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 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 185 226 206
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 61 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.71% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.41% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 13
Average daily rate £500 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £346 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £34.50
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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the South East 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
Berkshire +22 26 £490 +22.50% 10
Surrey +1 11 £525 +23.52% 3
West Sussex +15 9 £450 +52.54%
Hampshire -5 7 £550 +42.94% 2
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £365 -
Kent -6 3 £450 -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 29 (23.20%) SQL
1 29 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.80%) Windows
3 23 (18.40%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.00%) Open Source
5 19 (15.20%) Node.js
6 18 (14.40%) Scrum
6 18 (14.40%) Java
7 17 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (11.20%) MVC
8 14 (11.20%) Migration
8 14 (11.20%) SDLC
9 13 (10.40%) Unix
10 12 (9.60%) E-Commerce
10 12 (9.60%) Oracle
10 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
10 12 (9.60%) Finance
10 12 (9.60%) CMS
11 11 (8.80%) Web Services
11 11 (8.80%) JSON
11 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (8.80%) GitHub
12 10 (8.00%) Change Management
12 10 (8.00%) Project Management
13 9 (7.20%) Linux
13 9 (7.20%) OO
13 9 (7.20%) .NET
13 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
13 9 (7.20%) Data Centre
13 9 (7.20%) Presales

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 19 (15.20%) Node.js
2 12 (9.60%) CMS
3 8 (6.40%) IIS
3 8 (6.40%) JBoss
4 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.80%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) PeopleSoft CRM
1 2 (1.60%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.60%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.60%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.80%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.80%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.80%) GitHub
2 6 (4.80%) Office 365
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.80%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) Intranet
2 3 (2.40%) Firewall
2 3 (2.40%) Internet
3 2 (1.60%) DNS
3 2 (1.60%) LAN
3 2 (1.60%) LDAP
3 2 (1.60%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.60%) Skype
3 2 (1.60%) VPN
3 2 (1.60%) WAN
4 1 (0.80%) H.323
4 1 (0.80%) MVNO
4 1 (0.80%) PBX
4 1 (0.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.60%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.60%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.00%) DB2
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.40%) Power BI
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.60%) QlikView
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.80%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.40%) Selenium
2 3 (2.40%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.60%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.60%) PeopleTools
3 2 (1.60%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.80%) Bower
4 1 (0.80%) Grunt
4 1 (0.80%) gulp
4 1 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.80%) Subversion
4 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.80%) Toad
General
1 12 (9.60%) Finance
2 6 (4.80%) Publishing
3 4 (3.20%) Retail
3 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.40%) Back Office
4 3 (2.40%) Marketing
5 2 (1.60%) French Language
5 2 (1.60%) German Language
5 2 (1.60%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.60%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.80%) Advertising
6 1 (0.80%) Electronics
6 1 (0.80%) Front Office
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) JSON
1 11 (8.80%) Web Services
2 9 (7.20%) .NET
3 7 (5.60%) Express
3 7 (5.60%) REST
3 7 (5.60%) XML
4 6 (4.80%) CSS
4 6 (4.80%) HTML
5 4 (3.20%) jQuery
6 3 (2.40%) CGI
6 3 (2.40%) CSS3
6 3 (2.40%) EJB
6 3 (2.40%) HTML5
6 3 (2.40%) J2EE
6 3 (2.40%) JSP
6 3 (2.40%) Modernizr
6 3 (2.40%) RESTful
6 3 (2.40%) SOAP
6 3 (2.40%) WPF
6 3 (2.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.20%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.40%) User Experience
4 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.20%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.40%) NHS
7 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.60%) Fintech
7 2 (1.60%) Life Science
7 2 (1.60%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.80%) FMCG
8 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.80%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.80%) Social Media
8 1 (0.80%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.80%) Windows
2 13 (10.40%) Unix
3 9 (7.20%) Linux
4 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.80%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.20%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.20%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.60%) AIX
9 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.00%) Open Source
3 18 (14.40%) Scrum
4 17 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (11.20%) Migration
5 14 (11.20%) MVC
5 14 (11.20%) SDLC
6 12 (9.60%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.00%) Change Management
7 10 (8.00%) Project Management
8 9 (7.20%) OO
8 9 (7.20%) Presales
9 8 (6.40%) ITIL
10 7 (5.60%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (5.60%) CRM
10 7 (5.60%) OOD
10 7 (5.60%) Pair Programming
11 6 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.80%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.20%) SQL
2 23 (18.40%) JavaScript
3 18 (14.40%) Java
4 8 (6.40%) Ruby
5 6 (4.80%) C#
6 5 (4.00%) Jython
7 2 (1.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.80%) C
8 1 (0.80%) Python
8 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.60%) ISEB
4 2 (1.60%) MCSE
4 2 (1.60%) MCT
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.80%) CCDP
5 1 (0.80%) CCNA
5 1 (0.80%) CCNP
5 1 (0.80%) CCSE
5 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
1 3 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.60%) COBIT
2 2 (1.60%) GxP
3 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (1.60%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.80%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (9.60%) Oracle
2 8 (6.40%) SAP
2 8 (6.40%) VMware
3 7 (5.60%) HP
3 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.60%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (4.00%) Cisco
4 5 (4.00%) Siebel
4 5 (4.00%) Sybase
5 4 (3.20%) Ab Initio
6 3 (2.40%) Teradata
7 2 (1.60%) Ariba
7 2 (1.60%) Avaya
7 2 (1.60%) Axway
7 2 (1.60%) Citrix
7 2 (1.60%) IBM
7 2 (1.60%) Informatica
7 2 (1.60%) Polycom
7 2 (1.60%) Tableau
8 1 (0.80%) GENBAND
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