The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 347 346 351
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 291 302 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.59% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.63% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 168 148
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £600 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
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
46763 48174 46107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.70% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 30926 30296 28951
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1336 1918 1967
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 139 £525 +8.24% 43
North West +11 47 £500 -0.49% 6
South East -15 38 £475 +5.55% 12
Yorkshire +14 24 £438 +9.37% 7
West Midlands -2 12 £365 -13.09% 6
East Midlands 0 10 £410 +4.45% 4
East of England +8 7 £525 +75.00% 5
South West -7 7 £425 -10.05% 4
North East -52 6 £305 -21.29% 3
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 England region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 206 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (30.93%) Java
3 100 (16.03%) Oracle
4 87 (13.94%) Linux
5 85 (13.62%) Scrum
6 83 (13.30%) .NET
7 82 (13.14%) TDD
8 77 (12.34%) Finance
9 76 (12.18%) Security Cleared
10 75 (12.02%) Microsoft
11 74 (11.86%) Spring
12 73 (11.70%) HTML
13 70 (11.22%) SQL Server
13 70 (11.22%) XML
14 67 (10.74%) SQL
15 63 (10.10%) Web Services
16 62 (9.94%) C#
17 59 (9.46%) CSS
17 59 (9.46%) SC Cleared
18 57 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
19 54 (8.65%) MVC
20 53 (8.49%) ITIL
21 52 (8.33%) Windows
22 49 (7.85%) Migration
23 47 (7.53%) SOA
23 47 (7.53%) Microservices
24 46 (7.37%) JavaScript
25 44 (7.05%) Maven
26 42 (6.73%) Data Modelling
26 42 (6.73%) Analytical Skills

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 23 (3.69%) JBoss
1 23 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.53%) Confluence
3 18 (2.88%) WebSphere
4 16 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.76%) CMS
8 10 (1.60%) Apache
8 10 (1.60%) Node.js
9 7 (1.12%) IIS
10 6 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.80%) Mule
11 5 (0.80%) nginx
12 4 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.64%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.64%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.48%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 35 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.56%) MS Office
3 5 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.80%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 5 (0.80%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.48%) Magento
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.16%) Endur
7 1 (0.16%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) Traffica
7 1 (0.16%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.76%) Office 365
3 9 (1.44%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.80%) Oracle CX
5 5 (0.80%) SaaS
5 5 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.48%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.32%) PaaS
7 2 (0.32%) Responsys
7 2 (0.32%) Yammer
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.16%) Heroku
8 1 (0.16%) IaaS
8 1 (0.16%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.92%) Internet
2 11 (1.76%) SSL
3 7 (1.12%) DHCP
3 7 (1.12%) DNS
3 7 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.96%) Firewall
4 6 (0.96%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (0.80%) LAN
5 5 (0.80%) MPLS
5 5 (0.80%) SAN
5 5 (0.80%) VPN
6 4 (0.64%) MVNO
6 4 (0.64%) Network Security
6 4 (0.64%) Value-Added Service
6 4 (0.64%) WAN
7 3 (0.48%) 4G
7 3 (0.48%) HTTP
7 3 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.48%) Skype
7 3 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 28 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (3.37%) MySQL
5 17 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 12 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 9 (1.44%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.28%) Neo4j
11 8 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.12%) DB2
12 7 (1.12%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.80%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.80%) QlikView
14 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (7.05%) Maven
2 38 (6.09%) JIRA
3 28 (4.49%) Git (software)
3 28 (4.49%) JUnit
4 21 (3.37%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.24%) Cucumber
5 14 (2.24%) Subversion
6 12 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.76%) Gradle
7 11 (1.76%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.44%) Selenium
9 7 (1.12%) Bitbucket
9 7 (1.12%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.96%) PeopleTools
11 5 (0.80%) Mockito
11 5 (0.80%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.80%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.64%) Capybara
12 4 (0.64%) JBehave
General
1 77 (12.34%) Finance
2 32 (5.13%) Retail
3 24 (3.85%) Banking
4 20 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.24%) Marketing
