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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 127 129 135
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 43 36 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 0.92% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.98% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 1
Average daily rate £500 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -11.42%
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
3793 3688 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.28% 94.25% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2285 1963 1534
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 222 208
Average hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 15 £500 +14.28% 2
Manchester -9 14 £500 -2.43% 3
Lancashire +11 12 £355 -18.97% 1
Merseyside +2 1 £450 -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (30.00%) .NET
2 18 (25.71%) Java
3 17 (24.29%) HTML
3 17 (24.29%) CSS
4 15 (21.43%) MVC
5 14 (20.00%) SQL
5 14 (20.00%) CRM
6 13 (18.57%) XML
6 13 (18.57%) HTML5
6 13 (18.57%) CSS3
7 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET
7 11 (15.71%) C#
7 11 (15.71%) SEO
7 11 (15.71%) User Experience
8 10 (14.29%) Line Management
8 10 (14.29%) Finance
8 10 (14.29%) Middleware
8 10 (14.29%) Web Development
8 10 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
9 9 (12.86%) Oracle
10 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.00%) Curam
11 7 (10.00%) Google
11 7 (10.00%) Google Analytics
11 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (10.00%) jQuery
11 7 (10.00%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (8.57%) JBoss
1 6 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.14%) Confluence
2 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.29%) CMS
4 3 (4.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.43%) Mule
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 5 (7.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
1 2 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (1.43%) LAN
2 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) MySQL
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) JIRA
1 5 (7.14%) PeopleTools
2 4 (5.71%) JUnit
2 4 (5.71%) Subversion
2 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.29%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Billing
2 1 (1.43%) Electronics
2 1 (1.43%) Law
2 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.00%) .NET
2 17 (24.29%) CSS
2 17 (24.29%) HTML
3 13 (18.57%) CSS3
3 13 (18.57%) HTML5
3 13 (18.57%) XML
4 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET
5 10 (14.29%) Middleware
6 7 (10.00%) jQuery
7 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.14%) Web Services
8 4 (5.71%) Ajax
8 4 (5.71%) JSP
8 4 (5.71%) Spring
8 4 (5.71%) Spring MVC
8 4 (5.71%) XSD
9 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.86%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) User Experience
2 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.71%) iPad
4 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.86%) NHS
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.43%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Unix
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.43%) VME
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) MVC
2 14 (20.00%) CRM
3 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.71%) SEO
4 10 (14.29%) Line Management
4 10 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 10 (14.29%) Web Development
5 7 (10.00%) Analytics
5 7 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (10.00%) Validation
6 6 (8.57%) Project Management
6 6 (8.57%) Scrum
6 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.14%) BPEL
7 5 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.14%) ERP
7 5 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 5 (7.14%) System Testing
7 5 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) Java
2 14 (20.00%) SQL
3 11 (15.71%) C#
4 5 (7.14%) PeopleCode
4 5 (7.14%) SQR
5 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.29%) VB
7 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.86%) XAML
8 1 (1.43%) AWK
8 1 (1.43%) COBOL
8 1 (1.43%) FQL
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) CCNA
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.43%) CCNP
4 1 (1.43%) CISM
4 1 (1.43%) CISMP
4 1 (1.43%) CISSP
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) WCAG
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.00%) Curam
3 7 (10.00%) Google
3 7 (10.00%) IBM
4 5 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (5.71%) hybris
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco
6 3 (4.29%) EPiServer
6 3 (4.29%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.86%) Symantec
7 2 (2.86%) VMware
8 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.43%) Citrix
8 1 (1.43%) Dell
8 1 (1.43%) HP
8 1 (1.43%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.43%) SAP
8 1 (1.43%) Siebel
8 1 (1.43%) Talend
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