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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 212 227 181
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 52 51 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.53% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.56% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 22
Median daily rate £445 £439 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £338 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
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
8355 9057 8549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.31% 94.71% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4984 5289 4622
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 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 426 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.37 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +13 18 £360 -4.00%
Surrey 0 17 £439 -2.50% 6
Hampshire -3 13 £525 +21.53% 1
West Sussex -8 2 £525 +20.00%
Middlesex - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - - 1
Kent +7 1 £800 +120.68%
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 37 (32.17%) Java
2 29 (25.22%) Linux
3 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.74%) SQL
5 23 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 20 (17.39%) Windows
7 17 (14.78%) XML
7 17 (14.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (13.04%) SSL
8 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
9 14 (12.17%) Oracle
9 14 (12.17%) SQL Server
9 14 (12.17%) Data Modelling
10 13 (11.30%) Unix
10 13 (11.30%) Web Services
10 13 (11.30%) .NET
10 13 (11.30%) Mentoring
11 12 (10.43%) C#
11 12 (10.43%) JBoss
11 12 (10.43%) Project Management
11 12 (10.43%) Scrum
12 11 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (9.57%) VMware
12 11 (9.57%) ETL
13 10 (8.70%) VPN
13 10 (8.70%) Change Management
13 10 (8.70%) Degree
13 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
14 9 (7.83%) Integration Testing

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 12 (10.43%) JBoss
2 5 (4.35%) IIS
2 5 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.61%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.61%) Confluence
3 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.74%) Mule
5 1 (0.87%) Apache
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.87%) GemFire
5 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.87%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (5.22%) Remedy AR System
1 6 (5.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.87%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.87%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.87%) Endur
3 1 (0.87%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.87%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.87%) Traffica
3 1 (0.87%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) GitHub
1 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.04%) SSL
2 10 (8.70%) VPN
3 9 (7.83%) IPsec
4 8 (6.96%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.48%) MPLS
6 3 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (2.61%) SAN
7 2 (1.74%) 3G
7 2 (1.74%) ATM
7 2 (1.74%) BGP
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.74%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.74%) HSRP
7 2 (1.74%) LAN
7 2 (1.74%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.74%) RNC
7 2 (1.74%) VoIP
7 2 (1.74%) WAN
8 1 (0.87%) 2G
8 1 (0.87%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.83%) Big Data
3 6 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.48%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.48%) HBase
6 3 (2.61%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.61%) MySQL
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.74%) DB2
7 2 (1.74%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.87%) Redis
8 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.83%) JUnit
2 8 (6.96%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.09%) Maven
3 7 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.35%) JBehave
5 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.61%) JIRA
6 3 (2.61%) Subversion
7 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.74%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.87%) Gradle
8 1 (0.87%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.87%) Selenium
8 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (4.35%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Retail
3 3 (2.61%) Law
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Front Office
4 2 (1.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Billing
5 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) XML
2 13 (11.30%) .NET
2 13 (11.30%) Web Services
3 9 (7.83%) Spring
4 7 (6.09%) JCE
5 6 (5.22%) HTML
6 5 (4.35%) CSS
6 5 (4.35%) J2EE
6 5 (4.35%) Java EE
6 5 (4.35%) JSP
7 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.48%) EJB
8 3 (2.61%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.61%) Spring MVC
9 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.74%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.74%) Ajax
9 2 (1.74%) jQuery
9 2 (1.74%) SAP Basis
9 2 (1.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Algorithms
1 7 (6.09%) Cryptography
1 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
1 7 (6.09%) PKI
2 6 (5.22%) CMDB
2 6 (5.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.74%) Clustering
4 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.74%) Fintech
4 2 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.74%) iPad
4 2 (1.74%) User Experience
5 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.87%) IVR
5 1 (0.87%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.87%) Replication
5 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.22%) Linux
2 20 (17.39%) Windows
3 17 (14.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (11.30%) Unix
5 8 (6.96%) CentOS
6 4 (3.48%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.87%) Solaris
7 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.17%) Data Modelling
3 13 (11.30%) Mentoring
4 12 (10.43%) Project Management
4 12 (10.43%) Scrum
5 11 (9.57%) ETL
5 11 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.70%) Change Management
7 9 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (7.83%) Information Management
7 9 (7.83%) Integration Testing
7 9 (7.83%) Migration
7 9 (7.83%) SDLC
7 9 (7.83%) Service Management
8 8 (6.96%) Workflow
9 7 (6.09%) Data Management
9 7 (6.09%) MVC
9 7 (6.09%) TDD
10 6 (5.22%) ITSM
10 6 (5.22%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.17%) Java
2 25 (21.74%) SQL
3 12 (10.43%) C#
4 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.83%) Python
4 9 (7.83%) Ruby
5 5 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.48%) C++
6 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.74%) ABAP
8 2 (1.74%) Jython
8 2 (1.74%) Scala
8 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.70%) Degree
4 4 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.61%) CCIE
6 2 (1.74%) CCNP
6 2 (1.74%) MCSE
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.87%) CCNA
7 1 (0.87%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.87%) MCITP
7 1 (0.87%) VCP4
7 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) GLP
1 2 (1.74%) QA
1 2 (1.74%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.83%) vSphere
3 8 (6.96%) vCloud
4 6 (5.22%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.61%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.74%) Docker
7 1 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.87%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) SCCM
2 4 (3.48%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.61%) Oozie
4 2 (1.74%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.74%) Puppet
5 1 (0.87%) Netcool
5 1 (0.87%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.87%) vMotion
Vendors
1 14 (12.17%) Oracle
2 11 (9.57%) VMware
3 9 (7.83%) Ab Initio
4 8 (6.96%) Cisco
4 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.09%) IBM
6 6 (5.22%) BMC
6 6 (5.22%) Remedy
7 5 (4.35%) Netezza
7 5 (4.35%) SAP
8 4 (3.48%) Informatica
9 2 (1.74%) HP
9 2 (1.74%) Huawei
9 2 (1.74%) hybris
9 2 (1.74%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.74%) Siebel
9 2 (1.74%) Sybase
9 2 (1.74%) TIBCO
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