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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Team Lead
UK
Rank 424 393 379
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 159 244 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.48% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 120 149
Median daily rate £450 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £276 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 15
Median hourly rate £38.38 £37.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +74.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £22.96 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.50 £55.00 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £42.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+27.05% +100.00%

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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -52 147 £455 +9.63% 137
London +17 64 £500 +25.00% 50
South East -5 28 £425 -1.16% 21
City of London -2 17 £500 +19.40% 11
Yorkshire +7 14 £383 +1.66% 13
South West -4 14 £425 +13.33% 16
West Yorkshire +22 11 £383 -6.13% 9
Leeds +3 11 £383 -6.13% 5
Scotland +31 10 £275 -26.66% 2
Hampshire +17 9 £405 +47.27% 1
East of England -17 8 £500 +20.48% 9
Surrey +2 7 £269 -46.25% 7
North West +18 6 £171 -65.80% 11
Bristol +3 6 £400 - 4
Manchester +24 5 £169 - 10
Berkshire +13 5 £475 +34.75% 5
East Midlands +4 5 £475 +17.28% 3
Leatherhead +19 4 - - 2
Reading +14 4 £475 +10.46% 4
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £475 +3.26% 1
Hertfordshire -4 4 £165 -60.24% 3
Motherwell - 4 £200 -
North Lanarkshire - 4 £200 -
Gloucestershire +8 3 £425 - 2
Wiltshire -11 3 £490 +15.29% 6
North East -11 3 £275 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 3 £275 - 1
Tyne and Wear -23 3 £275 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £405 -
Basingstoke - 3 £460 - 1

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 83 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (19.42%) Java
2 74 (19.42%) Finance
3 69 (18.11%) SQL
4 55 (14.44%) Microsoft
5 51 (13.39%) Windows
5 51 (13.39%) Security Cleared
6 45 (11.81%) ITIL
6 45 (11.81%) Cisco
7 40 (10.50%) Mentoring
8 39 (10.24%) SQL Server
9 36 (9.45%) .NET
9 36 (9.45%) Spring
10 33 (8.66%) C#
10 33 (8.66%) Linux
10 33 (8.66%) Active Directory
10 33 (8.66%) Scrum
11 32 (8.40%) Oracle
12 31 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (8.14%) Project Management
13 30 (7.87%) SC Cleared
14 29 (7.61%) MS Excel
15 28 (7.35%) Migration
15 28 (7.35%) VMware
16 26 (6.82%) Banking
17 25 (6.56%) Software Engineering
18 24 (6.30%) Degree
18 24 (6.30%) HTML
19 23 (6.04%) JavaScript
19 23 (6.04%) TDD

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 13 (3.41%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.89%) Apache
3 8 (2.10%) CMS
3 8 (2.10%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.84%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.05%) GemFire
6 4 (1.05%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.05%) IIS
6 4 (1.05%) JBoss
7 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.79%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.52%) Drupal
8 2 (0.52%) WordPress
9 1 (0.26%) Jetty
9 1 (0.26%) Mule
9 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.20%) MS Office
3 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.79%) MS Project
3 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.52%) InDesign
4 2 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.79%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.52%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.26%) assyst
4 1 (0.26%) BASE24
4 1 (0.26%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.26%) Postilion
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.36%) Office 365
2 8 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.31%) Akamai
5 4 (1.05%) GitHub
5 4 (1.05%) PaaS
6 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.79%) SaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.52%) IaaS
8 1 (0.26%) G Suite
8 1 (0.26%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.77%) Firewall
2 19 (4.99%) VPN
3 12 (3.15%) Wireless
4 10 (2.62%) IPsec
4 10 (2.62%) VLAN
5 9 (2.36%) DNS
5 9 (2.36%) Ethernet
5 9 (2.36%) SAN
6 8 (2.10%) DHCP
7 6 (1.57%) Internet
7 6 (1.57%) LAN
8 5 (1.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (1.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (1.31%) HTTP
8 5 (1.31%) VoIP
8 5 (1.31%) WAN
9 4 (1.05%) FTP
9 4 (1.05%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.79%) LDAP
10 3 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (4.72%) Hadoop
3 17 (4.46%) Big Data
4 16 (4.20%) MySQL
5 12 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.10%) Apache Hive
7 8 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.84%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.57%) HBase
10 4 (1.05%) MS Access
10 4 (1.05%) OLTP
10 4 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.79%) Data Mart
11 3 (0.79%) OLAP
11 3 (0.79%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 17 (4.46%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.94%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.67%) JIRA
4 11 (2.89%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.10%) JUnit
7 7 (1.84%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.57%) Gradle
9 5 (1.31%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.31%) GCC
9 5 (1.31%) GDB
9 5 (1.31%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.05%) Maven
10 4 (1.05%) Selenium
11 3 (0.79%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.52%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.52%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.52%) Mockito
12 2 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 74 (19.42%) Finance
2 26 (6.82%) Banking
3 18 (4.72%) Retail
4 13 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.89%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.84%) Games
8 6 (1.57%) Law
9 5 (1.31%) Back Office
9 5 (1.31%) Front Office
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Avionics
10 2 (0.52%) Billing
10 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) Marketing
10 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.45%) .NET
1 36 (9.45%) Spring
2 24 (6.30%) HTML
3 21 (5.51%) Hibernate
4 17 (4.46%) ASP.NET
5 14 (3.67%) .NET Framework
5 14 (3.67%) AngularJS
5 14 (3.67%) CSS
6 13 (3.41%) J2EE
7 12 (3.15%) J2SE
7 12 (3.15%) jQuery
8 10 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (2.62%) JSON
9 9 (2.36%) XML
10 8 (2.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (2.10%) Kafka
10 8 (2.10%) LAMP
11 7 (1.84%) CSS3
11 7 (1.84%) HTML5
11 7 (1.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.15%) Economics
4 12 (3.15%) NHS
5 11 (2.89%) Statistics
6 10 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.62%) Data Integration
6 10 (2.62%) EMC VNX
7 6 (1.57%) Clustering
7 6 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.57%) User Experience
8 5 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.31%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.05%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.05%) VCE vBlock
10 3 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.39%) Windows
2 33 (8.66%) Linux
3 17 (4.46%) Windows 7
4 16 (4.20%) Unix
4 16 (4.20%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.10%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.31%) Solaris
8 4 (1.05%) Android
8 4 (1.05%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.05%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.79%) AIX
10 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
11 1 (0.26%) Debian
11 1 (0.26%) SUSE
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (11.81%) ITIL
3 40 (10.50%) Mentoring
4 33 (8.66%) Scrum
5 31 (8.14%) Project Management
5 31 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (7.35%) Migration
7 25 (6.56%) Software Engineering
8 23 (6.04%) TDD
9 22 (5.77%) MVC
9 22 (5.77%) SDLC
9 22 (5.77%) Service Management
10 20 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (5.25%) Change Management
10 20 (5.25%) Workflow
11 18 (4.72%) BDD
11 18 (4.72%) Line Management
11 18 (4.72%) Service Delivery
12 17 (4.46%) Coaching
12 17 (4.46%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (19.42%) Java
2 69 (18.11%) SQL
3 33 (8.66%) C#
4 23 (6.04%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.67%) C
5 14 (3.67%) C++
6 12 (3.15%) PHP
7 10 (2.62%) PL/SQL
7 10 (2.62%) Python
8 8 (2.10%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.10%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.57%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.05%) Perl
10 4 (1.05%) VB
10 4 (1.05%) VC++
11 3 (0.79%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.79%) Scala
12 2 (0.52%) Ada
12 2 (0.52%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 51 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.30%) Degree
4 18 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.89%) MCSE
7 10 (2.62%) CCNA
8 9 (2.36%) CCNP
8 9 (2.36%) MCSA
9 7 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.57%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.57%) MCDST
11 5 (1.31%) CISM
11 5 (1.31%) CISSP
11 5 (1.31%) MCITP
12 4 (1.05%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (1.05%) MCP
12 4 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.77%) SLA
2 11 (2.89%) QA
3 6 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.52%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.26%) Basel III
7 1 (0.26%) BS25999
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.26%) WAI
7 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 33 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.10%) vSphere
4 5 (1.31%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (1.05%) HDFS
5 4 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.79%) Docker
6 3 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.79%) XenApp
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.26%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.89%) SCCM
2 10 (2.62%) Puppet
3 7 (1.84%) SCOM
4 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.05%) Ansible
6 3 (0.79%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.79%) vRealize
7 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.52%) Nagios
7 2 (0.52%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.52%) Simpana
7 2 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.52%) TeMIP
7 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.26%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.26%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.81%) Cisco
3 32 (8.40%) Oracle
4 28 (7.35%) VMware
5 17 (4.46%) Citrix
6 14 (3.67%) EMC
7 12 (3.15%) IBM
7 12 (3.15%) Red Hat
7 12 (3.15%) SAP
8 10 (2.62%) F5
8 10 (2.62%) Palo Alto
9 9 (2.36%) Apple
9 9 (2.36%) HP
10 7 (1.84%) Juniper
11 5 (1.31%) Avaya
11 5 (1.31%) NetApp
11 5 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.05%) Fujitsu
12 4 (1.05%) Lotus
12 4 (1.05%) Veritas
Highland
Capgemini UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
TDA Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton
TUI Group Careers
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago