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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
UK / England
Rank 342 309 365
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +56
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 249 345 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.72% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.76% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 218 159
Median daily rate £461 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.41% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £54.00 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.97 £31.50 £31.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.60 £50.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £50.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +29.03%

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +18 129 £525 +10.52% 34
South East +6 55 £415 -16.95% 16
South West +7 17 £475 +9.19% 2
North West +2 15 £438 +2.94% 8
East Midlands +1 12 £406 +12.00% 3
Yorkshire +14 8 £410 -8.88% 5
East of England -8 7 £400 - 2
West Midlands +1 5 £450 +12.50% 7
North East -32 3 £400 +22.13%
Midlands +2 1 £550 -8.33%
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 208 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (24.00%) Java
3 98 (17.04%) Scrum
4 89 (15.48%) Finance
5 88 (15.30%) TDD
6 72 (12.52%) Oracle
6 72 (12.52%) Linux
7 68 (11.83%) HTML
8 65 (11.30%) JavaScript
9 63 (10.96%) SQL
10 59 (10.26%) Microsoft
11 57 (9.91%) BDD
12 53 (9.22%) Migration
13 51 (8.87%) Unix
13 51 (8.87%) Windows
14 50 (8.70%) DevOps
15 49 (8.52%) Security Cleared
16 48 (8.35%) VMware
16 48 (8.35%) Microservices
17 47 (8.17%) .NET
18 46 (8.00%) Web Services
18 46 (8.00%) REST
19 44 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
20 42 (7.30%) JSON
21 41 (7.13%) Retail
21 41 (7.13%) Project Management
21 41 (7.13%) NoSQL
22 40 (6.96%) RESTful
22 40 (6.96%) Banking
23 39 (6.78%) SC Cleared

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 20 (3.48%) Apache Spark
2 17 (2.96%) CMS
2 17 (2.96%) Confluence
2 17 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.09%) Apache
4 11 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.22%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.04%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.87%) Documentum
9 5 (0.87%) IIS
9 5 (0.87%) JBoss
10 4 (0.70%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.52%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.52%) Drupal
11 3 (0.52%) GemFire
11 3 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.87%) MS Office
2 5 (0.87%) MS Project
3 4 (0.70%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.22%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
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%) PolarLake
7 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.48%) Office 365
3 20 (3.48%) PaaS
4 10 (1.74%) IaaS
5 6 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (1.04%) GitHub
6 4 (0.70%) Slack
6 4 (0.70%) Yammer
7 3 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.52%) Loggly
7 3 (0.52%) SaaS
7 3 (0.52%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (0.35%) Akamai
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.35%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.22%) Firewall
2 19 (3.30%) HTTP
3 17 (2.96%) LAN
4 15 (2.61%) Internet
5 13 (2.26%) DNS
6 12 (2.09%) WAN
7 11 (1.91%) VPN
8 10 (1.74%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.57%) Network Security
9 9 (1.57%) SAN
10 8 (1.39%) MPLS
10 8 (1.39%) SSL
11 7 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.04%) VoIP
13 5 (0.87%) DHCP
13 5 (0.87%) FTP
13 5 (0.87%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.87%) Wireless
13 5 (0.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.13%) NoSQL
2 39 (6.78%) Big Data
2 39 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 36 (6.26%) Hadoop
4 28 (4.87%) MongoDB
5 25 (4.35%) MySQL
6 24 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.96%) HBase
8 13 (2.26%) Apache Hive
9 12 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (2.09%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.57%) Sqoop
13 8 (1.39%) Flink
14 7 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.22%) SAP HANA
15 6 (1.04%) Endeca
16 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (6.61%) Jenkins
2 33 (5.74%) JIRA
3 27 (4.70%) Cucumber
4 26 (4.52%) Git (software)
5 21 (3.65%) JUnit
6 17 (2.96%) Maven
7 14 (2.43%) Mockito
8 10 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.39%) Selenium
10 7 (1.22%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.22%) GitLab
10 7 (1.22%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.04%) Subversion
12 5 (0.87%) Gradle
12 5 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (0.70%) Gerrit
13 4 (0.70%) Grunt
13 4 (0.70%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.52%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 89 (15.48%) Finance
2 41 (7.13%) Retail
3 40 (6.96%) Banking
4 18 (3.13%) Marketing
5 17 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.57%) General Ledger
7 9 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.39%) Publishing
9 7 (1.22%) Local Government
10 6 (1.04%) Games
10 6 (1.04%) Legal
11 4 (0.70%) Advertising
11 4 (0.70%) Law
12 2 (0.35%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Back Office
12 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Electronics
12 2 (0.35%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (11.83%) HTML
2 47 (8.17%) .NET
3 46 (8.00%) REST
3 46 (8.00%) Web Services
4 42 (7.30%) JSON
5 40 (6.96%) RESTful
6 38 (6.61%) CSS
7 35 (6.09%) HTML5
7 35 (6.09%) Spring
8 29 (5.04%) J2EE
9 27 (4.70%) XML
10 23 (4.00%) CSS3
10 23 (4.00%) Middleware
11 21 (3.65%) AngularJS
11 21 (3.65%) Play Framework
11 21 (3.65%) SOAP
12 19 (3.30%) LAMP
13 18 (3.13%) Node.js
14 17 (2.96%) jQuery
15 15 (2.61%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.91%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.74%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.57%) User Experience
6 8 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.39%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.04%) iPad
8 6 (1.04%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.04%) Social Media
9 5 (0.87%) PKI
9 5 (0.87%) Semantic Web
10 4 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.70%) Clustering
10 4 (0.70%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.70%) Tandem
11 3 (0.52%) Replication
11 3 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (12.52%) Linux
2 51 (8.87%) Unix
2 51 (8.87%) Windows
3 24 (4.17%) Solaris
4 19 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.39%) Android
8 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.52%) CentOS
10 3 (0.52%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.52%) SUSE
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.17%) Debian
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (17.04%) Scrum
3 88 (15.30%) TDD
4 57 (9.91%) BDD
5 53 (9.22%) Migration
6 50 (8.70%) DevOps
7 48 (8.35%) Microservices
8 41 (7.13%) Project Management
9 39 (6.78%) Mentoring
10 37 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 34 (5.91%) E-Commerce
12 33 (5.74%) High Availability
12 33 (5.74%) Open Source
13 30 (5.22%) ITIL
13 30 (5.22%) SDLC
14 28 (4.87%) Web Development
15 27 (4.70%) Kanban
16 26 (4.52%) Configuration Management
16 26 (4.52%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 138 (24.00%) Java
2 65 (11.30%) JavaScript
3 63 (10.96%) SQL
4 34 (5.91%) Scala
5 28 (4.87%) Python
6 27 (4.70%) C#
7 24 (4.17%) PHP
8 20 (3.48%) Ruby
9 15 (2.61%) Perl
10 10 (1.74%) C++
11 7 (1.22%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.22%) C
11 7 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.04%) XPath
13 5 (0.87%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.70%) Korn
15 3 (0.52%) Groovy
15 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (8.52%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 31 (5.39%) Degree
4 15 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.91%) MCSE
5 11 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.22%) Avaya Certification
7 5 (0.87%) CCNP
8 4 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.70%) CCNA
8 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.35%) HND
11 1 (0.17%) CCA
11 1 (0.17%) CCIE
11 1 (0.17%) CISSP
11 1 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.17%) HNC
11 1 (0.17%) MCSA
11 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.83%) QA
2 7 (1.22%) SLA
3 5 (0.87%) FATCA
4 3 (0.52%) GPG13
5 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.35%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (4.87%) Docker
1 28 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.70%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.61%) HDFS
4 10 (1.74%) XenApp
5 9 (1.57%) vSphere
5 9 (1.57%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.22%) vCloud
7 6 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.70%) 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 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.17%) Varnish
12 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (3.30%) Puppet
2 14 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.91%) Ansible
4 8 (1.39%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.39%) Oozie
5 6 (1.04%) Kibana
5 6 (1.04%) logstash
6 5 (0.87%) Grafana
6 5 (0.87%) rkt
6 5 (0.87%) SCCM
7 4 (0.70%) Terraform
7 4 (0.70%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.52%) Nagios
8 3 (0.52%) Salt
8 3 (0.52%) vRealize
8 3 (0.52%) WSUS
9 2 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.17%) Graphite
10 1 (0.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 72 (12.52%) Oracle
2 59 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 48 (8.35%) VMware
4 39 (6.78%) Cisco
5 33 (5.74%) SAP
6 30 (5.22%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (3.83%) Red Hat
8 18 (3.13%) Citrix
9 16 (2.78%) IBM
10 13 (2.26%) hybris
11 12 (2.09%) Splunk
12 11 (1.91%) Adobe
12 11 (1.91%) Google
13 10 (1.74%) TIBCO
14 9 (1.57%) Ab Initio
14 9 (1.57%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.57%) NetApp
15 8 (1.39%) HP
15 8 (1.39%) Teradata
16 7 (1.22%) Avaya
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