The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Documentation Specialist
Rank 584 554 579
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Documentation Specialist 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.005% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £460 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £190
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Documentation Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Documentation Specialist Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) IMAP
2 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (20.00%) French Language
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet

Documentation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Document Management
1 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Solvency II