The median contractor rate for an Author was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Author
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 122 127
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Contract jobs requiring an Author 18 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.77% 0.39% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.41% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
Median daily rate £388 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.09% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £258 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £375 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £325 £338
% change year-on-year -6.76% -3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -16.66% -0.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2198 2442 2882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.93% 96.14% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1386 1713
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 199 251
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.25 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Author
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Author in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Author in the East of England

Author
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Author in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Author in the East of England

Author
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Author in the East of England

Author
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Suffolk +18 10 £388 +3.33%
Cambridgeshire +8 7 - - 2
Hertfordshire -7 1 £325 - 2
Author
England

Author Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 across the East of England region featuring Author in the job title.

1 17 (56.67%) C
2 16 (53.33%) C++
3 13 (43.33%) Performance Analysis
4 12 (40.00%) HTML
4 12 (40.00%) XML
4 12 (40.00%) Python
5 10 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 10 (33.33%) IBM
5 10 (33.33%) BPMN
5 10 (33.33%) IBM Blueworks
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) XSLT
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (26.67%) Doxygen
8 7 (23.33%) Document Management
9 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
10 4 (13.33%) Project Management
10 4 (13.33%) Finance
10 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.00%) XMetaL
11 3 (10.00%) OO
11 3 (10.00%) Perl
11 3 (10.00%) FrameMaker
11 3 (10.00%) Sphinx
12 2 (6.67%) Documentum
12 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 1 (3.33%) Banking
13 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
13 1 (3.33%) QA
13 1 (3.33%) Computer Architecture

Author Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 8 (26.67%) Doxygen
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (10.00%) FrameMaker
3 3 (10.00%) XMetaL
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) IBM Blueworks
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) HTML
1 12 (40.00%) XML
2 9 (30.00%) XSLT
3 3 (10.00%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Performance Analysis
2 10 (33.33%) BPMN
3 7 (23.33%) Document Management
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.33%) Computer Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) C
2 16 (53.33%) C++
3 12 (40.00%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PMO
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) IBM
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
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