Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 572 586 490
Rank change year-on-year +14 -96 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 288 260 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.30% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 181 248
England median daily rate £450 £475 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +17.28% -4.71%
10th Percentile £259 £313 £211
90th Percentile £600 £675 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 14
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -32.31% +44.44%
10th Percentile £16.70 £17.26 £20.32
90th Percentile £27.41 £49.88 £54.50
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.27% -32.31% +44.44%

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 89,409 86,733 92,683
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.90% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,541 57,528 61,042
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,826 2,550 2,975
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.65
UK median hourly rate £17.75 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.08% +3.89% +0.06%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 -2 126 £479 -7.93% 63
South East -12 65 £438 -17.45% 34
North of England +9 45 £440 +13.55% 44
North West +4 25 £450 +16.13% 22
Midlands -34 22 £400 -5.88% 27
East of England +4 20 £450 +16.13% 22
West Midlands -6 18 £400 +17.65% 16
Yorkshire -1 17 £475 - 17
South West -19 10 £383 -10.63% 31
East Midlands -6 4 £463 +8.82% 10
North East +7 3 £419 - 5
Team Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, Team Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Team Leader in the job title.

1 81 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (22.57%) Windows
3 57 (19.79%) Java
4 49 (17.01%) Microsoft
5 42 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
6 41 (14.24%) Spring
7 40 (13.89%) ITIL
8 39 (13.54%) Finance
9 38 (13.19%) SQL
10 36 (12.50%) Scrum
10 36 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 33 (11.46%) .NET
11 33 (11.46%) Git (software)
12 32 (11.11%) Active Directory
13 31 (10.76%) Jenkins
14 30 (10.42%) VMware
14 30 (10.42%) Linux
15 28 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (9.72%) Security Cleared
16 27 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (9.38%) SQL Server
16 27 (9.38%) C#
16 27 (9.38%) DevOps
17 26 (9.03%) Java 8
18 25 (8.68%) Microservices
18 25 (8.68%) Web Services
18 25 (8.68%) TDD
19 22 (7.64%) REST
19 22 (7.64%) Coaching
20 21 (7.29%) SC Cleared

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 (4.17%) MQSeries
2 7 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.08%) JBoss
4 4 (1.39%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.39%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.39%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.04%) IIS
6 2 (0.69%) Apache
6 2 (0.69%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.35%) SAS
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 42 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.90%) Office 365
4 16 (5.56%) PaaS
5 14 (4.86%) IaaS
6 8 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.74%) SaaS
8 3 (1.04%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.69%) GitHub
9 2 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.35%) Akamai
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.35%) Datadog
10 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.35%) Route 53
10 1 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.78%) Firewall
2 7 (2.43%) DNS
2 7 (2.43%) MPLS
3 6 (2.08%) LAN
3 6 (2.08%) SAN
3 6 (2.08%) Unified Communications
3 6 (2.08%) VoIP
4 5 (1.74%) NAS
4 5 (1.74%) WAN
5 4 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.39%) DHCP
5 4 (1.39%) NetScaler
5 4 (1.39%) Network Security
5 4 (1.39%) VPN
6 3 (1.04%) Skype
6 3 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.69%) BGP
7 2 (0.69%) IPsec
7 2 (0.69%) NetScreen
7 2 (0.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.60%) MongoDB
3 18 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 17 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.82%) Couchbase
8 6 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.74%) Big Data
9 5 (1.74%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.39%) OLAP
11 3 (1.04%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.04%) Power BI
11 3 (1.04%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 31 (10.76%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.86%) Maven
3 14 (4.86%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (2.43%) JIRA
5 7 (2.43%) JUnit
6 5 (1.74%) jMock
6 5 (1.74%) Mockito
7 4 (1.39%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.39%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.04%) DbUnit
8 3 (1.04%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.69%) Grunt
9 2 (0.69%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.69%) Mocha
9 2 (0.69%) Selenium
9 2 (0.69%) Subversion
10 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
General
1 39 (13.54%) Finance
2 8 (2.78%) Retail
3 6 (2.08%) Banking
4 5 (1.74%) Legal
5 3 (1.04%) Back Office
5 3 (1.04%) Local Government
5 3 (1.04%) Marketing
5 3 (1.04%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.69%) Games
6 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Front Office
7 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Military
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.24%) Spring
2 33 (11.46%) .NET
3 25 (8.68%) Web Services
4 22 (7.64%) REST
5 18 (6.25%) Spring Boot
6 16 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 15 (5.21%) JMS
8 14 (4.86%) Hibernate
8 14 (4.86%) HTML
8 14 (4.86%) JSON
8 14 (4.86%) Node.js
8 14 (4.86%) RESTful
9 13 (4.51%) CSS
10 12 (4.17%) Entity Framework
11 11 (3.82%) Play Framework
11 11 (3.82%) Spring MVC
12 10 (3.47%) .NET Framework
13 8 (2.78%) J2EE
13 8 (2.78%) Middleware
14 6 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (3.82%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.43%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.43%) User Experience
6 5 (1.74%) Fintech
6 5 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.39%) NHS
8 2 (0.69%) Derivative
8 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.69%) Handset
8 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.69%) PKI
8 2 (0.69%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (22.57%) Windows
2 30 (10.42%) Linux
3 14 (4.86%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.82%) Windows 10
6 8 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.43%) Unix
8 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.69%) Solaris
10 1 (0.35%) SUSE
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (13.89%) ITIL
3 36 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 36 (12.50%) Scrum
4 28 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (9.38%) DevOps
6 25 (8.68%) Microservices
6 25 (8.68%) TDD
7 22 (7.64%) Coaching
8 20 (6.94%) BDD
8 20 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (6.25%) People Management
10 15 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 15 (5.21%) MVC
10 15 (5.21%) Project Management
11 14 (4.86%) Incident Management
11 14 (4.86%) Migration
11 14 (4.86%) Service Management
11 14 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (4.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (19.79%) Java
2 38 (13.19%) SQL
3 27 (9.38%) C#
4 26 (9.03%) Java 8
5 15 (5.21%) JavaScript
6 13 (4.51%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.17%) Scala
8 11 (3.82%) Java 9
9 10 (3.47%) Python
10 6 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.74%) C
11 5 (1.74%) C++
11 5 (1.74%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.39%) VB
12 4 (1.39%) VBA
13 3 (1.04%) Go
13 3 (1.04%) PHP
14 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.69%) R
15 1 (0.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 28 (9.72%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.47%) Degree
4 5 (1.74%) CCNP
4 5 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.04%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.69%) CCDP
7 2 (0.69%) CCIE
7 2 (0.69%) CCNA
7 2 (0.69%) CCSAM
7 2 (0.69%) CCSAS
7 2 (0.69%) CCSE
7 2 (0.69%) ISEB
8 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.35%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.90%) QA
1 17 (5.90%) SLA
2 12 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.43%) PMO
4 2 (0.69%) GDPR
4 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.56%) Docker
2 16 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.74%) vSphere
5 3 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.69%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.69%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.35%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.35%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.35%) XenApp
7 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (4.86%) Ansible
2 13 (4.51%) Terraform
3 12 (4.17%) SCOrch
4 10 (3.47%) SCCM
5 9 (3.13%) CloudForms
6 7 (2.43%) SCOM
7 4 (1.39%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.39%) Puppet
8 3 (1.04%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.35%) Grafana
10 1 (0.35%) Graylog
10 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.35%) Opsview
10 1 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.35%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 49 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.42%) VMware
3 18 (6.25%) Cisco
4 14 (4.86%) Oracle
5 11 (3.82%) Citrix
6 6 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 6 (2.08%) SAP
7 5 (1.74%) Blue Coat
7 5 (1.74%) F5
7 5 (1.74%) Workday
8 4 (1.39%) EMC
8 4 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.39%) Remedy
9 3 (1.04%) Axosoft
9 3 (1.04%) HP
9 3 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.69%) Imperva
10 2 (0.69%) Infoblox
10 2 (0.69%) Ivanti
10 2 (0.69%) Trayport