The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 88 84 101
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.56% 0.55% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.58% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
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£400 £259 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.58% -35.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £54.58 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-57.86% -16.03%
Technical Leader
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1477 1374 1777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.31% 93.85% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 754 937
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 63 77
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Leeds +5 6 £400 -5.88%
Technical Leader
Yorkshire

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
5 2 (18.18%) hybris
5 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) HTTP
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) JBoss
5 2 (18.18%) Apache
5 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) MSTest
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) JSP
2 1 (9.09%) Servlets
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) SailPoint
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) STB
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) zOS
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) BeanShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) hybris
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 2 (18.18%) ATG
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Novell
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Actimize
4 1 (9.09%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (9.09%) SAP