The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 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
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 117 132
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 10 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.43% 0.32% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.33% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Median daily rate £575 £525 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +44.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £435 £438
% change year-on-year +1.14% -0.57%  
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 the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2159 2398 2905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.83% 96.15% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1254 1368 1729
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 191 255
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in the East of England

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in the East of England

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in the East of England

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hertfordshire -3 3 £575 +31.35% 1
Norfolk - 3 - - 1
Essex - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Spring
3 6 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
5 4 (22.22%) MySQL
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Apache
5 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
6 3 (16.67%) Maven
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Apache Solr
6 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 3 (16.67%) REST
6 3 (16.67%) MapReduce
6 3 (16.67%) Big Data
6 3 (16.67%) Kafka
6 3 (16.67%) HDFS
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) Mule
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.56%) ISDN
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) Skype
3 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Informix
4 1 (5.56%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 3 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Log4j
4 1 (5.56%) Mockito
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Games
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 3 (16.67%) Kafka
3 3 (16.67%) REST
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
3 3 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) XSLT
4 2 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (11.11%) Java EE
4 2 (11.11%) Java SE
4 2 (11.11%) JSON Schema
4 2 (11.11%) Middleware
4 2 (11.11%) OAuth
4 2 (11.11%) WSDL
5 1 (5.56%) EJB
5 1 (5.56%) JDBC
5 1 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) HPUX
2 3 (16.67%) Solaris
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Coaching
5 3 (16.67%) MapReduce
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) Microservices
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) People Management
7 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Groovy
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) XPath
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) XQuery
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) HDFS
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (11.11%) Ansible
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) webMethods
3 2 (11.11%) WSO2
4 1 (5.56%) Ariba
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Mitel
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Talend