The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 450 321 433
Rank change year-on-year
-129 +112
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 140 184 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.46% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 104 91
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £34.50 £38.11 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% -4.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £38.11 £44.50
% change year-on-year
-9.47% -14.35%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Leader
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -46 71 £500 +6.38% 39
South East -32 33 £425 - 14
East of England -23 10 £350 -1.40% 3
West Midlands -10 8 £363 - 5
East Midlands - 7 £390 - 1
North West -27 4 £325 +13.04% 1
Yorkshire -20 3 £380 +52.00% 6
South West -25 2 £275 -20.00% 2
North East - 1 £400 - 2
Technical Leader
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Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 74 (23.42%) Java
2 58 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (17.09%) Windows
4 50 (15.82%) Microsoft
5 45 (14.24%) Oracle
6 44 (13.92%) SQL
7 40 (12.66%) C#
8 39 (12.34%) HTML
9 38 (12.03%) .NET
9 38 (12.03%) UNIX
9 38 (12.03%) Migration
10 37 (11.71%) CSS
11 36 (11.39%) JavaScript
11 36 (11.39%) Finance
12 35 (11.08%) Spring
13 34 (10.76%) SQL Server
13 34 (10.76%) CRM
14 31 (9.81%) MVC
15 28 (8.86%) Scrum
15 28 (8.86%) Web Services
15 28 (8.86%) XML
16 27 (8.54%) Telecoms
17 25 (7.91%) Banking
17 25 (7.91%) Retail
18 23 (7.28%) TDD
18 23 (7.28%) Security Cleared
18 23 (7.28%) Linux
19 22 (6.96%) MS Excel
20 21 (6.65%) OO
20 21 (6.65%) Project Management

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (4.75%) CMS
2 12 (3.80%) Tomcat
2 12 (3.80%) Alfresco
3 11 (3.48%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.16%) Apache
5 9 (2.85%) Node.js
6 7 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (2.22%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.22%) WebLogic Portal
7 6 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.90%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 5 (1.58%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.27%) Confluence
9 4 (1.27%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.80%) MS Office
3 4 (1.27%) MS Project
4 2 (0.63%) Mingle
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (6.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.63%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.32%) RMDS
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.32%) Tridion
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.32%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.22%) SaaS
2 6 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.27%) Office 365
3 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.85%) Ethernet
2 8 (2.53%) LAN
2 8 (2.53%) WAN
3 7 (2.22%) DNS
3 7 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.90%) SAN
4 6 (1.90%) DHCP
5 5 (1.58%) HTTP
6 4 (1.27%) GSM
6 4 (1.27%) SMS
7 3 (0.95%) NAS
7 3 (0.95%) Internet
7 3 (0.95%) RTCP
7 3 (0.95%) RTP
7 3 (0.95%) Wireless
7 3 (0.95%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.33%) DB2
3 17 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (5.06%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.80%) MySQL
7 11 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.85%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.90%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.58%) BusinessObjects XI
11 5 (1.58%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.95%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.95%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 13 (4.11%) Subversion
1 13 (4.11%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.48%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.85%) JUnit
4 7 (2.22%) Maven
5 6 (1.90%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.90%) NUnit
6 5 (1.58%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.58%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.27%) JIRA
8 3 (0.95%) Mockito
8 3 (0.95%) Ant
8 3 (0.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.63%) Selenium
9 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.32%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.32%) JBehave
10 1 (0.32%) MSTest
10 1 (0.32%) FxCop
General
1 36 (11.39%) Finance
2 27 (8.54%) Telecoms
3 25 (7.91%) Banking
3 25 (7.91%) Retail
4 11 (3.48%) Marketing
5 9 (2.85%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.53%) Advertising
7 7 (2.22%) Games
8 6 (1.90%) Publishing
9 5 (1.58%) Legal
10 4 (1.27%) Law
10 4 (1.27%) Back Office
11 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.63%) Front Office
