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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 335 376 383
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 311 287 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.57% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 206 149
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 £351 £332 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Median hourly rate £48.00 £42.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +84.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £24.01 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £48.00 £42.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +95.65%
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
46983 50190 48389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.63% 95.01% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30991 32588 30029
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 1916 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -10 130 £520 +9.47% 49
South East 0 46 £438 -0.56% 8
Yorkshire +21 29 £450 +2.85% 7
North East +9 26 £408 - 2
East of England +19 24 £510 +70.00% 5
West Midlands -18 20 £419 -0.29% 6
North West +2 16 £488 -3.46% 6
South West +3 11 £388 -20.51% 6
East Midlands -2 8 £343 -19.41% 2
Midlands -4 1 £450 -
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 253 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (30.65%) Java
3 112 (17.34%) TDD
4 106 (16.41%) Scrum
5 104 (16.10%) Linux
5 104 (16.10%) Microsoft
6 98 (15.17%) Finance
7 89 (13.78%) HTML
8 84 (13.00%) Spring
9 81 (12.54%) SQL
10 75 (11.61%) Security Cleared
11 74 (11.46%) .NET
12 73 (11.30%) Windows
13 71 (10.99%) Oracle
14 65 (10.06%) CSS
15 64 (9.91%) SQL Server
16 62 (9.60%) Mentoring
17 61 (9.44%) Migration
18 56 (8.67%) C#
18 56 (8.67%) Web Services
19 55 (8.51%) SC Cleared
19 55 (8.51%) HTML5
20 53 (8.20%) Relational Database
20 53 (8.20%) XML
20 53 (8.20%) SOA
21 52 (8.05%) JSON
21 52 (8.05%) BDD
22 51 (7.89%) JavaScript
23 50 (7.74%) REST
24 48 (7.43%) Unix

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 34 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.63%) Confluence
3 16 (2.48%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (2.01%) Apache
5 13 (2.01%) Apache Spark
5 13 (2.01%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.86%) JBoss
7 11 (1.70%) CMS
8 10 (1.55%) IIS
9 9 (1.39%) Mule
10 8 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (1.08%) Mule ESB
11 7 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.93%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.93%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.77%) GemFire
13 5 (0.77%) nginx
13 5 (0.77%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 42 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.32%) MS Office
3 9 (1.39%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.93%) Remedy AR System
4 4 (0.62%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.31%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.15%) BASE24
7 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.70%) Office 365
4 9 (1.39%) PaaS
4 9 (1.39%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (1.08%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.93%) GitHub
6 6 (0.93%) Oracle CX
7 5 (0.77%) SaaS
8 3 (0.46%) Bluemix
8 3 (0.46%) IaaS
8 3 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.46%) Responsys
9 2 (0.31%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.31%) Yammer
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.19%) Firewall
2 24 (3.72%) Network Security
3 21 (3.25%) Internet
3 21 (3.25%) SAN
4 18 (2.79%) LAN
4 18 (2.79%) Reverse Proxy
4 18 (2.79%) SSL
4 18 (2.79%) WAN
5 17 (2.63%) HTTP
5 17 (2.63%) VPN
6 14 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 13 (2.01%) SSH
8 12 (1.86%) DNS
9 11 (1.70%) FTP
9 11 (1.70%) IPsec
9 11 (1.70%) NAS
10 9 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.24%) Wireless
12 6 (0.93%) BGP
12 6 (0.93%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.20%) Relational Database
3 32 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (4.18%) NoSQL
5 26 (4.02%) Big Data
5 26 (4.02%) RDBMS
6 25 (3.87%) MongoDB
7 22 (3.41%) MySQL
8 21 (3.25%) Hadoop
8 21 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.86%) Apache Hive
11 11 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.70%) HBase
12 8 (1.24%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.24%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.08%) OLTP
13 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 46 (7.12%) Git (software)
2 40 (6.19%) Jenkins
3 33 (5.11%) Maven
4 30 (4.64%) JIRA
5 28 (4.33%) JUnit
6 27 (4.18%) Cucumber
7 18 (2.79%) Visual Studio
8 15 (2.32%) Gradle
8 15 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (2.17%) Subversion
10 13 (2.01%) Selenium
11 8 (1.24%) Eclipse
12 7 (1.08%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.77%) Grunt
13 5 (0.77%) gulp
13 5 (0.77%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (0.62%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.62%) GCC
14 4 (0.62%) GDB
14 4 (0.62%) Mockito
General
1 98 (15.17%) Finance
2 33 (5.11%) Banking
3 28 (4.33%) Retail
4 23 (3.56%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.01%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.86%) Law
6 12 (1.86%) Marketing
7 9 (1.39%) Publishing
8 8 (1.24%) Local Government
9 6 (0.93%) General Ledger
9 6 (0.93%) Legal
10 5 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.62%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.46%) Advertising
12 3 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.46%) Front Office
12 3 (0.46%) Games
12 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (13.78%) HTML
2 84 (13.00%) Spring
3 74 (11.46%) .NET
4 65 (10.06%) CSS
5 56 (8.67%) Web Services
6 55 (8.51%) HTML5
7 53 (8.20%) XML
8 52 (8.05%) JSON
9 50 (7.74%) REST
10 44 (6.81%) J2EE
11 42 (6.50%) RESTful
12 39 (6.04%) Hibernate
13 34 (5.26%) CSS3
13 34 (5.26%) Middleware
14 31 (4.80%) ASP.NET
15 27 (4.18%) AngularJS
16 25 (3.87%) Spring Boot
17 24 (3.72%) Node.js
17 24 (3.72%) SOAP
18 23 (3.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.04%) Data Centre
2 35 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.56%) User Experience
4 19 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.70%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.70%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.39%) Data Integration
8 9 (1.39%) Social Media
8 9 (1.39%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.24%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.24%) Semantic Web
10 7 (1.08%) CMDB
11 6 (0.93%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.77%) Fintech
12 5 (0.77%) IVR
12 5 (0.77%) Tandem
13 4 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 104 (16.10%) Linux
2 73 (11.30%) Windows
3 48 (7.43%) Unix
4 30 (4.64%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.17%) Solaris
7 12 (1.86%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.70%) CentOS
9 9 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.24%) Windows 10
10 8 (1.24%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.08%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.77%) VME
12 5 (0.77%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.62%) Android
13 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.46%) AIX
14 3 (0.46%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (39.16%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (17.34%) TDD
3 106 (16.41%) Scrum
4 62 (9.60%) Mentoring
5 61 (9.44%) Migration
6 53 (8.20%) SOA
7 52 (8.05%) BDD
8 45 (6.97%) Coaching
8 45 (6.97%) Open Source
9 44 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (6.35%) Microservices
11 34 (5.26%) Configuration Management
11 34 (5.26%) Kanban
11 34 (5.26%) Web Development
12 32 (4.95%) CRM
12 32 (4.95%) ITIL
13 30 (4.64%) Line Management
14 29 (4.49%) E-Commerce
15 28 (4.33%) Change Management
15 28 (4.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 198 (30.65%) Java
2 81 (12.54%) SQL
3 56 (8.67%) C#
4 51 (7.89%) JavaScript
5 37 (5.73%) Ruby
6 30 (4.64%) Scala
7 28 (4.33%) Python
8 23 (3.56%) PowerShell
9 21 (3.25%) C++
10 8 (1.24%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.24%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.24%) VB
11 7 (1.08%) C
11 7 (1.08%) FQL
12 6 (0.93%) Groovy
12 6 (0.93%) Perl
12 6 (0.93%) PHP
12 6 (0.93%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.62%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 75 (11.61%) Security Cleared
2 55 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.42%) Degree
4 16 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.01%) MCSE
7 9 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (1.39%) CCNP
8 8 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.93%) MCSA
9 6 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.77%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.62%) CCA
11 4 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.46%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.31%) ISEB
13 2 (0.31%) JNCIP
13 2 (0.31%) MCITP
13 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certified Master
14 1 (0.15%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.10%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.31%) MiFID
4 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) FATCA
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 30 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.02%) Docker
4 15 (2.32%) vSphere
5 14 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (1.39%) HDFS
7 9 (1.39%) vCloud
8 4 (0.62%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.46%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.31%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.15%) XenApp
11 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (3.56%) Puppet
2 10 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.39%) OpenView
4 8 (1.24%) SCCM
5 5 (0.77%) AirWatch
5 5 (0.77%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.62%) Oozie
7 3 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.46%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.15%) Ansible
9 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.15%) SCOM
9 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 104 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 71 (10.99%) Oracle
3 48 (7.43%) Cisco
4 45 (6.97%) VMware
5 21 (3.25%) SAP
6 19 (2.94%) Citrix
6 19 (2.94%) HP
7 16 (2.48%) Intel Security
7 16 (2.48%) Teradata
8 15 (2.32%) Google
8 15 (2.32%) MuleSoft
9 14 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.01%) Guidewire
10 13 (2.01%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.70%) Ab Initio
12 9 (1.39%) IBM
12 9 (1.39%) Netezza
12 9 (1.39%) Opsware
13 8 (1.24%) hybris
13 8 (1.24%) Siemens
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £540 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £620 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: Yesterday
Luton
Montash Associates
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £480 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago