The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 235 223 211
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 40 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.34% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 9
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£438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £425 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £540 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £443 £404
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £23.00 £53.00
% change year-on-year
+108.69% -56.60%
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
9275 8573 8245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.51% 92.20% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5602 4800 4366
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 427 503
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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
Oxfordshire -2 18 £440 -2.22% 4
Surrey -3 9 £431 -3.63% 1
Hampshire +6 7 £438 -15.86% 1
Berkshire -4 3 £395 - 3
West Sussex -13 2 £438 -
Kent +2 1 £225 -50.00%
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.10%) JavaScript
2 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
3 18 (21.69%) Linux
4 17 (20.48%) E-Commerce
4 17 (20.48%) Open Source
4 17 (20.48%) Node.js
4 17 (20.48%) GitHub
5 16 (19.28%) UML
6 13 (15.66%) Windows
6 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (14.46%) C
8 11 (13.25%) C++
8 11 (13.25%) SQL
8 11 (13.25%) OO
8 11 (13.25%) Use Case
8 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
9 10 (12.05%) Reverse Engineering
9 10 (12.05%) Memory Management
9 10 (12.05%) Multithreading
9 10 (12.05%) Refactoring
9 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
9 10 (12.05%) Software Engineering
9 10 (12.05%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 10 (12.05%) Scrum
10 8 (9.64%) Oracle
10 8 (9.64%) SOA
11 7 (8.43%) Java
12 6 (7.23%) XML
12 6 (7.23%) JSP

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (20.48%) Node.js
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.02%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.20%) RMDS
2 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.48%) GitHub
2 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) IaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Firewall
2 3 (3.61%) VoLTE
3 2 (2.41%) Telepresence
3 2 (2.41%) VLAN
3 2 (2.41%) LTE
3 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.41%) VPN
3 2 (2.41%) DNS
4 1 (1.20%) Intranet
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.20%) MPLS
4 1 (1.20%) LAN
4 1 (1.20%) WLAN
4 1 (1.20%) WAN
4 1 (1.20%) SMTP
4 1 (1.20%) HTTP
4 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.20%) Multicast
4 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Ant
1 5 (6.02%) Maven
2 2 (2.41%) Selenium
2 2 (2.41%) Fiddler
2 2 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.41%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.41%) LoadUI
General
1 6 (7.23%) Publishing
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Back Office
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) J2EE
1 6 (7.23%) XML
1 6 (7.23%) JSP
1 6 (7.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle ADF
2 5 (6.02%) Spring
2 5 (6.02%) JSF
2 5 (6.02%) Ajax
2 5 (6.02%) XSLT
2 5 (6.02%) JMS
2 5 (6.02%) .NET
3 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.82%) Middleware
4 3 (3.61%) CSS
4 3 (3.61%) HTML
5 2 (2.41%) jQuery
5 2 (2.41%) SOAP
5 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.41%) HTML5
5 2 (2.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.82%) NHS
5 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.20%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) CMDB
6 1 (1.20%) FMCG
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Linux
2 13 (15.66%) Windows
3 5 (6.02%) UNIX
4 2 (2.41%) AIX
4 2 (2.41%) Solaris
4 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.48%) E-Commerce
2 17 (20.48%) Open Source
3 16 (19.28%) UML
4 11 (13.25%) OO
4 11 (13.25%) Use Case
5 10 (12.05%) Multithreading
5 10 (12.05%) Refactoring
5 10 (12.05%) Scrum
5 10 (12.05%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.05%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 10 (12.05%) Reverse Engineering
5 10 (12.05%) Memory Management
6 8 (9.64%) SOA
7 6 (7.23%) Project Management
7 6 (7.23%) Time Management
7 6 (7.23%) Kanban
7 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.02%) ITIL
9 4 (4.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) JavaScript
2 12 (14.46%) C
3 11 (13.25%) C++
3 11 (13.25%) SQL
4 7 (8.43%) Java
5 5 (6.02%) XQuery
5 5 (6.02%) XPath
5 5 (6.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (3.61%) C#
7 2 (2.41%) Python
8 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.20%) VB
8 1 (1.20%) ABAP
8 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.82%) CCNA
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PMP
5 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
1 1 (1.20%) QA
1 1 (1.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.61%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.20%) Control-M
4 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) Oracle
2 5 (6.02%) Cisco
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) McAfee
3 3 (3.61%) Varonis
4 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.20%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.20%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.20%) Remedy
5 1 (1.20%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) Juniper
5 1 (1.20%) BMC
5 1 (1.20%) Veritas
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.20%) NetScout
5 1 (1.20%) TippingPoint
5 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
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