The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 202 219 197
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 59 58 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.63% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 11
Median daily rate £439 £440 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £330 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £443
% change year-on-year
- -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Technical Leader
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8278 9272 8687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.04% 94.81% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4990 5586 4794
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 428 424
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
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 the South East

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Berkshire +20 18 £360 -27.08% 4
Surrey +9 17 £438 -2.77% 1
Hampshire -4 14 £575 +24.79% 1
West Sussex +6 7 £531 +21.42%
Middlesex -1 2 - -
Kent +14 1 £800 +255.55%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 31 (31.63%) Java
1 31 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.59%) Linux
3 19 (19.39%) Windows
3 19 (19.39%) SQL
4 17 (17.35%) Security Cleared
4 17 (17.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (16.33%) Mentoring
6 14 (14.29%) Unix
7 13 (13.27%) XML
7 13 (13.27%) SSL
7 13 (13.27%) Scrum
8 12 (12.24%) Oracle
9 11 (11.22%) Data Modelling
9 11 (11.22%) VMware
9 11 (11.22%) Spring
9 11 (11.22%) SC Cleared
9 11 (11.22%) Degree
9 11 (11.22%) Big Data
10 10 (10.20%) Ruby
10 10 (10.20%) ETL
10 10 (10.20%) JUnit
10 10 (10.20%) VPN
11 9 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (9.18%) Project Management
11 9 (9.18%) Service Management
11 9 (9.18%) .NET
11 9 (9.18%) Python
11 9 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (9.18%) PowerShell

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (8.16%) JBoss
2 5 (5.10%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.06%) Apache
3 3 (3.06%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.06%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.06%) Confluence
3 3 (3.06%) GemFire
3 3 (3.06%) IIS
3 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.02%) Mule
4 1 (1.02%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.02%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.02%) SAP EP
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (6.12%) Remedy AR System
1 6 (6.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.02%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.02%) Infor M3
3 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.02%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.02%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) GitHub
1 3 (3.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) SSL
2 10 (10.20%) VPN
3 8 (8.16%) IPsec
3 8 (8.16%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.08%) MPLS
5 3 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (2.04%) ATM
6 2 (2.04%) BGP
6 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.04%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.04%) HSRP
6 2 (2.04%) LAN
6 2 (2.04%) SAN
6 2 (2.04%) WAN
7 1 (1.02%) 3G
7 1 (1.02%) Internet
7 1 (1.02%) SDH
7 1 (1.02%) SMS
7 1 (1.02%) VoIP
7 1 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) Big Data
2 7 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.12%) Apache Hive
3 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.12%) HBase
4 4 (4.08%) MySQL
5 3 (3.06%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.06%) OLTP
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.02%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) JUnit
2 8 (8.16%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.12%) Subversion
5 5 (5.10%) Maven
6 4 (4.08%) JBehave
6 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.06%) Gradle
7 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.06%) JIRA
8 2 (2.04%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.02%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (3.06%) Finance
1 3 (3.06%) Law
1 3 (3.06%) Retail
2 2 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.02%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) XML
2 11 (11.22%) Spring
3 9 (9.18%) .NET
4 8 (8.16%) HTML
4 8 (8.16%) Web Services
5 7 (7.14%) CSS
6 5 (5.10%) JCE
7 4 (4.08%) Java EE
7 4 (4.08%) JSON
8 3 (3.06%) Ajax
8 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.06%) J2EE
8 3 (3.06%) Kafka
8 3 (3.06%) Play Framework
8 3 (3.06%) SAP Basis
8 3 (3.06%) Spark Streaming
8 3 (3.06%) Spring Boot
8 3 (3.06%) Spring Integration
8 3 (3.06%) Spring MVC
9 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) CMDB
2 5 (5.10%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.10%) Cryptography
2 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.10%) PKI
2 5 (5.10%) User Experience
3 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.04%) iPad
4 2 (2.04%) Replication
4 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.59%) Linux
2 19 (19.39%) Windows
3 17 (17.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (14.29%) Unix
5 8 (8.16%) CentOS
6 4 (4.08%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.06%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.04%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.33%) Mentoring
3 13 (13.27%) Scrum
4 11 (11.22%) Data Modelling
5 10 (10.20%) ETL
6 9 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.18%) Project Management
6 9 (9.18%) SDLC
6 9 (9.18%) Service Management
7 8 (8.16%) Migration
7 8 (8.16%) TDD
7 8 (8.16%) Workflow
8 7 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 7 (7.14%) Kanban
8 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.12%) ITSM
9 6 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (6.12%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (6.12%) Line Management
9 6 (6.12%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.63%) Java
2 19 (19.39%) SQL
3 10 (10.20%) Ruby
4 9 (9.18%) PowerShell
4 9 (9.18%) Python
5 8 (8.16%) C#
5 8 (8.16%) Scala
6 5 (5.10%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.10%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.08%) C++
7 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.04%) ABAP
8 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (17.35%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.22%) Degree
2 11 (11.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) CCIE
3 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (1.02%) MCSE
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.02%) VCP4
5 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) GLP
1 2 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (9.18%) vSphere
2 8 (8.16%) vCloud
3 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.06%) Apache Flume
4 3 (3.06%) Docker
4 3 (3.06%) HDFS
5 2 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) SCCM
2 4 (4.08%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.06%) Oozie
4 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.04%) Puppet
5 1 (1.02%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) Oracle
2 11 (11.22%) VMware
3 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.14%) Cisco
5 6 (6.12%) Ab Initio
5 6 (6.12%) BMC
5 6 (6.12%) Remedy
6 4 (4.08%) Netezza
6 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.08%) SAP
7 2 (2.04%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.04%) Hitachi
7 2 (2.04%) Huawei
7 2 (2.04%) hybris
7 2 (2.04%) IBM
7 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.02%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.02%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (1.02%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.02%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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