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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 383 402 368
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 208 167 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 94 88
Average daily rate
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£444 £425 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -10.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.40% -0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.11
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
46210 45651 39482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29185 28733 23345
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
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 1806 1895 2016
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +36 83 £463 -5.12% 38
South East -33 42 £475 +11.76% 11
East Midlands +5 19 £393 +3.97%
North West +5 18 £475 +46.15% 11
North East +8 17 £388 -3.12% 4
Yorkshire -4 15 £383 - 5
South West +7 5 £543 +8.50% 2
East of England +7 4 £300 -25.46% 4
West Midlands -15 4 £410 +36.66% 2
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 105 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (21.65%) Java
3 70 (18.04%) Windows
4 58 (14.95%) Finance
5 55 (14.18%) Oracle
6 51 (13.14%) SQL
7 49 (12.63%) Security Cleared
8 46 (11.86%) Linux
8 46 (11.86%) Microsoft
9 43 (11.08%) .NET
10 40 (10.31%) Migration
11 37 (9.54%) Banking
12 35 (9.02%) TDD
13 34 (8.76%) SC Cleared
13 34 (8.76%) Scrum
13 34 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (8.51%) VMware
14 33 (8.51%) Active Directory
15 32 (8.25%) JavaScript
15 32 (8.25%) ITIL
15 32 (8.25%) Web Services
16 31 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (7.73%) SQL Server
18 29 (7.47%) OO
18 29 (7.47%) E-Commerce
19 28 (7.22%) C#
20 27 (6.96%) HTML
21 26 (6.70%) Relational Database
22 25 (6.44%) Configuration Management
22 25 (6.44%) Project Management

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (4.12%) SAS
2 13 (3.35%) Apache
2 13 (3.35%) Node.js
3 10 (2.58%) IIS
3 10 (2.58%) CICS
4 9 (2.32%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.06%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.80%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.80%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.03%) ArcSDE
9 4 (1.03%) JBoss
9 4 (1.03%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.26%) MS Project
2 1 (0.26%) MS Office
2 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.29%) SAP ERP
2 5 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.03%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (1.03%) Oracle HRMS
3 4 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.77%) Agresso
5 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.52%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.52%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.26%) Summit
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.26%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.26%) RMDS
6 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.26%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.03%) IaaS
3 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.77%) SaaS
4 3 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.52%) Office 365
5 2 (0.52%) Boomi
5 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.52%) Taleo
6 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.67%) DNS
2 13 (3.35%) VLAN
3 12 (3.09%) DHCP
4 11 (2.84%) Internet
5 8 (2.06%) SAN
6 7 (1.80%) VPN
7 6 (1.55%) NAS
7 6 (1.55%) Firewall
8 4 (1.03%) HTTP
8 4 (1.03%) SSL
9 3 (0.77%) Wireless
9 3 (0.77%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.77%) LTE
9 3 (0.77%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.77%) VoLTE
9 3 (0.77%) FCoE
9 3 (0.77%) 4G
10 2 (0.52%) Telepresence
10 2 (0.52%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.70%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.58%) DB2
5 9 (2.32%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.80%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.80%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.55%) Big Data
7 6 (1.55%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.03%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.03%) Essbase
10 3 (0.77%) OLAP
10 3 (0.77%) QlikView
10 3 (0.77%) Base SAS
10 3 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (3.61%) Maven
2 11 (2.84%) Ant
2 11 (2.84%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.58%) Subversion
4 9 (2.32%) NUnit
5 7 (1.80%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.55%) Grunt
6 6 (1.55%) Selenium
7 5 (1.29%) ProC
7 5 (1.29%) ClearCase
7 5 (1.29%) CruiseControl
7 5 (1.29%) CppUnit
7 5 (1.29%) GoogleTest
7 5 (1.29%) Gradle
8 4 (1.03%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.03%) JIRA
8 4 (1.03%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.03%) JUnit
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (14.95%) Finance
2 37 (9.54%) Banking
3 16 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.87%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.61%) Front Office
6 8 (2.06%) Retail
6 8 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.80%) Advertising
8 3 (0.77%) Law
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.08%) .NET
2 32 (8.25%) Web Services
3 27 (6.96%) HTML
4 20 (5.15%) Spring
5 19 (4.90%) XML
5 19 (4.90%) CSS
6 17 (4.38%) J2EE
6 17 (4.38%) AngularJS
7 14 (3.61%) HTML5
7 14 (3.61%) jQuery
7 14 (3.61%) ASP.NET
8 12 (3.09%) WCF
8 12 (3.09%) Middleware
9 10 (2.58%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.32%) CSS3
10 9 (2.32%) REST
11 8 (2.06%) JSON
11 8 (2.06%) JMS
12 7 (1.80%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.87%) Management Information System
2 15 (3.87%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.84%) Mainframe
4 11 (2.84%) Video on Demand
5 10 (2.58%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.32%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.29%) Clustering
10 4 (1.03%) User Experience
10 4 (1.03%) Derivative
10 4 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.03%) GIS
11 3 (0.77%) NHS
11 3 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.77%) CMDB
11 3 (0.77%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 70 (18.04%) Windows
2 46 (11.86%) Linux
3 25 (6.44%) UNIX
4 19 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.84%) VME
8 10 (2.58%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.06%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.80%) Solaris
12 4 (1.03%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.03%) Android
13 2 (0.52%) CentOS
14 1 (0.26%) Debian
14 1 (0.26%) Fedora
14 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (10.31%) Migration
3 35 (9.02%) TDD
4 34 (8.76%) Scrum
5 32 (8.25%) ITIL
6 31 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (7.47%) OO
7 29 (7.47%) E-Commerce
8 25 (6.44%) Configuration Management
8 25 (6.44%) Project Management
9 23 (5.93%) CRM
10 22 (5.67%) SOA
11 21 (5.41%) UML
11 21 (5.41%) Data Migration
12 20 (5.15%) Software Engineering
13 19 (4.90%) BDD
13 19 (4.90%) SDLC
14 18 (4.64%) Memory Management
14 18 (4.64%) ETL
15 17 (4.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 84 (21.65%) Java
2 51 (13.14%) SQL
3 32 (8.25%) JavaScript
4 28 (7.22%) C#
5 23 (5.93%) C
6 20 (5.15%) COBOL
7 17 (4.38%) C++
8 14 (3.61%) Python
9 10 (2.58%) Assembly Language
10 9 (2.32%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.06%) Ruby
12 7 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.55%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.29%) XQuery
14 5 (1.29%) XPath
14 5 (1.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 4 (1.03%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.52%) R
16 2 (0.52%) X++
16 2 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 34 (8.76%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.38%) Degree
4 8 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.29%) PMP
6 5 (1.29%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.52%) VCAP
8 2 (0.52%) MCSE
8 2 (0.52%) MCP
8 2 (0.52%) CCNA
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.26%) MCAD
9 1 (0.26%) MCSD
9 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.26%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.26%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.32%) QA
2 8 (2.06%) SLA
3 3 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.87%) VMware ESX
3 11 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.29%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.77%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.77%) NFS
6 2 (0.52%) UAG
6 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.52%) vSphere
6 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.26%) XenApp
7 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (1.80%) NetBackup
1 7 (1.80%) SCCM
2 6 (1.55%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.03%) SCOM
5 3 (0.77%) Control-M
5 3 (0.77%) Puppet
6 2 (0.52%) StatsD
6 2 (0.52%) Icinga
6 2 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.52%) Nagios
7 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.26%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 55 (14.18%) Oracle
2 46 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 33 (8.51%) VMware
4 22 (5.67%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (4.90%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.12%) HP
7 11 (2.84%) SAP
8 8 (2.06%) Cisco
8 8 (2.06%) Citrix
9 7 (1.80%) IBM
10 6 (1.55%) Informatica
10 6 (1.55%) NetApp
11 5 (1.29%) Infragistics
11 5 (1.29%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (1.29%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.03%) ESRI
12 4 (1.03%) Mapinfo
12 4 (1.03%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.77%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.77%) Symantec
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