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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Team Lead
Rank 422 377 385
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 230 286 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.50% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 161 145
Median daily rate £395 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £598 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 19
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.32 £19.58 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £24.70 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.25 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+52.94% +4.29%

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
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -55 216 £395 -5.95% 125
London -4 88 £413 -8.33% 54
South East -29 52 £375 -16.66% 19
West Midlands -19 25 £400 -1.84% 6
Surrey +12 23 £385 +0.98% 4
South West +12 18 £419 +27.00% 7
Birmingham -1 15 £400 +4.91%
City of London +34 14 £450 +5.88% 15
North West -28 10 £450 +14.28% 16
Epsom +9 9 - -
Yorkshire 0 8 £375 -14.77% 12
Coventry -8 8 £400 - 4
Gloucestershire +4 7 £475 - 2
West Sussex 0 7 £350 -20.00%
West Yorkshire -3 7 £375 -14.77% 7
Scotland -4 7 £343 +3.78% 7
Berkshire -17 7 £465 +3.33% 3
North East -37 7 £275 +37.50%
Leeds -14 6 £406 -7.67% 6
Manchester -17 6 - - 7
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £306 -1.20%
Hampshire -8 5 £340 -20.00% 8
Tyne and Wear -43 5 £273 +36.25%
Newcastle upon Tyne -44 5 £273 +36.25%
Devon - 5 £513 -
East Midlands -13 4 - - 4
Renfrewshire - 4 £323 -
Erskine - 4 £323 -
Plymouth - 4 £525 -
East of England +14 3 - - 7

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 120 (25.92%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (17.49%) ITIL
3 80 (17.28%) Finance
4 79 (17.06%) Java
5 78 (16.85%) SQL
5 78 (16.85%) Microsoft
6 76 (16.41%) Windows
7 70 (15.12%) Oracle
8 56 (12.10%) Linux
9 50 (10.80%) .NET
9 50 (10.80%) Security Cleared
10 43 (9.29%) C#
11 41 (8.86%) Active Directory
11 41 (8.86%) Service Delivery
11 41 (8.86%) SC Cleared
12 40 (8.64%) Scrum
12 40 (8.64%) VMware
13 39 (8.42%) Software Engineering
14 36 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 34 (7.34%) Problem Management
16 33 (7.13%) Degree
17 32 (6.91%) Unix
18 31 (6.70%) Configuration Management
19 30 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
19 30 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
20 29 (6.26%) MS Excel
20 29 (6.26%) CRM
20 29 (6.26%) Service Management
21 28 (6.05%) Project Management
21 28 (6.05%) Mentoring

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 15 (3.24%) WebSphere
2 14 (3.02%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.81%) JBoss
4 10 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.73%) Confluence
7 7 (1.51%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.30%) IIS
9 5 (1.08%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.86%) WordPress
11 3 (0.65%) Apache
11 3 (0.65%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.65%) Zimbra
12 1 (0.22%) CICS
12 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.22%) SAS
12 1 (0.22%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 29 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.51%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.43%) BASE24
6 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (2.16%) Office 365
2 6 (1.30%) GitHub
2 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.86%) PaaS
4 3 (0.65%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.65%) Taleo
5 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.43%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.81%) SAN
2 11 (2.38%) DNS
3 10 (2.16%) DHCP
4 9 (1.94%) Firewall
5 7 (1.51%) Intranet
5 7 (1.51%) LAN
5 7 (1.51%) WAN
5 7 (1.51%) Wireless
6 6 (1.30%) BGP
6 6 (1.30%) Internet
6 6 (1.30%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.30%) VPN
7 5 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.86%) BIG-IP
8 4 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (0.86%) FTP
8 4 (0.86%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.86%) LDAP
9 3 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.81%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.38%) Big Data
3 11 (2.38%) MySQL
4 10 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (2.16%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.51%) Pentaho
6 7 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.30%) DB2
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.65%) QlikView
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (5.83%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.10%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.10%) JIRA
3 16 (3.46%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.24%) Maven
5 13 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.08%) Subversion
7 4 (0.86%) Ant
7 4 (0.86%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.65%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.65%) git-flow
8 3 (0.65%) GoCD
8 3 (0.65%) JUnit
9 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.43%) MorphX
9 2 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.22%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.22%) ProC
10 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 80 (17.28%) Finance
2 21 (4.54%) Banking
3 18 (3.89%) Legal
4 16 (3.46%) Retail
5 13 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.16%) Marketing
7 7 (1.51%) Back Office
7 7 (1.51%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.30%) Law
9 5 (1.08%) Front Office
9 5 (1.08%) Games
10 4 (0.86%) Avionics
11 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.43%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.80%) .NET
2 23 (4.97%) .NET Framework
3 17 (3.67%) Spring
4 13 (2.81%) Web Services
5 9 (1.94%) HTML
5 9 (1.94%) J2EE
6 8 (1.73%) Middleware
7 7 (1.51%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.51%) CSS
7 7 (1.51%) Hibernate
8 6 (1.30%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.30%) JPA
8 6 (1.30%) REST
8 6 (1.30%) Spring Boot
9 5 (1.08%) jQuery
9 5 (1.08%) RESTful
9 5 (1.08%) WPF
10 4 (0.86%) WCF
11 3 (0.65%) Java EE
11 3 (0.65%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.97%) Computer Science
2 21 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.54%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.59%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.38%) User Experience
5 10 (2.16%) Mobile Banking
6 9 (1.94%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.73%) NHS
8 4 (0.86%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.86%) EPoS
8 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.86%) Online Banking
8 4 (0.86%) Private Cloud
8 4 (0.86%) VCE vBlock
8 4 (0.86%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.86%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.65%) EMC VNX
9 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 76 (16.41%) Windows
2 56 (12.10%) Linux
3 32 (6.91%) Unix
4 22 (4.75%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.67%) Solaris
6 13 (2.81%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.59%) Data ONTAP
8 11 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.30%) Windows 10
11 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.86%) AIX
12 4 (0.86%) Android
12 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.86%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.65%) HPUX
14 2 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.43%) VMS
14 2 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (25.92%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (17.49%) ITIL
3 41 (8.86%) Service Delivery
4 40 (8.64%) Scrum
5 39 (8.42%) Software Engineering
6 36 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (7.34%) Problem Management
8 31 (6.70%) Configuration Management
9 30 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (6.26%) CRM
10 29 (6.26%) Service Management
11 28 (6.05%) Mentoring
11 28 (6.05%) Project Management
11 28 (6.05%) Waterfall
12 26 (5.62%) DevOps
12 26 (5.62%) Line Management
13 25 (5.40%) Migration
13 25 (5.40%) V-Model
14 24 (5.18%) UML
Programming Languages
1 79 (17.06%) Java
2 78 (16.85%) SQL
3 43 (9.29%) C#
4 20 (4.32%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.89%) PL/SQL
6 17 (3.67%) Python
7 14 (3.02%) Ruby
8 12 (2.59%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.94%) Perl
9 9 (1.94%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.73%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.51%) C++
11 7 (1.51%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.30%) C
13 4 (0.86%) Embedded C++
13 4 (0.86%) PHP
14 3 (0.65%) Ada
15 2 (0.43%) Scala
15 2 (0.43%) VB
15 2 (0.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 50 (10.80%) Security Cleared
2 41 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 33 (7.13%) Degree
4 21 (4.54%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (2.81%) ISTQB
6 12 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.30%) CCNA
9 5 (1.08%) CCNP
9 5 (1.08%) MCSE
10 4 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.86%) ISEB
10 4 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.86%) MCP
11 2 (0.43%) CCIE
11 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.43%) MCDST
11 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.83%) SLA
2 10 (2.16%) QA
3 4 (0.86%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.43%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) BS7666
6 1 (0.22%) GLP
System Software
1 41 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.51%) NFS
3 7 (1.51%) vSphere
4 6 (1.30%) Docker
5 4 (0.86%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.65%) Snort
6 3 (0.65%) Squid
6 3 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.43%) RACF
7 2 (0.43%) StorNext
7 2 (0.43%) XenApp
7 2 (0.43%) Xsan
8 1 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (3.02%) Puppet
2 13 (2.81%) SCCM
3 12 (2.59%) Ansible
4 7 (1.51%) ZABBIX
5 5 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.86%) logstash
6 4 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.86%) SCOM
7 3 (0.65%) CFEngine
7 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.43%) Control-M
8 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.43%) Nagios
8 2 (0.43%) Terraform
8 2 (0.43%) vRealize
8 2 (0.43%) WMI
8 2 (0.43%) zSecure
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 78 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 70 (15.12%) Oracle
3 40 (8.64%) VMware
4 22 (4.75%) Cisco
5 20 (4.32%) Citrix
6 15 (3.24%) IBM
6 15 (3.24%) NetApp
7 12 (2.59%) EMC
8 10 (2.16%) Splunk
9 9 (1.94%) Informatica
9 9 (1.94%) SAP
10 7 (1.51%) Curam
10 7 (1.51%) HP
10 7 (1.51%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.51%) Tableau
11 6 (1.30%) Symantec
12 4 (0.86%) Apple
13 3 (0.65%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.65%) Mercator
13 3 (0.65%) Veritas
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £highly competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago