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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 132 137 124
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 7 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.32% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.33% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 14
Median daily rate £475 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
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
2874 3017 2844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.36% 95.90% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1857 1949 1858
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 199 179
Median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £43.83 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 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
Devon +2 2 £525 +22.09%
Wiltshire -5 2 £425 - 1
Bristol +7 1 £325 - 2
Gloucestershire -5 1 £650 +19.81% 1
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 West region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
5 4 (16.00%) Office 365
5 4 (16.00%) Capybara
5 4 (16.00%) QlikView
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
5 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) Marketing
6 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) MS Office
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Unisys
6 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2

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 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) QlikView
3 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Capybara
1 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.00%) Spring
2 2 (8.00%) Velocity
2 2 (8.00%) WCF
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) Google Chart
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Coaching
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
5 2 (8.00%) Marketing Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
1 4 (16.00%) Ruby
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) C++
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) ABAP
3 1 (4.00%) LINC
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Unisys
3 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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