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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 128 128 132
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 8 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.10% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
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£422 £475 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.18% -1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £475 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £53.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-56.60% -18.46%
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
2838 2667 3064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.02% 92.25% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1581 1318 1565
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 203 223
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £18.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +3 4 £525 - 3
Manchester -3 3 £313 -34.21% 2
Merseyside - - - -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) JUnit
2 3 (30.00%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (20.00%) RAD
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) Confluence
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Java EE
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) EJB
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) TopLink
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) JMS
2 2 (20.00%) Java EE
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) EJB
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) Struts
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) TopLink
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) HACMP
1 1 (10.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) RAD
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) OOP
2 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) PowerHA
1 1 (10.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago