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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 370 380 330
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 196 164 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.40% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 99 98
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£425 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £580 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 110 £475 - 28
South East -2 29 £400 -11.11% 12
North West -4 18 £400 -3.03% 2
South West -9 12 £475 +48.43% 4
North East -3 11 £288 -28.12%
East Midlands +10 5 £388 +10.39% 1
West Midlands -3 3 £605 +66.89% 2
Yorkshire -9 3 £310 +3.33% 8
East of England -10 3 £450 +4.04% 1
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 106 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (23.12%) Java
3 86 (22.34%) Windows
4 78 (20.26%) SQL
5 73 (18.96%) Oracle
6 71 (18.44%) Finance
7 67 (17.40%) Microsoft
8 65 (16.88%) .NET
9 53 (13.77%) C#
10 50 (12.99%) Linux
11 48 (12.47%) UNIX
12 45 (11.69%) TDD
13 41 (10.65%) JavaScript
14 39 (10.13%) VMware
15 38 (9.87%) Scrum
15 38 (9.87%) Banking
16 36 (9.35%) Security Cleared
17 34 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (8.83%) SQL Server
18 33 (8.57%) Web Services
18 33 (8.57%) Active Directory
18 33 (8.57%) Migration
19 32 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
20 31 (8.05%) Analytics
21 30 (7.79%) XML
22 28 (7.27%) C++
22 28 (7.27%) SC Cleared
23 26 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
23 26 (6.75%) SOA
23 26 (6.75%) Spring

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (5.19%) SAS
2 11 (2.86%) CICS
3 10 (2.60%) Apache
3 10 (2.60%) IIS
3 10 (2.60%) Node.js
4 9 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (2.34%) CMS
5 8 (2.08%) Tuxedo
5 8 (2.08%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.82%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.56%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (1.30%) Lync
8 5 (1.30%) JBoss
9 4 (1.04%) ArcGIS
9 4 (1.04%) ArcSDE
10 3 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.78%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 24 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.38%) Spreadsheet
3 12 (3.12%) MS Project
4 5 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.30%) Summit
4 4 (1.04%) Maximo
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.78%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.78%) Agresso
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.52%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.26%) Documaker
7 1 (0.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.26%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.64%) SAN
2 12 (3.12%) Internet
3 10 (2.60%) Firewall
3 10 (2.60%) DNS
4 8 (2.08%) DHCP
5 7 (1.82%) WAN
5 7 (1.82%) LAN
6 6 (1.56%) HTTP
7 4 (1.04%) LDAP
7 4 (1.04%) VLAN
8 3 (0.78%) 4G
8 3 (0.78%) VPN
8 3 (0.78%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.78%) SSL
9 2 (0.52%) 3G
9 2 (0.52%) 2G
9 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.86%) DB2
3 11 (2.86%) MySQL
4 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.08%) Data Mining
5 8 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (1.82%) OLAP Cube
6 7 (1.82%) OLAP
7 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.30%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.30%) Oracle OWB
9 4 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.04%) Base SAS
9 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.04%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.78%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 18 (4.68%) Subversion
1 18 (4.68%) NUnit
2 13 (3.38%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.86%) Maven
4 9 (2.34%) GoogleTest
4 9 (2.34%) CppUnit
4 9 (2.34%) CruiseControl
4 9 (2.34%) ClearCase
5 8 (2.08%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.08%) Selenium
6 6 (1.56%) ProC
6 6 (1.56%) JUnit
6 6 (1.56%) JIRA
6 6 (1.56%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.30%) Ant
8 3 (0.78%) RSpec
8 3 (0.78%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.52%) Mockito
9 2 (0.52%) MSTest
General
1 71 (18.44%) Finance
2 38 (9.87%) Banking
3 23 (5.97%) Investment Banking
4 21 (5.45%) Front Office
5 13 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.86%) Retail
6 11 (2.86%) Advertising
6 11 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.78%) Billing
7 3 (0.78%) Law
8 2 (0.52%) Legal
8 2 (0.52%) Games
8 2 (0.52%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
9 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (16.88%) .NET
2 33 (8.57%) Web Services
3 30 (7.79%) XML
4 26 (6.75%) Spring
5 24 (6.23%) HTML
6 23 (5.97%) SOAP
6 23 (5.97%) RESTful
7 18 (4.68%) J2EE
7 18 (4.68%) CSS
8 15 (3.90%) ASP.NET
9 14 (3.64%) jQuery
9 14 (3.64%) REST
10 13 (3.38%) HTML5
11 12 (3.12%) WCF
11 12 (3.12%) AngularJS
12 11 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 11 (2.86%) STL
12 11 (2.86%) Hibernate
13 10 (2.60%) Middleware
13 10 (2.60%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.42%) Derivative
3 16 (4.16%) Fixed Income
4 12 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 11 (2.86%) Grid Computing
6 10 (2.60%) Clustering
6 10 (2.60%) Data Integration
7 9 (2.34%) Video on Demand
7 9 (2.34%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.08%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.82%) Social Network
9 7 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.56%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.30%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.30%) RIA
11 5 (1.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 86 (22.34%) Windows
2 50 (12.99%) Linux
3 48 (12.47%) UNIX
4 25 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (4.42%) Windows 7
6 13 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.12%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.04%) Solaris
10 4 (1.04%) CentOS
10 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.78%) Android
11 3 (0.78%) AIX
12 2 (0.52%) HPUX
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.26%) VME
13 1 (0.26%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.26%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (27.53%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (11.69%) TDD
3 38 (9.87%) Scrum
4 34 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (8.57%) Migration
6 31 (8.05%) Analytics
7 26 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (6.75%) SOA
8 23 (5.97%) CRM
8 23 (5.97%) OO
8 23 (5.97%) ETL
8 23 (5.97%) E-Commerce
8 23 (5.97%) Project Management
9 22 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 22 (5.71%) BDD
10 21 (5.45%) Multithreading
11 19 (4.94%) MVC
11 19 (4.94%) Memory Management
12 18 (4.68%) UML
12 18 (4.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 89 (23.12%) Java
2 78 (20.26%) SQL
3 53 (13.77%) C#
4 41 (10.65%) JavaScript
5 28 (7.27%) C++
6 24 (6.23%) Python
7 22 (5.71%) C
8 16 (4.16%) PL/SQL
9 11 (2.86%) COBOL
9 11 (2.86%) Assembly Language
10 9 (2.34%) VB
10 9 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.82%) VB6
11 7 (1.82%) Ruby
12 6 (1.56%) PHP
12 6 (1.56%) XPath
13 5 (1.30%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.30%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 4 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.04%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 36 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.97%) Degree
4 5 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.78%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.78%) MCSE
7 2 (0.52%) MCSA
8 1 (0.26%) VCAP
8 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) APMP
8 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.82%) QA
2 5 (1.30%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.30%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.04%) SLA
3 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.52%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.42%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.04%) vSphere
4 4 (1.04%) XenApp
5 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.52%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.52%) Docker
7 1 (0.26%) vCloud
7 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.26%) Xen
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.26%) NFS
7 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.04%) SCCM
4 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.52%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.52%) Puppet
6 1 (0.26%) SCOM
6 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 73 (18.96%) Oracle
2 67 (17.40%) Microsoft
3 39 (10.13%) VMware
4 20 (5.19%) HP
5 19 (4.94%) Red Hat
6 15 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (3.12%) SAP
7 12 (3.12%) IBM
8 9 (2.34%) Citrix
9 8 (2.08%) Cisco
9 8 (2.08%) Adobe
10 7 (1.82%) EMC
11 6 (1.56%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.56%) Infragistics
12 4 (1.04%) ESRI
12 4 (1.04%) NetApp
12 4 (1.04%) Mapinfo
12 4 (1.04%) Sybase
12 4 (1.04%) Altiris
12 4 (1.04%) Sitecore
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 days ago