The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Writer 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 Writer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Writer
Rank - - 56
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Writer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £287 £273 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -18.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.66%
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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
617 446 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.78% 87.62% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 295 393
Average daily rate £425 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £518 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 41
Average hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Technical Writer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Technical Writer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Technical Writer
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Technical Writer Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire