The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 38 42
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.62% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.64% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
266 311 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.01% 96.28% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 217 304
Median daily rate £438 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +111.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Leader across the Bedfordshire region.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Leader across the Bedfordshire region.

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Technical Leader 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) hybris
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) JAX-WS
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) JAX-RS
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) FTP

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (40.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (20.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO