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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 59 76 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 13 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.05% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.19% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£443 £481 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £54.58 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-57.86% -16.03%
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
1173 1073 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.67% 92.50% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 487 449
Average daily rate £383 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 28
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £33.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 2014.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 18 (85.71%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) JBoss
3 14 (66.67%) SOA
4 12 (57.14%) TDD
4 12 (57.14%) Scrum
5 11 (52.38%) JSF
6 10 (47.62%) Maven
6 10 (47.62%) JSP
6 10 (47.62%) Servlets
7 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 9 (42.86%) Oracle
7 9 (42.86%) HTML
7 9 (42.86%) CSS
7 9 (42.86%) Selenium
7 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
7 9 (42.86%) Data Modelling
7 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
8 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
8 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
9 3 (14.29%) Java EE
9 3 (14.29%) XML
9 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
10 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (9.52%) XSLT
10 2 (9.52%) Teradata
10 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (9.52%) JPA
10 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (9.52%) JProfiler

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
2 8 (38.10%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Maven
2 9 (42.86%) Selenium
2 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.52%) JProfiler
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) JSF
2 10 (47.62%) JSP
2 10 (47.62%) Servlets
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) Java EE
4 3 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) XSLT
5 2 (9.52%) JPA
6 1 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) Apache CXF
6 1 (4.76%) JAAS
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.76%) Spring
6 1 (4.76%) EJB
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Open Source
1 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.76%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) SOA
3 12 (57.14%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) Scrum
4 9 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) JBoss
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Teradata