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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 394 434 360
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -74
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 195 142 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.28% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.30% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 87 104
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £295 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £38.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -9.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £38.11
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -9.47%
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
46773 47492 40766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.43% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28857 29311 23960
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1929 2115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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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 +10 80 £475 -5.00% 31
South East -21 31 £475 +11.76% 8
East Midlands +18 19 £420 +7.69% 5
North East +22 18 £375 -6.25% 2
North West -2 18 £456 - 7
Yorkshire -9 11 £400 +5.26% 9
West Midlands -15 7 £485 +33.79% 6
East of England +14 5 £350 - 2
South West +7 5 £543 +97.27% 4
Midlands - - - -
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 119 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (25.67%) Java
3 69 (16.87%) Windows
4 60 (14.67%) Oracle
5 59 (14.43%) Finance
6 58 (14.18%) SQL
7 56 (13.69%) Linux
8 53 (12.96%) Microsoft
9 50 (12.22%) .NET
10 47 (11.49%) Security Cleared
11 43 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (10.51%) TDD
12 41 (10.02%) Migration
12 41 (10.02%) Banking
13 39 (9.54%) JavaScript
14 38 (9.29%) Web Services
15 37 (9.05%) C#
15 37 (9.05%) Scrum
16 36 (8.80%) SC Cleared
17 33 (8.07%) SQL Server
17 33 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (7.82%) HTML
19 30 (7.33%) OO
20 29 (7.09%) E-Commerce
20 29 (7.09%) Project Management
21 28 (6.85%) VMware
21 28 (6.85%) Spring
22 26 (6.36%) XML
23 25 (6.11%) Configuration Management
24 24 (5.87%) C++

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 18 (4.40%) Node.js
2 17 (4.16%) SAS
3 15 (3.67%) Apache
4 11 (2.69%) IIS
4 11 (2.69%) CICS
5 8 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.71%) Lync
6 7 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.47%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.98%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.98%) JBoss
9 4 (0.98%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.98%) ArcSDE
10 3 (0.73%) CMS
10 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.73%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.98%) MS Project
2 4 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.22%) Summit
2 5 (1.22%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.98%) Agresso
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.49%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.49%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.24%) Documaker
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.24%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.98%) IaaS
4 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.49%) SaaS
5 2 (0.49%) Office 365
5 2 (0.49%) Boomi
6 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.24%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.18%) Internet
2 12 (2.93%) VLAN
2 12 (2.93%) DNS
3 9 (2.20%) Firewall
4 8 (1.96%) VPN
4 8 (1.96%) SAN
4 8 (1.96%) DHCP
5 4 (0.98%) HTTP
5 4 (0.98%) LDAP
5 4 (0.98%) SSL
5 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.73%) 4G
6 3 (0.73%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.49%) WAN
7 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.49%) LAN
7 2 (0.49%) PBX
7 2 (0.49%) 3G
7 2 (0.49%) 2G
7 2 (0.49%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.69%) DB2
5 8 (1.96%) MySQL
5 8 (1.96%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.47%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.22%) Big Data
7 5 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.98%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.98%) OLAP
8 4 (0.98%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.98%) OLAP Cube
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.73%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (3.91%) Maven
2 14 (3.42%) Subversion
3 13 (3.18%) NUnit
3 13 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.18%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.44%) Ant
5 9 (2.20%) ClearCase
5 9 (2.20%) CruiseControl
5 9 (2.20%) CppUnit
5 9 (2.20%) GoogleTest
6 7 (1.71%) Selenium
7 6 (1.47%) ProC
7 6 (1.47%) JUnit
7 6 (1.47%) Grunt
8 5 (1.22%) Gradle
8 5 (1.22%) RSpec
9 4 (0.98%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.73%) webpack
10 3 (0.73%) QUnit
10 3 (0.73%) Bower
General
1 59 (14.43%) Finance
2 41 (10.02%) Banking
3 22 (5.38%) Front Office
4 20 (4.89%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.93%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.20%) Advertising
6 9 (2.20%) Retail
6 9 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.73%) Law
8 2 (0.49%) Billing
8 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.24%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.22%) .NET
2 38 (9.29%) Web Services
3 32 (7.82%) HTML
4 28 (6.85%) Spring
5 26 (6.36%) XML
6 23 (5.62%) CSS
7 18 (4.40%) jQuery
8 17 (4.16%) HTML5
8 17 (4.16%) AngularJS
9 16 (3.91%) ASP.NET
10 15 (3.67%) Middleware
10 15 (3.67%) JSON
10 15 (3.67%) REST
11 14 (3.42%) WCF
11 14 (3.42%) RESTful
11 14 (3.42%) SOAP
12 12 (2.93%) J2EE
13 10 (2.44%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.44%) CSS3
14 9 (2.20%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.91%) Open Source
3 13 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.69%) Video on Demand
6 10 (2.44%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.20%) Derivative
7 9 (2.20%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.96%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.96%) Clustering
8 8 (1.96%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (1.71%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.71%) User Experience
10 6 (1.47%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (1.47%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.22%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.87%) Windows
2 56 (13.69%) Linux
3 23 (5.62%) UNIX
4 16 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.44%) VME
8 7 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.71%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.47%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.22%) Android
11 4 (0.98%) CentOS
12 3 (0.73%) Solaris
13 2 (0.49%) HPUX
13 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.24%) OS/400
14 1 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (10.51%) TDD
2 43 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (10.02%) Migration
4 37 (9.05%) Scrum
5 30 (7.33%) OO
6 29 (7.09%) E-Commerce
6 29 (7.09%) Project Management
7 25 (6.11%) Configuration Management
8 23 (5.62%) SOA
8 23 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (5.62%) Analytics
9 22 (5.38%) Mentoring
9 22 (5.38%) UML
10 21 (5.13%) ETL
11 20 (4.89%) Memory Management
12 19 (4.65%) Data Migration
12 19 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (4.65%) CRM
12 19 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 105 (25.67%) Java
2 58 (14.18%) SQL
3 39 (9.54%) JavaScript
4 37 (9.05%) C#
5 24 (5.87%) C++
6 22 (5.38%) C
7 19 (4.65%) COBOL
8 15 (3.67%) Python
9 11 (2.69%) Assembly Language
9 11 (2.69%) Ruby
10 8 (1.96%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.22%) PHP
11 5 (1.22%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.22%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.98%) XPath
12 4 (0.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 4 (0.98%) ABAP
12 4 (0.98%) XQuery
13 3 (0.73%) Scala
14 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 36 (8.80%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.16%) Degree
4 7 (1.71%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.98%) PMP
7 4 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.73%) MCSE
9 2 (0.49%) MCSA
10 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.24%) VCAP
10 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.20%) QA
2 5 (1.22%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.22%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.98%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.69%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.98%) vSphere
5 3 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.73%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.49%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.24%) vCloud
7 1 (0.24%) Docker
7 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.24%) XenApp
7 1 (0.24%) Xen
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.47%) SCCM
1 6 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.22%) Puppet
2 5 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.49%) Nagios
3 2 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.49%) StatsD
3 2 (0.49%) Icinga
4 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.24%) Control-M
4 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (14.67%) Oracle
2 53 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.85%) VMware
4 20 (4.89%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (3.91%) Red Hat
6 14 (3.42%) SAP
6 14 (3.42%) HP
7 10 (2.44%) Mashery
8 9 (2.20%) Citrix
9 8 (1.96%) Cisco
10 7 (1.71%) IBM
10 7 (1.71%) Adobe
10 7 (1.71%) Informatica
11 6 (1.47%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.47%) Infragistics
12 5 (1.22%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.98%) Mapinfo
13 4 (0.98%) ESRI
13 4 (0.98%) EMC
14 3 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £475 - £520+ per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago