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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 374 398 325
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -73
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 213 166 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.35% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.38% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 109 111
Average daily rate
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£425 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £336 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £578 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £354
% change year-on-year
- +16.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £45.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.35% +25.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £45.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-48.35% +25.51%
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
45351 43382 41162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29375 26642 23707
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1869 1912 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.88 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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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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 +28 114 £500 +5.26% 25
South East -18 37 £400 -11.11% 12
North East -10 18 £288 -28.12%
North West +11 16 £408 -5.78% 2
South West -21 13 £473 +47.65% 1
East Midlands 0 5 £400 +17.64%
Yorkshire -12 4 £370 +23.33% 7
West Midlands -10 2 £640 +127.55% 3
East of England -19 2 £496 +10.27%
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 94 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (21.78%) Java
3 83 (20.54%) SQL
4 78 (19.31%) Windows
5 77 (19.06%) Oracle
6 69 (17.08%) .NET
7 66 (16.34%) Finance
8 62 (15.35%) Microsoft
9 49 (12.13%) C#
9 49 (12.13%) UNIX
9 49 (12.13%) Linux
10 47 (11.63%) JavaScript
11 41 (10.15%) TDD
12 40 (9.90%) Security Cleared
13 39 (9.65%) Active Directory
14 38 (9.41%) Scrum
14 38 (9.41%) VMware
15 36 (8.91%) Banking
16 33 (8.17%) Web Services
17 30 (7.43%) XML
17 30 (7.43%) Spring
17 30 (7.43%) SC Cleared
18 28 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (6.93%) SQL Server
18 28 (6.93%) CRM
18 28 (6.93%) Analytics
19 27 (6.68%) Migration
20 26 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (6.19%) SOA

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 16 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.71%) SAS
3 11 (2.72%) Node.js
4 10 (2.48%) Apache
5 9 (2.23%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.23%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.23%) CMS
5 9 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (1.98%) IIS
6 8 (1.98%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.73%) Tuxedo
7 7 (1.73%) Adobe CQ
8 6 (1.49%) CICS
9 5 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.24%) JBoss
9 5 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.24%) Lync
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.22%) Spreadsheet
3 12 (2.97%) MS Project
4 5 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.74%) MS Office
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.24%) Summit
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.99%) Maximo
5 3 (0.74%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.50%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.50%) Agresso
6 2 (0.50%) RMDS
6 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.25%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.50%) Office 365
3 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.47%) LAN
1 14 (3.47%) WAN
1 14 (3.47%) SAN
1 14 (3.47%) Firewall
2 11 (2.72%) DNS
2 11 (2.72%) Internet
3 8 (1.98%) DHCP
3 8 (1.98%) HTTP
4 7 (1.73%) VPN
5 5 (1.24%) SSL
6 4 (0.99%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.99%) LDAP
7 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.74%) VLAN
7 3 (0.74%) 4G
8 2 (0.50%) 2G
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.50%) FTP
8 2 (0.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (2.97%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.72%) MySQL
4 8 (1.98%) MongoDB
4 8 (1.98%) Data Mining
4 8 (1.98%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (1.73%) OLAP Cube
5 7 (1.73%) OLAP
6 6 (1.49%) DB2
6 6 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.24%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.24%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.24%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.99%) Base SAS
8 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.99%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 14 (3.47%) Subversion
2 13 (3.22%) Maven
2 13 (3.22%) NUnit
3 12 (2.97%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.72%) JIRA
5 8 (1.98%) JUnit
5 8 (1.98%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.73%) Selenium
7 6 (1.49%) Ant
7 6 (1.49%) ClearCase
7 6 (1.49%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.24%) GoogleTest
8 5 (1.24%) CppUnit
8 5 (1.24%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.24%) ProC
8 5 (1.24%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.74%) RSpec
10 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.50%) Mockito
10 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 66 (16.34%) Finance
2 36 (8.91%) Banking
3 18 (4.46%) Investment Banking
3 18 (4.46%) Front Office
4 16 (3.96%) Retail
5 13 (3.22%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.72%) Advertising
7 3 (0.74%) Law
7 3 (0.74%) Legal
7 3 (0.74%) Billing
8 2 (0.50%) Marketing
8 2 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (17.08%) .NET
2 33 (8.17%) Web Services
3 30 (7.43%) XML
3 30 (7.43%) Spring
4 24 (5.94%) RESTful
5 22 (5.45%) jQuery
5 22 (5.45%) HTML
6 21 (5.20%) SOAP
7 20 (4.95%) J2EE
8 19 (4.70%) CSS
9 18 (4.46%) ASP.NET
10 15 (3.71%) Hibernate
11 13 (3.22%) AngularJS
12 12 (2.97%) JMS
12 12 (2.97%) Middleware
12 12 (2.97%) XSLT
12 12 (2.97%) REST
13 11 (2.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 11 (2.72%) WCF
13 11 (2.72%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.46%) Fixed Income
3 16 (3.96%) Derivative
4 11 (2.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 11 (2.72%) Grid Computing
4 11 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.23%) Clustering
5 9 (2.23%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.73%) Social Network
6 7 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.24%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.24%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (1.24%) Open Source
8 5 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.24%) Video on Demand
8 5 (1.24%) RIA
8 5 (1.24%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 78 (19.31%) Windows
2 49 (12.13%) UNIX
2 49 (12.13%) Linux
3 24 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (4.21%) Windows 7
5 12 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.97%) Windows XP
6 8 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.24%) Solaris
9 4 (0.99%) CentOS
10 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.74%) AIX
11 2 (0.50%) HPUX
11 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.50%) Android
12 1 (0.25%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.25%) OS/400
12 1 (0.25%) SUSE
12 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (10.15%) TDD
3 38 (9.41%) Scrum
4 28 (6.93%) CRM
4 28 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (6.93%) Analytics
5 27 (6.68%) Migration
6 26 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (6.19%) SOA
7 25 (6.19%) Project Management
8 22 (5.45%) ETL
8 22 (5.45%) Mentoring
9 21 (5.20%) Workflow
10 20 (4.95%) OO
11 19 (4.70%) Multithreading
12 18 (4.46%) E-Commerce
12 18 (4.46%) MVC
12 18 (4.46%) Configuration Management
13 15 (3.71%) UML
13 15 (3.71%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (21.78%) Java
2 83 (20.54%) SQL
3 49 (12.13%) C#
4 47 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 24 (5.94%) C++
6 23 (5.69%) Python
7 20 (4.95%) C
8 16 (3.96%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.23%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.98%) Ruby
11 8 (1.98%) VB
12 7 (1.73%) PHP
12 7 (1.73%) VB6
12 7 (1.73%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 6 (1.49%) Assembly Language
13 6 (1.49%) XPath
14 5 (1.24%) COBOL
15 4 (0.99%) XQuery
15 4 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.43%) SC Cleared
3 22 (5.45%) Degree
4 5 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.74%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.50%) MCSE
7 2 (0.50%) MCSA
8 1 (0.25%) CCNA
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.25%) MCITP
8 1 (0.25%) APMP
8 1 (0.25%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.97%) QA
2 7 (1.73%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.24%) ISO 14001
3 5 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.99%) SLA
5 2 (0.50%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.21%) VMware ESX
3 15 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.99%) XenApp
4 4 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.99%) Terminal Server
4 4 (0.99%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.74%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.50%) Docker
6 2 (0.50%) vSphere
6 2 (0.50%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.25%) NFS
7 1 (0.25%) Xen
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.73%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.99%) SCCM
3 4 (0.99%) Puppet
4 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.50%) Ansible
5 2 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.50%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.25%) Control-M
6 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (19.06%) Oracle
2 62 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 38 (9.41%) VMware
4 20 (4.95%) HP
5 19 (4.70%) Red Hat
6 13 (3.22%) IBM
7 12 (2.97%) SAP
8 11 (2.72%) Cisco
8 11 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (2.48%) Citrix
10 8 (1.98%) Adobe
11 7 (1.73%) EMC
11 7 (1.73%) Neolane
12 6 (1.49%) TIBCO
13 5 (1.24%) Infragistics
13 5 (1.24%) NetApp
14 4 (0.99%) ATG
14 4 (0.99%) McAfee
14 4 (0.99%) Sybase
14 4 (0.99%) Altiris
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