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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 295 343 371
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 329 253 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.54% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.58% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 169 120
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +37.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +37.68%
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
44757 43990 42263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.48% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27793 25435
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1556 1772 1890
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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
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 14 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 139 £500 +7.81% 44
South East +42 67 £500 +25.00% 18
North West -6 34 £425 +0.59% 16
South West +11 26 £440 -9.74% 5
East of England +2 15 £400 +53.84% 5
East Midlands -2 14 £363 +0.69% 1
West Midlands -10 12 £400 -30.73% 10
North East -20 11 £373 +29.56% 4
Yorkshire -6 10 £475 +25.00% 6
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 166 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (25.71%) Java
3 91 (15.19%) Oracle
4 89 (14.86%) SQL
5 83 (13.86%) Finance
6 77 (12.85%) Scrum
7 75 (12.52%) .NET
8 69 (11.52%) Security Cleared
9 68 (11.35%) Windows
10 62 (10.35%) Linux
11 58 (9.68%) TDD
11 58 (9.68%) SDLC
12 57 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 57 (9.52%) HTML
13 56 (9.35%) Microsoft
13 56 (9.35%) Migration
14 55 (9.18%) SQL Server
15 54 (9.02%) C#
15 54 (9.02%) JavaScript
16 51 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (8.18%) SC Cleared
18 48 (8.01%) Web Services
19 47 (7.85%) ITIL
19 47 (7.85%) E-Commerce
20 46 (7.68%) CSS
20 46 (7.68%) MVC
20 46 (7.68%) Open Source
21 42 (7.01%) Mentoring
22 39 (6.51%) Project Management
23 38 (6.34%) RESTful

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 28 (4.67%) Node.js
2 27 (4.51%) CMS
3 20 (3.34%) Confluence
4 19 (3.17%) JBoss
5 18 (3.01%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (2.50%) Jetty
8 14 (2.34%) WebSphere
9 12 (2.00%) IIS
10 10 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 10 (1.67%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.50%) Apache
12 8 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.17%) Tomcat
14 6 (1.00%) Skype for Business
14 6 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.83%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.67%) Drupal
16 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 29 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.50%) MS Office
3 5 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.50%) MS Project
5 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.17%) SDL Web 8
3 5 (0.83%) Fredhopper
3 5 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.50%) Magento
6 2 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.17%) Office 365
2 10 (1.67%) GitHub
3 9 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.50%) SaaS
4 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.17%) Force.com
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.17%) Firewall
2 12 (2.00%) DNS
3 10 (1.67%) DHCP
4 8 (1.34%) LAN
5 7 (1.17%) Internet
5 7 (1.17%) WAN
6 6 (1.00%) Intranet
7 5 (0.83%) MVNO
7 5 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (0.67%) LDAP
8 4 (0.67%) Value-Added Service
8 4 (0.67%) VoIP
9 3 (0.50%) PBX
9 3 (0.50%) SAN
9 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.33%) HTTP
10 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.33%) MPLS
10 2 (0.33%) SNMP
10 2 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.01%) Relational Database
3 21 (3.51%) MySQL
4 18 (3.01%) RDBMS
5 17 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 17 (2.84%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.00%) Infinispan
6 12 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.34%) DB2
9 7 (1.17%) Big Data
9 7 (1.17%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.17%) QlikView
10 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (4.67%) JIRA
2 24 (4.01%) Cucumber
3 14 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.34%) Maven
3 14 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.17%) Selenium
4 13 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.00%) Gradle
6 10 (1.67%) JUnit
7 9 (1.50%) Capybara
8 8 (1.34%) Subversion
9 7 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.17%) Mockito
10 5 (0.83%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.83%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.67%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.50%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 83 (13.86%) Finance
2 31 (5.18%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.67%) Retail
4 23 (3.84%) Banking
5 17 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.17%) Marketing
7 11 (1.84%) Front Office
8 7 (1.17%) Back Office
9 6 (1.00%) Electronics
9 6 (1.00%) Publishing
10 5 (0.83%) Advertising
10 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.67%) Billing
11 4 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.50%) Games
13 2 (0.33%) French Language
13 2 (0.33%) German Language
13 2 (0.33%) Legal
13 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.52%) .NET
2 57 (9.52%) HTML
3 48 (8.01%) Web Services
4 46 (7.68%) CSS
5 38 (6.34%) RESTful
6 32 (5.34%) Spring
7 31 (5.18%) HTML5
8 28 (4.67%) ASP.NET
8 28 (4.67%) REST
9 26 (4.34%) jQuery
10 25 (4.17%) JSON
11 24 (4.01%) XML
12 21 (3.51%) AngularJS
13 17 (2.84%) Hibernate
14 16 (2.67%) Gherkin
14 16 (2.67%) J2EE
14 16 (2.67%) JAX-RS
14 16 (2.67%) JSP
15 15 (2.50%) SOAP
16 14 (2.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.84%) Data Centre
3 21 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.17%) User Experience
6 12 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.50%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.17%) iPad
8 7 (1.17%) Statistics
9 6 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.00%) Social Media
10 5 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.83%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.67%) Fintech
11 4 (0.67%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.67%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.67%) NHS
11 4 (0.67%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.67%) PKI
12 3 (0.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.35%) Windows
2 62 (10.35%) Linux
3 36 (6.01%) Unix
4 14 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.34%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.00%) Android
9 6 (1.00%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.50%) AIX
11 3 (0.50%) FreeBSD
11 3 (0.50%) NetBSD
11 3 (0.50%) OpenBSD
11 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (12.85%) Scrum
3 58 (9.68%) SDLC
3 58 (9.68%) TDD
4 57 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (9.35%) Migration
6 51 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (7.85%) E-Commerce
7 47 (7.85%) ITIL
8 46 (7.68%) MVC
8 46 (7.68%) Open Source
9 42 (7.01%) Mentoring
10 39 (6.51%) Project Management
11 33 (5.51%) Change Management
12 32 (5.34%) Data Modelling
13 31 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (4.67%) Service Delivery
15 25 (4.17%) SOA
16 23 (3.84%) ETL
17 21 (3.51%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 154 (25.71%) Java
2 89 (14.86%) SQL
3 54 (9.02%) C#
3 54 (9.02%) JavaScript
4 31 (5.18%) Python
5 25 (4.17%) Ruby
6 17 (2.84%) Perl
7 13 (2.17%) C++
7 13 (2.17%) Scala
8 11 (1.84%) PHP
9 9 (1.50%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.34%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.34%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.83%) C
12 5 (0.83%) Jython
12 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.67%) ABAP
14 3 (0.50%) COBOL
14 3 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (11.52%) Security Cleared
2 49 (8.18%) SC Cleared
3 37 (6.18%) Degree
4 5 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.50%) CCNA
6 3 (0.50%) CCNP
6 3 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.50%) ISEB
6 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.50%) MCSE
6 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.33%) MCT
8 1 (0.17%) CCDP
8 1 (0.17%) CCSE
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.17%) MCITP
8 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.01%) QA
2 17 (2.84%) SLA
3 6 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.00%) MiFID
4 3 (0.50%) COBIT
4 3 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.50%) WCAG
5 2 (0.33%) GxP
5 2 (0.33%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.34%) ISA Server
2 8 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.83%) Varnish
4 4 (0.67%) Docker
5 3 (0.50%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.50%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.50%) vSphere
6 2 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.33%) vCloud
6 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.17%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (2.84%) Puppet
2 10 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.00%) SCCM
4 5 (0.83%) Ansible
4 5 (0.83%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (0.50%) SCSM
6 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.33%) Nagios
6 2 (0.33%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.17%) Kibana
7 1 (0.17%) logstash
7 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.17%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.17%) Oozie
7 1 (0.17%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 91 (15.19%) Oracle
2 56 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.84%) HP
4 21 (3.51%) SAP
4 21 (3.51%) VMware
5 19 (3.17%) Cisco
6 17 (2.84%) IBM
7 12 (2.00%) hybris
8 11 (1.84%) PeopleSoft
9 10 (1.67%) Adobe
9 10 (1.67%) Teradata
10 8 (1.34%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.17%) Curam
11 7 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.17%) Sybase
12 6 (1.00%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.00%) Citrix
12 6 (1.00%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.00%) Siebel
12 6 (1.00%) Sitecore
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