 16 (15.84%) MS Visio
6 16 (15.84%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (14.85%) Java
8 13 (12.87%) Degree
9 11 (10.89%) Wiki
10 10 (9.90%) CSS
10 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
11 8 (7.92%) Acrobat
11 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
12 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
13 6 (5.94%) Scrum
13 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
13 6 (5.94%) JIRA
14 5 (4.95%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (4.95%) Banking
14 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
14 5 (4.95%) Confluence
14 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
14 5 (4.95%) DNS
14 5 (4.95%) Project Management
14 5 (4.95%) LDAP
14 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (3.96%) Linux
15 4 (3.96%) XML
15 4 (3.96%) UNIX

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (4.95%) Confluence
2 2 (1.98%) Moodle
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.99%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (29.70%) MS Office
2 21 (20.79%) MS Excel
3 16 (15.84%) MS Visio
3 16 (15.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (7.92%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.99%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.99%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) LDAP
1 5 (4.95%) DNS
2 1 (0.99%) SSH
2 1 (0.99%) WebEx
2 1 (0.99%) Broadband
2 1 (0.99%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
1 1 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) JIRA
2 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (21.78%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.95%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.76%) HTML
2 10 (9.90%) CSS
3 4 (3.96%) XML
4 3 (2.97%) Velocity
4 3 (2.97%) RESTful
4 3 (2.97%) .NET
5 1 (0.99%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.99%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Wiki
2 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Derivative
5 2 (1.98%) Informatics
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.98%) PACS
6 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.99%) CMDB
6 1 (0.99%) SCORM
6 1 (0.99%) FMCG
6 1 (0.99%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.99%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) UNIX
1 4 (3.96%) Linux
2 3 (2.97%) Windows
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
2 6 (5.94%) Scrum
3 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
3 5 (4.95%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (4.95%) Project Management
4 4 (3.96%) Change Management
4 4 (3.96%) Identity Management
4 4 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (3.96%) Data Management
4 4 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (3.96%) OWASP
4 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (2.97%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (2.97%) Incident Management
5 3 (2.97%) Service Delivery
5 3 (2.97%) Content Management
5 3 (2.97%) ITSM
5 3 (2.97%) ITIL
6 2 (1.98%) Service Management
6 2 (1.98%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.85%) Java
2 2 (1.98%) Python
2 2 (1.98%) C++
3 1 (0.99%) Scala
3 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.99%) SQL
3 1 (0.99%) C
3 1 (0.99%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) DICOM
2 1 (0.99%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.99%) GCP
2 1 (0.99%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (0.99%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.97%) VMware
3 2 (1.98%) Adobe
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle
4 1 (0.99%) Siebel
4 1 (0.99%) IBM
4 1 (0.99%) HP
4 1 (0.99%) Dell
4 1 (0.99%) CA
4 1 (0.99%) Lotus
4 1 (0.99%) BT
4 1 (0.99%) Google
4 1 (0.99%) ArcSight
4 1 (0.99%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (0.99%) ForgeRock
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