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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 397 345 360
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 188 230 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.51% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 133 122
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £340 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £574 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £412 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
Average hourly rate £23.00 £53.00 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.60% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £37.00 £48.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.86 £56.86 £65.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £53.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-56.60% -18.46%
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
47398 44867 49560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.29% 92.84% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29474 27392 28446
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 1956 2422
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 2014. 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 -50 85 £475 +5.49% 20
South East -10 35 £475 +11.76% 12
Yorkshire +1 14 £400 +52.38% 3
East of England -15 14 £450 - 3
East Midlands +2 13 £400 -5.60% 3
North West +1 9 £423 -10.85% 4
South West -32 9 £418 +11.33% 4
West Midlands -13 4 £350 -2.77% 3
North East - 4 £328 -
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 92 (25.99%) Oracle
2 64 (18.08%) .NET
3 63 (17.80%) SQL
3 63 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (17.51%) Java
5 54 (15.25%) JavaScript
6 53 (14.97%) CRM
6 53 (14.97%) Microsoft
7 52 (14.69%) Security Cleared
8 51 (14.41%) Windows
9 49 (13.84%) Finance
10 47 (13.28%) C#
11 39 (11.02%) UNIX
11 39 (11.02%) Migration
12 37 (10.45%) HTML
13 36 (10.17%) SC Cleared
14 35 (9.89%) SQL Server
15 34 (9.60%) CSS
16 31 (8.76%) Linux
16 31 (8.76%) Scrum
17 29 (8.19%) XML
18 28 (7.91%) ASP.NET
18 28 (7.91%) Dynamics CRM
19 27 (7.63%) Web Services
20 26 (7.34%) J2EE
20 26 (7.34%) Active Directory
21 24 (6.78%) SOA
21 24 (6.78%) Project Management
21 24 (6.78%) TDD
22 23 (6.50%) SharePoint

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 23 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.67%) WebLogic
2 13 (3.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 13 (3.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (3.11%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.54%) Apache
5 8 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.98%) CMS
6 7 (1.98%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.69%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.13%) Tuxedo
8 4 (1.13%) Node.js
9 3 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.85%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.85%) Documentum
9 3 (0.85%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (4.52%) MS Office
2 14 (3.95%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.41%) MS Project
4 4 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 28 (7.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (4.52%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.69%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (1.13%) Maximo
5 3 (0.85%) RMDS
5 3 (0.85%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.56%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.56%) Documaker
6 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.28%) Siebel Analytics
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.28%) Magento
7 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.80%) LAN
1 17 (4.80%) WAN
2 10 (2.82%) DNS
2 10 (2.82%) Firewall
3 9 (2.54%) DHCP
4 8 (2.26%) HTTP
5 7 (1.98%) VPN
6 5 (1.41%) SSL
7 4 (1.13%) SAN
7 4 (1.13%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.13%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.13%) Internet
8 3 (0.85%) NAS
8 3 (0.85%) Intranet
8 3 (0.85%) PSTN
8 3 (0.85%) SMS
9 2 (0.56%) VoIP
9 2 (0.56%) GSM
9 2 (0.56%) FTP
9 2 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.93%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.98%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.98%) MySQL
6 7 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.69%) DB2
7 6 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.13%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (3.67%) JIRA
2 12 (3.39%) Maven
3 10 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.82%) Eclipse
3 10 (2.82%) Subversion
4 9 (2.54%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.98%) MSI
6 6 (1.69%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.41%) Ant
7 5 (1.41%) JUnit
8 4 (1.13%) JDeveloper
9 3 (0.85%) NUnit
10 2 (0.56%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.56%) Selenium
10 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 49 (13.84%) Finance
2 17 (4.80%) Banking
3 16 (4.52%) Retail
4 14 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.54%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.69%) Advertising
