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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 83 78 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.64% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.69% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £270 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.20% -0.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.11
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
1317 1167 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.48% 93.73% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 708 357
Average daily rate £350 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 10
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
3 3 (33.33%) CICS
3 3 (33.33%) COBOL
3 3 (33.33%) VSAM
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) CA
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) BS7799
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) COM+
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Linux

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) JRun
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) COM+
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) ISAPI
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
2 3 (33.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) BS7799
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) CA
1 1 (11.11%) VMware