The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 118 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 5 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.53% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.56% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £450 £400 £578
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -30.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £340 £556
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £520 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £50.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +29.03%

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
2258 2486 2108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.77% 94.99% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1398 1169
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 79 172
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -11.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.69 £25.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Leader across the West Midlands region.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Leader across the West Midlands region.

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham 0 2 £400 +14.28% 2
Shropshire +26 1 £465 -15.45%
Warwickshire -2 1 £450 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Technical 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
2 3 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) QA
3 2 (13.33%) Wiki
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) NEC
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.67%) DataStage
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Boomi
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DataStage
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) Django
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
1 2 (13.33%) Wiki
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Coaching
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Facilities Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Apex Code
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Scala
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) Ericsson
2 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica
2 1 (6.67%) NEC
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) SAP