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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Team Lead
Rank 435 405 397
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 195 245 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.47% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 139 151
Median daily rate £431 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.67% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £300 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 17
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.72 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.82% -13.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £11.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £132.00 £38.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.73 £15.96 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+17.34% -33.51%

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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -21 181 £425 - 138
London +7 73 £533 +23.76% 41
South East +10 36 £425 -3.40% 20
Yorkshire +9 20 £395 +0.95% 10
West Yorkshire +28 18 £398 -17.18% 7
Hampshire +34 15 £438 +59.09% 4
Leeds +19 15 £400 -16.66% 4
East of England -4 14 £325 -18.75% 12
City of London 0 13 £513 +32.25% 6
Scotland +17 12 £475 +26.66% 5
South West +4 12 £400 +19.40% 20
North West +4 9 £325 -22.61% 16
Surrey +6 8 £250 -50.00% 4
Manchester +5 8 £303 +1.00% 10
East Midlands +1 8 £160 -62.79% 2
Hertfordshire -1 6 £425 +2.40% 4
Leicestershire - 6 £160 - 1
Kegworth - 6 £160 -
Edinburgh +24 5 £500 -4.76% 2
Bristol +13 5 £400 - 8
Berkshire +7 5 £518 +38.00% 4
Devon - 5 £385 - 1
Exeter - 5 £385 -
Leatherhead +17 4 - - 1
Derbyshire +8 4 £160 -
Reading +1 4 £518 +42.75% 2
Oxfordshire -1 4 £431 +4.54% 3
North East -31 4 £388 - 2
Tyne and Wear -33 4 £388 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 4 £388 - 2

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 104 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (19.95%) Finance
3 84 (19.27%) SQL
4 66 (15.14%) Microsoft
5 62 (14.22%) Java
5 62 (14.22%) Windows
6 59 (13.53%) ITIL
7 55 (12.61%) Security Cleared
8 48 (11.01%) Oracle
8 48 (11.01%) .NET
8 48 (11.01%) Cisco
9 46 (10.55%) C#
10 45 (10.32%) Software Engineering
11 44 (10.09%) Linux
12 41 (9.40%) Active Directory
13 37 (8.49%) MS Excel
13 37 (8.49%) Degree
14 36 (8.26%) Scrum
15 35 (8.03%) VMware
16 33 (7.57%) Migration
16 33 (7.57%) SC Cleared
16 33 (7.57%) Mentoring
17 30 (6.88%) Project Management
17 30 (6.88%) SQL Server
18 29 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
18 29 (6.65%) Banking
19 27 (6.19%) Waterfall
19 27 (6.19%) SDLC
19 27 (6.19%) Spring
20 26 (5.96%) Computer Science

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 14 (3.21%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.06%) Apache
3 7 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.38%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.38%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.15%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.15%) JBoss
6 4 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.92%) GemFire
7 3 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.69%) IIS
8 2 (0.46%) CMS
8 2 (0.46%) Drupal
8 2 (0.46%) Tuxedo
8 2 (0.46%) WordPress
9 1 (0.23%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.44%) MS Office
3 3 (0.69%) MS Project
4 2 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.46%) InDesign
4 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.92%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.92%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.46%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.23%) assyst
6 1 (0.23%) BASE24
6 1 (0.23%) Maximo
6 1 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.23%) Postilion
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.52%) Office 365
2 9 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.92%) GitHub
4 4 (0.92%) PaaS
5 3 (0.69%) SaaS
6 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.46%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) G Suite
7 1 (0.23%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.28%) Firewall
2 16 (3.67%) VPN
3 14 (3.21%) SAN
4 11 (2.52%) IPsec
5 10 (2.29%) DHCP
5 10 (2.29%) VLAN
5 10 (2.29%) Wireless
6 9 (2.06%) DNS
6 9 (2.06%) Internet
7 7 (1.61%) Ethernet
7 7 (1.61%) FTP
8 6 (1.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (1.38%) LAN
8 6 (1.38%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.38%) WAN
9 5 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (1.15%) SSL
9 5 (1.15%) VoIP
10 4 (0.92%) SSH
11 3 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.36%) Hadoop
3 18 (4.13%) Big Data
4 11 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.29%) MySQL
6 9 (2.06%) Apache Hive
6 9 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.38%) HBase
10 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.92%) DB2
11 4 (0.92%) MS Access
11 4 (0.92%) OLTP
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (5.73%) Visual Studio
2 13 (2.98%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.52%) JIRA
4 10 (2.29%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.38%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.38%) Gradle
7 5 (1.15%) GCC
7 5 (1.15%) GDB
7 5 (1.15%) JUnit
8 4 (0.92%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.69%) Maven
9 3 (0.69%) Selenium
9 3 (0.69%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.69%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.46%) Ant
10 2 (0.46%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.46%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.46%) MorphX
10 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 87 (19.95%) Finance
2 29 (6.65%) Banking
3 16 (3.67%) Retail
4 14 (3.21%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.75%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.61%) Games
8 6 (1.38%) Back Office
8 6 (1.38%) Front Office
8 6 (1.38%) Marketing
9 5 (1.15%) Law
10 4 (0.92%) Legal
11 3 (0.69%) Avionics
12 2 (0.46%) Advertising
12 2 (0.46%) Billing
12 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Publishing
13 1 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.01%) .NET
2 27 (6.19%) Spring
3 20 (4.59%) .NET Framework
4 19 (4.36%) HTML
5 17 (3.90%) Hibernate
6 13 (2.98%) CSS
7 12 (2.75%) J2SE
7 12 (2.75%) jQuery
8 11 (2.52%) AngularJS
9 10 (2.29%) ASP.NET
10 8 (1.83%) Kafka
11 7 (1.61%) JSON
12 6 (1.38%) CSS3
12 6 (1.38%) HTML5
12 6 (1.38%) J2EE
12 6 (1.38%) Spark Streaming
12 6 (1.38%) Web Services
12 6 (1.38%) XML
13 5 (1.15%) Node.js
13 5 (1.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.96%) Computer Science
2 24 (5.50%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.98%) Economics
5 13 (2.98%) NHS
6 12 (2.75%) EMC VNX
7 11 (2.52%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.83%) Data Integration
8 8 (1.83%) Statistics
9 7 (1.61%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.38%) Clustering
10 6 (1.38%) User Experience
10 6 (1.38%) VCE vBlock
11 5 (1.15%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.15%) EMC VMAX
12 4 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (14.22%) Windows
2 44 (10.09%) Linux
3 24 (5.50%) Unix
4 17 (3.90%) Windows 7
5 14 (3.21%) Windows Server
6 13 (2.98%) Solaris
7 12 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.83%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.38%) AIX
11 6 (1.38%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.15%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (0.92%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.69%) Android
14 3 (0.69%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.46%) HPUX
15 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.46%) zOS
16 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (13.53%) ITIL
3 45 (10.32%) Software Engineering
4 36 (8.26%) Scrum
5 33 (7.57%) Mentoring
5 33 (7.57%) Migration
6 30 (6.88%) Project Management
7 29 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (6.19%) SDLC
8 27 (6.19%) Waterfall
9 25 (5.73%) Service Delivery
10 23 (5.28%) Coaching
11 22 (5.05%) Service Management
12 21 (4.82%) ITIL V3
12 21 (4.82%) Line Management
12 21 (4.82%) TDD
12 21 (4.82%) V-Model
13 20 (4.59%) Change Management
13 20 (4.59%) UML
14 19 (4.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 84 (19.27%) SQL
2 62 (14.22%) Java
3 46 (10.55%) C#
4 18 (4.13%) C++
5 17 (3.90%) C
6 16 (3.67%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.52%) Python
8 9 (2.06%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.06%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.83%) PHP
10 4 (0.92%) Embedded C++
10 4 (0.92%) Perl
10 4 (0.92%) VC++
11 3 (0.69%) Ada
11 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.69%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.69%) Scala
11 3 (0.69%) VB
12 2 (0.46%) Ruby
12 2 (0.46%) X++
Qualifications
1 55 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.49%) Degree
3 33 (7.57%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.75%) CCNA
6 12 (2.75%) CCNP
6 12 (2.75%) MCSE
7 10 (2.29%) MCSA
8 8 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.61%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.61%) MCDST
10 6 (1.38%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.38%) MCP
11 5 (1.15%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.15%) ACHDS
11 5 (1.15%) ACTC
11 5 (1.15%) CISM
11 5 (1.15%) CISSP
11 5 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.50%) SLA
2 12 (2.75%) QA
3 5 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.69%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.23%) Basel III
6 1 (0.23%) BS7666
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.23%) WAI
6 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.83%) vSphere
4 7 (1.61%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.15%) HDFS
6 5 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.92%) XenApp
8 3 (0.69%) Docker
8 3 (0.69%) NFS
8 3 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.46%) RACF
9 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (3.90%) SCCM
2 9 (2.06%) SCOM
3 7 (1.61%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.38%) Puppet
5 5 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.15%) vRealize
6 3 (0.69%) Ansible
6 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.69%) NetApp OnCommand
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.46%) Nagios
7 2 (0.46%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.46%) Simpana
7 2 (0.46%) SmoothWall
7 2 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.46%) TeMIP
7 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.46%) zSecure
Vendors
1 66 (15.14%) Microsoft
2 48 (11.01%) Cisco
2 48 (11.01%) Oracle
3 35 (8.03%) VMware
4 20 (4.59%) Citrix
5 19 (4.36%) EMC
6 13 (2.98%) IBM
6 13 (2.98%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.75%) NetApp
8 11 (2.52%) F5
8 11 (2.52%) SAP
9 10 (2.29%) HP
9 10 (2.29%) Palo Alto
10 8 (1.83%) Apple
10 8 (1.83%) Juniper
10 8 (1.83%) Symantec
11 6 (1.38%) Veritas
12 5 (1.15%) Akamai
12 5 (1.15%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.15%) Lotus
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