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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 125 140 132
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 23 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.54% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.57% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 4
Median daily rate £388 £501 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.69% +8.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £422 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £443
% change year-on-year
- -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -18.18%
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
3284 4032 3006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.31% 95.25% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2081 2400 1662
Median daily rate £390 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 205 205
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +3.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £11.50 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +1 13 £400 -23.62%
Cheshire +16 6 £450 -17.24% 1
Lancashire +11 4 £330 -22.80%
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 22 (30.56%) CRM
2 21 (29.17%) Java
3 20 (27.78%) Middleware
4 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (19.44%) Web Development
5 14 (19.44%) HTML
5 14 (19.44%) CSS
5 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 13 (18.06%) Line Management
7 12 (16.67%) .NET
8 11 (15.28%) Oracle
8 11 (15.28%) Finance
8 11 (15.28%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (13.89%) HTML5
9 10 (13.89%) CSS3
10 9 (12.50%) User Experience
10 9 (12.50%) SQL
10 9 (12.50%) XML
11 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 8 (11.11%) TDD
11 8 (11.11%) JSON
12 7 (9.72%) Google
12 7 (9.72%) Google Analytics
12 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
12 7 (9.72%) Analytics
12 7 (9.72%) SEO
13 6 (8.33%) JBoss
13 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (8.33%) Spring
13 6 (8.33%) Maven

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 (8.33%) JBoss
2 5 (6.94%) Tuxedo
2 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.39%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.39%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.56%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 4 (5.56%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 3 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Google Analytics
2 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) LAN
1 2 (2.78%) Network Security
1 2 (2.78%) SAN
1 2 (2.78%) WAN
1 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) NAS
2 1 (1.39%) PBX
2 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.39%) VoIP
2 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) GIS
4 1 (1.39%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Maven
2 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.56%) JUnit
3 4 (5.56%) PeopleTools
4 2 (2.78%) Ant
4 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.78%) Gradle
5 1 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Banking
2 1 (1.39%) Billing
2 1 (1.39%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) Middleware
2 14 (19.44%) CSS
2 14 (19.44%) HTML
3 12 (16.67%) .NET
4 10 (13.89%) CSS3
4 10 (13.89%) HTML5
5 9 (12.50%) XML
6 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 8 (11.11%) JSON
7 6 (8.33%) Spring
8 5 (6.94%) J2EE
9 4 (5.56%) Ajax
9 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.56%) JSP
9 4 (5.56%) Node.js
9 4 (5.56%) Sass
10 3 (4.17%) jQuery
11 2 (2.78%) Dropwizard
11 2 (2.78%) RESTful
12 1 (1.39%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) User Experience
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.39%) BYOD
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) VME
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.78%) Unix
5 1 (1.39%) Android
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) CRM
2 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.44%) Web Development
4 13 (18.06%) Line Management
5 8 (11.11%) TDD
6 7 (9.72%) Analytics
6 7 (9.72%) SEO
7 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.56%) BPEL
8 4 (5.56%) ERP
8 4 (5.56%) Functional Testing
8 4 (5.56%) Migration
8 4 (5.56%) OO
8 4 (5.56%) System Testing
8 4 (5.56%) Time Management
8 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.17%) Change Management
9 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) Java
2 9 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.56%) PeopleCode
4 4 (5.56%) Ruby
4 4 (5.56%) SQR
5 3 (4.17%) C#
5 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.39%) FQL
7 1 (1.39%) Perl
7 1 (1.39%) PHP
7 1 (1.39%) Python
7 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.39%) CCNA
4 1 (1.39%) CCNP
4 1 (1.39%) CISM
4 1 (1.39%) CISMP
4 1 (1.39%) CISSP
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) Oracle
3 7 (9.72%) Google
4 5 (6.94%) Curam
4 5 (6.94%) ICL
5 4 (5.56%) IBM
5 4 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (4.17%) VMware
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco
7 2 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.39%) Citrix
8 1 (1.39%) Dell
8 1 (1.39%) ESRI
8 1 (1.39%) IronPort
8 1 (1.39%) SAP
8 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.39%) Siebel
8 1 (1.39%) Symantec