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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 231 212 184
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 39 52 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.56% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.59% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 29
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.88%
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
8696 8842 8553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.09% 94.62% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5247 4908 4697
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 439 469
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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 May 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 May 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
Surrey -2 15 £500 +2.56% 2
Berkshire -8 11 £400 -5.88% 2
West Sussex -24 7 £458 -42.08%
Buckinghamshire +11 5 £350 -36.36%
Hampshire -6 3 £450 -1.36%
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (28.70%) Java
2 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.22%) SQL
4 20 (18.52%) Security Cleared
5 19 (17.59%) XML
6 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 17 (15.74%) Windows
7 17 (15.74%) Linux
7 17 (15.74%) Change Management
7 17 (15.74%) SC Cleared
7 17 (15.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (12.96%) .NET
9 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
9 13 (12.04%) C#
9 13 (12.04%) JBoss
9 13 (12.04%) MVC
10 12 (11.11%) Unix
10 12 (11.11%) Web Services
10 12 (11.11%) Migration
11 11 (10.19%) Oracle
11 11 (10.19%) Presales
12 10 (9.26%) OO
12 10 (9.26%) Project Management
12 10 (9.26%) Scrum
13 9 (8.33%) Integration Testing
13 9 (8.33%) JSON
13 9 (8.33%) Data Modelling
13 9 (8.33%) HTML
13 9 (8.33%) Open Source
14 8 (7.41%) WebLogic

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 13 (12.04%) JBoss
2 8 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.48%) IIS
4 5 (4.63%) Node.js
5 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.78%) Confluence
7 2 (1.85%) CMS
7 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.93%) Mule
8 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.63%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.93%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.93%) Endur
2 1 (0.93%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Traffica
2 1 (0.93%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) SSL
2 4 (3.70%) MPLS
3 3 (2.78%) LAN
3 3 (2.78%) VPN
3 3 (2.78%) WAN
4 2 (1.85%) BGP
4 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.85%) DNS
4 2 (1.85%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.85%) HSRP
4 2 (1.85%) Internet
4 2 (1.85%) Intranet
4 2 (1.85%) VoIP
4 2 (1.85%) WLAN
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.93%) MGW
5 1 (0.93%) NAS
5 1 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.93%) Skype
5 1 (0.93%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.63%) DB2
3 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.78%) MySQL
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Eclipse
1 7 (6.48%) JUnit
1 7 (6.48%) Maven
1 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.70%) JBehave
3 3 (2.78%) JIRA
4 2 (1.85%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.85%) Selenium
4 2 (1.85%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.85%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.85%) Subversion
4 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.93%) PeopleTools
General
1 6 (5.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Retail
3 3 (2.78%) Law
4 2 (1.85%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) French Language
4 2 (1.85%) Front Office
4 2 (1.85%) German Language
4 2 (1.85%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.59%) XML
2 14 (12.96%) .NET
3 12 (11.11%) Web Services
4 9 (8.33%) HTML
4 9 (8.33%) JSON
5 8 (7.41%) CSS
6 7 (6.48%) JCE
7 6 (5.56%) jQuery
8 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (4.63%) Express
8 5 (4.63%) JSP
8 5 (4.63%) REST
9 4 (3.70%) J2EE
9 4 (3.70%) Java EE
10 3 (2.78%) CSS3
10 3 (2.78%) EJB
10 3 (2.78%) SOAP
10 3 (2.78%) Spring
10 3 (2.78%) Spring MVC
10 3 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Algorithms
1 7 (6.48%) Cryptography
1 7 (6.48%) Data Centre
1 7 (6.48%) PKI
1 7 (6.48%) User Experience
2 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.78%) Fintech
4 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.85%) Clustering
5 2 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.85%) iPad
5 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.85%) NHS
5 2 (1.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) IVR
6 1 (0.93%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Linux
1 17 (15.74%) Windows
2 12 (11.11%) Unix
3 8 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) Solaris
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.74%) Change Management
2 17 (15.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (12.04%) MVC
4 12 (11.11%) Migration
5 11 (10.19%) Presales
6 10 (9.26%) OO
6 10 (9.26%) Project Management
6 10 (9.26%) Scrum
7 9 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 9 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 9 (8.33%) Open Source
8 8 (7.41%) TDD
9 7 (6.48%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (6.48%) Data Management
9 7 (6.48%) OOD
9 7 (6.48%) SDLC
10 6 (5.56%) CRM
10 6 (5.56%) Master Data Management
10 6 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.70%) Java
2 24 (22.22%) SQL
3 13 (12.04%) C#
3 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.41%) Ruby
5 5 (4.63%) Jython
6 4 (3.70%) C++
7 3 (2.78%) Python
7 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.85%) ABAP
9 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) Degree
4 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.78%) CCIE
6 2 (1.85%) CCNP
6 2 (1.85%) MCSE
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.93%) CCNA
7 1 (0.93%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.93%) MCITP
7 1 (0.93%) VCP4
7 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) GLP
2 2 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.93%) Netcool
2 1 (0.93%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.93%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Oracle
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.48%) Cisco
3 7 (6.48%) SAP
4 6 (5.56%) IBM
4 6 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (4.63%) HP
5 5 (4.63%) Siebel
5 5 (4.63%) Sybase
6 4 (3.70%) Ab Initio
6 4 (3.70%) Informatica
7 3 (2.78%) VMware
8 2 (1.85%) Avaya
8 2 (1.85%) Citrix
8 2 (1.85%) hybris
8 2 (1.85%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.93%) Juniper
9 1 (0.93%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Velocent