The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 113 116 119
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 44 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 0.93% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.99% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 8
Median daily rate £451 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £425 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
Technical Leader
England

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
3572 3446 2900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.70% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2224 1997 1564
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 194 173
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £43.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical 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 Leader across the North West region.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire +10 21 £500 +5.26% 2
Lancashire +4 11 £330 -22.35%
Manchester -16 10 £575 +15.00% 3
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North West region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 28 (32.56%) Java
2 22 (25.58%) CRM
3 20 (23.26%) Middleware
4 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (18.60%) .NET
6 15 (17.44%) HTML
6 15 (17.44%) CSS
7 14 (16.28%) XML
7 14 (16.28%) SQL
7 14 (16.28%) Finance
8 13 (15.12%) Line Management
9 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
10 11 (12.79%) Oracle
10 11 (12.79%) SEO
10 11 (12.79%) MVC
10 11 (12.79%) HTML5
10 11 (12.79%) CSS3
11 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
11 10 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (11.63%) Web Development
11 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
11 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET
12 9 (10.47%) User Experience
13 8 (9.30%) Spring
13 8 (9.30%) JUnit
13 8 (9.30%) JSP
14 7 (8.14%) Project Management
14 7 (8.14%) Validation
14 7 (8.14%) IBM
14 7 (8.14%) Unix

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (6.98%) JBoss
1 6 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.81%) Tuxedo
2 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.65%) Confluence
3 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.16%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.16%) Mule
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.81%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 5 (5.81%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 3 (3.49%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Network Security
1 2 (2.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.16%) LAN
2 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) MySQL
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.16%) GIS
5 1 (1.16%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) JUnit
2 5 (5.81%) PeopleTools
3 4 (4.65%) JIRA
3 4 (4.65%) Maven
3 4 (4.65%) Subversion
4 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Banking
2 1 (1.16%) Billing
2 1 (1.16%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.26%) Middleware
2 16 (18.60%) .NET
3 15 (17.44%) CSS
3 15 (17.44%) HTML
4 14 (16.28%) XML
5 11 (12.79%) CSS3
5 11 (12.79%) HTML5
6 10 (11.63%) ASP.NET
7 8 (9.30%) JSP
7 8 (9.30%) Spring
8 7 (8.14%) jQuery
9 5 (5.81%) J2EE
9 5 (5.81%) Web Services
10 4 (4.65%) Ajax
10 4 (4.65%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.65%) Spring MVC
10 4 (4.65%) XSD
11 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.33%) JSON
12 2 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) User Experience
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) iPad
3 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Unix
2 6 (6.98%) VME
3 5 (5.81%) Windows
4 4 (4.65%) Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) CRM
2 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.12%) Line Management
4 11 (12.79%) MVC
4 11 (12.79%) SEO
5 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
5 10 (11.63%) Web Development
6 7 (8.14%) Analytics
6 7 (8.14%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (8.14%) Performance Testing
6 7 (8.14%) Project Management
6 7 (8.14%) Validation
7 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.98%) TDD
8 5 (5.81%) BPEL
8 5 (5.81%) ERP
8 5 (5.81%) Functional Testing
8 5 (5.81%) System Testing
8 5 (5.81%) Time Management
8 5 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.56%) Java
2 14 (16.28%) SQL
3 7 (8.14%) C#
4 5 (5.81%) PeopleCode
4 5 (5.81%) SQR
5 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.49%) VB
7 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.33%) Perl
7 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.33%) XAML
8 1 (1.16%) AWK
8 1 (1.16%) COBOL
8 1 (1.16%) FQL
8 1 (1.16%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.16%) CCNA
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) CISM
5 1 (1.16%) CISMP
5 1 (1.16%) CISSP
5 1 (1.16%) MCSE
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) Oracle
3 7 (8.14%) Curam
3 7 (8.14%) Google
3 7 (8.14%) IBM
4 5 (5.81%) ICL
4 5 (5.81%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (4.65%) hybris
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco
7 2 (2.33%) Symantec
7 2 (2.33%) VMware
8 1 (1.16%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.16%) Citrix
8 1 (1.16%) Dell
8 1 (1.16%) ESRI
8 1 (1.16%) HP
8 1 (1.16%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.16%) SAP
8 1 (1.16%) Siebel
8 1 (1.16%) Talend