Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Writer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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 Writer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 152 -
Rank change year-on-year -21 - +185
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Writer 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.081% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Hampshire median daily rate £300 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
South East median daily rate £330 £275 £278
% change year-on-year +20.00% -0.90% -26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,470 3,351 3,590
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.89% 95.44% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,068 2,014 2,251
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 169 244
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.13 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +2.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.94 £47.50 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £20.17 £18.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +12.06% -6.34% +8.15%

Technical Writer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Writer in Hampshire

Technical Writer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Writer in Hampshire

Technical Writer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Writer in Hampshire

Technical Writer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Writer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 3 £300 - 2
Technical Writer
South East

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Technical Writer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Technical Writer in the job title.

1 1 (33.33%) GIS
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus

Technical Writer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
1 1 (33.33%) Micro Focus
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) VMware