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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 124 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 32 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.89% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.94% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 2
Average daily rate £438 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £325 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £34.50
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
3579 2967 2567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.16% 94.25% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1669 1303
Average daily rate £375 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 179 191
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £42.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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
Manchester -11 20 £450 +12.50% 5
Lancashire +1 6 £400 -2.43% 1
Cheshire -5 4 £413 -2.94% 1
Merseyside -2 1 - -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 19 (32.20%) Java
2 18 (30.51%) .NET
3 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.03%) Oracle
4 13 (22.03%) C#
5 12 (20.34%) MVC
6 10 (16.95%) SQL
7 9 (15.25%) Performance Testing
7 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
7 9 (15.25%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (11.86%) Finance
8 7 (11.86%) Project Management
8 7 (11.86%) Unix
9 6 (10.17%) Linux
9 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (10.17%) CSS
9 6 (10.17%) HTML
9 6 (10.17%) JBoss
9 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.17%) Scrum
9 6 (10.17%) Curam
9 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
9 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
10 5 (8.47%) BDD
10 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.47%) Validation
10 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
10 5 (8.47%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (10.17%) JBoss
1 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
1 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (6.78%) Confluence
3 3 (5.08%) CMS
3 3 (5.08%) Node.js
3 3 (5.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) CICS
4 1 (1.69%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) Doxygen
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) Intranet
2 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (1.69%) Modbus
2 1 (1.69%) NAS
2 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.69%) SAN
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) MySQL
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) JIRA
2 3 (5.08%) JUnit
2 3 (5.08%) SpecFlow
2 3 (5.08%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) CSS
2 6 (10.17%) HTML
3 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
3 5 (8.47%) XML
4 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.78%) jQuery
4 4 (6.78%) Web Services
5 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.08%) Ajax
5 3 (5.08%) CSS3
5 3 (5.08%) HTML5
5 3 (5.08%) JSP
5 3 (5.08%) Spring
5 3 (5.08%) Spring MVC
5 3 (5.08%) XSD
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.39%) REST
6 2 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) iPad
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) CCTV
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.69%) IVR
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) SCADA
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Unix
2 6 (10.17%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) CentOS
4 1 (1.69%) VME
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.34%) MVC
3 9 (15.25%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (15.25%) Performance Testing
4 7 (11.86%) Project Management
5 6 (10.17%) Scrum
5 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.47%) BDD
6 5 (8.47%) Validation
7 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.78%) ITIL
7 4 (6.78%) Kanban
7 4 (6.78%) SOA
8 3 (5.08%) B2C
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.08%) Data Validation
8 3 (5.08%) SEO
8 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) C#
3 10 (16.95%) SQL
4 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.78%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) COBOL
6 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.69%) AWK
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) Scala
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.69%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) CCNP
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) WCAG
2 2 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) Curam
3 3 (5.08%) EPiServer
3 3 (5.08%) hybris
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.08%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.39%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.69%) BT
5 1 (1.69%) CA
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.69%) Lotus
5 1 (1.69%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Symantec
5 1 (1.69%) Talend
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