Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Report Writer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 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.

Report Writer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 841 831
Rank change year-on-year -19 -10 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Report Writer 27 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.048% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.050% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 59
UK median daily rate £300 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.37% +13.08% +11.11%
10th Percentile £205 £239 £208
90th Percentile £501 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £349 £300
% change year-on-year -13.98% +16.25% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Report Writer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Report Writer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Report Writer in the UK

Report Writer
Top 10 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 6 months to 23 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
England -10 24 £300 -18.37% 3
UK excluding London +26 17 £300 -13.98% 3
London -29 9 £325 -18.75%
North of England +56 6 £300 -25.05% 2
Midlands +21 6 £200 -37.25% 1
North East - 5 £300 - 2
West Midlands +35 4 £200 -33.33%
South East +7 3 £363 +20.83%
Scotland - 2 £293 -
Yorkshire +21 1 - -

Report Writer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
6 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (18.52%) Banking
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (14.81%) Informatica
8 4 (14.81%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (14.81%) Data Quality
9 3 (11.11%) Data Extraction
9 3 (11.11%) ActiveReports
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (11.11%) Degree
9 3 (11.11%) General Ledger
9 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
9 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
10 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
10 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office

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 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (11.11%) ActiveReports
4 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) JasperReports
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (11.11%) Data Extraction
2 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Governance
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Data Validation
4 1 (3.70%) ETL
4 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) OO
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Practice Management
4 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Informatica
3 2 (7.41%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.70%) Capita
4 1 (3.70%) Cognos
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase