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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 324 349 382
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 335 304 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.57% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.60% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 204 122
Median daily rate £475 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £328 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £443
% change year-on-year
- -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £47.00 £43.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% -20.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -18.18%
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
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 138 £513 +7.89% 38
South East +10 61 £439 -0.28% 11
North East +4 29 £330 -2.22%
East of England +23 25 £495 +41.42% 2
North West +10 23 £388 -22.69% 1
West Midlands -32 18 £400 -4.76% 5
Yorkshire +2 17 £450 +5.88% 9
South West +4 13 £388 -22.50% 9
East Midlands +1 9 £355 -11.25% 4
Midlands -10 1 £450 - 1
Technical Leader
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Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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.

1 229 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (31.72%) Java
3 101 (16.34%) Linux
4 99 (16.02%) TDD
5 98 (15.86%) Microsoft
6 97 (15.70%) Finance
7 87 (14.08%) Scrum
8 85 (13.75%) Oracle
9 82 (13.27%) SQL
10 80 (12.94%) HTML
11 78 (12.62%) Security Cleared
12 75 (12.14%) .NET
13 73 (11.81%) Windows
14 72 (11.65%) Spring
15 69 (11.17%) SQL Server
16 63 (10.19%) XML
17 60 (9.71%) Migration
18 59 (9.55%) CSS
18 59 (9.55%) SC Cleared
19 58 (9.39%) Web Services
20 57 (9.22%) Mentoring
21 56 (9.06%) C#
22 54 (8.74%) JavaScript
23 52 (8.41%) SOA
24 51 (8.25%) BDD
25 47 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
25 47 (7.61%) VMware
26 44 (7.12%) HTML5
26 44 (7.12%) Relational Database
27 43 (6.96%) Cisco

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 32 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.07%) WebSphere
3 17 (2.75%) JBoss
4 12 (1.94%) WebLogic
5 11 (1.78%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.62%) Apache
6 10 (1.62%) CMS
6 10 (1.62%) Confluence
7 9 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.46%) IIS
8 8 (1.29%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.29%) Mule
8 8 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (0.97%) Mule ESB
9 6 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.97%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.81%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.81%) nginx
10 5 (0.81%) Tuxedo
11 3 (0.49%) MQSeries
Applications
1 40 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.59%) MS Office
3 5 (0.81%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.97%) Remedy AR System
4 4 (0.65%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 4 (0.65%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.32%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.16%) BASE24
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.16%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.46%) Office 365
3 9 (1.46%) SuccessFactors
4 8 (1.29%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.97%) Oracle CX
5 6 (0.97%) PaaS
5 6 (0.97%) SaaS
6 4 (0.65%) GitHub
7 3 (0.49%) Bluemix
7 3 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.49%) Responsys
8 2 (0.32%) IaaS
8 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.32%) Yammer
9 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.16%) Heroku
9 1 (0.16%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.37%) Firewall
2 23 (3.72%) SSL
3 22 (3.56%) SAN
4 18 (2.91%) Internet
4 18 (2.91%) VPN
5 16 (2.59%) HTTP
5 16 (2.59%) LAN
5 16 (2.59%) Network Security
5 16 (2.59%) WAN
6 14 (2.27%) SSH
6 14 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 13 (2.10%) DNS
7 13 (2.10%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (1.94%) IPsec
9 10 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (1.62%) FTP
9 10 (1.62%) NAS
10 8 (1.29%) BGP
10 8 (1.29%) DHCP
11 6 (0.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.12%) Relational Database
3 34 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (3.72%) RDBMS
5 17 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.59%) Big Data
6 16 (2.59%) MySQL
7 15 (2.43%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.94%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.78%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.46%) Neo4j
11 9 (1.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 8 (1.29%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.13%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.97%) HBase
14 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (6.47%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.66%) Maven
3 27 (4.37%) JUnit
4 26 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 22 (3.56%) JIRA
6 17 (2.75%) Cucumber
7 16 (2.59%) Gradle
7 16 (2.59%) Visual Studio
8 14 (2.27%) Subversion
9 11 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.29%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.29%) Selenium
11 7 (1.13%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.81%) Grunt
12 5 (0.81%) gulp
12 5 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (0.65%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.65%) JBehave
