The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Technical Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Author
Rank 66 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.11% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -13.04%
Technical Author
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
680 895 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.31% 95.31% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 507 520
Median daily rate £396 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 80 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £55.55 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Technical Author in the job title.

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Reading region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java

Technical Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java