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 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Team Lead
Rank 427 397 354
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 222 255 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.46% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.48% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 141 174
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 20
Median hourly rate £25.69 £21.50 £22.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -6.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.32 £15.50 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £26.40 £39.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £22.88
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -6.01%

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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 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
England -34 208 £380 -5.00% 128
London -11 79 £350 -22.22% 55
South East -8 63 £406 -9.87% 18
Surrey +15 25 £418 +33.60% 2
South West -1 16 £419 +34.12% 7
West Midlands -27 14 £400 - 11
Berkshire -3 13 £475 +5.55% 4
North West -33 13 £453 +13.12% 12
City of London +36 11 £425 -1.73% 16
Buckinghamshire +9 9 £406 - 1
Epsom +8 9 - -
West Sussex -10 9 £338 +12.03% 2
Yorkshire +11 8 £373 - 12
Birmingham -4 8 £400 -27.27% 2
West Yorkshire -4 8 £373 - 7
Reading -5 8 £475 +5.55%
East of England +19 7 £375 +57.89% 7
North East -48 7 £275 +41.93% 1
Leeds +4 6 £385 - 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -55 6 £275 +41.93% 1
Tyne and Wear -59 6 £275 +41.93% 1
Milton Keynes +9 5 £408 -
Coventry -3 5 £400 - 2
Hampshire -10 5 £340 -20.00% 8
Cheshire -12 5 £488 +21.87% 4
Manchester -18 5 £340 +13.33% 4
Scotland -19 5 £290 -3.33% 4
Leatherhead - 5 £533 -
Devon - 5 £513 -
Gloucestershire +1 4 £469 - 4

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 110 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (18.96%) Java
3 78 (17.61%) Finance
4 77 (17.38%) Oracle
5 76 (17.16%) ITIL
6 69 (15.58%) SQL
7 67 (15.12%) Windows
8 65 (14.67%) Microsoft
9 62 (14.00%) Linux
10 51 (11.51%) Security Cleared
11 42 (9.48%) Scrum
11 42 (9.48%) Service Delivery
12 41 (9.26%) SC Cleared
13 37 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (8.35%) .NET
14 35 (7.90%) Unix
14 35 (7.90%) Configuration Management
14 35 (7.90%) VMware
15 34 (7.67%) Problem Management
15 34 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (7.67%) Active Directory
16 33 (7.45%) C#
17 31 (7.00%) SQL Server
18 30 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
18 30 (6.77%) Mentoring
19 29 (6.55%) Software Engineering
20 28 (6.32%) Service Management
21 27 (6.09%) SLA
21 27 (6.09%) DevOps
22 26 (5.87%) Project Management

