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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 117 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 7 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.69% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.73% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 16
Median daily rate £193 £380 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.34% -15.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +95.65%
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
2081 3033 2593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.25% 95.17% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1572 1396
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 66
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +9 3 £193 - 1
Edinburgh +8 2 £475 +31.03%
Renfrewshire -28 2 £440 +5.20%
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
2 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Clojure
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) JSP 440
3 2 (13.33%) Kanban

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 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) ObjectStore
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Law
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) JSP
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Kanban
3 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Clojure
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) IBM