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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Author
England / London
Rank 390 379 343
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 15 32 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.15% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 57
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -37.14%

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
18361 20062 20287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.10% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13139 14193 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 305 335
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -8 2 £331 -5.35%
Brentford - 1 - -
Technical Author
England

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (26.42%) Banking
4 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (24.53%) HTML
5 12 (22.64%) Java
6 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (20.75%) .NET
6 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
6 11 (20.75%) OO
7 10 (18.87%) Linux
7 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
7 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
8 9 (16.98%) Scrum
8 9 (16.98%) MS Office
9 8 (15.09%) XML
9 8 (15.09%) Wealth Management
9 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
10 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (13.21%) ITIL
10 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
11 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
11 6 (11.32%) CSS
11 6 (11.32%) Web Services
11 6 (11.32%) PHP
11 6 (11.32%) OOP
11 6 (11.32%) OOD
11 6 (11.32%) Data Structures
11 6 (11.32%) HTML5
11 6 (11.32%) Degree

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 2 (3.77%) CMS
1 2 (3.77%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.55%) FrameMaker
3 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.89%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) IaaS
1 2 (3.77%) PaaS
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) XMLSpy
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Electronics
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
4 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.66%) Publishing
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.77%) Advertising
5 2 (3.77%) Games
5 2 (3.77%) Retail
6 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) HTML
2 11 (20.75%) .NET
3 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
4 8 (15.09%) XML
5 6 (11.32%) CSS
5 6 (11.32%) HTML5
5 6 (11.32%) Web Services
6 5 (9.43%) JSON
6 5 (9.43%) REST
7 4 (7.55%) Middleware
8 3 (5.66%) OAuth
9 1 (1.89%) XSD
9 1 (1.89%) XSL
9 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Data Structures
1 6 (11.32%) Graphic Design
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.66%) Tandem
3 2 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.89%) EMV
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
4 1 (1.89%) IPTV
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.89%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) W3C
4 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Unix
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (20.75%) OO
3 9 (16.98%) Scrum
4 8 (15.09%) Wealth Management
5 7 (13.21%) ITIL
6 6 (11.32%) OOD
6 6 (11.32%) OOP
6 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.55%) Investment Management
8 4 (7.55%) Web Development
9 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
9 3 (5.66%) Use Case
9 3 (5.66%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.32%) PHP
4 2 (3.77%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CCDA
4 1 (1.89%) CCDP
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) CCNP
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.43%) Adobe
4 3 (5.66%) Apiary
4 3 (5.66%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 2 (3.77%) NetWitness
6 1 (1.89%) Atlassian