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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Team Lead
Rank 371 388 304
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -84
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 294 231 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.41% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.45% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 125 175
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.23% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £238 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 22
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £17.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.20 £44.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
- +34.32%

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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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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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 +27 259 £425 +17.24% 177
London +5 78 £441 +2.31% 70
South East +4 70 £450 +24.13% 33
Scotland +10 27 £328 -20.60% 3
West Midlands +19 25 £420 +24.44% 17
East of England +19 25 £400 -8.57% 9
Berkshire +11 24 £450 +63.63% 10
City of London -1 24 £500 +7.52% 18
North West -32 21 £380 +12.59% 14
Yorkshire -17 20 £440 +41.93% 12
Buckinghamshire -2 19 £320 -8.57% 3
Leeds -15 18 £446 - 5
West Yorkshire -16 18 £446 +29.34% 6
Hampshire +5 16 £463 +8.82% 5
Milton Keynes -1 15 £330 -5.71% 2
Staffordshire -1 13 £420 +86.66% 2
Reading 0 12 £450 -25.00% 2
South West -11 12 £320 - 15
Essex +11 11 £450 - 1
Manchester -20 10 £263 -25.00% 9
Hertfordshire +10 9 £215 - 4
Stoke-on-Trent +4 7 £420 +86.66% 1
Livingston - 7 £330 -
West Lothian - 7 £330 -
Bristol -2 6 - - 6
Wales -19 6 £450 +12.50% 2
Edinburgh - 6 £350 -
Glasgow +9 5 £356 -8.06% 2
Southampton 0 5 £463 -
Cambridgeshire -2 5 - - 2

Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 136 (25.00%) Finance
2 119 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (18.57%) SQL
4 92 (16.91%) ITIL
5 89 (16.36%) Java
6 86 (15.81%) Microsoft
7 78 (14.34%) Windows
8 76 (13.97%) .NET
9 72 (13.24%) SQL Server
10 67 (12.32%) C#
11 60 (11.03%) Mentoring
12 59 (10.85%) Scrum
13 53 (9.74%) Banking
14 51 (9.38%) Security Cleared
15 50 (9.19%) JavaScript
15 50 (9.19%) SLA
16 48 (8.82%) TDD
17 44 (8.09%) Active Directory
17 44 (8.09%) HTML
18 43 (7.90%) Oracle
19 40 (7.35%) CSS
20 39 (7.17%) UNIX
20 39 (7.17%) MS Excel
21 38 (6.99%) E-Commerce
21 38 (6.99%) Line Management
22 37 (6.80%) Service Delivery
23 34 (6.25%) Service Management
23 34 (6.25%) ETL
24 31 (5.70%) ASP.NET
24 31 (5.70%) HTML5

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (2.76%) MS Exchange
1 15 (2.76%) WebSphere
2 10 (1.84%) SAS
2 10 (1.84%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.65%) Apache
3 9 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (1.47%) IIS
4 8 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (1.29%) Confluence
5 7 (1.29%) Lync
6 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.10%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.92%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.37%) Commerce Server
10 2 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.96%) MS Office
3 6 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.92%) SPSS
5 4 (0.74%) MS Project
5 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) CODA-Financials
1 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.55%) Cognos Planning
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) BASE24
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%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.47%) Office 365
2 7 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.37%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.18%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.86%) Firewall
2 19 (3.49%) Internet
3 15 (2.76%) LAN
3 15 (2.76%) WAN
4 11 (2.02%) DNS
4 11 (2.02%) SAN
5 10 (1.84%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.47%) VPN
7 7 (1.29%) DHCP
8 6 (1.10%) HTTP
8 6 (1.10%) Intranet
9 5 (0.92%) Wireless
10 4 (0.74%) SSL
10 4 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.74%) VoIP
10 4 (0.74%) ATM
11 3 (0.55%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.55%) Network Security
11 3 (0.55%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.39%) MySQL
3 13 (2.39%) MongoDB
3 13 (2.39%) Big Data
4 12 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.47%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.10%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.92%) DB2
10 5 (0.92%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.55%) QlikView
13 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.37%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 30 (5.51%) Selenium
2 17 (3.13%) WebDriver
3 16 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (2.76%) Visual Studio
5 14 (2.57%) JIRA
6 12 (2.21%) JMeter
6 12 (2.21%) Maven
7 11 (2.02%) NUnit
8 7 (1.29%) Mockito
9 6 (1.10%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.92%) JUnit
10 5 (0.92%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.74%) Subversion
11 4 (0.74%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.55%) Gradle
12 3 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.55%) Ant
12 3 (0.55%) MSI
13 2 (0.37%) Introscope
General
1 136 (25.00%) Finance
2 53 (9.74%) Banking
3 26 (4.78%) Retail
4 16 (2.94%) Legal
5 14 (2.57%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.57%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.39%) Law
7 12 (2.21%) Front Office
8 9 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.10%) Back Office
10 4 (0.74%) Marketing
11 3 (0.55%) Local Government
11 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.55%) German Language
11 3 (0.55%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.55%) Games
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (13.97%) .NET
2 44 (8.09%) HTML
3 40 (7.35%) CSS
4 31 (5.70%) ASP.NET
4 31 (5.70%) HTML5
5 25 (4.60%) Web Services
6 21 (3.86%) Spring
6 21 (3.86%) jQuery
7 19 (3.49%) J2EE
8 17 (3.13%) .NET Framework
8 17 (3.13%) RESTful
9 12 (2.21%) WCF
9 12 (2.21%) XHTML
10 11 (2.02%) Hibernate
11 10 (1.84%) Middleware
11 10 (1.84%) CSS3
11 10 (1.84%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (1.65%) XML
13 8 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.60%) N-Tier
3 16 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.39%) DataPower
6 10 (1.84%) Statistics
6 10 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.84%) NHS
6 10 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.10%) Fixed Income
8 5 (0.92%) Data Integration
8 5 (0.92%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.74%) Clustering
9 4 (0.74%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.74%) User Experience
9 4 (0.74%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.37%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 78 (14.34%) Windows
2 39 (7.17%) UNIX
3 30 (5.51%) Windows 7
4 26 (4.78%) Linux
5 12 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.84%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.92%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.74%) Android
11 2 (0.37%) AIX
11 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.18%) Solaris
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (16.91%) ITIL
3 60 (11.03%) Mentoring
4 59 (10.85%) Scrum
5 48 (8.82%) TDD
6 38 (6.99%) E-Commerce
6 38 (6.99%) Line Management
7 37 (6.80%) Service Delivery
8 34 (6.25%) ETL
8 34 (6.25%) Service Management
9 30 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (5.15%) Project Management
11 26 (4.78%) SOA
12 25 (4.60%) Coaching
13 24 (4.41%) Test Automation
14 23 (4.23%) Unit Testing
14 23 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (18.57%) SQL
2 89 (16.36%) Java
3 67 (12.32%) C#
4 50 (9.19%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.13%) VB
6 13 (2.39%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.02%) Erlang
8 10 (1.84%) Ruby
8 10 (1.84%) Clojure
8 10 (1.84%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.10%) PHP
9 6 (1.10%) C++
10 5 (0.92%) COBOL
11 4 (0.74%) C
11 4 (0.74%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.55%) Scala
12 3 (0.55%) VBScript
12 3 (0.55%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.33%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.15%) Degree
4 13 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (2.02%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.47%) A+ Certification
7 8 (1.47%) MOS
7 8 (1.47%) MCDST
7 8 (1.47%) MCITP
8 7 (1.29%) ISEB
9 6 (1.10%) CCNP
9 6 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.92%) CCNA
11 3 (0.55%) MCSE
11 3 (0.55%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.37%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (9.19%) SLA
2 22 (4.04%) QA
3 5 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.74%) EMIR
4 4 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.55%) MiFID
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.18%) FATCA
System Software
1 44 (8.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.84%) XenApp
3 8 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.10%) vSphere
5 5 (0.92%) Varnish
6 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.37%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.37%) Xen
8 1 (0.18%) NLBS
8 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.18%) Samba
8 1 (0.18%) NDS
8 1 (0.18%) UAG
8 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (3.49%) SCCM
2 5 (0.92%) Puppet
3 4 (0.74%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.55%) SCOM
5 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.37%) WSUS
5 2 (0.37%) OpenView
5 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.18%) Ansible
6 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (15.81%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.90%) Oracle
3 27 (4.96%) VMware
4 25 (4.60%) IBM
5 21 (3.86%) Citrix
6 20 (3.68%) Cisco
7 19 (3.49%) HP
8 18 (3.31%) Ab Initio
9 9 (1.65%) Adobe
9 9 (1.65%) SAP
9 9 (1.65%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.29%) EMC
10 7 (1.29%) NetApp
11 6 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.10%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.10%) Informatica
11 6 (1.10%) Tableau
12 5 (0.92%) Endeca
12 5 (0.92%) Remedy
12 5 (0.92%) Dell
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
VIQU
Rate: £15 - 20 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £750 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 26 days ago