13 4 (0.65%) Mocha
13 4 (0.65%) PeopleTools
General
1 97 (15.70%) Finance
2 29 (4.69%) Banking
3 23 (3.72%) Retail
4 19 (3.07%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.59%) Marketing
6 15 (2.43%) Law
7 10 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.46%) Publishing
9 5 (0.81%) Legal
10 4 (0.65%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.49%) Advertising
11 3 (0.49%) Local Government
11 3 (0.49%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Front Office
12 2 (0.32%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (12.94%) HTML
2 75 (12.14%) .NET
3 72 (11.65%) Spring
4 63 (10.19%) XML
5 59 (9.55%) CSS
6 58 (9.39%) Web Services
7 44 (7.12%) HTML5
8 40 (6.47%) REST
9 39 (6.31%) Hibernate
10 38 (6.15%) J2EE
11 36 (5.83%) RESTful
12 33 (5.34%) ASP.NET
12 33 (5.34%) Middleware
13 28 (4.53%) AngularJS
13 28 (4.53%) CSS3
13 28 (4.53%) JMS
13 28 (4.53%) JSON
14 25 (4.05%) Spring Boot
15 22 (3.56%) Node.js
16 20 (3.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.50%) Data Centre
3 21 (3.40%) User Experience
4 18 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.78%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.46%) PKI
9 8 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.29%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.13%) CMDB
11 6 (0.97%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.97%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.81%) Cryptography
12 5 (0.81%) Data Integration
12 5 (0.81%) Fintech
13 4 (0.65%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.65%) iPad
13 4 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 101 (16.34%) Linux
2 73 (11.81%) Windows
3 35 (5.66%) Unix
4 33 (5.34%) Windows Server
5 21 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.94%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.78%) CentOS
8 9 (1.46%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.46%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.29%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.81%) Android
10 5 (0.81%) Solaris
10 5 (0.81%) VME
11 4 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.49%) AIX
12 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (16.02%) TDD
3 87 (14.08%) Scrum
4 60 (9.71%) Migration
5 57 (9.22%) Mentoring
6 52 (8.41%) SOA
7 51 (8.25%) BDD
8 47 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (6.63%) Microservices
10 39 (6.31%) Coaching
11 36 (5.83%) Configuration Management
11 36 (5.83%) MVC
12 34 (5.50%) Open Source
13 33 (5.34%) CRM
14 32 (5.18%) ITIL
15 30 (4.85%) Unit Testing
16 29 (4.69%) ETL
16 29 (4.69%) Web Development
17 28 (4.53%) Data Modelling
17 28 (4.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 196 (31.72%) Java
2 82 (13.27%) SQL
3 56 (9.06%) C#
4 54 (8.74%) JavaScript
5 27 (4.37%) PowerShell
6 21 (3.40%) Ruby
7 18 (2.91%) C++
7 18 (2.91%) Python
8 16 (2.59%) Scala
9 10 (1.62%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.29%) VB
11 7 (1.13%) FQL
11 7 (1.13%) Groovy
12 6 (0.97%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.97%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.81%) COBOL
13 5 (0.81%) PHP
14 4 (0.65%) C
14 4 (0.65%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 78 (12.62%) Security Cleared
2 59 (9.55%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.69%) Degree
4 16 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.10%) MCSE
6 11 (1.78%) CCNP
7 8 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (0.97%) MCSA
9 5 (0.81%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.65%) CCA
10 4 (0.65%) CCIE
10 4 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.32%) CCNA
11 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.32%) ISEB
11 2 (0.32%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.10%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.65%) SLA
4 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.32%) GLP
5 2 (0.32%) MiFID
5 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 34 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.53%) Docker
4 16 (2.59%) vSphere
5 13 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (1.46%) vCloud
8 4 (0.65%) HDFS
9 3 (0.49%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.32%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.32%) XenApp
10 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (3.24%) Puppet
2 10 (1.62%) SCCM
3 9 (1.46%) OpenView
4 5 (0.81%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.81%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.49%) Oozie
6 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.16%) Ansible
7 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.16%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.16%) SCOM
7 1 (0.16%) vMotion
7 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 98 (15.86%) Microsoft
2 85 (13.75%) Oracle
3 47 (7.61%) VMware
4 43 (6.96%) Cisco
5 20 (3.24%) HP
5 20 (3.24%) MuleSoft
5 20 (3.24%) SAP
6 19 (3.07%) Teradata
7 18 (2.91%) Guidewire
8 17 (2.75%) Citrix
9 15 (2.43%) Google
10 13 (2.10%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.94%) Intel Security
12 11 (1.78%) Ab Initio
12 11 (1.78%) IBM
12 11 (1.78%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.62%) BMC
13 10 (1.62%) Remedy
14 9 (1.46%) Opsware
14 9 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
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