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 16 (3.61%) WebSphere
2 15 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.16%) JBoss
4 11 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.81%) Confluence
5 8 (1.81%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.58%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.35%) Apache
7 6 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.35%) IIS
7 6 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.90%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.90%) WordPress
9 3 (0.68%) CMS
9 3 (0.68%) Drupal
9 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.68%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.68%) Zimbra
Applications
1 14 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.13%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.45%) BASE24
7 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.58%) GitHub
3 6 (1.35%) Office 365
4 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.90%) PaaS
6 3 (0.68%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.68%) Taleo
7 2 (0.45%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.16%) DNS
2 11 (2.48%) DHCP
2 11 (2.48%) SAN
3 10 (2.26%) Firewall
4 7 (1.58%) Intranet
4 7 (1.58%) LAN
4 7 (1.58%) WAN
5 6 (1.35%) BGP
6 5 (1.13%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (1.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.13%) VPN
6 5 (1.13%) Wireless
7 4 (0.90%) BIG-IP
7 4 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (0.90%) IP Telephony
7 4 (0.90%) LDAP
7 4 (0.90%) MPLS
7 4 (0.90%) Network Security
8 3 (0.68%) Internet
8 3 (0.68%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.93%) MySQL
3 11 (2.48%) Big Data
3 11 (2.48%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (2.26%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.58%) Pentaho
7 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.13%) DB2
8 5 (1.13%) PowerCenter
8 5 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (4.74%) JIRA
2 20 (4.51%) Git (software)
3 17 (3.84%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.39%) Maven
4 15 (3.39%) Visual Studio
5 13 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.35%) Subversion
8 3 (0.68%) Ant
8 3 (0.68%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.68%) git-flow
8 3 (0.68%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.68%) JUnit
8 3 (0.68%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.45%) GoCD
9 2 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.23%) GCC
10 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.23%) NuGet
General
1 78 (17.61%) Finance
2 24 (5.42%) Banking
3 18 (4.06%) Legal
3 18 (4.06%) Retail
4 15 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.03%) Back Office
5 9 (2.03%) Marketing
5 9 (2.03%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.35%) Front Office
6 6 (1.35%) Law
7 5 (1.13%) Games
8 3 (0.68%) Avionics
8 3 (0.68%) Electronics
8 3 (0.68%) Publishing
9 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (8.35%) .NET
2 20 (4.51%) Spring
3 13 (2.93%) Web Services
4 12 (2.71%) .NET Framework
5 10 (2.26%) Hibernate
6 9 (2.03%) HTML
6 9 (2.03%) J2EE
7 8 (1.81%) Middleware
7 8 (1.81%) WPF
8 7 (1.58%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.58%) CSS
9 6 (1.35%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.35%) JPA
9 6 (1.35%) jQuery
9 6 (1.35%) REST
9 6 (1.35%) Spring Boot
10 5 (1.13%) RESTful
11 4 (0.90%) LAMP
12 3 (0.68%) Java EE
12 3 (0.68%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.97%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.71%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.71%) Data Centre
3 12 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (2.71%) NHS
4 10 (2.26%) Mobile Banking
5 9 (2.03%) User Experience
6 6 (1.35%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (0.90%) Clustering
8 4 (0.90%) Derivative
8 4 (0.90%) EPoS
8 4 (0.90%) Private Cloud
8 4 (0.90%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.68%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.68%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.45%) Informatics
10 2 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 67 (15.12%) Windows
2 62 (14.00%) Linux
3 35 (7.90%) Unix
4 22 (4.97%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.84%) Solaris
6 12 (2.71%) Data ONTAP
7 11 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (2.03%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.13%) AIX
12 5 (1.13%) Android
13 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.90%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.68%) HPUX
15 2 (0.45%) CentOS
15 2 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.45%) VMS
15 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (17.16%) ITIL
3 42 (9.48%) Scrum
3 42 (9.48%) Service Delivery
4 37 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (7.90%) Configuration Management
6 34 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (7.67%) Problem Management
7 30 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 30 (6.77%) Mentoring
8 29 (6.55%) Software Engineering
9 28 (6.32%) Service Management
10 27 (6.09%) DevOps
11 26 (5.87%) Project Management
12 25 (5.64%) Migration
13 21 (4.74%) CRM
13 21 (4.74%) Test Scripting
14 19 (4.29%) Line Management
15 17 (3.84%) Coaching
15 17 (3.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 84 (18.96%) Java
2 69 (15.58%) SQL
3 33 (7.45%) C#
4 23 (5.19%) JavaScript
4 23 (5.19%) PL/SQL
5 16 (3.61%) Python
6 14 (3.16%) Ruby
7 12 (2.71%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.03%) Perl
9 8 (1.81%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.81%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.58%) C++
10 7 (1.58%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.35%) PHP
12 5 (1.13%) C
13 4 (0.90%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.45%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.45%) Scala
14 2 (0.45%) VB
15 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (11.51%) Security Cleared
2 41 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.97%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (4.74%) Degree
5 14 (3.16%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.35%) ISEB
9 5 (1.13%) CCNA
10 4 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.90%) CCNP
11 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.45%) CCIE
12 2 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.45%) MCP
12 2 (0.45%) MCSE
12 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.09%) SLA
2 11 (2.48%) QA
3 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.68%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.45%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) BS7666
5 1 (0.23%) BS7799
5 1 (0.23%) GLP
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (7.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.03%) vSphere
4 7 (1.58%) NFS
5 5 (1.13%) Docker
6 4 (0.90%) XenApp
7 3 (0.68%) Snort
7 3 (0.68%) Squid
7 3 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.68%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.45%) StorNext
8 2 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.45%) Xsan
9 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.23%) HDFS
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (3.39%) Puppet
2 13 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.48%) Ansible
4 8 (1.81%) SCCM
5 7 (1.58%) ZABBIX
6 5 (1.13%) Control-M
7 4 (0.90%) logstash
7 4 (0.90%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.68%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.45%) Nagios
9 2 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.45%) Terraform
9 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.45%) WMI
9 2 (0.45%) WSUS
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 77 (17.38%) Oracle
2 65 (14.67%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.90%) VMware
4 20 (4.51%) Cisco
4 20 (4.51%) Citrix
5 16 (3.61%) NetApp
6 14 (3.16%) IBM
7 10 (2.26%) EMC
7 10 (2.26%) Informatica
7 10 (2.26%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.26%) Splunk
8 8 (1.81%) HP
9 7 (1.58%) Curam
9 7 (1.58%) SAP
9 7 (1.58%) Tableau
10 5 (1.13%) Symantec
11 4 (0.90%) Avaya
11 4 (0.90%) Dell
11 4 (0.90%) Veritas
12 3 (0.68%) Juniper
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham
University of Birmingham
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: From £60,000 to £67,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Effra Recruitment solutions Ltd.
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Code IT Recruitment
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
TRG
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £53 to £55 per hour Dep On Exp
Posted: 5 days ago