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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 407 372 313
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 191 199 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.45% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 140 135
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £571 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.23% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £23.00 £45.50 £66.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.45% -31.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £45.50 £32.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.94 £45.50 £71.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £45.50 £66.00
% change year-on-year
-49.45% -31.06%
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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -35 92 £500 +5.26% 37
South East -30 29 £450 +5.88% 15
East Midlands +7 16 £400 +17.64%
Yorkshire +5 11 £400 +30.61% 1
North East - 11 £329 - 1
North West 0 9 £408 -12.36% 6
East of England -10 9 £468 +3.88% 4
South West -32 7 £424 +13.00% 3
West Midlands -19 5 £350 +3.70% 1
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 97 (26.87%) Oracle
2 79 (21.88%) SQL
3 72 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (19.39%) Java
5 63 (17.45%) .NET
6 61 (16.90%) Windows
6 61 (16.90%) Finance
7 52 (14.40%) Microsoft
7 52 (14.40%) Security Cleared
8 49 (13.57%) JavaScript
9 48 (13.30%) C#
10 43 (11.91%) UNIX
11 41 (11.36%) CRM
12 37 (10.25%) SC Cleared
13 34 (9.42%) Scrum
14 32 (8.86%) Active Directory
14 32 (8.86%) TDD
15 30 (8.31%) Web Services
15 30 (8.31%) XML
16 29 (8.03%) Linux
16 29 (8.03%) SQL Server
16 29 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (8.03%) Migration
17 28 (7.76%) CSS
18 27 (7.48%) HTML
18 27 (7.48%) Spring
19 26 (7.20%) J2EE
19 26 (7.20%) Workflow
19 26 (7.20%) VMware
20 25 (6.93%) Python

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (3.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 12 (3.32%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.49%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.94%) Tuxedo
6 7 (1.94%) CMS
7 6 (1.66%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (1.66%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (1.39%) SAS
9 4 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.11%) Apache
9 4 (1.11%) Node.js
10 3 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.83%) IIS
10 3 (0.83%) JBoss
10 3 (0.83%) Documentum
11 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 18 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.05%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (2.77%) MS Project
4 6 (1.66%) MS Office
5 3 (0.83%) 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 21 (5.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (4.43%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.66%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (1.11%) Maximo
4 4 (1.11%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.55%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (0.55%) Documaker
5 2 (0.55%) RMDS
5 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.28%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.43%) LAN
1 16 (4.43%) WAN
2 13 (3.60%) Firewall
3 10 (2.77%) DNS
4 9 (2.49%) DHCP
5 8 (2.22%) HTTP
5 8 (2.22%) SAN
6 7 (1.94%) VPN
7 5 (1.39%) SSL
7 5 (1.39%) Internet
8 4 (1.11%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.83%) NAS
9 3 (0.83%) Intranet
10 2 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.55%) FTP
10 2 (0.55%) PSTN
10 2 (0.55%) Extranet
10 2 (0.55%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.09%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (1.94%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.94%) DB2
5 7 (1.94%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.94%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (1.66%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.66%) MySQL
6 6 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.39%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (1.39%) OLAP
7 5 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.11%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (3.60%) JIRA
2 11 (3.05%) Maven
3 8 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 8 (2.22%) Subversion
4 7 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.94%) MSI
5 6 (1.66%) NUnit
5 6 (1.66%) Ant
6 5 (1.39%) JUnit
6 5 (1.39%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.39%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.11%) JDeveloper
8 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.83%) Selenium
9 2 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.55%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.55%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.28%) Jtest
General
1 61 (16.90%) Finance
2 22 (6.09%) Banking
3 16 (4.43%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.88%) Retail
5 8 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.66%) Front Office
7 5 (1.39%) Advertising
8 4 (1.11%) Billing
9 3 (0.83%) Back Office
10 2 (0.55%) Law
10 2 (0.55%) Legal
10 2 (0.55%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.45%) .NET
2 30 (8.31%) Web Services
2 30 (8.31%) XML
3 28 (7.76%) CSS
4 27 (7.48%) HTML
4 27 (7.48%) Spring
5 26 (7.20%) J2EE
6 23 (6.37%) RESTful
7 22 (6.09%) jQuery
8 20 (5.54%) ASP.NET
9 17 (4.71%) SOAP
10 16 (4.43%) XSLT
11 14 (3.88%) AngularJS
12 13 (3.60%) Hibernate
12 13 (3.60%) JMS
12 13 (3.60%) Middleware
13 11 (3.05%) Oracle ADF
13 11 (3.05%) Ajax
14 10 (2.77%) STL
14 10 (2.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.43%) Fixed Income
3 10 (2.77%) Grid Computing
3 10 (2.77%) Derivative
3 10 (2.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 9 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.22%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.94%) Learning Management System
7 5 (1.39%) Social Network
7 5 (1.39%) Clustering
7 5 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.11%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.11%) Replication
8 4 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.83%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.83%) SCADA
10 2 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.55%) EPoS
10 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.90%) Windows
2 43 (11.91%) UNIX
3 29 (8.03%) Linux
4 19 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (4.43%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.05%) Windows XP
7 9 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.11%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.83%) AIX
10 3 (0.83%) Solaris
11 2 (0.55%) MVS
11 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.55%) Android
12 1 (0.28%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.28%) OS/400
12 1 (0.28%) zOS
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (11.36%) CRM
3 34 (9.42%) Scrum
4 32 (8.86%) TDD
5 29 (8.03%) Migration
5 29 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (7.20%) Workflow
7 20 (5.54%) Project Management
7 20 (5.54%) SOA
7 20 (5.54%) Mentoring
8 18 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (4.43%) ETL
10 16 (4.43%) Service Delivery
11 15 (4.16%) ITIL
11 15 (4.16%) OO
11 15 (4.16%) Analytics
12 14 (3.88%) Configuration Management
13 13 (3.60%) E-Commerce
13 13 (3.60%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.88%) SQL
2 70 (19.39%) Java
3 49 (13.57%) JavaScript
4 48 (13.30%) C#
5 25 (6.93%) Python
6 18 (4.99%) C++
7 16 (4.43%) C
8 14 (3.88%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.60%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.49%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.49%) VB
11 8 (2.22%) VB6
11 8 (2.22%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 6 (1.66%) XPath
13 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.39%) PHP
14 4 (1.11%) Perl
14 4 (1.11%) XQuery
14 4 (1.11%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.11%) Jython
Qualifications
1 52 (14.40%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.25%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.26%) Degree
4 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.83%) MCSE
8 2 (0.55%) CCNA
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.55%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.28%) MCITP
9 1 (0.28%) MCSA
9 1 (0.28%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.28%) APMP
9 1 (0.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.32%) QA
1 12 (3.32%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.11%) JSP 440
2 4 (1.11%) SLA
3 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.05%) VMware ESX
3 10 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.66%) Terminal Server
5 6 (1.66%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.11%) XenApp
7 4 (1.11%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.83%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.28%) NFS
9 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.55%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.55%) Puppet
3 2 (0.55%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.28%) SCCM
4 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.28%) Control-M
4 1 (0.28%) Netcool
Vendors
1 97 (26.87%) Oracle
2 52 (14.40%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.20%) VMware
4 19 (5.26%) HP
5 16 (4.43%) IBM
6 15 (4.16%) SAP
7 12 (3.32%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.22%) EMC
8 8 (2.22%) Cisco
8 8 (2.22%) Citrix
9 7 (1.94%) Neolane
10 6 (1.66%) McAfee
11 5 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.39%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.39%) NetApp
11 5 (1.39%) Adobe
11 5 (1.39%) Cognos
12 4 (1.11%) ATG
12 4 (1.11%) Remedy
12 4 (1.11%) Altiris
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