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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
England / North West
Rank 120 121 113
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 13 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.97% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 1.02% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 17
Median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £354 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £475
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 £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 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
2491 3537 3103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.93% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 2113 1701
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 189 198
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.05 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.30% +42.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
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 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 21 February 2017.

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 21 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
Cheshire +26 7 £438 +2.94% 2
Manchester -5 4 £525 +16.66% 8
Merseyside -2 2 £360 -
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Web Services
4 7 (25.00%) HTML
4 7 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) TDD
4 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (21.43%) JSON
5 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
7 4 (14.29%) Apache Camel
7 4 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (14.29%) Microservices
7 4 (14.29%) High Availability
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (14.29%) Finance
7 4 (14.29%) Saba
7 4 (14.29%) Teradata
7 4 (14.29%) JIRA
7 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.29%) J2EE
7 4 (14.29%) OO
8 3 (10.71%) XML
8 3 (10.71%) CSS
8 3 (10.71%) .NET
8 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.71%) Web Development

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 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.57%) AccuRev
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Web Services
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) JSON
4 4 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 4 (14.29%) J2EE
5 3 (10.71%) .NET
5 3 (10.71%) Ajax
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) Node.js
5 3 (10.71%) Sass
5 3 (10.71%) XML
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (7.14%) HTML5
6 2 (7.14%) React
6 2 (7.14%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) XSD
7 1 (3.57%) Middleware
7 1 (3.57%) RESTful
7 1 (3.57%) WCF
7 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.29%) High Availability
3 4 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (14.29%) Microservices
3 4 (14.29%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) ERP
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
1 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Saba
2 4 (14.29%) Teradata
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Software AG
4 2 (7.14%) webMethods
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
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