Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 18 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 134 126
Rank change year-on-year +25 -8 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 40 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.26% 0.64% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.66% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 13
East Midlands median daily rate £415 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £358 £323 £363
90th Percentile £509 £529 £477
England median daily rate £525 £488 £440
% change year-on-year +7.69% +10.80% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £47.75 £46.50
% change year-on-year -53.93% +2.69% +97.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3018 3169 3093
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.83% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1863 1978 1860
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £215
90th Percentile £550 £555 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 130 182
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £28.68
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in the East Midlands

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in the East Midlands

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in the East Midlands

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in the East Midlands

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Derbyshire +4 24 £410 -
Northamptonshire +11 9 £465 +16.25% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 1 £438 +124.36% 1
Leicestershire -3 1 - -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 East Midlands region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 20 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
4 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) Siemens
5 12 (30.00%) Teamcenter
6 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (22.50%) SAP
7 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (20.00%) WinCC
8 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (20.00%) DHCP
8 8 (20.00%) DNS
8 8 (20.00%) RDBMS
8 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle
8 8 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 8 (20.00%) Data Integration
9 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
9 7 (17.50%) .NET
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (15.00%) Degree
10 6 (15.00%) Logistics
10 6 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (15.00%) Finance
10 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
10 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (12.50%) ABAP

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 8 (20.00%) WinCC
Business Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Teamcenter
2 6 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) DHCP
1 8 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.00%) git-flow
1 4 (10.00%) LSMW
1 4 (10.00%) Selenium
1 4 (10.00%) TestRail
1 4 (10.00%) Toad
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
1 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 8 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) Logistics
3 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Server Building
5 4 (10.00%) CRM
5 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) PLM
5 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Scrum
5 4 (10.00%) Scrum-ban
5 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.00%) Validation
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) ABAP
3 4 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) C
4 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (42.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Siemens
2 9 (22.50%) SAP
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) ArcSight
4 3 (7.50%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) LogRhythm
5 2 (5.00%) Cognos
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Sage
6 1 (2.50%) hybris