Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Author was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East 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 Author
England > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 112
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - - 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
North East median daily rate - - £265
England median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North East median hourly rate - - £20.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.18 £28.75
% change year-on-year +28.77% -5.46% +19.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1160 2519 1901
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 91.67% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 1715 1177
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £239
90th Percentile £547 £523 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 126 120
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +53.62% +10.12%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.28 £11.08
90th Percentile £47.50 £33.87 £35.10
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Technical Author
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Author in the North East

Technical Author
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Author in the North East

Technical Author
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Author in the North East