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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Team Lead
Rank 414 393 418
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 244 292 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.53% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 170 129
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 18
Median hourly rate £49.75 £22.50 £21.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.11% +4.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.35 £20.70 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £42.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+140.00% +12.50%

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
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -12 231 £400 -5.88% 155
London +4 94 £425 -5.55% 47
South East -8 47 £400 -11.11% 28
West Midlands -27 31 £400 -4.76% 10
Birmingham +8 20 £400 +4.91% 3
North West +10 18 £250 -34.21% 19
Surrey +16 15 £385 +0.98% 3
City of London +17 13 £475 -5.00% 8
South West +7 12 £500 +51.51% 18
North East - 12 £375 - 3
Berkshire -11 11 £523 +16.11% 9
Tyne and Wear - 10 £363 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £363 - 3
East Midlands +1 8 £575 +39.39% 7
Scotland -6 8 £375 +14.50% 3
Gloucestershire +9 7 £475 - 4
Buckinghamshire +5 7 £375 +15.38% 5
Hampshire -8 7 £394 -14.86% 5
Manchester -10 7 - - 11
Yorkshire -16 7 £350 -20.45% 14
Milton Keynes +3 6 £375 +13.63% 3
Reading +5 5 £465 +3.33% 4
Leeds -12 5 £375 -14.77% 6
Coventry -12 5 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire -13 5 £375 -14.77% 10
Merseyside - 5 £225 - 4
Liverpool - 5 £225 - 3
West Sussex - 4 £438 - 2
Shropshire - 4 - -
Devon - 4 £525 - 2

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 129 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (18.32%) Finance
3 77 (17.00%) SQL
4 74 (16.34%) ITIL
5 72 (15.89%) Microsoft
6 71 (15.67%) Java
7 70 (15.45%) Windows
8 68 (15.01%) Oracle
9 63 (13.91%) Security Cleared
10 54 (11.92%) Linux
11 53 (11.70%) .NET
12 46 (10.15%) Scrum
12 46 (10.15%) SC Cleared
13 45 (9.93%) C#
14 41 (9.05%) Degree
14 41 (9.05%) Active Directory
15 38 (8.39%) Software Engineering
16 37 (8.17%) VMware
17 35 (7.73%) MS Excel
18 34 (7.51%) Unix
18 34 (7.51%) Service Delivery
18 34 (7.51%) Waterfall
19 33 (7.28%) CRM
20 32 (7.06%) Project Management
21 31 (6.84%) Cisco
22 30 (6.62%) SLA
22 30 (6.62%) V-Model
23 29 (6.40%) Mentoring
23 29 (6.40%) Visual Studio
23 29 (6.40%) 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 10 (2.21%) MS Exchange
1 10 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.99%) JBoss
3 7 (1.55%) IIS
4 6 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.10%) Apache
5 5 (1.10%) Confluence
5 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.10%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.66%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.66%) Zimbra
8 2 (0.44%) Drupal
8 2 (0.44%) Tuxedo
8 2 (0.44%) WordPress
9 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 35 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (4.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.66%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.66%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.44%) BASE24
5 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.22%) assyst
6 1 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.99%) Office 365
2 8 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.32%) GitHub
4 4 (0.88%) PaaS
5 3 (0.66%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.66%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.66%) Taleo
6 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.53%) SAN
2 15 (3.31%) Firewall
3 14 (3.09%) DHCP
4 13 (2.87%) DNS
5 9 (1.99%) VPN
5 9 (1.99%) Wireless
6 8 (1.77%) LAN
6 8 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.77%) WAN
7 7 (1.55%) Internet
8 6 (1.32%) BGP
8 6 (1.32%) LDAP
9 5 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (1.10%) SSL
10 4 (0.88%) BIG-IP
10 4 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (0.88%) FTP
10 4 (0.88%) SSH
10 4 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.31%) Big Data
3 14 (3.09%) Hadoop
4 10 (2.21%) MySQL
5 9 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (1.77%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.55%) DB2
8 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.10%) Pentaho
9 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.66%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.66%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (6.40%) Visual Studio
2 20 (4.42%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.97%) JIRA
4 17 (3.75%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.43%) Maven
6 10 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.10%) Ant
8 4 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.88%) SonarQube
8 4 (0.88%) Subversion
9 3 (0.66%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.66%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.66%) GCC
9 3 (0.66%) git-flow
9 3 (0.66%) GoCD
9 3 (0.66%) JUnit
9 3 (0.66%) Selenium
10 2 (0.44%) MorphX
10 2 (0.44%) ProC
10 2 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 83 (18.32%) Finance
2 17 (3.75%) Banking
3 15 (3.31%) Legal
4 10 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.99%) Back Office
5 9 (1.99%) Retail
6 8 (1.77%) Games
6 8 (1.77%) Marketing
7 5 (1.10%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.10%) Front Office
7 5 (1.10%) Law
8 4 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.66%) Avionics
10 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.44%) Publishing
10 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.70%) .NET
2 25 (5.52%) .NET Framework
3 11 (2.43%) HTML
3 11 (2.43%) Spring
4 10 (2.21%) Web Services
5 8 (1.77%) CSS
5 8 (1.77%) Hibernate
6 7 (1.55%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.32%) jQuery
7 6 (1.32%) Node.js
8 5 (1.10%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.10%) J2EE
9 4 (0.88%) CSS3
9 4 (0.88%) HTML5
9 4 (0.88%) Java EE
9 4 (0.88%) Middleware
9 4 (0.88%) REST
9 4 (0.88%) RESTful
9 4 (0.88%) Struts
9 4 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.40%) Computer Science
2 22 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.53%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.43%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.21%) User Experience
7 8 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.77%) NHS
8 6 (1.32%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.32%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.10%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.10%) EPoS
9 5 (1.10%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.10%) Statistics
9 5 (1.10%) VCE vBlock
10 4 (0.88%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.88%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 70 (15.45%) Windows
2 54 (11.92%) Linux
3 34 (7.51%) Unix
4 20 (4.42%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.97%) Solaris
6 12 (2.65%) Data ONTAP
6 12 (2.65%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.88%) AIX
11 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.88%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.66%) HPUX
13 2 (0.44%) Android
13 2 (0.44%) CentOS
13 2 (0.44%) VMS
13 2 (0.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (16.34%) ITIL
3 46 (10.15%) Scrum
4 38 (8.39%) Software Engineering
5 34 (7.51%) Service Delivery
5 34 (7.51%) Waterfall
6 33 (7.28%) CRM
7 32 (7.06%) Project Management
8 30 (6.62%) V-Model
9 29 (6.40%) Mentoring
10 27 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (5.96%) DevOps
11 26 (5.74%) Configuration Management
11 26 (5.74%) Problem Management
11 26 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (5.74%) UML
12 25 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (5.52%) Service Management
13 24 (5.30%) Migration
14 23 (5.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (17.00%) SQL
2 71 (15.67%) Java
3 45 (9.93%) C#
4 19 (4.19%) Python
5 16 (3.53%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.53%) PL/SQL
6 15 (3.31%) Ruby
7 13 (2.87%) Bash Shell
8 12 (2.65%) C
9 10 (2.21%) C++
9 10 (2.21%) Perl
10 9 (1.99%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.99%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.10%) PHP
12 4 (0.88%) Embedded C++
12 4 (0.88%) VB
13 3 (0.66%) Ada
13 3 (0.66%) Scala
13 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 63 (13.91%) Security Cleared
2 46 (10.15%) SC Cleared
3 41 (9.05%) Degree
4 15 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.09%) ISTQB
5 14 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.99%) CCNP
7 8 (1.77%) MCSE
8 6 (1.32%) CCNA
8 6 (1.32%) MCP
8 6 (1.32%) MCSA
9 5 (1.10%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.88%) ISEB
10 4 (0.88%) MCDST
11 3 (0.66%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.66%) CISSP
11 3 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.62%) SLA
2 12 (2.65%) QA
3 5 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.66%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.44%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) BS7666
6 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.22%) GLP
System Software
1 41 (9.05%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.55%) NFS
3 7 (1.55%) vSphere
4 6 (1.32%) Docker
5 4 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.66%) Snort
6 3 (0.66%) Squid
6 3 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.66%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.44%) HDFS
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.44%) RACF
7 2 (0.44%) StorNext
7 2 (0.44%) XenApp
7 2 (0.44%) Xsan
8 1 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (3.09%) Puppet
3 13 (2.87%) SCCM
4 10 (2.21%) Ansible
5 7 (1.55%) SCOM
5 7 (1.55%) ZABBIX
6 5 (1.10%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.88%) logstash
7 4 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.66%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.66%) Control-M
8 3 (0.66%) NetApp OnCommand
9 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.44%) Nagios
9 2 (0.44%) SmoothWall
9 2 (0.44%) Terraform
9 2 (0.44%) vRealize
9 2 (0.44%) WMI
9 2 (0.44%) zSecure
Vendors
1 72 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 68 (15.01%) Oracle
3 37 (8.17%) VMware
4 31 (6.84%) Cisco
5 21 (4.64%) Citrix
6 15 (3.31%) NetApp
7 12 (2.65%) IBM
8 11 (2.43%) EMC
8 11 (2.43%) SAP
9 8 (1.77%) HP
9 8 (1.77%) Informatica
9 8 (1.77%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.77%) Splunk
10 7 (1.55%) Apple
11 6 (1.32%) Tableau
12 5 (1.10%) Fujitsu
12 5 (1.10%) Juniper
12 5 (1.10%) Symantec
13 4 (0.88%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.88%) Google
London
Salt
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: 280 to 300 per day GBP
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £45.00 - £49.50 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago