The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 139 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 2 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.070% 0.24% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.26% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Average daily rate
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£496 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.27% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £345 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £45.50 £72.50
% change year-on-year
-49.45% -37.24%
Technical Leader
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2675 2292 2813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.40% 93.44% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1709 1200 1437
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 272 290
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Leader in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -13 1 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £543 - 4
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Technical Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Leader in their job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Retail
2 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) EPoS
4 2 (11.76%) MVS
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.76%) Legal
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) DB2
4 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
5 1 (5.88%) QA

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Technical Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) CICS
1 1 (5.88%) NetWeaver
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.88%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) EPoS
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) MVS
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) FreeBSD
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) B2C
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) ABAP
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Intel
2 1 (5.88%) CA
2 1 (5.88%) ATG
2 1 (5.88%) FatWire
2 1 (5.88%) Coverity
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle