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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 129 104 115
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 17 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.59% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.61% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 4
Median daily rate £400 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
Technical 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
3012 2284 2228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.81% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1802 1358 1141
Median daily rate £400 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 150 192
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 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
Birmingham -9 9 £400 -11.11%
Staffordshire -2 5 £325 -22.61%
Coventry - 2 £345 - 1
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
1 12 (41.38%) Data Centre
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (27.59%) .NET
5 8 (27.59%) C#
5 8 (27.59%) Windows
6 7 (24.14%) Linux
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (24.14%) SAN
6 7 (24.14%) vSphere
6 7 (24.14%) VMware
7 6 (20.69%) Juniper
7 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (20.69%) Ubuntu
7 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
7 6 (20.69%) IPv4
7 6 (20.69%) CCNP
7 6 (20.69%) WAN
7 6 (20.69%) Firewall
7 6 (20.69%) LAN
7 6 (20.69%) MCSE
7 6 (20.69%) MCSA
7 6 (20.69%) ITIL
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
7 6 (20.69%) Windows 8

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 3 (10.34%) CMS
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Sitefinity
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) SAN
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) IPv4
2 6 (20.69%) LAN
2 6 (20.69%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.45%) IPsec
4 1 (3.45%) PSTN
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.90%) RESTful
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) WCF
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) XSD
4 2 (6.90%) XSLT
5 1 (3.45%) HTML5
5 1 (3.45%) J2EE
5 1 (3.45%) JSP
5 1 (3.45%) Spring
5 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) IVR
4 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Ubuntu
3 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Coaching
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) API Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Customer Insight
5 2 (6.90%) Data Transformation
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Product Management
5 2 (6.90%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Design
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) XAML
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (20.69%) CCNP
3 6 (20.69%) MCSA
3 6 (20.69%) MCSE
3 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (13.79%) Degree
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) CCVP
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) vCloud
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Juniper
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Telerik
6 1 (3.45%) Amdocs
6 1 (3.45%) Talend