The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 79 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £380 £233 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.44% -43.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £38.11 £44.50
% change year-on-year
-9.47% -14.35%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1096 726 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.44% 94.90% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 372 462
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.70 £40.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Leader
West Yorkshire

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (50.00%) Sun
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) UAG
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) FileNet
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) FileNet
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sun
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware