The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 57 55
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.47% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.49% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
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 Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 614 608 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.09% 94.70% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 376 413
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 24
Median hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.93% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £26.00
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 Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Birmingham

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Birmingham

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 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 Birmingham region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) NEC
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) NEC