The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Team Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Team Lead
Rank 435 408 353
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 211 241 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.44% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.47% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 137 188
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 19
Median hourly rate £25.30 £29.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £20.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £47.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.32 £29.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-29.93% +25.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Team Leader in the job title.

Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend

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

Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Team Leader
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Team Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Leader within the UK.

Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Team Leader
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Team Leader Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Team Leader
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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
England -45 201 £400 - 139
London -15 69 £444 +4.41% 60
South East -13 62 £463 +23.33% 29
Surrey -1 21 £545 +28.23% 7
East of England +23 19 £375 - 8
Norfolk - 15 £375 -
North West -29 14 £355 -11.37% 4
Buckinghamshire +19 13 £403 -10.49% 2
Berkshire -5 13 £463 +42.30% 10
Leatherhead -10 12 £551 +22.50%
West Midlands -16 12 £460 +15.00% 7
City of London +40 10 £425 -10.52% 15
Reading -6 10 £475 +5.55% 6
South West -12 10 £350 +12.00% 13
Yorkshire - 9 £375 - 11
West Yorkshire - 9 £375 - 9
Milton Keynes +9 8 £408 - 2
Lancashire +9 8 £338 -37.20%
West Sussex -24 8 £344 +37.50% 2
Shropshire -37 6 £460 +15.00%
Leeds - 6 £385 - 7
Telford - 6 £460 -
Oxfordshire +11 5 £175 -36.36% 4
Scotland -12 5 £390 -17.89% 4
Epsom - 5 - -
Blackpool - 5 £355 -
East Midlands -10 3 £425 +6.25% 3
Cheshire -21 3 £500 +25.00% 1
Worthing -42 3 - -
North East -46 3 £275 +41.93% 3

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Team 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 featuring Team Leader in the job title.

1 112 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (22.10%) Java
3 75 (17.08%) Oracle
4 74 (16.86%) SQL
4 74 (16.86%) ITIL
5 73 (16.63%) Finance
6 60 (13.67%) Windows
7 59 (13.44%) Microsoft
8 53 (12.07%) Linux
9 45 (10.25%) Scrum
10 43 (9.79%) .NET
11 41 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (9.34%) Security Cleared
12 39 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (8.88%) Configuration Management
13 38 (8.66%) Service Delivery
13 38 (8.66%) JavaScript
13 38 (8.66%) SQL Server
14 37 (8.43%) Problem Management
14 37 (8.43%) C#
14 37 (8.43%) Mentoring
15 35 (7.97%) Unix
16 34 (7.74%) SLA
16 34 (7.74%) Active Directory
17 33 (7.52%) SC Cleared
18 32 (7.29%) VMware
19 28 (6.38%) PL/SQL
20 27 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
20 27 (6.15%) DevOps
20 27 (6.15%) Windows Server

