Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Writer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 24 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
England > North East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 117
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Writer 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median daily rate - - £200
England median daily rate £336 £300 £320
% change year-on-year +12.08% -6.25% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North East median hourly rate - - £20.00
England median hourly rate - £28.09 £32.25
% change year-on-year - -12.90% -

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 1157 2461 1926
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 91.83% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 1674 1193
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 £241
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 125 119
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +49.13% +16.52%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.73 £30.85 £36.05
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Technical Writer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Writer in the North East

Technical Writer
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 Writer in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Writer in the North East