The table below looks at the statistics for the Team Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Team Lead
Rank 354 381 288
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -93
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 259 210 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.42% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.45% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 114 171
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £239 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.25 £44.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
- +34.32%
Team Leader
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Team Leader in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in England

Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Leader across the England region.

Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in England

Team Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Leader across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Team Leader Daily Rate Histogram in England

Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Leader across the England region.

Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in England

Team Leader
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Leader across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Team Leader Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Team Leader
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 78 £441 +2.31% 69
South East +4 70 £450 +24.13% 32
West Midlands +19 25 £420 +24.44% 17
East of England +19 25 £400 -8.57% 9
North West -32 21 £380 +12.59% 14
Yorkshire -17 20 £440 +41.93% 11
South West -11 12 £320 - 16
East Midlands -8 4 £463 -22.91% 5
North East -31 2 £441 +170.70% 2
Team Leader
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Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Team 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 Team Leader in their job title.

1 131 (26.10%) Finance
2 114 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (16.93%) Microsoft
4 80 (15.94%) SQL
5 78 (15.54%) Windows
6 77 (15.34%) ITIL
6 77 (15.34%) Java
7 75 (14.94%) .NET
8 71 (14.14%) SQL Server
9 66 (13.15%) C#
10 58 (11.55%) Mentoring
11 56 (11.16%) Scrum
12 49 (9.76%) Banking
13 47 (9.36%) TDD
13 47 (9.36%) JavaScript
14 45 (8.96%) SLA
15 44 (8.76%) Active Directory
15 44 (8.76%) HTML
15 44 (8.76%) Security Cleared
16 40 (7.97%) CSS
17 39 (7.77%) MS Excel
18 38 (7.57%) E-Commerce
18 38 (7.57%) Line Management
19 34 (6.77%) ETL
20 33 (6.57%) Service Delivery
21 31 (6.18%) ASP.NET
21 31 (6.18%) HTML5
22 30 (5.98%) Windows 7
22 30 (5.98%) Selenium
23 29 (5.78%) Oracle

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Team 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 Team Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (2.99%) MS Exchange
1 15 (2.99%) WebSphere
2 10 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.79%) SAS
3 9 (1.79%) Apache
3 9 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (1.59%) IIS
4 8 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (1.39%) Confluence
5 7 (1.39%) Lync
6 6 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.20%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.00%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.40%) Commerce Server
10 2 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.38%) MS Office
3 6 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.00%) SPSS
5 4 (0.80%) MS Project
5 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) CODA-Financials
1 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.60%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.20%) BASE24
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.20%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.59%) Office 365
2 7 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.40%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.18%) Firewall
2 19 (3.78%) Internet
3 15 (2.99%) LAN
3 15 (2.99%) WAN
4 11 (2.19%) DNS
4 11 (2.19%) SAN
5 9 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.59%) VPN
7 7 (1.39%) DHCP
8 6 (1.20%) Intranet
9 5 (1.00%) HTTP
9 5 (1.00%) Wireless
10 4 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.80%) VoIP
10 4 (0.80%) ATM
11 3 (0.60%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.60%) SSL
11 3 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.60%) 3G
12 2 (0.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.59%) MySQL
3 13 (2.59%) MongoDB
3 13 (2.59%) Big Data
4 12 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.59%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.20%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.00%) DB2
10 5 (1.00%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.60%) QlikView
12 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.40%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 30 (5.98%) Selenium
2 17 (3.39%) WebDriver
3 15 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 14 (2.79%) JIRA
5 12 (2.39%) JMeter
6 11 (2.19%) NUnit
6 11 (2.19%) Maven
7 7 (1.39%) Mockito
8 6 (1.20%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.80%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.80%) JUnit
10 3 (0.60%) Ant
10 3 (0.60%) Subversion
10 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.60%) Gradle
10 3 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.40%) NSubstitute
11 2 (0.40%) SoapUI
General
1 131 (26.10%) Finance
2 49 (9.76%) Banking
3 24 (4.78%) Retail
4 16 (3.19%) Legal
5 13 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.59%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.59%) Law
6 11 (2.19%) Front Office
7 9 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.80%) Back Office
8 4 (0.80%) Marketing
9 3 (0.60%) Local Government
9 3 (0.60%) German Language
9 3 (0.60%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.60%) Games
10 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Publishing
10 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (14.94%) .NET
2 44 (8.76%) HTML
3 40 (7.97%) CSS
4 31 (6.18%) ASP.NET
4 31 (6.18%) HTML5
5 25 (4.98%) Web Services
6 21 (4.18%) jQuery
7 18 (3.59%) J2EE
8 17 (3.39%) .NET Framework
8 17 (3.39%) RESTful
9 12 (2.39%) WCF
9 12 (2.39%) Spring
9 12 (2.39%) XHTML
10 10 (1.99%) CSS3
10 10 (1.99%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (1.79%) XML
11 9 (1.79%) Middleware
12 8 (1.59%) SOAP
13 7 (1.39%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.98%) N-Tier
3 16 (3.19%) Data Centre
4 13 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.59%) DataPower
5 10 (1.99%) Statistics
5 10 (1.99%) NHS
5 10 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.20%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.00%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.00%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.80%) Clustering
9 4 (0.80%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.80%) User Experience
9 4 (0.80%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.40%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 78 (15.54%) Windows
2 30 (5.98%) Windows 7
3 25 (4.98%) Linux
3 25 (4.98%) UNIX
4 12 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.99%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.80%) Android
9 2 (0.40%) AIX
9 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.20%) Solaris
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (15.34%) ITIL
3 58 (11.55%) Mentoring
4 56 (11.16%) Scrum
5 47 (9.36%) TDD
6 38 (7.57%) E-Commerce
6 38 (7.57%) Line Management
7 34 (6.77%) ETL
8 33 (6.57%) Service Delivery
9 28 (5.58%) Project Management
10 27 (5.38%) Service Management
10 27 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (4.78%) SOA
12 23 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (4.58%) Test Automation
13 22 (4.38%) Unit Testing
14 21 (4.18%) Coaching
15 20 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (3.78%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 80 (15.94%) SQL
2 77 (15.34%) Java
3 66 (13.15%) C#
4 47 (9.36%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.39%) VB
6 13 (2.59%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.19%) Erlang
8 10 (1.99%) Ruby
8 10 (1.99%) Clojure
9 6 (1.20%) PHP
9 6 (1.20%) C++
10 5 (1.00%) COBOL
10 5 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.80%) C
11 4 (0.80%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.60%) Scala
12 3 (0.60%) VBScript
12 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 44 (8.76%) Security Cleared
2 27 (5.38%) Degree
3 23 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.19%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.59%) A+ Certification
8 8 (1.59%) MOS
8 8 (1.59%) MCDST
8 8 (1.59%) MCITP
9 7 (1.39%) ISEB
10 6 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.00%) CCNP
12 4 (0.80%) CCNA
13 3 (0.60%) MCSE
13 3 (0.60%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.40%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.96%) SLA
2 21 (4.18%) QA
3 5 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.60%) EMIR
5 3 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.40%) MiFID
7 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.20%) FATCA
System Software
1 44 (8.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.99%) XenApp
3 8 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.20%) vSphere
5 5 (1.00%) Varnish
6 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.40%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.40%) Xen
8 1 (0.20%) NLBS
8 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.20%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.20%) Samba
8 1 (0.20%) NDS
8 1 (0.20%) UAG
8 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (3.78%) SCCM
2 4 (0.80%) NetBackup
2 4 (0.80%) Puppet
3 3 (0.60%) SCOM
4 2 (0.40%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.40%) WSUS
4 2 (0.40%) OpenView
5 1 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 85 (16.93%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.78%) Oracle
3 27 (5.38%) VMware
4 25 (4.98%) IBM
5 20 (3.98%) Citrix
6 18 (3.59%) Ab Initio
7 17 (3.39%) HP
7 17 (3.39%) Cisco
8 9 (1.79%) Adobe
8 9 (1.79%) SAP
8 9 (1.79%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.39%) EMC
9 7 (1.39%) NetApp
10 6 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.20%) Informatica
10 6 (1.20%) Tableau
11 5 (1.00%) Endeca
11 5 (1.00%) Remedy
11 5 (1.00%) Dell
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