Team Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 17 (3.87%) WebSphere
2 15 (3.42%) JBoss
3 14 (3.19%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.51%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.82%) Confluence
6 8 (1.82%) Node.js
6 8 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.37%) Apache
8 5 (1.14%) CMS
8 5 (1.14%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.14%) IIS
8 5 (1.14%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.91%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.91%) WordPress
10 3 (0.68%) Drupal
11 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (4.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (3.87%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (2.51%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.46%) BASE24
6 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.59%) GitHub
1 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.37%) Office 365
3 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.68%) Taleo
4 2 (0.46%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.73%) DNS
2 9 (2.05%) WAN
3 8 (1.82%) Firewall
4 7 (1.59%) DHCP
4 7 (1.59%) Intranet
5 5 (1.14%) BGP
5 5 (1.14%) Internet
5 5 (1.14%) LAN
5 5 (1.14%) SAN
6 4 (0.91%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.91%) MPLS
7 3 (0.68%) ISDN
7 3 (0.68%) Network Security
7 3 (0.68%) OSPF
7 3 (0.68%) PBX
7 3 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.46%) LDAP
8 2 (0.46%) PSTN
8 2 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (2.96%) MySQL
4 12 (2.73%) Big Data
4 12 (2.73%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.51%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.05%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.59%) Pentaho
8 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.14%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.14%) PowerCenter
10 5 (1.14%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (4.78%) Git (software)
1 21 (4.78%) JIRA
2 19 (4.33%) Maven
3 18 (4.10%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
5 12 (2.73%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.05%) Subversion
7 6 (1.37%) JUnit
8 4 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.68%) Ant
9 3 (0.68%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.68%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.68%) NuGet
9 3 (0.68%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.46%) Hudson
10 2 (0.46%) Selenium
11 1 (0.23%) GCC
11 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
General
1 73 (16.63%) Finance
2 25 (5.69%) Banking
3 18 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.64%) Retail
5 11 (2.51%) Back Office
6 10 (2.28%) Legal
7 9 (2.05%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.37%) Front Office
8 6 (1.37%) Law
9 4 (0.91%) Electronics
9 4 (0.91%) Games
9 4 (0.91%) Marketing
10 3 (0.68%) Advertising
10 3 (0.68%) Publishing
11 2 (0.46%) Avionics
11 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
12 1 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.79%) .NET
2 26 (5.92%) Spring
3 21 (4.78%) HTML
4 16 (3.64%) AngularJS
4 16 (3.64%) CSS
4 16 (3.64%) Hibernate
5 13 (2.96%) Web Services
6 12 (2.73%) REST
6 12 (2.73%) WPF
7 11 (2.51%) J2EE
8 10 (2.28%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.82%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.82%) Middleware
10 7 (1.59%) JPA
10 7 (1.59%) JSON
10 7 (1.59%) RESTful
10 7 (1.59%) Spring Boot
11 6 (1.37%) CSS3
11 6 (1.37%) XHTML
12 5 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.01%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.42%) User Experience
4 11 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.28%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.28%) Mobile Banking
5 10 (2.28%) NHS
6 6 (1.37%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.14%) W3C
8 4 (0.91%) Clustering
8 4 (0.91%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.91%) Derivative
8 4 (0.91%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.68%) Fintech
9 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.68%) Replication
10 2 (0.46%) EFT
10 2 (0.46%) EFTPOS
10 2 (0.46%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.67%) Windows
2 53 (12.07%) Linux
3 35 (7.97%) Unix
4 27 (6.15%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.73%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.37%) Solaris
9 6 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.14%) Android
10 5 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (0.91%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.68%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.46%) AIX
13 2 (0.46%) CentOS
13 2 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (16.86%) ITIL
3 45 (10.25%) Scrum
4 41 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (8.88%) Configuration Management
5 39 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (8.66%) Service Delivery
7 37 (8.43%) Mentoring
7 37 (8.43%) Problem Management
8 27 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (6.15%) DevOps
9 26 (5.92%) Service Management
10 25 (5.69%) Project Management
11 23 (5.24%) E-Commerce
11 23 (5.24%) TDD
12 21 (4.78%) MVC
13 20 (4.56%) Software Engineering
14 19 (4.33%) Coaching
14 19 (4.33%) Line Management
14 19 (4.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 97 (22.10%) Java
2 74 (16.86%) SQL
3 38 (8.66%) JavaScript
4 37 (8.43%) C#
5 28 (6.38%) PL/SQL
6 20 (4.56%) Python
7 19 (4.33%) Ruby
8 13 (2.96%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.73%) Perl
10 8 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.82%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.82%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.37%) PHP
12 4 (0.91%) C
12 4 (0.91%) C++
13 3 (0.68%) VB
14 2 (0.46%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.46%) Scala
15 1 (0.23%) COBOL
15 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (9.34%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.52%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.78%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (3.19%) ISTQB
5 13 (2.96%) Degree
6 11 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.59%) CCNP
9 6 (1.37%) ISEB
10 4 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.91%) CCSA
10 4 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.91%) MCDST
11 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.68%) MCP
11 3 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.46%) CCIE
12 2 (0.46%) CCNA
12 2 (0.46%) MCSE
12 2 (0.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.74%) SLA
2 9 (2.05%) QA
3 3 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.68%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) BS7799
5 1 (0.23%) GLP
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (7.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.05%) vSphere
4 5 (1.14%) XenApp
5 4 (0.91%) Docker
5 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.68%) ISA Server
6 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.46%) NFS
7 2 (0.46%) StorNext
7 2 (0.46%) Xsan
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.23%) Snort
8 1 (0.23%) Squid
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (2.96%) Puppet
2 12 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.51%) Ansible
4 7 (1.59%) Control-M
5 5 (1.14%) SCCM
5 5 (1.14%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.14%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.91%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.68%) WSUS
8 2 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.46%) Nagios
8 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.46%) Terraform
8 2 (0.46%) WMI
Vendors
1 75 (17.08%) Oracle
2 59 (13.44%) Microsoft
3 32 (7.29%) VMware
4 22 (5.01%) Cisco
5 17 (3.87%) IBM
6 16 (3.64%) Citrix
7 10 (2.28%) Informatica
8 9 (2.05%) NetApp
9 8 (1.82%) EMC
9 8 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.82%) Splunk
10 7 (1.59%) Curam
10 7 (1.59%) HP
10 7 (1.59%) SAP
10 7 (1.59%) Tableau
11 5 (1.14%) Avaya
11 5 (1.14%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.91%) Dell
12 4 (0.91%) Juniper
12 4 (0.91%) Veritas
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers International Plc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £0 to £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £53 to £55 per hour Dep On Exp
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £160 - £215 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £25.5 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago