Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Writer was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 18 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 Writer
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 174 191
Rank change year-on-year +20 +17 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Writer 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.14% 0.026% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.028% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Hampshire median daily rate £263 £351 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.11% -17.53% +41.67%
10th Percentile £229 £350 £413
90th Percentile £286 £351 £498
South East median daily rate £335 £313 £375
% change year-on-year +7.11% -16.60% +37.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £32.00

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 3352 3600 4257
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 92.50% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1988 2238 2599
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £235 £258
90th Percentile £536 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 248 281
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.14 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.44% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.88 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

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 18 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke - 4 £250 -
Fareham - 1 £275 -
Technical Writer
South East

Technical Writer Skill Set
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Technical Writer 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 Hampshire region featuring Technical Writer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience

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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL