The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
UK / England
Rank 317 326 320
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 261 294 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.63% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 192 199
Median daily rate £490 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £450 £407
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 -

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
39269 44133 43974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25773 28481 28114
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1341 1605 1770
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 146 £525 +5.00% 27
South East +9 53 £500 +5.26% 8
North West +24 17 £431 -4.16% 6
East Midlands +4 16 £400 +3.89% 1
South West -6 12 £490 +7.10% 9
Yorkshire +8 7 £410 -3.52% 1
East of England -4 6 £400 - 2
North East -20 2 - -
Midlands +1 1 £550 +22.22% 1
West Midlands -15 1 £513 +33.11% 3
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Technical Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 204 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (24.14%) Java
3 103 (17.76%) Scrum
4 99 (17.07%) Finance
5 95 (16.38%) TDD
6 79 (13.62%) Linux
7 72 (12.41%) HTML
8 70 (12.07%) Oracle
9 67 (11.55%) SQL
10 64 (11.03%) Unix
11 63 (10.86%) BDD
12 59 (10.17%) Migration
13 58 (10.00%) JavaScript
13 58 (10.00%) Microsoft
14 56 (9.66%) JSON
15 55 (9.48%) Mentoring
16 50 (8.62%) Windows
17 49 (8.45%) Security Cleared
17 49 (8.45%) Banking
18 48 (8.28%) REST
19 46 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
20 45 (7.76%) .NET
20 45 (7.76%) SC Cleared
21 43 (7.41%) Spring
21 43 (7.41%) RESTful
21 43 (7.41%) Jenkins
22 42 (7.24%) CSS
22 42 (7.24%) Cisco
23 41 (7.07%) VMware
23 41 (7.07%) Scala

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.62%) Apache Spark
3 20 (3.45%) Confluence
4 16 (2.76%) CMS
5 13 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (2.07%) Apache
7 11 (1.90%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.21%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.03%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (1.03%) GemFire
10 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.86%) IIS
11 5 (0.86%) JBoss
11 5 (0.86%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.86%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.69%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.52%) Documentum
13 3 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 18 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.55%) MS Office
3 5 (0.86%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.86%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.38%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.17%) BASE24
7 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.17%) HFM
7 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.17%) PolarLake
7 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.17%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.79%) PaaS
4 16 (2.76%) Office 365
5 11 (1.90%) IaaS
6 9 (1.55%) GitHub
7 6 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (0.69%) SaaS
8 4 (0.69%) Slack
9 3 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.52%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.52%) Sumo Logic
9 3 (0.52%) Yammer
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.17%) Route 53
11 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.34%) Firewall
2 22 (3.79%) LAN
3 19 (3.28%) HTTP
3 19 (3.28%) Internet
4 17 (2.93%) WAN
5 16 (2.76%) SAN
6 13 (2.24%) VPN
7 11 (1.90%) DNS
7 11 (1.90%) Network Security
7 11 (1.90%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.55%) FTP
9 7 (1.21%) SSL
9 7 (1.21%) VoIP
10 6 (1.03%) MPLS
10 6 (1.03%) NAS
10 6 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (1.03%) Wireless
11 5 (0.86%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (0.86%) IPsec
11 5 (0.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.55%) Big Data
2 37 (6.38%) Hadoop
2 37 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 33 (5.69%) SQL Server
4 30 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 26 (4.48%) MySQL
5 26 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.28%) HBase
7 15 (2.59%) Apache Hive
8 13 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.55%) SAP HANA
12 8 (1.38%) Flink
12 8 (1.38%) Sqoop
13 6 (1.03%) OLTP
13 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 37 (6.38%) Cucumber
3 32 (5.52%) JIRA
4 31 (5.34%) Git (software)
5 23 (3.97%) JUnit
6 19 (3.28%) Maven
7 15 (2.59%) Mockito
8 13 (2.24%) Selenium
9 11 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.72%) Gradle
10 10 (1.72%) Subversion
11 9 (1.55%) Eclipse
11 9 (1.55%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.21%) GitLab
13 5 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
14 4 (0.69%) GCC
14 4 (0.69%) GDB
14 4 (0.69%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.52%) Grunt
15 3 (0.52%) SoapUI
General
1 99 (17.07%) Finance
2 49 (8.45%) Banking
3 36 (6.21%) Retail
4 16 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.24%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.24%) Marketing
7 10 (1.72%) General Ledger
7 10 (1.72%) Publishing
8 9 (1.55%) Local Government
9 7 (1.21%) Legal
10 6 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.86%) Advertising
12 4 (0.69%) Games
13 3 (0.52%) Front Office
13 3 (0.52%) Law
14 2 (0.34%) Automotive
14 2 (0.34%) Back Office
14 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (12.41%) HTML
2 56 (9.66%) JSON
3 48 (8.28%) REST
4 45 (7.76%) .NET
5 43 (7.41%) RESTful
5 43 (7.41%) Spring
6 42 (7.24%) CSS
7 40 (6.90%) HTML5
7 40 (6.90%) Web Services
8 30 (5.17%) XML
9 28 (4.83%) J2EE
10 26 (4.48%) Play Framework
11 25 (4.31%) CSS3
12 24 (4.14%) Middleware
13 20 (3.45%) Node.js
13 20 (3.45%) SOAP
14 18 (3.10%) Django
14 18 (3.10%) LAMP
15 17 (2.93%) AngularJS
16 16 (2.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.52%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.14%) Data Integration
4 13 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.07%) User Experience
6 11 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.55%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.38%) Social Media
8 8 (1.38%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.21%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.03%) Tandem
11 5 (0.86%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.86%) Replication
11 5 (0.86%) Semantic Web
12 4 (0.69%) iPad
12 4 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.52%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 79 (13.62%) Linux
2 64 (11.03%) Unix
3 50 (8.62%) Windows
4 28 (4.83%) Solaris
5 24 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.93%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.69%) CentOS
10 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.52%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.52%) SUSE
11 3 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.34%) AIX
12 2 (0.34%) Android
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (35.17%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (17.76%) Scrum
3 95 (16.38%) TDD
4 63 (10.86%) BDD
5 59 (10.17%) Migration
6 55 (9.48%) Mentoring
7 46 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (6.90%) DevOps
9 38 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (6.55%) Microservices
9 38 (6.55%) Web Development
10 35 (6.03%) Project Management
11 34 (5.86%) Open Source
12 33 (5.69%) ITIL
13 32 (5.52%) E-Commerce
13 32 (5.52%) Kanban
14 30 (5.17%) SDLC
15 28 (4.83%) Configuration Management
16 27 (4.66%) Coaching
17 26 (4.48%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (24.14%) Java
2 67 (11.55%) SQL
3 58 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 41 (7.07%) Scala
5 34 (5.86%) C#
6 30 (5.17%) Python
7 28 (4.83%) Ruby
8 23 (3.97%) PHP
9 13 (2.24%) Perl
10 10 (1.72%) C++
10 10 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.55%) C
12 7 (1.21%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.21%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.86%) XPath
14 4 (0.69%) Korn
14 4 (0.69%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.52%) Groovy
16 2 (0.34%) VB6
Qualifications
1 49 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 45 (7.76%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.52%) Degree
4 18 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.59%) MCSE
5 15 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.38%) CCNP
7 5 (0.86%) CCA
7 5 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.52%) CCNA
10 2 (0.34%) CCIE
10 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.34%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.34%) MCSA
10 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CCSE
11 1 (0.17%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.97%) QA
2 5 (0.86%) FATCA
3 4 (0.69%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.34%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.97%) Docker
3 17 (2.93%) HDFS
4 10 (1.72%) vSphere
5 9 (1.55%) XenApp
5 9 (1.55%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (0.86%) vCloud
9 4 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.52%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.52%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.17%) Varnish
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (3.28%) Puppet
2 14 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.72%) Ansible
4 7 (1.21%) Kubernetes
4 7 (1.21%) Oozie
5 6 (1.03%) Kibana
5 6 (1.03%) logstash
6 5 (0.86%) Grafana
6 5 (0.86%) rkt
7 4 (0.69%) OpenView
7 4 (0.69%) SCCM
7 4 (0.69%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.52%) Nagios
8 3 (0.52%) Salt
8 3 (0.52%) WSUS
9 2 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.34%) Terraform
10 1 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.17%) Graphite
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 70 (12.07%) Oracle
2 58 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 42 (7.24%) Cisco
4 41 (7.07%) VMware
5 31 (5.34%) SAP
6 26 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (4.31%) Red Hat
8 18 (3.10%) Citrix
9 13 (2.24%) hybris
9 13 (2.24%) IBM
10 12 (2.07%) HP
10 12 (2.07%) Splunk
11 10 (1.72%) Ab Initio
11 10 (1.72%) Google
11 10 (1.72%) NetApp
11 10 (1.72%) TIBCO
12 9 (1.55%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.38%) Teradata
14 7 (1.21%) Hyperion
15 6 (1.03%) ATG
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Rate: £461.73 - £462.73 per day
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Rate: £552.50 per day
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Rate: £600 - £675 per day
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