The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Author role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 60 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% 0.59% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £525 -
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
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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 in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
677 451 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.16% 88.09% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 306 413
Average daily rate £425 £371 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -6.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 19 38
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.60 £42.50
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 Wiltshire

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire