The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 84 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£340 £475 £548
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% -13.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £475 £546
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £53.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-56.60% -18.46%
Technical Leader
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1283 1142 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.20% 93.99% 90.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 584 659
Average daily rate £338 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 87 108
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JMS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) EJB
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Spring Batch
4 1 (16.67%) JAX-RS
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) JPA
4 1 (16.67%) Drools
4 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Liferay
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JMS
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) EJB
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Batch
3 1 (16.67%) JAX-RS
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
3 1 (16.67%) Drools
3 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
2 1 (16.67%) EAI
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss