The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Technical Author
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire 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
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
134 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 84.28% 75.00% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 16 14
Average daily rate £347 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Author in the job title across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Technical Author
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Borland
2 1 (50.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) StarTeam
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Borland