The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Technical Writer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Writer
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Writer 0 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £413 £308
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +34.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Technical Writer
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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1221 1063 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.50% 95.17% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 680 396
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 52 50
Median hourly rate £26.50 £15.86 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.08% +14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.50 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North East region that featured Technical Writer in the job title.

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Technical Writer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Writer across the North East region.

Technical Writer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Technical Writer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Writer across the North East region.

Technical Writer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East