7 12 (1.92%) Law
8 9 (1.44%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.28%) Front Office
10 7 (1.12%) Back Office
11 4 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.48%) Advertising
12 3 (0.48%) Billing
13 2 (0.32%) French Language
13 2 (0.32%) German Language
13 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.32%) Legal
13 2 (0.32%) Publishing
13 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (13.30%) .NET
2 74 (11.86%) Spring
3 73 (11.70%) HTML
4 70 (11.22%) XML
5 63 (10.10%) Web Services
6 59 (9.46%) CSS
7 42 (6.73%) HTML5
8 39 (6.25%) Hibernate
8 39 (6.25%) RESTful
9 34 (5.45%) ASP.NET
10 33 (5.29%) REST
11 32 (5.13%) Middleware
12 31 (4.97%) J2EE
13 30 (4.81%) AngularJS
14 28 (4.49%) CSS3
15 26 (4.17%) jQuery
15 26 (4.17%) JSP
16 22 (3.53%) JMS
16 22 (3.53%) JSON
17 20 (3.21%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.69%) Data Centre
3 20 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.04%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.04%) User Experience
5 18 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.08%) PKI
8 12 (1.92%) Data Integration
9 10 (1.60%) iPad
10 7 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.12%) Cryptography
11 6 (0.96%) Fintech
12 5 (0.80%) IVR
12 5 (0.80%) NHS
12 5 (0.80%) Social Media
13 4 (0.64%) Equities
13 4 (0.64%) Fixed Income
13 4 (0.64%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 87 (13.94%) Linux
2 52 (8.33%) Windows
3 30 (4.81%) Unix
4 13 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.28%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.28%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.12%) Android
8 4 (0.64%) VME
8 4 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.64%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.32%) AIX
10 2 (0.32%) CentOS
10 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (13.62%) Scrum
3 82 (13.14%) TDD
4 57 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (8.65%) MVC
6 53 (8.49%) ITIL
7 49 (7.85%) Migration
8 47 (7.53%) Microservices
8 47 (7.53%) SOA
9 42 (6.73%) Data Modelling
10 41 (6.57%) Mentoring
11 40 (6.41%) E-Commerce
11 40 (6.41%) Open Source
12 38 (6.09%) SDLC
13 37 (5.93%) CRM
14 35 (5.61%) Project Management
15 34 (5.45%) Change Management
16 29 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (4.33%) BDD
18 26 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (30.93%) Java
2 67 (10.74%) SQL
3 62 (9.94%) C#
4 46 (7.37%) JavaScript
5 17 (2.72%) Python
6 16 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 13 (2.08%) Ruby
8 11 (1.76%) C++
8 11 (1.76%) Perl
9 10 (1.60%) VB
10 9 (1.44%) Scala
10 9 (1.44%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.28%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.12%) FQL
12 7 (1.12%) PHP
13 6 (0.96%) COBOL
13 6 (0.96%) Groovy
13 6 (0.96%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (12.18%) Security Cleared
2 59 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 30 (4.81%) Degree
4 9 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.80%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.48%) CCA
8 3 (0.48%) CCIE
8 3 (0.48%) CCNA
8 3 (0.48%) CCNP
8 3 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.48%) MCSE
9 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.16%) CCVP
10 1 (0.16%) CISMP
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 1 (0.16%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.56%) SLA
2 10 (1.60%) QA
3 6 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.64%) MiFID
4 4 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.48%) WCAG
6 2 (0.32%) GLP
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (4.65%) Docker
2 26 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (0.80%) vSphere
6 4 (0.64%) XenApp
7 2 (0.32%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.16%) Firmware
8 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.16%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.16%) Varnish
8 1 (0.16%) vCloud
8 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (4.17%) Puppet
2 6 (0.96%) SCCM
3 5 (0.80%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.64%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.48%) AppDNA
5 3 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.48%) SCSM
6 2 (0.32%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.32%) Ansible
6 2 (0.32%) CloudHub
6 2 (0.32%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.16%) Control-M
7 1 (0.16%) Netcool
7 1 (0.16%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.16%) vMotion
7 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 100 (16.03%) Oracle
2 75 (12.02%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.01%) VMware
4 23 (3.69%) Teradata
5 21 (3.37%) Cisco
6 20 (3.21%) HP
6 20 (3.21%) MuleSoft
7 19 (3.04%) SAP
8 17 (2.72%) Guidewire
9 16 (2.56%) IBM
10 15 (2.40%) PeopleSoft
11 14 (2.24%) Citrix
11 14 (2.24%) Google
12 13 (2.08%) ServiceNow
13 10 (1.60%) BMC
13 10 (1.60%) hybris
13 10 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (1.44%) Siebel
15 8 (1.28%) Sybase
16 7 (1.12%) Remedy
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