The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 140 124 115
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 8 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.46% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.49% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Median daily rate £420 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £265 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £460 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
Technical Leader
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2682 2876 2520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.64% 95.39% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1476 1388
Median daily rate £365 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 84 72
Median hourly rate £14.93 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Leader across the Scotland region.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Leader across the Scotland region.

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +1 3 £362 +20.66% 1
Edinburgh -17 2 £400 -13.51% 4
Stirling - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £440 -
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Technical Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) TDD
4 6 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) Kanban
5 5 (17.86%) Software Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) Clojure
5 5 (17.86%) Ruby
5 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) SQL
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
5 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (17.86%) Prototyping
6 4 (14.29%) Ab Initio
6 4 (14.29%) IBM
6 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 4 (14.29%) Tivoli
6 4 (14.29%) C#
6 4 (14.29%) .NET
6 4 (14.29%) Unix
6 4 (14.29%) Subversion
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) CICS
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.57%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.14%) HDInsight
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) GIS
6 1 (3.57%) Informix
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.57%) ObjectStore
6 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
6 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (7.14%) Spring
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) HPUX
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) TDD
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (17.86%) Kanban
3 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
3 5 (17.86%) Prototyping
3 5 (17.86%) Scrum
3 5 (17.86%) Software Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) Clojure
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) Ruby
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Ab Initio
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Sun
4 1 (3.57%) VMware