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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 8 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 0.89% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.93% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Median daily rate £405 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
769 1405 1317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 95.84% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 721 718
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £276 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 17
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -32.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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
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 19 February 2017.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 5 (38.46%) MVC
1 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) XSLT
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) JBoss
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
3 3 (23.08%) Java EE
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) jBPM
4 2 (15.38%) JPA
4 2 (15.38%) Drools
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) CESG
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Maven

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 (23.08%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) JProfiler
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) Java EE
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) XSLT
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) Drools
3 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 2 (15.38%) jBPM
3 2 (15.38%) JMS
3 2 (15.38%) JPA
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 2 (15.38%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (15.38%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) CESG
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
1 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Contract Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat