Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Author was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Technical Author
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 75
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - - 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Cardiff median daily rate - - £315
South Wales median daily rate - - £315
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Contract vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 615 554 841
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 97.71% 97.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 412 688
Cardiff median daily rate £364 £375 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +9.65% -2.29%
10th Percentile £167 £175 £207
90th Percentile £500 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 22
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -15.97% +10.19%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.88 £36.55 £19.80
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.64 £15.75
% change year-on-year +11.93% -0.73% +12.50%

Technical Author
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Technical Author in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Author in Cardiff

Technical Author
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Author in Cardiff

Technical Author
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Author in Cardiff