The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £467 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 73 88
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.08% 0.10% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.11% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £467 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £436 £431
% change year-on-year +0.57% +1.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 988 920 1168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.58% 96.34% 96.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 479 592
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 38
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -28.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Buckinghamshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Buckinghamshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in Buckinghamshire

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -10 6 £467 +55.66%
Technical Leader
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) API Development
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
4 5 (21.74%) Banking
4 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Node.js
4 5 (21.74%) Big Data
5 4 (17.39%) OAuth
5 4 (17.39%) RESTful
5 4 (17.39%) Open Source
5 4 (17.39%) Swagger
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (17.39%) Service Design
5 4 (17.39%) IBM
6 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 3 (13.04%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) XSLT
6 3 (13.04%) B2B
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
6 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (13.04%) Middleware
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Firewall
6 3 (13.04%) Ajax

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (8.70%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) OpenShift
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) ATM
3 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) DWDM
3 1 (4.35%) Frame Relay
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) SDH
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.35%) WLAN
3 1 (4.35%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.35%) Data Lake
3 1 (4.35%) Impala
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Node.js
2 4 (17.39%) OAuth
2 4 (17.39%) RESTful
2 4 (17.39%) Swagger
3 3 (13.04%) Ajax
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) XSLT
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) API Development
4 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Open Source
5 4 (17.39%) Service Design
6 3 (13.04%) B2B
6 3 (13.04%) Change Control
6 3 (13.04%) Microservices
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Coaching
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (8.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Scala
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GPG13
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
2 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.35%) AppDNA
2 1 (4.35%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.35%) AppSense
3 1 (4.35%) Avaya
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) F5
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat