The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 158 128 133
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£538 £422 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% -11.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £443 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +10.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £23.00 £53.00
% change year-on-year
+108.69% -56.60%
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
4042 2843 2649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.46% 92.16% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 1582 1315
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 179 203
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire -7 5 £430 +1.92%
Cheshire -11 1 £538 +2.38% 1
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Leader in their job title.

1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Oracle
4 7 (25.93%) JBoss
4 7 (25.93%) Spring
4 7 (25.93%) SDLC
5 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) Ant
6 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 5 (18.52%) OO
6 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
6 5 (18.52%) Finance
6 5 (18.52%) Node.js
6 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
6 5 (18.52%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
6 5 (18.52%) Gradle
6 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (18.52%) Maven
6 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
6 5 (18.52%) Web Development
6 5 (18.52%) JSON
6 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Curam
7 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Technical 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 Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) JBoss
2 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 5 (18.52%) Node.js
3 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.41%) SAS
5 1 (3.70%) Apache
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (7.41%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) Base SAS
3 2 (7.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data
3 2 (7.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (7.41%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (7.41%) OLAP
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Ant
1 5 (18.52%) Maven
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 5 (18.52%) Gradle
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Spring
2 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 5 (18.52%) JSON
2 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
3 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE
5 2 (7.41%) REST
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) Play Framework
6 1 (3.70%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) RESTful
6 1 (3.70%) OSGi
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) JDBC
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
2 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) SDLC
3 5 (18.52%) OO
3 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) Web Development
3 5 (18.52%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) BDD
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) Machine Learning
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) R
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) StatsD
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Curam
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) Tableau
4 2 (7.41%) Apigee
4 2 (7.41%) Mashery
4 2 (7.41%) Teradata
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) VMware