Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 110 144
Rank change year-on-year -27 +34 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 30 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.76% 0.93% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.01% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 32
Berkshire median daily rate £600 £425 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -8.60% +9.41%
10th Percentile £413 £259 £292
90th Percentile £685 £700 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £444 £475
% change year-on-year +7.04% -6.58% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £65.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £35.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,694 3,480 4,573
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.98% 92.70% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,935 1,679 2,401
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 169 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +3.57% -27.27%
10th Percentile £8.72 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £48.15 £40.10 £43.12
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +14.29%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Berkshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Berkshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in Berkshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in Berkshire

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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
Bracknell +5 16 £625 +38.89%
Reading -9 6 £556 +30.88%
Technical Leader
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Technical Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 17 (56.67%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 16 (53.33%) Configuration Management
3 12 (40.00%) SQL
4 10 (33.33%) DB2
5 9 (30.00%) WFM
5 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (23.33%) Private Cloud
6 7 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.33%) Project Management
9 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (10.00%) Web Services
10 3 (10.00%) Migration
10 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
11 2 (6.67%) Finance
11 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
11 2 (6.67%) Life Science
11 2 (6.67%) CMS
11 2 (6.67%) Retail
11 2 (6.67%) SOA
11 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 2 (6.67%) Mobile App

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) EDI
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) JSON
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) OAuth
2 1 (3.33%) PhoneGap
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) WCF
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (30.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (23.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Life Science
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (53.33%) Configuration Management
3 9 (30.00%) WFM
4 7 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
9 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.67%) DevOps
9 2 (6.67%) SOA
10 1 (3.33%) Analytics
10 1 (3.33%) Change Control
10 1 (3.33%) Coaching
10 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (3.33%) Master Data Management
10 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) HP ALM
1 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Fiorano
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Serena