The table below looks at the statistics for the Team Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Team 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
Team Lead
Rank 122 126 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 22 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 0.71% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.74% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 6
Average daily rate £450 £428 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +22.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 12
Average hourly rate £43.75 £20.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £11.00 £22.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £29.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £22.85 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+91.46% -8.60%
Team 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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2846 3089 2451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.54% 95.81% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1906 1957 1481
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 174 162
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Team Leader across the South West region.

Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Team Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Leader across the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Team Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Leader across the South West region.

Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Team Leader
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Leader within the South West 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
Wiltshire +8 15 £450 +15.75% 2
Gloucestershire +5 4 - - 3
Somerset -1 2 - - 1
Bristol -4 1 - - 3
Team Leader
England

Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Team 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 Team Leader in their job title.

1 16 (41.03%) Software Testing
2 15 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (28.21%) QA
5 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
5 10 (25.64%) Java
6 9 (23.08%) ISEB
6 9 (23.08%) Spring
6 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
6 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 9 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (20.51%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
7 8 (20.51%) TDD
7 8 (20.51%) IBM
7 8 (20.51%) MS Office
8 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
9 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 6 (15.38%) C
9 6 (15.38%) Windows
10 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
10 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
10 5 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (10.26%) Test Management
11 4 (10.26%) SLA
12 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
12 3 (7.69%) Embedded C

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Team 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 Team Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Office
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) Network Security
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) Value-Added Service
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) Mockito
3 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.13%) Avionics
2 1 (2.56%) Automotive
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Military
2 1 (2.56%) Publishing
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
1 9 (23.08%) Spring
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) JPA
2 1 (2.56%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) SOAP
2 1 (2.56%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.56%) Spring Integration
2 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Software Testing
2 15 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
6 8 (20.51%) TDD
7 5 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.26%) Test Management
9 3 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Line Management
10 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
10 2 (5.13%) ITIL
10 2 (5.13%) Migration
10 2 (5.13%) Project Management
10 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
11 1 (2.56%) SOA
11 1 (2.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) C
3 3 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) ISEB
2 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 9 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) HND
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) QA
2 4 (10.26%) SLA
3 3 (7.69%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) IBM
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Avaya
4 1 (2.56%) BMC
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) Freescale
4 1 (2.56%) Serena
4 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.56%) Wind River