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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
England / South East
Rank 187 195 206
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 53 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.69% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.74% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 42 32
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £355 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 -

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
6677 7869 8681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.23% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 4632 4696
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 416 419
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +25 34 £375 -8.53% 1
Hampshire +14 8 £500 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 6 - -
Surrey +10 3 £500 -4.76% 2
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 26 (26.26%) Linux
2 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.20%) Java
4 19 (19.19%) Windows
5 18 (18.18%) Unix
6 17 (17.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (15.15%) PaaS
8 14 (14.14%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (13.13%) JSON
9 13 (13.13%) Red Hat
9 13 (13.13%) VMware
10 12 (12.12%) Middleware
10 12 (12.12%) Cisco
10 12 (12.12%) Degree
10 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
10 12 (12.12%) Hadoop
11 11 (11.11%) Scala
11 11 (11.11%) Retail
11 11 (11.11%) Big Data
11 11 (11.11%) CSS
11 11 (11.11%) Oracle
12 10 (10.10%) HTML
12 10 (10.10%) LAN
12 10 (10.10%) Scrum
12 10 (10.10%) Spring
13 9 (9.09%) Web Development
13 9 (9.09%) TDD
13 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
13 9 (9.09%) SAN
14 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP

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 (8.08%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.06%) Apache
2 6 (6.06%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (6.06%) GemFire
2 6 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.03%) Documentum
4 2 (2.02%) CMS
4 2 (2.02%) Confluence
5 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.01%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (1.01%) SAP EP
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.01%) SAP MDM
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.15%) PaaS
2 6 (6.06%) GitHub
2 6 (6.06%) IaaS
3 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) LAN
2 9 (9.09%) SAN
3 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.06%) VoIP
5 5 (5.05%) Firewall
5 5 (5.05%) MPLS
5 5 (5.05%) VPN
5 5 (5.05%) WAN
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.04%) IPsec
6 4 (4.04%) SSL
6 4 (4.04%) WLAN
7 2 (2.02%) BGP
7 2 (2.02%) HTTP
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (1.01%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.01%) RTP
8 1 (1.01%) VLAN
8 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.12%) Hadoop
2 11 (11.11%) Big Data
3 7 (7.07%) Apache Hive
4 6 (6.06%) HBase
4 6 (6.06%) OLTP
5 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.01%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.01%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.01%) Impala
6 1 (1.01%) Lumira
6 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.01%) MySQL
6 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.08%) JUnit
3 6 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 6 (6.06%) Gradle
3 6 (6.06%) Subversion
4 2 (2.02%) JIRA
5 1 (1.01%) Mockito
General
1 11 (11.11%) Retail
2 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.08%) Finance
4 4 (4.04%) Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Automotive
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Back Office
6 1 (1.01%) Electronics
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.13%) JSON
2 12 (12.12%) Middleware
3 11 (11.11%) CSS
4 10 (10.10%) HTML
4 10 (10.10%) Spring
5 7 (7.07%) CSS3
5 7 (7.07%) HTML5
5 7 (7.07%) Kafka
5 7 (7.07%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (6.06%) Spark Streaming
6 6 (6.06%) Spring Boot
6 6 (6.06%) Spring Integration
6 6 (6.06%) XML
7 5 (5.05%) J2EE
8 4 (4.04%) jQuery
8 4 (4.04%) Modernizr
8 4 (4.04%) Play Framework
9 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.05%) User Experience
3 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.02%) IVR
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.02%) Replication
4 2 (2.02%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) NHS
5 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Linux
2 19 (19.19%) Windows
3 18 (18.18%) Unix
4 17 (17.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (8.08%) Solaris
6 4 (4.04%) CentOS
7 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.01%) Debian
8 1 (1.01%) SUSE
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.14%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (10.10%) Scrum
4 9 (9.09%) TDD
4 9 (9.09%) Web Development
5 8 (8.08%) BDD
5 8 (8.08%) Configuration Management
5 8 (8.08%) Mentoring
5 8 (8.08%) Migration
5 8 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (8.08%) Process Improvement
6 7 (7.07%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (7.07%) Validation
7 6 (6.06%) Benchmarking
7 6 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.06%) Business Process Improvement
7 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.06%) Service Management
7 6 (6.06%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.20%) Java
2 11 (11.11%) Scala
3 7 (7.07%) SQL
4 6 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.04%) Ruby
6 3 (3.03%) C#
6 3 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Degree
2 8 (8.08%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) CCNP
3 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (1.01%) MCSE
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.06%) HDFS
2 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.05%) vSphere
3 4 (4.04%) vCloud
4 2 (2.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.01%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.01%) Docker
5 1 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.01%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Red Hat
1 13 (13.13%) VMware
2 12 (12.12%) Cisco
3 11 (11.11%) Oracle
4 8 (8.08%) IBM
5 7 (7.07%) TIBCO
6 6 (6.06%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.03%) Ab Initio
8 3 (3.03%) SAP
9 2 (2.02%) Google
9 2 (2.02%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.02%) JDA
9 2 (2.02%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.02%) Veritas
10 1 (1.01%) hybris
10 1 (1.01%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (1.01%) Meraki
10 1 (1.01%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.01%) SonicWALL