The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank - 84 66
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 0 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.54% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.57% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 10
Median daily rate - £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £443
% change year-on-year
- -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -18.18%
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
1142 1581 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.70% 94.90% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 846 644
Median daily rate £400 £377 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.51 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £31.08 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Edinburgh region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Ab Initio
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Ab Initio
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle