The median contractor rate for a Author was £238 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 29 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Author 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.44% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £238 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £315
% change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.83% -25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 627 952 935
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 92.48% 92.52% 94.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 537 498
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 28 29
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -35.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Author
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Author in Reading

Author
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Author in Reading

Author
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Author in Reading

Author Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Reading region featuring Author in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) Acrobat
1 2 (66.67%) RoboHelp
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (66.67%) InDesign
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis

Author Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Acrobat
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (66.67%) InDesign
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) RoboHelp
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
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