The table below looks at the statistics for the Team Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Team Lead
Rank 105 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 15 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 1.35% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.48% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 6
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£400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £38.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 - £55.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £22.88 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-7.10% +3.97%
Team Leader
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2238 2165 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.23% 91.16% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1364 1111 741
Average daily rate £363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 198 122
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Team Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Team Leader across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Team Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Team Leader across the West Midlands region.

Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Team Leader
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Staffordshire -15 7 £400 +6.66% 4
Shropshire +1 6 £400 +8.84% 1
Birmingham -7 5 £550 +150.00% 4
Coventry +4 1 - - 2
Warwickshire -1 1 - - 1
Team Leader
England

Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 18 (60.00%) .NET
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 15 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 15 (50.00%) Open Source
4 14 (46.67%) Resource Management
5 13 (43.33%) C#
6 11 (36.67%) VB
7 10 (33.33%) OOP
8 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 5 (16.67%) Degree
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 5 (16.67%) Finance
8 5 (16.67%) Time Management
8 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 5 (16.67%) SDLC
9 4 (13.33%) WinForms
9 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.00%) Retail
10 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Project Management
10 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (10.00%) SQL
11 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
11 2 (6.67%) Windows
11 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
11 2 (6.67%) ISEB
11 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting

Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Teamcenter
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MorphX
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) .NET
2 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (13.33%) WinForms
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) WCF
4 1 (3.33%) WPF
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Open Source
2 14 (46.67%) Resource Management
3 10 (33.33%) OOP
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Time Management
4 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.67%) SDLC
5 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.67%) System Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.33%) BDD
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (3.33%) DevOps
8 1 (3.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) VB
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.67%) X++
5 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (3.33%) BMC
2 1 (3.33%) Remedy
2 1 (3.33%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) IBM