The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Technical Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Author
England / South East
Rank 224 233 231
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 10 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 18
Median daily rate £300 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £448 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -31.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6821 7896 8507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.22% 94.22% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3941 4626 4618
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 412 416
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.48 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Author
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Berkshire +10 3 £210 - 4
Surrey +17 2 £300 -32.96% 1
Hampshire -3 2 £325 +4.83% 1
Middlesex +4 1 £275 +15.78%
Technical Author
England

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 South East region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (15.00%) FrameMaker
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.00%) DNA
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (10.00%) Confluence
4 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.00%) Bluefish Communications
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Capita
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery

Technical Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (15.00%) FrameMaker
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (10.00%) DNA
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Bluefish Communications
3 1 (5.00%) Capita
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