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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 139 141 127
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 16 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.60% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.63% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 10
Median daily rate £488 £505 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% +32.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £395 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £605 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +95.65%
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
3350 4279 2968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 95.17% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2121 2605 1693
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 213 196
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
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 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 September 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 September 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
Manchester -10 11 £405 -12.90% 3
Cheshire +3 4 £488 -9.30% 1
Lancashire +13 1 - - 2
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 21 (35.00%) Middleware
2 19 (31.67%) CRM
2 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.00%) Java
4 15 (25.00%) Web Development
5 14 (23.33%) HTML
5 14 (23.33%) CSS
6 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
6 13 (21.67%) Line Management
7 12 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (16.67%) JSON
8 10 (16.67%) .NET
9 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (13.33%) TDD
9 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
9 8 (13.33%) User Experience
9 8 (13.33%) CSS3
9 8 (13.33%) HTML5
10 7 (11.67%) Cucumber
10 7 (11.67%) Google Analytics
10 7 (11.67%) Analytics
10 7 (11.67%) SEO
10 7 (11.67%) Finance
10 7 (11.67%) Google
11 6 (10.00%) Ruby
11 6 (10.00%) Ajax
11 6 (10.00%) Spring
11 6 (10.00%) Maven
11 6 (10.00%) Oracle
11 6 (10.00%) Node.js

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 5 (8.33%) Tuxedo
2 3 (5.00%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.67%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.00%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Google Analytics
2 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) LAN
1 2 (3.33%) Network Security
1 2 (3.33%) WAN
1 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) NAS
2 1 (1.67%) PBX
2 1 (1.67%) SAN
2 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.67%) VoIP
2 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) GIS
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.00%) Maven
3 4 (6.67%) JUnit
4 2 (3.33%) Ant
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) Gradle
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
2 1 (1.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.00%) Middleware
2 14 (23.33%) CSS
2 14 (23.33%) HTML
3 10 (16.67%) .NET
3 10 (16.67%) JSON
4 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (13.33%) CSS3
4 8 (13.33%) HTML5
5 6 (10.00%) Ajax
5 6 (10.00%) Node.js
5 6 (10.00%) Sass
5 6 (10.00%) Spring
6 5 (8.33%) J2EE
7 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 4 (6.67%) JSP
7 4 (6.67%) XML
8 2 (3.33%) Dropwizard
8 2 (3.33%) RESTful
9 1 (1.67%) CAML
9 1 (1.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) User Experience
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) BYOD
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) VME
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (31.67%) CRM
2 15 (25.00%) Web Development
3 13 (21.67%) Line Management
4 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (13.33%) TDD
5 7 (11.67%) Analytics
5 7 (11.67%) SEO
6 4 (6.67%) OO
7 3 (5.00%) Change Management
7 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.33%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.33%) Migration
8 2 (3.33%) Pair Programming
8 2 (3.33%) Scrum
8 2 (3.33%) SOA
8 2 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (10.00%) Ruby
3 5 (8.33%) SQL
4 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) C#
5 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.67%) FQL
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) Python
6 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) CCNP
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.67%) CISM
3 1 (1.67%) CISMP
3 1 (1.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Google
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle
4 5 (8.33%) ICL
5 2 (3.33%) Curam
5 2 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) ESRI
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
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