The table below looks at the statistics for the Documentation Specialist role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Documentation Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Documentation Specialist
Rank 576 556 534
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Documentation Specialist 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.002% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Documentation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Documentation Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Documentation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Documentation Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Documentation Specialist within the UK.

Documentation Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Documentation Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Documentation Specialist within the UK.

Documentation Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Documentation Specialist
Top 13 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Documentation Specialist 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 Documentation Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Legal
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Italian Language
2 2 (33.33%) Solvency II
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) IMAP
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Documentation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Documentation Specialist 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 Documentation Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) IMAP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Italian Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Solvency II
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