The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.74% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £23.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -2.08%
Technical Author
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
126 94 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 92.65% 100.00% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 33 47
Average daily rate £400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £140 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £12.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Technical Author
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) People Management

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) People Management