The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 97 90 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 11 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.53% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.56% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
Median daily rate £405 £465 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £375 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £590 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £46.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +102.17%
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
1691 1781 1312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.31% 94.53% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 1025 800
Median daily rate £400 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.25 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Technical Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Web Development
2 7 (35.00%) JSON
2 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (30.00%) Ruby
3 6 (30.00%) Ajax
3 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (30.00%) Node.js
3 6 (30.00%) Sass
3 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 5 (25.00%) Maven
4 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE
5 4 (20.00%) JSP
5 4 (20.00%) JUnit
6 3 (15.00%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
1 1 (5.00%) PBX
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (25.00%) Maven
3 4 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Gradle
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) JSON
2 6 (30.00%) Ajax
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) Node.js
2 6 (30.00%) Sass
3 5 (25.00%) Spring
4 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (20.00%) J2EE
4 4 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) BYOD
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (35.00%) Web Development
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) Kanban
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Ruby
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISM
1 1 (5.00%) CISMP
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) SAP