The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
England / North East
Rank 88 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 3 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.33% 2.00% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 2.11% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 8
Median daily rate £400 £328 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +13.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
856 855 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 95.01% 95.11% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 545 334
Median daily rate £363 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £533 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 20 36
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £9.85 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.43 £24.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -22 1 £400 +19.40%
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 North East region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 12 (57.14%) Unix
2 11 (52.38%) Solaris
3 10 (47.62%) Migration
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) C++
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) QA
9 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 3 (14.29%) Java
9 3 (14.29%) C
9 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
9 3 (14.29%) TDD
9 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
9 3 (14.29%) Scrum
10 2 (9.52%) Degree
10 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
10 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
10 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
10 2 (9.52%) Linux
10 2 (9.52%) OO
10 2 (9.52%) C#
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.52%) BDD
10 2 (9.52%) GCC
10 2 (9.52%) GDB
10 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
10 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) NAS
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) GCC
1 2 (9.52%) GDB
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
1 1 (4.76%) OAuth2
1 1 (4.76%) REST
1 1 (4.76%) SAML
1 1 (4.76%) Swagger
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Unix
2 11 (52.38%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Migration
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.52%) BDD
4 2 (9.52%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
4 2 (9.52%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) API Design
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C++
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.76%) Dell
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Veritas
2 1 (4.76%) VMware