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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 63 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.24% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.26% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £381 £413 £663
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -37.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £403 £653
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £423 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £428 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -11.42%
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
701 775 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.99% 93.83% 91.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 529 341
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £205 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 26
Median hourly rate £15.48 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £26.00 £29.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) PSTN
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) CCVP
2 1 (20.00%) IVR

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 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Kentico
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) PSTN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) IVR
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCVP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware