The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 87 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.59% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.62% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £410 £420 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +46.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £34.50
Technical Leader
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1359 1295 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 96.07% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 701 541
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.01 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) UX Design
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) HDInsight
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CICS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) HDInsight
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Ajax
1 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) CSS3
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) HPUX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) UX Design
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Document Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft