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 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 397 361 340
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 191 207 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.46% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 133 123
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £340 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £574 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 11
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 £51.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.86 £56.86 £66.00
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
47746 44723 49333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.50% 92.70% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29832 27516 28197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1916 2493
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 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 30 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 -20 88 £488 +2.63% 24
South East -22 33 £475 +11.76% 16
East Midlands +8 15 £400 +17.64%
Yorkshire -5 12 £400 +52.38% 3
East of England -12 12 £450 - 4
North West +3 11 £381 - 9
South West -27 7 £424 +13.00% 7
North East - 7 £329 -
West Midlands -19 5 £350 +3.70% 2
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 95 (26.61%) Oracle
2 71 (19.89%) SQL
3 67 (18.77%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (18.21%) .NET
5 63 (17.65%) Java
6 57 (15.97%) Microsoft
7 55 (15.41%) Finance
8 54 (15.13%) Windows
9 53 (14.85%) Security Cleared
10 52 (14.57%) CRM
11 51 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 49 (13.73%) C#
13 46 (12.89%) UNIX
14 37 (10.36%) Migration
14 37 (10.36%) SC Cleared
15 35 (9.80%) SQL Server
16 34 (9.52%) HTML
16 34 (9.52%) CSS
17 33 (9.24%) Scrum
18 32 (8.96%) XML
19 31 (8.68%) Linux
19 31 (8.68%) Active Directory
20 28 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
21 27 (7.56%) Web Services
21 27 (7.56%) ASP.NET
22 26 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
22 26 (7.28%) TDD
23 24 (6.72%) SOA
23 24 (6.72%) J2EE
23 24 (6.72%) Analytical Skills

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
4 12 (3.36%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.80%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.96%) Tuxedo
6 7 (1.96%) CMS
7 6 (1.68%) Apache
7 6 (1.68%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (1.68%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.12%) Node.js
8 4 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.12%) Documentum
8 4 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (0.84%) IIS
9 3 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.56%) Confluence
10 2 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.20%) MS Office
3 6 (1.68%) MS Project
3 6 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 28 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (4.48%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.68%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (1.12%) Maximo
5 3 (0.84%) RMDS
5 3 (0.84%) 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 4 (1.12%) Office 365
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.04%) LAN
1 18 (5.04%) WAN
2 12 (3.36%) DNS
3 10 (2.80%) DHCP
3 10 (2.80%) Firewall
4 8 (2.24%) HTTP
5 7 (1.96%) VPN
6 6 (1.68%) SAN
7 5 (1.40%) SSL
7 5 (1.40%) Internet
8 4 (1.12%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.12%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.84%) PSTN
9 3 (0.84%) Intranet
9 3 (0.84%) NAS
10 2 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.56%) Extranet
10 2 (0.56%) X.400
10 2 (0.56%) X.500
10 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.16%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.96%) MySQL
7 7 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.68%) DB2
8 6 (1.68%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.68%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.40%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (1.12%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.84%) Star Schema
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (3.64%) JIRA
2 11 (3.08%) Maven
3 10 (2.80%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.80%) Eclipse
4 9 (2.52%) Subversion
5 7 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.96%) MSI
6 6 (1.68%) Ant
7 5 (1.40%) JUnit
7 5 (1.40%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.12%) JDeveloper
9 3 (0.84%) 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%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.28%) Grunt
General
1 55 (15.41%) Finance
2 19 (5.32%) Banking
3 16 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.20%) Retail
5 9 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.24%) Front Office
6 8 (2.24%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.96%) Advertising
8 5 (1.40%) Back Office
9 3 (0.84%) Billing
10 2 (0.56%) Law
10 2 (0.56%) Legal
10 2 (0.56%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
11 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.21%) .NET
2 34 (9.52%) HTML
2 34 (9.52%) CSS
3 32 (8.96%) XML
4 27 (7.56%) ASP.NET
4 27 (7.56%) Web Services
5 24 (6.72%) J2EE
6 21 (5.88%) jQuery
7 17 (4.76%) Spring
8 16 (4.48%) XSLT
9 14 (3.92%) Middleware
10 13 (3.64%) JMS
10 13 (3.64%) WSDL
10 13 (3.64%) RESTful
11 11 (3.08%) Ajax
11 11 (3.08%) Oracle ADF
11 11 (3.08%) AngularJS
12 10 (2.80%) SOAP
12 10 (2.80%) Application Packaging
13 9 (2.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.36%) Fixed Income
3 7 (1.96%) Learning Management System
3 7 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.68%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.68%) Grid Computing
4 6 (1.68%) Derivative
4 6 (1.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 4 (1.12%) Clustering
5 4 (1.12%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.12%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.12%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.84%) Open Source
6 3 (0.84%) Replication
6 3 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (0.84%) SCADA
7 2 (0.56%) EPoS
7 2 (0.56%) NHS
7 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 54 (15.13%) Windows
2 46 (12.89%) UNIX
3 31 (8.68%) Linux
4 16 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (3.36%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.80%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.12%) AIX
8 4 (1.12%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.84%) Solaris
10 2 (0.56%) MVS
10 2 (0.56%) CentOS
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.56%) Android
10 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.28%) openSUSE
11 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (18.77%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (14.57%) CRM
3 37 (10.36%) Migration
4 33 (9.24%) Scrum
5 26 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (7.28%) TDD
6 24 (6.72%) SOA
7 23 (6.44%) Project Management
8 22 (6.16%) Mentoring
9 21 (5.88%) Workflow
10 20 (5.60%) ITIL
11 18 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (4.48%) Validation
13 15 (4.20%) Service Delivery
14 14 (3.92%) OO
15 13 (3.64%) Configuration Management
15 13 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (3.64%) Performance Testing
15 13 (3.64%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 71 (19.89%) SQL
2 63 (17.65%) Java
3 51 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 49 (13.73%) C#
5 20 (5.60%) Python
6 18 (5.04%) C
7 16 (4.48%) C++
8 14 (3.92%) Shell Script
9 13 (3.64%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.52%) VB
10 9 (2.52%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.24%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 8 (2.24%) VB6
12 7 (1.96%) PHP
13 6 (1.68%) XPath
14 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.12%) Jython
15 4 (1.12%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.12%) Perl
15 4 (1.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 53 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.36%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.32%) Degree
4 15 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.24%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.84%) MCSE
7 3 (0.84%) CCNA
7 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.56%) 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 (3.36%) QA
1 12 (3.36%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.84%) JSP 440
2 3 (0.84%) SLA
3 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (8.68%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.52%) VMware ESX
3 8 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.68%) Terminal Server
5 6 (1.68%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.40%) XenApp
6 5 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.40%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.84%) NFS
7 3 (0.84%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.28%) XenServer
8 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.28%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.28%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.24%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.12%) Puppet
4 3 (0.84%) SCCM
5 2 (0.56%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.56%) Ansible
6 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Control-M
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Netcool
6 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 95 (26.61%) Oracle
2 57 (15.97%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.44%) VMware
4 18 (5.04%) HP
5 17 (4.76%) IBM
6 15 (4.20%) SAP
7 14 (3.92%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.52%) Citrix
8 9 (2.52%) Cisco
8 9 (2.52%) EMC
9 8 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.96%) Neolane
11 6 (1.68%) McAfee
11 6 (1.68%) NetApp
12 5 (1.40%) Adobe
12 5 (1.40%) Cognos
12 5 (1.40%) Sybase
13 4 (1.12%) Remedy
13 4 (1.12%) ATG
13 4 (1.12%) Atlassian
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