The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 100 108 93
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 23 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.53% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.57% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 10
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£450 £294 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -10.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -23.33%
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
2610 2289 1930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.33% 92.78% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1454 1126 1006
Average daily rate £375 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 60 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Leader in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Glasgow +21 17 £450 +28.57% 2
Edinburgh -8 4 - - 2
Technical Leader
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Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (56.82%) Java
2 15 (34.09%) Web Services
3 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
4 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.27%) Banking
5 11 (25.00%) SOAP
5 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 10 (22.73%) XML
6 10 (22.73%) SOA
6 10 (22.73%) ETL
7 9 (20.45%) JMS
7 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
8 8 (18.18%) ITIL
8 8 (18.18%) SQL
8 8 (18.18%) RDBMS
8 8 (18.18%) Finance
9 7 (15.91%) IBM
9 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
9 7 (15.91%) Citrix
10 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
10 6 (13.64%) Project Management
11 5 (11.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (11.36%) Scrum
11 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
11 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
11 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.36%) Coaching
11 5 (11.36%) PKI

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.82%) JBoss
2 3 (6.82%) CICS
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) Relational Database
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.09%) DB2
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.55%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Maven
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 12 (27.27%) Banking
2 8 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) Web Services
2 11 (25.00%) SOAP
3 10 (22.73%) XML
4 9 (20.45%) JMS
5 4 (9.09%) JSP
6 3 (6.82%) JSF
7 2 (4.55%) Java EE
7 2 (4.55%) XSLT
7 2 (4.55%) HTML
8 1 (2.27%) .NET
8 1 (2.27%) J2EE
8 1 (2.27%) CSS
8 1 (2.27%) Servlets
8 1 (2.27%) JSON
8 1 (2.27%) HTML5
8 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) PKI
2 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.82%) CESG
2 3 (6.82%) VSAM
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
1 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) SOA
2 10 (22.73%) ETL
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
4 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
4 6 (13.64%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
5 5 (11.36%) Scrum
5 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.36%) Coaching
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.82%) TDD
7 3 (6.82%) Six Sigma
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.55%) Build Automation
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.55%) Software Licensing
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) Java
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) COBOL
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Citrix
1 7 (15.91%) IBM
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Informatica
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.27%) VMware
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