The table below looks at the statistics for the Team Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Team Lead
Rank 29 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 0.85% 1.72% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.79% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £353
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £16.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+44.36% -12.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton 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
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 94.07% 96.55% 82.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 37 21
Average daily rate £350 £319 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £249 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.30 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.27% +103.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
4 5 (62.50%) Gherkin
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Test Management
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (37.50%) User Stories
6 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (25.00%) CMDB
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Operations Management
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) SAP