The median contractor rate for a Report Writer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

Report Writer
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 602 594
Rank change year-on-year +34 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Report Writer 15 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.071% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.075% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 25
Median daily rate £325 £369 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.86% +12.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £600 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £345 £325
% change year-on-year -16.66% +6.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Report Writer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Report Writer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Report Writer in the UK

Report Writer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Report Writer in the UK

Report Writer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Report Writer over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Report Writer in the UK

Report Writer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Report Writer in the UK

Report Writer
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Report Writer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 15 £325 -10.34%
London +33 7 £345 -23.33%
North West +19 2 £375 +43.54%
West Midlands +13 2 £219 -41.66%
Cheshire +27 1 £463 +189.06%
Lancashire +18 1 £288 -20.68%
West Yorkshire +18 1 £175 -50.00%
Yorkshire +18 1 £175 -50.00%
Hampshire +13 1 £375 +36.36%
South East +12 1 £375 +36.36%
Birmingham +1 1 £325 -1.88%
Bedfordshire 0 1 £263 +16.66%
East of England -5 1 £263 -7.07%
East Midlands -7 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £113 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £375 -
Blackburn - 1 £288 -
Halifax - 1 £175 -

Report Writer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Report 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 featuring Report Writer in the job title.

1 15 (48.39%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
5 7 (22.58%) Unit4 Business World
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (16.13%) Cognos
7 5 (16.13%) SAP
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (12.90%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (12.90%) Marketing
8 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
8 4 (12.90%) Workflow
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle
8 4 (12.90%) ERP
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
9 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
9 3 (9.68%) Retail
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (9.68%) Electronics
9 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
9 3 (9.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE

Report Writer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (6.45%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (9.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (6.45%) Sage X3
4 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.23%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
3 6 (19.35%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.45%) ActiveReports
6 2 (6.45%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (6.45%) Cognos Event Studio
6 2 (6.45%) Cognos Metric Studio
6 2 (6.45%) Cognos Powerplay
6 2 (6.45%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (6.45%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) OLAP
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Electronics
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.23%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.90%) ERP
2 4 (12.90%) Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (12.90%) Workflow
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.45%) OO
4 2 (6.45%) PLM
5 1 (3.23%) Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) E-business
5 1 (3.23%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.23%) Spend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Cognos
2 5 (16.13%) SAP
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Sage
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Workday