11 2 (0.63%) Billing
12 1 (0.32%) French Language
12 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.34%) HTML
2 38 (12.03%) .NET
3 37 (11.71%) CSS
4 35 (11.08%) Spring
5 28 (8.86%) Web Services
5 28 (8.86%) XML
6 20 (6.33%) ASP.NET
6 20 (6.33%) J2EE
6 20 (6.33%) REST
7 18 (5.70%) Spring MVC
8 17 (5.38%) jQuery
9 13 (4.11%) JSP
10 12 (3.80%) SOAP
10 12 (3.80%) RESTful
11 11 (3.48%) Middleware
12 10 (3.16%) Hibernate
12 10 (3.16%) Ajax
12 10 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (2.85%) HTML5
14 8 (2.53%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.43%) Open Source
2 13 (4.11%) Mainframe
3 12 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.53%) Physics
5 7 (2.22%) iPad
5 7 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.22%) EPoS
5 7 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.90%) Online Games
7 4 (1.27%) Equities
7 4 (1.27%) Replication
7 4 (1.27%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.27%) GIS
8 3 (0.95%) DataPower
8 3 (0.95%) iPhone
8 3 (0.95%) Derivative
8 3 (0.95%) CMDB
8 3 (0.95%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.09%) Windows
2 38 (12.03%) UNIX
3 23 (7.28%) Linux
4 9 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.90%) Android
7 5 (1.58%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.95%) CentOS
9 3 (0.95%) AIX
9 3 (0.95%) Solaris
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.63%) zOS
10 2 (0.63%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (12.03%) Migration
3 34 (10.76%) CRM
4 31 (9.81%) MVC
5 28 (8.86%) Scrum
6 23 (7.28%) TDD
7 21 (6.65%) OO
7 21 (6.65%) Project Management
7 21 (6.65%) Validation
7 21 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (6.33%) ITIL
9 17 (5.38%) E-Commerce
10 13 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (3.80%) Configuration Management
11 12 (3.80%) ETL
12 11 (3.48%) Data Migration
12 11 (3.48%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (3.48%) Web Development
12 11 (3.48%) Logistics
12 11 (3.48%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (23.42%) Java
2 44 (13.92%) SQL
3 40 (12.66%) C#
4 36 (11.39%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.43%) C
6 12 (3.80%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.16%) C++
8 8 (2.53%) Scala
9 7 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.90%) Python
11 5 (1.58%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.27%) Perl
12 4 (1.27%) PHP
12 4 (1.27%) Ruby
13 3 (0.95%) VBA
13 3 (0.95%) COBOL
13 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.63%) JCL
14 2 (0.63%) ABAP
15 1 (0.32%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 23 (7.28%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.06%) SC Cleared
2 16 (5.06%) Degree
3 12 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.90%) MCSE
4 6 (1.90%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.95%) MCITP
5 3 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.63%) CCNP
6 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.63%) MCSA
6 2 (0.63%) MCSD
6 2 (0.63%) MCTS
6 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.32%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.32%) EnCE
7 1 (0.32%) MCP
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CISSP
7 1 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.75%) QA
2 9 (2.85%) SLA
3 5 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.63%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.11%) VMware ESX
3 11 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.95%) XenApp
5 3 (0.95%) vSphere
6 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.63%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.32%) XenServer
7 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.32%) Postfix
7 1 (0.32%) UAG
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.32%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.90%) SCCM
2 3 (0.95%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.63%) Puppet
3 2 (0.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.32%) SCOM
4 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.32%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 50 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 45 (14.24%) Oracle
3 21 (6.65%) VMware
4 18 (5.70%) SAP
5 13 (4.11%) Cisco
6 12 (3.80%) Citrix
7 11 (3.48%) HP
7 11 (3.48%) Ericsson
8 7 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.90%) Informatica
9 6 (1.90%) NetApp
10 5 (1.58%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.58%) hybris
10 5 (1.58%) EMC
10 5 (1.58%) Adobe
10 5 (1.58%) Remedy
11 4 (1.27%) Xamarin
11 4 (1.27%) ESRI
11 4 (1.27%) BMC
11 4 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
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