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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 327 352 359
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 329 291 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.56% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.59% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 182 128
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £25.85 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
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
47288 48921 46148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31099 31589 28488
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1397 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -8 138 £525 +8.52% 40
South East +15 52 £445 +1.42% 5
North West +14 33 £400 -15.78% 9
North East -13 27 £325 -3.70% 1
East of England +22 23 £500 +66.66% 2
Yorkshire +4 23 £490 +8.88% 9
West Midlands -28 17 £400 -4.76% 2
South West -4 11 £419 -16.25% 2
East Midlands -10 4 £500 +20.93% 2
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Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 235 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (31.41%) Java
3 106 (15.70%) Microsoft
4 105 (15.56%) Linux
5 97 (14.37%) Finance
6 96 (14.22%) Oracle
6 96 (14.22%) Security Cleared
7 95 (14.07%) SQL Server
8 94 (13.93%) TDD
9 90 (13.33%) Scrum
10 84 (12.44%) SQL
11 82 (12.15%) Windows
12 81 (12.00%) .NET
13 76 (11.26%) HTML
14 72 (10.67%) Spring
15 71 (10.52%) SC Cleared
16 69 (10.22%) Web Services
16 69 (10.22%) XML
17 62 (9.19%) Migration
18 60 (8.89%) CSS
18 60 (8.89%) C#
19 56 (8.30%) VMware
20 53 (7.85%) Relational Database
21 51 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
21 51 (7.56%) JavaScript
21 51 (7.56%) SOA
22 49 (7.26%) Mentoring
23 47 (6.96%) ITIL
24 44 (6.52%) MS Excel
24 44 (6.52%) Analytical Skills

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 26 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.41%) JBoss
3 22 (3.26%) WebSphere
4 16 (2.37%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.93%) Confluence
7 11 (1.63%) Apache
7 11 (1.63%) IIS
8 10 (1.48%) Mule
9 9 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.19%) CMS
11 7 (1.04%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.89%) Mule ESB
13 5 (0.74%) nginx
13 5 (0.74%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.74%) Tuxedo
14 4 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.59%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.44%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 44 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.78%) MS Office
3 4 (0.59%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (0.89%) Remedy AR System
4 5 (0.74%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 5 (0.74%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.30%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.15%) Endur
7 1 (0.15%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.15%) Traffica
7 1 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.48%) SuccessFactors
3 9 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.19%) Google Analytics
4 8 (1.19%) Office 365
5 5 (0.74%) Oracle CX
5 5 (0.74%) SaaS
6 3 (0.44%) Bluemix
6 3 (0.44%) PaaS
7 2 (0.30%) GitHub
7 2 (0.30%) Responsys
7 2 (0.30%) Yammer
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) Heroku
8 1 (0.15%) IaaS
8 1 (0.15%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.70%) Firewall
1 25 (3.70%) SSL
2 21 (3.11%) SAN
3 17 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.37%) DNS
4 16 (2.37%) Internet
5 15 (2.22%) VPN
6 14 (2.07%) HTTP
6 14 (2.07%) Network Security
7 13 (1.93%) IPsec
8 12 (1.78%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (1.78%) SSH
9 11 (1.63%) DHCP
9 11 (1.63%) LAN
9 11 (1.63%) WAN
10 10 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.19%) BGP
11 8 (1.19%) FTP
11 8 (1.19%) NAS
12 6 (0.89%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (14.07%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.85%) Relational Database
3 34 (5.04%) RDBMS
4 32 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (2.96%) MySQL
6 18 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.07%) Big Data
8 13 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.78%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.48%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 10 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.33%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.19%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.04%) DB2
13 7 (1.04%) QlikView
13 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (6.07%) Maven
2 36 (5.33%) Git (software)
3 28 (4.15%) JUnit
4 25 (3.70%) JIRA
5 20 (2.96%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.37%) Subversion
6 16 (2.37%) Visual Studio
7 14 (2.07%) Gradle
8 13 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (1.33%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.19%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.04%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.74%) Grunt
12 5 (0.74%) gulp
12 5 (0.74%) JBehave
12 5 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.74%) PeopleTools
12 5 (0.74%) Selenium
13 4 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 97 (14.37%) Finance
2 28 (4.15%) Retail
3 26 (3.85%) Banking
4 21 (3.11%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.22%) Law
6 12 (1.78%) Marketing
6 12 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.48%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.04%) Publishing
9 6 (0.89%) Front Office
10 5 (0.74%) Back Office
11 4 (0.59%) Advertising
11 4 (0.59%) Legal
12 3 (0.44%) Games
12 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
14 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (12.00%) .NET
2 76 (11.26%) HTML
3 72 (10.67%) Spring
4 69 (10.22%) Web Services
4 69 (10.22%) XML
5 60 (8.89%) CSS
6 40 (5.93%) J2EE
7 39 (5.78%) Hibernate
7 39 (5.78%) HTML5
8 37 (5.48%) REST
8 37 (5.48%) RESTful
9 35 (5.19%) Middleware
10 33 (4.89%) ASP.NET
11 28 (4.15%) CSS3
11 28 (4.15%) JMS
12 26 (3.85%) AngularJS
13 23 (3.41%) JSP
13 23 (3.41%) Spring Boot
14 21 (3.11%) jQuery
15 20 (2.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 28 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.37%) User Experience
6 13 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.93%) PKI
7 12 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.19%) Fintech
9 7 (1.04%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.04%) CMDB
9 7 (1.04%) Cryptography
9 7 (1.04%) iPad
9 7 (1.04%) Virtual Team
10 6 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.89%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.89%) IVR
11 5 (0.74%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.59%) Equities
12 4 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 105 (15.56%) Linux
2 82 (12.15%) Windows
3 34 (5.04%) Unix
3 34 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 21 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.78%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.78%) Windows 8
6 11 (1.63%) CentOS
7 9 (1.33%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.04%) Android
9 7 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.89%) VME
10 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.74%) Solaris
12 4 (0.59%) AIX
13 3 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.15%) VMS
14 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (13.93%) TDD
3 90 (13.33%) Scrum
4 62 (9.19%) Migration
5 51 (7.56%) SOA
5 51 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (7.26%) Mentoring
7 47 (6.96%) ITIL
8 42 (6.22%) BDD
9 41 (6.07%) Configuration Management
10 40 (5.93%) Data Modelling
10 40 (5.93%) Microservices
11 39 (5.78%) MVC
12 38 (5.63%) Open Source
13 35 (5.19%) E-Commerce
14 34 (5.04%) CRM
14 34 (5.04%) Unit Testing
15 32 (4.74%) Coaching
15 32 (4.74%) ETL
16 29 (4.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (31.41%) Java
2 84 (12.44%) SQL
3 60 (8.89%) C#
4 51 (7.56%) JavaScript
5 27 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 19 (2.81%) Python
7 16 (2.37%) C++
8 14 (2.07%) Ruby
9 13 (1.93%) Scala
10 12 (1.78%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.48%) VB
12 9 (1.33%) Groovy
13 8 (1.19%) Perl
13 8 (1.19%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.04%) COBOL
14 7 (1.04%) FQL
14 7 (1.04%) PHP
15 5 (0.74%) C
15 5 (0.74%) PeopleCode
15 5 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (14.22%) Security Cleared
2 71 (10.52%) SC Cleared
3 33 (4.89%) Degree
4 14 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (1.48%) MCSE
8 9 (1.33%) CCNP
9 8 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.89%) MCSA
11 5 (0.74%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.44%) CCA
12 3 (0.44%) CCIE
12 3 (0.44%) CCNA
12 3 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.44%) MCITP
13 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.30%) ISEB
13 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.33%) QA
2 7 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.74%) SLA
4 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.30%) GLP
5 2 (0.30%) MiFID
5 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 41 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 39 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.44%) Docker
4 19 (2.81%) vSphere
5 14 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (1.33%) vCloud
8 6 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.59%) XenApp
10 3 (0.44%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.30%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.30%) HDFS
11 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.30%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (3.41%) Puppet
2 12 (1.78%) SCCM
3 7 (1.04%) OpenView
4 6 (0.89%) AirWatch
5 5 (0.74%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.44%) AppDNA
6 3 (0.44%) Oozie
6 3 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.30%) Ansible
7 2 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.30%) CloudHub
7 2 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.30%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.15%) Netcool
8 1 (0.15%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.15%) SCOM
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 106 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 96 (14.22%) Oracle
3 56 (8.30%) VMware
4 43 (6.37%) Cisco
5 21 (3.11%) HP
5 21 (3.11%) MuleSoft
5 21 (3.11%) Teradata
6 20 (2.96%) IBM
7 19 (2.81%) Citrix
7 19 (2.81%) SAP
8 18 (2.67%) Guidewire
9 15 (2.22%) Ab Initio
9 15 (2.22%) Google
10 14 (2.07%) BMC
11 13 (1.93%) Remedy
11 13 (1.93%) ServiceNow
12 12 (1.78%) Intel Security
12 12 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (1.63%) PeopleSoft
14 9 (1.33%) Red Hat
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