The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 138 106 132
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
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£424 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.23% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £45.50 £66.00
% change year-on-year
-49.45% -31.06%
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 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
3163 1983 2801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.83% 92.28% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 1265 1590
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 172 243
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -18.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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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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
Dorset - 5 £425 -
Bristol -22 1 £325 -18.75% 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle ADF
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (21.74%) BPEL
6 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (21.74%) SOA
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
7 4 (17.39%) jQuery
7 4 (17.39%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) BPMN
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (17.39%) OWASP
7 4 (17.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
7 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (17.39%) UML
7 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) J2EE
7 4 (17.39%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle OWB
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (13.04%) Star Schema
6 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
1 4 (17.39%) JDeveloper
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle ADF
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) J2EE
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) XSLT
2 4 (17.39%) jQuery
3 3 (13.04%) WPF
3 3 (13.04%) Silverlight
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.35%) Drools
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Clustering
1 3 (13.04%) SCADA
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) SOA
1 5 (21.74%) BPEL
2 4 (17.39%) Workflow
2 4 (17.39%) UML
2 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (17.39%) Dimensional Modelling
2 4 (17.39%) BPMN
2 4 (17.39%) OWASP
3 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.04%) ETL
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Coaching
4 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) V-Model
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Security
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) RPG IV
6 1 (4.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) ISA Server
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
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