The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 71 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 16 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.27% - 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £53.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.46%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1196 972 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.83% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 454 439
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Leader
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Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (78.95%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) JSF
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) JBoss
4 10 (52.63%) SOA
5 9 (47.37%) JSP
5 9 (47.37%) Servlets
5 9 (47.37%) Oracle
5 9 (47.37%) TDD
5 9 (47.37%) Maven
5 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
6 8 (42.11%) Selenium
6 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
6 8 (42.11%) Scrum
6 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
6 8 (42.11%) HTML
6 8 (42.11%) CSS
6 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
7 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
7 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
8 3 (15.79%) JPA
8 3 (15.79%) Spring
8 3 (15.79%) Java EE
8 3 (15.79%) EJB
9 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (10.53%) Teradata
10 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
10 1 (5.26%) Banking
10 1 (5.26%) Informatica
10 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
2 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
5 1 (5.26%) DataStage
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Maven
2 8 (42.11%) Selenium
2 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) JSF
2 9 (47.37%) JSP
2 9 (47.37%) Servlets
3 8 (42.11%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) JPA
4 3 (15.79%) Spring
4 3 (15.79%) Java EE
4 3 (15.79%) EJB
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.26%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) SOA
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) ETL
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) JBoss
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica