The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
England / South West
Rank 124 120 131
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 17 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.83% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.86% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 11
Median daily rate £475 £435 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £424 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £482 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £50.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +29.03%

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
2540 2902 3080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.10% 96.16% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1926 1953
Median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 165 155
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical 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 Technical Leader across the South West region.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Technical 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 Technical Leader across the South West region.

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Wiltshire +6 11 £483 +1.57%
Gloucestershire 0 3 - -
Bristol +2 1 £450 - 2
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 West region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 6 (31.58%) Maven
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (26.32%) REST
5 5 (26.32%) GitLab
5 5 (26.32%) MS Project
5 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
5 5 (26.32%) ERP
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) Hyperion
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Google
6 4 (21.05%) Microservices
6 4 (21.05%) API Testing
6 4 (21.05%) BDD
6 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
7 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.79%) VMware

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (10.53%) ArcGIS
1 2 (10.53%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Maven
2 5 (26.32%) GitLab
3 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium
5 1 (5.26%) Ant
5 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) Grunt
5 1 (5.26%) ReSharper
5 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Spring
2 5 (26.32%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) HTML5
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
4 2 (10.53%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) LINQ
5 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
5 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) ERP
2 5 (26.32%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) API Testing
3 4 (21.05%) BDD
3 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Microservices
4 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.53%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) SIEM
5 2 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) UML
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Ada
5 2 (10.53%) Assembly Language
5 2 (10.53%) C
5 2 (10.53%) XPath
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) VB6
6 1 (5.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) DO-178B
1 2 (10.53%) GPG13
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Docker
1 2 (10.53%) vCloud
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Hyperion
3 4 (21.05%) Google
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
5 2 (10.53%) ArcSight
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) ESRI
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Software AG
5 2 (10.53%) webMethods