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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 118 116 99
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 8 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.80% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.84% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 16
Median daily rate £193 £368 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% -15.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £443
% change year-on-year
- -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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
2182 3106 2590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.70% 94.98% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1611 1327
Median daily rate £350 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 77 49
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.94 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +2 5 £193 -35.83% 1
Renfrewshire -8 2 £440 +5.20%
Stirling +6 1 - -
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
3 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) JSP 440
3 2 (12.50%) Kanban
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum

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 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) ObjectStore
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) JSP
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Kanban
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) Clojure
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) JSP 440
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle