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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 136 123 125
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 10 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £505 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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
3391 2823 2345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.39% 93.63% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1969 1536 1111
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 168 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.09 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -8.05%

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 8 July 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 8 July 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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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 -6 5 £463 -11.90% 3
Manchester -11 2 £506 +55.76% 4
Lancashire - 2 £363 -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 12 (46.15%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle
4 7 (26.92%) Spring
5 6 (23.08%) Web Development
5 6 (23.08%) SDLC
5 6 (23.08%) Web Services
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 5 (19.23%) OO
6 5 (19.23%) Ant
6 5 (19.23%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
6 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (19.23%) Gradle
6 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
6 5 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (19.23%) Maven
7 4 (15.38%) JSON
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
8 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (11.54%) Citrix
8 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (11.54%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 3 (11.54%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) Tuxedo
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) IaaS
2 2 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (7.69%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (3.85%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (3.85%) OLAP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Ant
1 5 (19.23%) Maven
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) Gradle
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Spring
2 6 (23.08%) Web Services
3 4 (15.38%) JSON
4 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.69%) HTML
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) JDBC
6 1 (3.85%) SOAP
6 1 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware
6 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) RESTful
6 1 (3.85%) OSGi
6 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) VME
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 6 (23.08%) Web Development
2 6 (23.08%) SDLC
3 5 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
3 5 (19.23%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Kanban
6 2 (7.69%) BDD
6 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) R
6 1 (3.85%) COBOL
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.69%) StatsD
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Teradata
3 2 (7.69%) Tableau
3 2 (7.69%) Apigee
3 2 (7.69%) Mashery
3 2 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) Curam
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Micro Focus
4 1 (3.85%) HP