The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 34 44
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.66% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.69% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £38.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 263 290 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 95.64% 95.08% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 195 300
Median daily rate £440 £438 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -2.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 25
Median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Bedfordshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Bedfordshire

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (50.00%) hybris
1 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS
1 1 (50.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) hybris
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO