The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 64 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.76% 0.82% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.86% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £400 £425 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -12.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
Technical Leader
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
749 701 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 95.24% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 464 369
Median daily rate £375 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Birmingham region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Product Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Service Design
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Kentico

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Kentico
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) IPv4
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) PSTN
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) IVR
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Insight
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Product Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Design
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCVP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) vCloud
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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