7 6 (1.69%) Front Office
8 5 (1.41%) Back Office
9 4 (1.13%) Law
9 4 (1.13%) Games
10 3 (0.85%) Billing
11 2 (0.56%) Legal
12 1 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
12 1 (0.28%) Marketing
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (18.08%) .NET
2 37 (10.45%) HTML
3 34 (9.60%) CSS
4 29 (8.19%) XML
5 28 (7.91%) ASP.NET
6 27 (7.63%) Web Services
7 26 (7.34%) J2EE
8 21 (5.93%) jQuery
9 17 (4.80%) Spring
10 15 (4.24%) XSLT
11 14 (3.95%) Middleware
12 13 (3.67%) WSDL
13 12 (3.39%) JMS
14 11 (3.11%) RESTful
15 10 (2.82%) Ajax
15 10 (2.82%) Application Packaging
15 10 (2.82%) Oracle ADF
15 10 (2.82%) HTML5
15 10 (2.82%) AngularJS
16 9 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.54%) Fixed Income
3 7 (1.98%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.98%) Learning Management System
4 6 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.13%) Grid Computing
5 4 (1.13%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.13%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.13%) Derivative
5 4 (1.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 4 (1.13%) Open Source
6 3 (0.85%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.85%) SCADA
6 3 (0.85%) Device Driver
6 3 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (0.85%) Clustering
6 3 (0.85%) Replication
6 3 (0.85%) User Experience
7 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.41%) Windows
2 39 (11.02%) UNIX
3 31 (8.76%) Linux
4 12 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (2.82%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.54%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.13%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.85%) AIX
10 3 (0.85%) Solaris
11 2 (0.56%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.56%) MVS
11 2 (0.56%) CentOS
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.56%) Android
11 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.28%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (14.97%) CRM
3 39 (11.02%) Migration
4 31 (8.76%) Scrum
5 24 (6.78%) Project Management
5 24 (6.78%) SOA
5 24 (6.78%) TDD
6 23 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (6.50%) Mentoring
7 21 (5.93%) Workflow
8 18 (5.08%) ITIL
9 17 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (4.52%) Validation
11 15 (4.24%) Service Delivery
12 14 (3.95%) OO
13 13 (3.67%) Configuration Management
13 13 (3.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (3.67%) MVC
13 13 (3.67%) Data Migration
13 13 (3.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 63 (17.80%) SQL
2 62 (17.51%) Java
3 54 (15.25%) JavaScript
4 47 (13.28%) C#
5 19 (5.37%) Python
6 16 (4.52%) C++
7 15 (4.24%) C
8 11 (3.11%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.54%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.98%) PHP
11 7 (1.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 6 (1.69%) VB
13 5 (1.41%) Perl
13 5 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.41%) VB6
13 5 (1.41%) XPath
14 4 (1.13%) Ruby
14 4 (1.13%) Jython
14 4 (1.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.37%) Degree
4 15 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.98%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.85%) MCSE
6 3 (0.85%) CCNA
6 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
8 1 (0.28%) MCSA
8 1 (0.28%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.28%) APMP
8 1 (0.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.67%) QA
2 11 (3.11%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.85%) SLA
4 2 (0.56%) JTAG
4 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.98%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.98%) VMware ESX
3 6 (1.69%) Terminal Server
3 6 (1.69%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.41%) XenApp
4 5 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.41%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.85%) NFS
5 3 (0.85%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.28%) XenServer
6 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.28%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.28%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.98%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.13%) SCCM
3 4 (1.13%) Puppet
4 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.56%) Ansible
4 2 (0.56%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.28%) Control-M
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.28%) Netcool
5 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 92 (25.99%) Oracle
2 53 (14.97%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.08%) VMware
4 17 (4.80%) SAP
4 17 (4.80%) IBM
5 13 (3.67%) HP
6 12 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.82%) Citrix
7 10 (2.82%) Cisco
8 9 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.26%) EMC
10 7 (1.98%) NetApp
10 7 (1.98%) Neolane
11 6 (1.69%) McAfee
11 6 (1.69%) Sybase
12 5 (1.41%) Adobe
13 4 (1.13%) Cognos
13 4 (1.13%) Remedy
13 4 (1.13%) ATG
13 4 (1.13%) Atlassian
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