The table below looks at the statistics for the Team Leader role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Team Lead
Rank 354 371 325
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 301 252 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.46% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.50% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 143 136
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 21
Average hourly rate £22.13 £24.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.03 £13.60 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.13 £21.63 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+2.31% -11.73%

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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
England +16 271 £425 +13.33% 244
London +16 94 £450 +5.88% 79
South East +7 77 £450 +28.57% 43
Berkshire +15 24 £450 +76.47% 9
City of London -17 24 £489 +15.00% 17
Hampshire +6 23 £463 +8.82% 11
North West -16 22 £380 +1.33% 20
West Midlands +2 21 £420 +12.00% 18
Scotland +9 20 £328 -18.12% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 16 £325 -0.76% 3
Yorkshire -21 16 £440 +27.53% 23
South West -11 14 £320 -1.53% 30
Leeds -14 14 £446 +27.50% 12
West Yorkshire -19 14 £446 +28.41% 13
Reading +5 13 £450 - 3
Milton Keynes +3 13 £330 -5.71% 3
East Midlands -2 13 £375 +42.85% 16
East of England -10 13 £238 -36.66% 12
Manchester -4 11 £263 -41.66% 14
Staffordshire -8 11 £420 +12.00% 3
Stoke-on-Trent -4 7 £420 +12.00% 1
Somerset +3 6 £330 +1.53% 8
Wales -4 6 £450 +9.09% 3
West Lothian - 6 £330 - 1
Livingston - 6 £330 -
Leicestershire +9 5 £310 +39.32% 1
Northamptonshire +4 5 - - 3
Southampton +2 5 £463 - 1
Surrey -5 5 £381 +14.66% 5
Cheshire -6 5 £384 +2.33% 3

Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 133 (24.14%) Finance
2 123 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (17.79%) ITIL
4 89 (16.15%) Microsoft
5 84 (15.25%) SQL
6 82 (14.88%) Java
7 80 (14.52%) Windows
8 74 (13.43%) .NET
9 68 (12.34%) C#
10 61 (11.07%) SQL Server
10 61 (11.07%) Scrum
11 59 (10.71%) Mentoring
12 51 (9.26%) Security Cleared
13 49 (8.89%) Active Directory
14 48 (8.71%) Banking
15 46 (8.35%) TDD
16 45 (8.17%) MS Excel
17 44 (7.99%) HTML
18 42 (7.62%) JavaScript
19 40 (7.26%) CSS
19 40 (7.26%) Service Delivery
20 39 (7.08%) Oracle
20 39 (7.08%) SLA
21 38 (6.90%) E-Commerce
21 38 (6.90%) UNIX
22 35 (6.35%) Line Management
23 33 (5.99%) Windows 7
24 32 (5.81%) SC Cleared
24 32 (5.81%) Retail
25 31 (5.63%) ASP.NET

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.36%) WebSphere
2 12 (2.18%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.00%) Apache
3 11 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.63%) Confluence
4 9 (1.63%) SAS
5 8 (1.45%) Lync
5 8 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.91%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.73%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.73%) CMS
10 3 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.54%) IIS
11 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.36%) Commerce Server
11 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.36%) MS Office
3 6 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.91%) SPSS
5 4 (0.73%) MS Project
5 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.18%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.54%) Office 365
4 2 (0.36%) PaaS
4 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.45%) Firewall
2 15 (2.72%) Internet
3 14 (2.54%) WAN
4 12 (2.18%) LAN
4 12 (2.18%) VPN
5 10 (1.81%) DNS
6 8 (1.45%) SAN
7 7 (1.27%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.09%) Intranet
8 6 (1.09%) HTTP
8 6 (1.09%) DHCP
8 6 (1.09%) Wireless
9 5 (0.91%) VoIP
10 4 (0.73%) SSL
10 4 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.54%) MPLS
11 3 (0.54%) SMTP
12 2 (0.36%) LDAP
12 2 (0.36%) VLAN
12 2 (0.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.09%) MySQL
3 16 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.36%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.18%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.00%) Big Data
6 11 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.91%) DB2
10 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.91%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.73%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.73%) QlikView
12 3 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.54%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.36%) Snowflake Schema
13 2 (0.36%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 29 (5.26%) Selenium
2 17 (3.09%) WebDriver
3 16 (2.90%) Visual Studio
3 16 (2.90%) JIRA
4 13 (2.36%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.18%) JMeter
6 11 (2.00%) NUnit
7 8 (1.45%) Maven
8 7 (1.27%) JUnit
8 7 (1.27%) Mockito
9 6 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.09%) Subversion
10 4 (0.73%) MSI
11 3 (0.54%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.54%) Ant
11 3 (0.54%) Gradle
12 2 (0.36%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.36%) JProfiler
12 2 (0.36%) Sahi
General
1 133 (24.14%) Finance
2 48 (8.71%) Banking
3 32 (5.81%) Retail
4 17 (3.09%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.54%) Legal
6 13 (2.36%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.00%) Law
8 10 (1.81%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.45%) Front Office
10 6 (1.09%) Marketing
11 4 (0.73%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.73%) Games
12 3 (0.54%) Publishing
12 3 (0.54%) Local Government
12 3 (0.54%) Back Office
12 3 (0.54%) German Language
13 2 (0.36%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (13.43%) .NET
2 44 (7.99%) HTML
3 40 (7.26%) CSS
4 31 (5.63%) ASP.NET
5 29 (5.26%) HTML5
6 23 (4.17%) jQuery
7 22 (3.99%) .NET Framework
8 21 (3.81%) Web Services
9 20 (3.63%) Spring
10 18 (3.27%) J2EE
11 12 (2.18%) WCF
12 11 (2.00%) RESTful
12 11 (2.00%) XHTML
13 10 (1.81%) XML
13 10 (1.81%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.81%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (1.63%) Middleware
15 8 (1.45%) CSS3
16 7 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.08%) N-Tier
2 26 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.54%) NHS
5 11 (2.00%) Statistics
5 11 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.81%) DataPower
6 10 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.27%) Social Media
9 6 (1.09%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.73%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.73%) User Experience
10 4 (0.73%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.54%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.54%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.54%) DTV
11 3 (0.54%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.52%) Windows
2 38 (6.90%) UNIX
3 33 (5.99%) Windows 7
4 19 (3.45%) Linux
5 15 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.27%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.91%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.73%) Android
11 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.54%) AIX
12 2 (0.36%) Solaris
12 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.18%) HPUX
13 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (17.79%) ITIL
3 61 (11.07%) Scrum
4 59 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 46 (8.35%) TDD
6 40 (7.26%) Service Delivery
7 38 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 35 (6.35%) Line Management
9 30 (5.44%) Project Management
10 29 (5.26%) Service Management
11 28 (5.08%) Coaching
12 27 (4.90%) ETL
12 27 (4.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (4.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (4.36%) SOA
15 23 (4.17%) Analytics
15 23 (4.17%) Test Automation
16 21 (3.81%) Open Source
16 21 (3.81%) Unit Testing
17 20 (3.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (15.25%) SQL
2 82 (14.88%) Java
3 68 (12.34%) C#
4 42 (7.62%) JavaScript
5 14 (2.54%) VB
6 11 (2.00%) Erlang
7 10 (1.81%) Clojure
7 10 (1.81%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.81%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.63%) PHP
8 9 (1.63%) Ruby
9 7 (1.27%) Python
9 7 (1.27%) R
10 6 (1.09%) MATLAB
11 5 (0.91%) C++
12 4 (0.73%) C
12 4 (0.73%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.54%) VBScript
13 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.72%) Degree
4 17 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (2.54%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.45%) A+ Certification
8 8 (1.45%) MOS
8 8 (1.45%) MCDST
8 8 (1.45%) MCITP
9 7 (1.27%) ISEB
10 6 (1.09%) CCNP
11 5 (0.91%) CCNA
12 4 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.36%) PhD
13 2 (0.36%) CCIE
13 2 (0.36%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.08%) SLA
2 21 (3.81%) QA
3 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.73%) EMIR
3 4 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.54%) MiFID
5 1 (0.18%) BS15000
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
5 1 (0.18%) FATCA
5 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 49 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.45%) XenApp
3 7 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.91%) Varnish
6 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.73%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.54%) ProxySG
7 3 (0.54%) vSphere
8 2 (0.36%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.18%) UAG
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (4.36%) SCCM
2 6 (1.09%) SCOM
3 4 (0.73%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.54%) Puppet
5 2 (0.36%) OpenView
5 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.36%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.18%) OVSD
6 1 (0.18%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 89 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.08%) Oracle
3 24 (4.36%) VMware
4 21 (3.81%) Citrix
5 20 (3.63%) IBM
6 18 (3.27%) HP
7 16 (2.90%) Cisco
8 14 (2.54%) Ab Initio
9 11 (2.00%) SAP
10 9 (1.63%) Adobe
10 9 (1.63%) EMC
10 9 (1.63%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.27%) NetApp
11 7 (1.27%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.27%) Tableau
12 6 (1.09%) hybris
12 6 (1.09%) Informatica
13 5 (0.91%) Dell
13 5 (0.91%) Remedy
13 5 (0.91%) Endeca
Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £750 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Clement May
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Your Housing Group
Rate: From £33,600 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Care Quality Commission
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Care Quality Commission
Posted: 21 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Care Quality Commission
Posted: 21 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Care Quality Commission
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Care Quality Commission
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Essex
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago