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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 84 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 11 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.72% 0.41% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £475 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +61.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
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
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
1464 1402 1199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.50% 95.37% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 792 674
Median daily rate £400 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 34
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 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 Edinburgh region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 4 (25.00%) Ab Initio
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
5 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008

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 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) CICS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) HDInsight
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) GIS
5 1 (6.25%) Informix
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
5 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) HPUX
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) ETL
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Ab Initio
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Sun
5 1 (6.25%) VMware