The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 78 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% 0.38% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £45.50 £48.50
% change year-on-year
-49.45% -6.18%
Technical Leader
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
744 499 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.02% 93.97% 91.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 283 230
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 29
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £19.17 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Leader in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Leader across the Wales region.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
South Wales - - - -
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Technical 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 Technical Leader in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) DataStage
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Technical 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 Technical Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (20.00%) DataStage
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
1 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) ESRI