The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Design Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Design Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Design Lead
Rank 124 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Design Leader 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% - 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% - 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.42% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2922 2481 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.91% 92.96% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1276 1219
Average daily rate £350 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 177 168
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Technical Design Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Design Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Design Leader
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Technical Design Leader Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Design Leader
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Technical Design 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 Design Leader in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) COBOL
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
1 7 (70.00%) AIX
1 7 (70.00%) Solaris
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) CICS
1 7 (70.00%) CA
1 7 (70.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) VSAM
2 6 (60.00%) DataStage
2 6 (60.00%) Middleware
2 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Law
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Banking

Technical Design Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Technical Design 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 Design Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) DataStage
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (70.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
1 7 (70.00%) AIX
1 7 (70.00%) Solaris
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) COBOL
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) CA
2 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) VMware