The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 378 409 326
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -83
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 179 140 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.30% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.33% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 82 113
Average daily rate
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£423 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £276 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -23.33%
Technical Leader
UK

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
44070 42663 38287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27462 25710 22381
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1715 1832 2129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in England

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in England

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in England

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in England

Technical 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 Technical Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 94 £475 -2.56% 20
South East -19 23 £400 - 10
North West -8 19 £410 -0.60% 6
East Midlands +13 15 £423 +15.75%
West Midlands -9 7 £550 +51.72% 1
North East +9 6 £324 -19.06%
South West -2 6 £500 +81.81% 2
East of England -3 5 £350 -6.66% 2
Yorkshire -17 4 £310 -8.82% 9
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 114 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (22.89%) Java
3 81 (20.15%) Windows
4 71 (17.66%) SQL
5 67 (16.67%) Oracle
5 67 (16.67%) Finance
6 64 (15.92%) Microsoft
7 59 (14.68%) .NET
8 51 (12.69%) TDD
9 50 (12.44%) C#
9 50 (12.44%) Linux
10 44 (10.95%) UNIX
11 42 (10.45%) Banking
12 41 (10.20%) VMware
13 40 (9.95%) JavaScript
13 40 (9.95%) Security Cleared
14 38 (9.45%) Scrum
15 37 (9.20%) Web Services
15 37 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (8.71%) Migration
17 34 (8.46%) SQL Server
17 34 (8.46%) Active Directory
17 34 (8.46%) SC Cleared
18 33 (8.21%) XML
19 30 (7.46%) Project Management
19 30 (7.46%) HTML
19 30 (7.46%) Analytics
20 29 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (6.97%) Spring
22 27 (6.72%) ETL

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 20 (4.98%) SAS
2 14 (3.48%) Node.js
3 13 (3.23%) IIS
4 12 (2.99%) Apache
5 11 (2.74%) CICS
6 8 (1.99%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.99%) Tuxedo
7 7 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.74%) Lync
7 7 (1.74%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.74%) CMS
8 6 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (1.00%) ArcGIS
9 4 (1.00%) JBoss
9 4 (1.00%) ArcSDE
9 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.75%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (2.49%) MS Project
4 5 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.24%) Summit
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.00%) Oracle HRMS
3 4 (1.00%) Maximo
3 4 (1.00%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.75%) Agresso
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.50%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.25%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.25%) Documaker
6 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.23%) SAN
2 11 (2.74%) DNS
2 11 (2.74%) Internet
2 11 (2.74%) Firewall
3 8 (1.99%) DHCP
4 5 (1.24%) VLAN
4 5 (1.24%) LAN
4 5 (1.24%) WAN
5 4 (1.00%) LDAP
5 4 (1.00%) VPN
6 3 (0.75%) 4G
6 3 (0.75%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.75%) HTTP
6 3 (0.75%) SSL
7 2 (0.50%) 2G
7 2 (0.50%) Softphone
7 2 (0.50%) 3G
7 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.74%) MySQL
3 11 (2.74%) DB2
4 10 (2.49%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.99%) Data Mining
5 8 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.74%) OLAP Cube
6 7 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.74%) OLAP
7 5 (1.24%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.24%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.00%) Base SAS
8 4 (1.00%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.00%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (4.23%) NUnit
2 14 (3.48%) Subversion
3 12 (2.99%) Maven
3 12 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.24%) GoogleTest
4 9 (2.24%) CruiseControl
4 9 (2.24%) CppUnit
4 9 (2.24%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.24%) ClearCase
5 6 (1.49%) ProC
5 6 (1.49%) Selenium
5 6 (1.49%) SpecFlow
5 6 (1.49%) Grunt
6 4 (1.00%) Ant
6 4 (1.00%) JUnit
6 4 (1.00%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.75%) Bower
7 3 (0.75%) QUnit
7 3 (0.75%) Mocha
General
1 67 (16.67%) Finance
2 42 (10.45%) Banking
3 23 (5.72%) Investment Banking
3 23 (5.72%) Front Office
4 16 (3.98%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.24%) Advertising
5 9 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.49%) Retail
7 3 (0.75%) Billing
8 2 (0.50%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (14.68%) .NET
2 37 (9.20%) Web Services
3 33 (8.21%) XML
4 30 (7.46%) HTML
5 28 (6.97%) Spring
6 24 (5.97%) CSS
7 22 (5.47%) RESTful
8 20 (4.98%) SOAP
9 19 (4.73%) jQuery
10 17 (4.23%) HTML5
11 16 (3.98%) WCF
12 14 (3.48%) REST
12 14 (3.48%) AngularJS
12 14 (3.48%) Middleware
12 14 (3.48%) ASP.NET
13 13 (3.23%) JSON
14 12 (2.99%) J2EE
14 12 (2.99%) Backbone.js
15 11 (2.74%) CSS3
15 11 (2.74%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.73%) Derivative
3 14 (3.48%) Fixed Income
4 12 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.74%) Data Integration
6 10 (2.49%) Clustering
6 10 (2.49%) Video on Demand
6 10 (2.49%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.24%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 9 (2.24%) Grid Computing
7 9 (2.24%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.74%) User Experience
8 7 (1.74%) Social Network
8 7 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.49%) Open Source
9 6 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (1.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 81 (20.15%) Windows
2 50 (12.44%) Linux
3 44 (10.95%) UNIX
4 26 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.48%) Windows XP
7 13 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.49%) VME
10 5 (1.24%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.00%) Android
11 4 (1.00%) CentOS
11 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.75%) Solaris
12 3 (0.75%) AIX
13 2 (0.50%) HPUX
14 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.25%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.25%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (12.69%) TDD
3 38 (9.45%) Scrum
4 37 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (8.71%) Migration
6 30 (7.46%) Project Management
6 30 (7.46%) Analytics
7 27 (6.72%) ETL
8 26 (6.47%) SOA
8 26 (6.47%) OO
9 25 (6.22%) Configuration Management
10 24 (5.97%) E-Commerce
11 23 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (5.22%) Multithreading
13 20 (4.98%) Memory Management
13 20 (4.98%) BDD
14 19 (4.73%) CRM
15 18 (4.48%) UML
15 18 (4.48%) Software Engineering
15 18 (4.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (22.89%) Java
2 71 (17.66%) SQL
3 50 (12.44%) C#
4 40 (9.95%) JavaScript
5 26 (6.47%) C++
6 23 (5.72%) C
7 18 (4.48%) Python
8 16 (3.98%) PL/SQL
9 15 (3.73%) COBOL
10 11 (2.74%) Assembly Language
10 11 (2.74%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.24%) VB
12 8 (1.99%) Ruby
13 7 (1.74%) VB6
14 6 (1.49%) PHP
14 6 (1.49%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.00%) XQuery
15 4 (1.00%) Scala
15 4 (1.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 40 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 34 (8.46%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.47%) Degree
4 11 (2.74%) VCP4
5 8 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.00%) PMP
7 4 (1.00%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.75%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.75%) MCSE
9 2 (0.50%) MCSA
10 1 (0.25%) VCAP
10 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.49%) QA
2 5 (1.24%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.24%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.00%) SLA
4 2 (0.50%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.50%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.22%) VMware ESX
3 15 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.00%) vSphere
5 3 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.50%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.50%) Docker
7 1 (0.25%) vCloud
7 1 (0.25%) Xen
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.25%) XenApp
7 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.49%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.00%) SCCM
4 2 (0.50%) Nagios
4 2 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.50%) Puppet
4 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.50%) Icinga
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) Control-M
5 1 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (16.67%) Oracle
2 64 (15.92%) Microsoft
3 41 (10.20%) VMware
4 21 (5.22%) HP
5 20 (4.98%) Red Hat
6 17 (4.23%) SAP
7 14 (3.48%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.99%) Adobe
9 7 (1.74%) IBM
10 6 (1.49%) Infragistics
10 6 (1.49%) Informatica
10 6 (1.49%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.49%) Cisco
11 4 (1.00%) ESRI
11 4 (1.00%) Mapinfo
11 4 (1.00%) EMC
11 4 (1.00%) Citrix
11 4 (1.00%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.75%) Google
12 3 (0.75%) Sybase
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