The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 91 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% - 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £34.50
Technical Leader
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1400 1048 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.85% 93.82% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 752 567
Average daily rate £380 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (15.79%) Open Source
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.79%) Puppet
6 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
7 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
7 2 (10.53%) Node.js
7 2 (10.53%) REST
7 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Node.js
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) JMeter
4 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
4 2 (10.53%) Java EE
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) JSP
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Open Source
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.53%) Content Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Kanban
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) MVVM
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.26%) BMC
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.26%) VMware