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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 55 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.15% 1.13% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.21% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £45.50 £72.50
% change year-on-year
-49.45% -37.24%
Technical Leader
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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
664 579 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.27% 93.84% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 280 340
Average daily rate £365 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.43 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.35 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) JMS
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Informatica
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) JSP
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) C#

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
1 6 (54.55%) JMS
2 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) JSP
4 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) AWK
4 1 (9.09%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Informatica
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
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