The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Technical Author featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Technical Author
Rank 641 632 622
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Author 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.002% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £500 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Senior Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Technical Author in the job title.

Senior Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Technical Author
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Author within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -1 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Senior Technical Author Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Senior 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 featuring Senior Technical Author in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) FrameMaker
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) MEAN Stack
1 1 (50.00%) Content Development
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) RoboHelp
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Senior Technical Author Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) FrameMaker
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) RoboHelp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Content Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe