The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 64 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.70% 0.49% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.52% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £459 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 - £53.00
Technical Leader
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
819 767 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.57% 93.65% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 349 371
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £134.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Leader in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Leader across the Glasgow region.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) JMS
3 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
4 4 (33.33%) OOD
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) J2SE
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) Sybase
4 4 (33.33%) DB2
4 4 (33.33%) JUnit
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) IBM BigInsights
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (8.33%) HBase
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) JMS
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) J2SE
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) OOD
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Sybase
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft