The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 98 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Manager 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.52% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.55% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Average daily rate £588 £415 £533
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.56% -22.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £415 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £448 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £418 £415
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £43.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-21.38% +57.27%
Technical Manager
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
1498 1269 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.90% 94.63% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 846 743
Average daily rate £408 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.57% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 36
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Technical Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Technical Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) Skype
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (12.50%) NHS
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) APMP
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft