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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 325 354 350
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 300 292 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.58% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.61% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 186 196
Median daily rate £505 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £446 £401
% change year-on-year
-7.56% +11.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £49.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +125.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £48.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +120.68%
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
43322 47779 48205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.87% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30906 31008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1853 2022
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +34 178 £550 +10.00% 35
South East +6 54 £488 +8.33% 18
North East -12 15 £400 -33.33%
North West -7 14 £413 -12.42% 7
East Midlands +4 11 £405 -1.34% 1
East of England +3 8 £475 +70.99% 5
West Midlands -14 8 £468 +11.30% 2
Yorkshire +14 6 £450 +6.82% 4
South West -5 6 £490 +15.29% 7
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 230 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (23.70%) Java
3 121 (19.00%) Finance
4 111 (17.43%) Scrum
5 107 (16.80%) TDD
6 97 (15.23%) Linux
7 93 (14.60%) SQL
8 86 (13.50%) Microsoft
9 76 (11.93%) Windows
10 75 (11.77%) Oracle
10 75 (11.77%) Migration
11 74 (11.62%) Unix
12 73 (11.46%) Security Cleared
13 71 (11.15%) HTML
14 66 (10.36%) BDD
15 61 (9.58%) SQL Server
16 60 (9.42%) Cisco
17 59 (9.26%) VMware
17 59 (9.26%) SC Cleared
18 56 (8.79%) Mentoring
18 56 (8.79%) JSON
19 54 (8.48%) JavaScript
20 51 (8.01%) CSS
21 50 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
21 50 (7.85%) Banking
22 48 (7.54%) .NET
22 48 (7.54%) RESTful
23 47 (7.38%) Big Data
23 47 (7.38%) Spring
24 46 (7.22%) REST

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 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.14%) Confluence
3 18 (2.83%) Apache Spark
4 14 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (1.73%) Apache
6 10 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.41%) Apache Pig
7 9 (1.41%) CMS
7 9 (1.41%) IIS
8 8 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.94%) GemFire
9 6 (0.94%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.78%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.63%) Drupal
11 4 (0.63%) JBoss
11 4 (0.63%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.57%) MS Office
3 7 (1.10%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) HipChat
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.26%) SAP FI
2 6 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (0.94%) Remedy AR System
2 6 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.31%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.31%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.16%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.16%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.45%) PaaS
3 13 (2.04%) Office 365
4 8 (1.26%) IaaS
5 7 (1.10%) GitHub
6 6 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.63%) SaaS
7 4 (0.63%) Slack
8 3 (0.47%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.31%) Trello
9 2 (0.31%) Yammer
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.16%) G Suite
10 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.16%) Responsys
10 1 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 41 (6.44%) Firewall
2 29 (4.55%) SAN
3 28 (4.40%) LAN
4 26 (4.08%) HTTP
5 23 (3.61%) WAN
6 20 (3.14%) Internet
6 20 (3.14%) Network Security
6 20 (3.14%) VPN
7 17 (2.67%) TCP/IP
8 16 (2.51%) SSL
9 15 (2.35%) Reverse Proxy
10 14 (2.20%) DNS
11 13 (2.04%) IPsec
12 12 (1.88%) FTP
12 12 (1.88%) SSH
13 11 (1.73%) NAS
14 10 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (1.26%) DHCP
15 8 (1.26%) Wireless
16 7 (1.10%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.38%) Big Data
3 45 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 39 (6.12%) Hadoop
5 37 (5.81%) NoSQL
6 35 (5.49%) MongoDB
7 28 (4.40%) RDBMS
8 23 (3.61%) MySQL
9 21 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (3.14%) HBase
11 18 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (2.67%) Apache Hive
13 12 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (1.41%) SAP HANA
15 8 (1.26%) Flink
15 8 (1.26%) OLTP
15 8 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (1.26%) Sqoop
16 5 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 40 (6.28%) Cucumber
2 34 (5.34%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.34%) Jenkins
3 32 (5.02%) JIRA
4 27 (4.24%) JUnit
5 15 (2.35%) Mockito
5 15 (2.35%) Visual Studio
6 13 (2.04%) Selenium
6 13 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.73%) Subversion
8 10 (1.57%) Gradle
8 10 (1.57%) Maven
9 9 (1.41%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.63%) GCC
10 4 (0.63%) GDB
10 4 (0.63%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.47%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 121 (19.00%) Finance
2 50 (7.85%) Banking
3 30 (4.71%) Retail
4 26 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.20%) Marketing
6 13 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.57%) General Ledger
8 9 (1.41%) Local Government
9 8 (1.26%) Publishing
10 7 (1.10%) Legal
11 6 (0.94%) Advertising
12 5 (0.78%) Law
13 4 (0.63%) Front Office
13 4 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.47%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.31%) French Language
15 2 (0.31%) Games
15 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (11.15%) HTML
2 56 (8.79%) JSON
3 51 (8.01%) CSS
4 48 (7.54%) .NET
4 48 (7.54%) RESTful
5 47 (7.38%) Spring
6 46 (7.22%) REST
7 44 (6.91%) Web Services
8 43 (6.75%) HTML5
9 32 (5.02%) XML
10 28 (4.40%) CSS3
10 28 (4.40%) Node.js
10 28 (4.40%) Play Framework
11 27 (4.24%) J2EE
12 22 (3.45%) AngularJS
13 21 (3.30%) Django
14 20 (3.14%) Middleware
14 20 (3.14%) SOAP
15 18 (2.83%) ASP.NET
16 17 (2.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.91%) Data Centre
2 32 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.35%) Data Integration
6 13 (2.04%) User Experience
7 11 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.73%) N-Tier
7 11 (1.73%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.57%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.26%) Semantic Web
9 8 (1.26%) Social Media
10 6 (0.94%) CMDB
10 6 (0.94%) Tandem
11 5 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.63%) Clustering
12 4 (0.63%) Fintech
12 4 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 97 (15.23%) Linux
2 76 (11.93%) Windows
3 74 (11.62%) Unix
4 31 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (4.71%) Windows Server
6 28 (4.40%) Solaris
7 12 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.73%) CentOS
9 8 (1.26%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.94%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.78%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.47%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.31%) AIX
13 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.31%) SUSE
14 1 (0.16%) Android
14 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (17.43%) Scrum
3 107 (16.80%) TDD
4 75 (11.77%) Migration
5 66 (10.36%) BDD
6 56 (8.79%) Mentoring
7 50 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (6.44%) Open Source
9 40 (6.28%) Kanban
10 38 (5.97%) ETL
11 37 (5.81%) Coaching
11 37 (5.81%) Configuration Management
11 37 (5.81%) DevOps
11 37 (5.81%) ITIL
11 37 (5.81%) Web Development
12 36 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (5.34%) Microservices
13 34 (5.34%) SDLC
14 33 (5.18%) Project Management
15 32 (5.02%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (23.70%) Java
2 93 (14.60%) SQL
3 54 (8.48%) JavaScript
4 41 (6.44%) Scala
5 37 (5.81%) C#
6 35 (5.49%) Ruby
7 32 (5.02%) Python
8 16 (2.51%) C++
9 15 (2.35%) PHP
9 15 (2.35%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.04%) Perl
11 12 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.94%) C
13 6 (0.94%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.78%) Groovy
14 5 (0.78%) XPath
15 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.63%) Clojure
16 3 (0.47%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 73 (11.46%) Security Cleared
2 59 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 42 (6.59%) Degree
4 23 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (3.14%) MCSE
7 13 (2.04%) CCNP
8 7 (1.10%) MCSA
9 6 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.78%) CCA
10 5 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.47%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.31%) CCIE
12 2 (0.31%) CCNA
12 2 (0.31%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.31%) MCITP
12 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.24%) QA
2 5 (0.78%) FATCA
3 3 (0.47%) SLA
4 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.16%) MiFID
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 36 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.14%) vSphere
4 19 (2.98%) Docker
5 15 (2.35%) HDFS
6 14 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (1.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (1.73%) vCloud
9 6 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.47%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.31%) XenApp
12 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.16%) Varnish
13 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (2.35%) Puppet
2 12 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.41%) Oozie
3 9 (1.41%) OpenView
4 8 (1.26%) SCCM
5 6 (0.94%) Kibana
5 6 (0.94%) logstash
6 5 (0.78%) Grafana
6 5 (0.78%) rkt
7 4 (0.63%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.63%) Ansible
8 3 (0.47%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.31%) WSUS
9 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.16%) Nagios
10 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 86 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 75 (11.77%) Oracle
3 60 (9.42%) Cisco
4 59 (9.26%) VMware
5 30 (4.71%) SAP
6 26 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 21 (3.30%) HP
8 18 (2.83%) Citrix
9 17 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (2.35%) IBM
11 14 (2.20%) Ab Initio
12 13 (2.04%) Intel Security
13 12 (1.88%) TIBCO
14 10 (1.57%) hybris
14 10 (1.57%) Juniper
14 10 (1.57%) NetApp
15 9 (1.41%) Netezza
15 9 (1.41%) Opsware
16 8 (1.26%) Siemens
16 8 (1.26%) Teradata
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