Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Technical Lead
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 55 58
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.58% 0.79% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.84% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +13.89% -
10th Percentile £430 £463 £430
90th Percentile £520 £610 £510
East of England median daily rate £403 £495 £300
% change year-on-year -18.59% +65.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £18.39 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 655 597 632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 94.31% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 387 418
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.29% +4.38% -3.03%
10th Percentile £165 £200 £212
90th Percentile £578 £580 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 47
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -62.67% +120.59%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.89 £41.60 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.88% +4.68%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Technical Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -10 2 £500 +5.26%
Technical Leader
East of England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) REST

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
1 1 (25.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware