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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 119 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 13 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 1.29% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.34% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 23 10
Average daily rate £450 £438 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +20.68%
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
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
2394 2603 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 95.80% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1449 1069
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 66
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 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
Glasgow -9 7 - - 2
Edinburgh -16 6 £450 +7.14% 2
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (26.67%) ITIL
1 8 (26.67%) Project Management
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (13.33%) Finance
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (13.33%) Project Governance
4 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) PKI
5 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Ruby
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Kanban

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (3.33%) CICS
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) DB2
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) GIS
4 1 (3.33%) HDInsight
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) JUnit
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Ajax
1 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) CSS3
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) HTML5
1 2 (6.67%) J2SE
1 2 (6.67%) JMS
1 2 (6.67%) jQuery
1 2 (6.67%) JSON
1 2 (6.67%) Spring
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
1 8 (26.67%) Project Management
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (13.33%) Project Governance
3 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.00%) Kanban
4 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (10.00%) Software Licensing
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Network Planning
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) Clojure
3 3 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Citrix
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Sybase
5 1 (3.33%) Ab Initio
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