Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £481 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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.

Team Lead
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 487 455
Rank change year-on-year -80 -32 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 271 423 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.45% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 251 292
England median daily rate £481 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £263
90th Percentile £675 £625 £556
UK median daily rate £475 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 20
England median hourly rate £22.00 £45.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.65% +102.22% -3.23%
10th Percentile £17.26 £25.00 £14.55
90th Percentile £49.88 £77.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £45.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -51.65% +102.22% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Leader in England

Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Leader in England

Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Leader in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Leader in England

Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Leader in England

Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Leader in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Team Leader in England

Team Leader
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Leader within the England 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
London -56 129 £525 +10.53% 36
South East +5 78 £530 +32.50% 22
East of England -8 26 £388 +19.23% 10
North of England +12 18 £400 +6.67% 15
North West +17 15 £400 +32.01% 9
Midlands -11 15 £400 +60.80% 9
East Midlands +1 11 £400 +150.00% 2
South West -3 5 £417 +4.13% 7
West Midlands +5 4 £550 +37.50% 7
Yorkshire 0 2 - - 3
North East +47 1 - - 3
Team Leader
UK

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Team 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 England region featuring Team Leader in the job title.

1 86 (31.73%) Java
2 85 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (28.41%) JavaScript
4 65 (23.99%) Finance
5 52 (19.19%) TDD
5 52 (19.19%) jQuery
6 45 (16.61%) SQL
7 44 (16.24%) AngularJS
8 42 (15.50%) HTML
8 42 (15.50%) Microsoft
8 42 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
9 41 (15.13%) Linux
10 40 (14.76%) SQL Server
11 39 (14.39%) CSS
12 38 (14.02%) Windows
13 36 (13.28%) C#
13 36 (13.28%) BDD
14 35 (12.92%) .NET
14 35 (12.92%) JUnit
15 34 (12.55%) React
16 32 (11.81%) Oracle
17 31 (11.44%) Spring
17 31 (11.44%) Maven
18 30 (11.07%) Mockito
18 30 (11.07%) Test Automation
19 28 (10.33%) Scrum
20 26 (9.59%) Puppet
20 26 (9.59%) Node.js
20 26 (9.59%) Mentoring
20 26 (9.59%) Ansible

Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (4.43%) Apache
2 9 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.95%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.58%) Confluence
5 6 (2.21%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.21%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.21%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.48%) Hyperledger
6 4 (1.48%) IIS
6 4 (1.48%) WildFly
7 3 (1.11%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.11%) JBoss
7 3 (1.11%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.11%) SAS
7 3 (1.11%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.74%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.74%) Mule
9 1 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (4.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.74%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.37%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.37%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.95%) Office 365
4 5 (1.85%) GitHub
4 5 (1.85%) IaaS
5 4 (1.48%) PaaS
6 2 (0.74%) CloudBees
6 2 (0.74%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.37%) Akamai
7 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.37%) G Suite
7 1 (0.37%) Serverless
7 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.69%) Internet
2 8 (2.95%) DNS
3 7 (2.58%) WAN
4 6 (2.21%) Firewall
4 6 (2.21%) HTTP
5 5 (1.85%) LAN
6 4 (1.48%) DHCP
6 4 (1.48%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.48%) SAN
6 4 (1.48%) SMS
7 3 (1.11%) Skype
7 3 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.74%) BGP
8 2 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (0.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.74%) OSPF
8 2 (0.74%) VLAN
8 2 (0.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.69%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.32%) Big Data
5 8 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.58%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.21%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.21%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.85%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.85%) MySQL
8 5 (1.85%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.85%) OLAP
8 5 (1.85%) Power BI
9 4 (1.48%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.48%) DB2
9 4 (1.48%) QlikView
10 3 (1.11%) Flink
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (12.92%) JUnit
2 31 (11.44%) Maven
3 30 (11.07%) Mockito
4 22 (8.12%) Ant
4 22 (8.12%) Jenkins
5 18 (6.64%) Git (software)
6 15 (5.54%) JIRA
7 11 (4.06%) Selenium
8 10 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (3.32%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.32%) Gradle
10 7 (2.58%) Vagrant
11 6 (2.21%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.85%) Subversion
12 5 (1.85%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.85%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.48%) Checkstyle
13 4 (1.48%) Liquibase
14 3 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 65 (23.99%) Finance
2 19 (7.01%) Banking
3 5 (1.85%) Publishing
4 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.11%) Billing
5 3 (1.11%) Electronics
6 2 (0.74%) Advertising
6 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.37%) French Language
7 1 (0.37%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) German Language
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (19.19%) jQuery
2 44 (16.24%) AngularJS
3 42 (15.50%) HTML
4 39 (14.39%) CSS
5 35 (12.92%) .NET
6 34 (12.55%) React
7 31 (11.44%) Spring
8 26 (9.59%) Node.js
9 23 (8.49%) HTML5
10 22 (8.12%) Web Services
11 20 (7.38%) Ajax
11 20 (7.38%) ASP.NET
12 17 (6.27%) RESTful
13 16 (5.90%) Hibernate
14 15 (5.54%) REST
15 14 (5.17%) CSS3
15 14 (5.17%) Spring Boot
15 14 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (4.06%) Apache CXF
17 9 (3.32%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.69%) User Experience
3 9 (3.32%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.21%) Reinsurance
5 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.48%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.11%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.11%) NHS
7 3 (1.11%) Replication
8 2 (0.74%) CCTV
8 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.37%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.13%) Linux
2 38 (14.02%) Windows
3 10 (3.69%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.95%) Unix
4 8 (2.95%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.48%) Android
6 4 (1.48%) VMS
6 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (19.19%) TDD
3 36 (13.28%) BDD
4 30 (11.07%) Test Automation
5 28 (10.33%) Scrum
6 26 (9.59%) Mentoring
7 25 (9.23%) Configuration Management
7 25 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (8.49%) Coaching
9 22 (8.12%) Unit Testing
10 21 (7.75%) ITIL
11 19 (7.01%) DevOps
12 18 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (6.27%) MVC
13 17 (6.27%) Project Management
14 16 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (5.90%) Microservices
15 15 (5.54%) CRM
16 13 (4.80%) ETL
16 13 (4.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 86 (31.73%) Java
2 77 (28.41%) JavaScript
3 45 (16.61%) SQL
4 36 (13.28%) C#
5 15 (5.54%) Scala
5 15 (5.54%) VB.NET
6 12 (4.43%) Python
7 10 (3.69%) Groovy
8 9 (3.32%) Clojure
9 8 (2.95%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.85%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.48%) JPQL
11 4 (1.48%) Ruby
12 3 (1.11%) C
12 3 (1.11%) C++
12 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.74%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.74%) R
14 1 (0.37%) COBOL
14 1 (0.37%) F#
Qualifications
1 21 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.80%) Degree
3 11 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.32%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.21%) MCSE
7 5 (1.85%) ISEB
7 5 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.48%) MCITP
9 3 (1.11%) CCA
9 3 (1.11%) CCNP
9 3 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.11%) CREST Certified
9 3 (1.11%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.74%) CCSA
10 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.54%) QA
2 11 (4.06%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) PMO
4 1 (0.37%) SEPA
4 1 (0.37%) TARGET2
System Software
1 18 (6.64%) Docker
2 15 (5.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.11%) HDFS
4 3 (1.11%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.74%) vSphere
5 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.37%) Firmware
6 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (9.59%) Ansible
1 26 (9.59%) Puppet
2 24 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.85%) SCOM
4 3 (1.11%) Ambari
4 3 (1.11%) WSUS
5 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.37%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.37%) SCCM
6 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.81%) Oracle
3 12 (4.43%) VMware
4 10 (3.69%) Cisco
5 9 (3.32%) IBM
6 8 (2.95%) SAP
7 7 (2.58%) Citrix
8 5 (1.85%) Juniper
9 4 (1.48%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.11%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.11%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.11%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.11%) Reuters
10 3 (1.11%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.74%) Currenex
11 2 (0.74%) FXall
11 2 (0.74%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.74%) Remedy
11 2 (0.74%) Xamarin