The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in 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.

Team Lead
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 441 427 394
Rank change year-on-year -14 -33  
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 139 204 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.44% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 125 123
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £239 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 8
Median hourly rate £22.00 £25.69 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.36% +20.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -12.00% +14.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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
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 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
London -14 55 £520 +48.57% 52
South East -3 22 £415 +1.77% 27
East Midlands - 21 £413 - 6
South West +3 13 £435 +24.35% 10
East of England -5 10 £360 -4.00% 14
West Midlands +19 9 £468 +16.87% 11
North West +20 8 £363 -17.37% 12
Yorkshire +15 1 - - 10
Team Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 76 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (26.18%) Microsoft
3 46 (16.73%) SQL
4 45 (16.36%) ITIL
5 40 (14.55%) Finance
6 38 (13.82%) Windows
7 37 (13.45%) C#
7 37 (13.45%) Security Cleared
8 36 (13.09%) Java
8 36 (13.09%) Scrum
8 36 (13.09%) TDD
9 35 (12.73%) .NET
10 34 (12.36%) JavaScript
11 32 (11.64%) Project Management
12 30 (10.91%) SQL Server
13 28 (10.18%) ASP.NET
13 28 (10.18%) Service Management
14 27 (9.82%) SC Cleared
15 26 (9.45%) MVC
15 26 (9.45%) DevOps
16 25 (9.09%) Linux
17 24 (8.73%) HTML
17 24 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (8.00%) Mentoring
19 20 (7.27%) Line Management
19 20 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (6.91%) jQuery
21 18 (6.55%) Test Automation
22 17 (6.18%) AngularJS
22 17 (6.18%) Microsoft Office

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 16 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.00%) CMS
3 6 (2.18%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.82%) Apache
4 5 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.82%) MS Project Server
5 4 (1.45%) Confluence
5 4 (1.45%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.09%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.73%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) JBoss
8 1 (0.36%) Jetty
8 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.36%) SAS
8 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (6.18%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.55%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.36%) BASE24
3 1 (0.36%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.36%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.00%) Office 365
4 4 (1.45%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.73%) LAN
2 12 (4.36%) DNS
2 12 (4.36%) Firewall
2 12 (4.36%) WAN
3 9 (3.27%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.18%) HTTP
4 6 (2.18%) Wireless
5 4 (1.45%) DHCP
5 4 (1.45%) SSL
6 3 (1.09%) VPN
7 2 (0.73%) 4G
7 2 (0.73%) SAN
8 1 (0.36%) ADSL
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.36%) FTP
8 1 (0.36%) MPLS
8 1 (0.36%) PABX
8 1 (0.36%) Skype
8 1 (0.36%) SMS
8 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.82%) MySQL
3 13 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.27%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.18%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.18%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.82%) Big Data
8 5 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.45%) Data Mart
9 4 (1.45%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.45%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.73%) GIS
11 2 (0.73%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 24 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.64%) Hudson
4 9 (3.27%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.27%) JIRA
5 7 (2.55%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.55%) Selenium
5 7 (2.55%) Vagrant
6 5 (1.82%) HP UFT
6 5 (1.82%) Mockito
7 4 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.45%) JUnit
7 4 (1.45%) Subversion
8 3 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.09%) MyEclipse
8 3 (1.09%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.73%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
General
1 40 (14.55%) Finance
2 10 (3.64%) Banking
3 8 (2.91%) Retail
4 4 (1.45%) Legal
5 3 (1.09%) Games
5 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.73%) Advertising
6 2 (0.73%) Back Office
6 2 (0.73%) Front Office
6 2 (0.73%) Law
6 2 (0.73%) Military
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.73%) .NET
2 28 (10.18%) ASP.NET
3 24 (8.73%) HTML
4 19 (6.91%) jQuery
5 17 (6.18%) AngularJS
6 15 (5.45%) CSS
7 14 (5.09%) Web Services
8 13 (4.73%) Spring
8 13 (4.73%) XML
9 11 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (3.64%) HTML5
11 9 (3.27%) J2EE
12 8 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (2.91%) JSON
12 8 (2.91%) RESTful
13 7 (2.55%) CSS3
13 7 (2.55%) Hibernate
13 7 (2.55%) JPA
13 7 (2.55%) Middleware
13 7 (2.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.18%) User Experience
5 5 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.82%) NHS
6 4 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.45%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.73%) CESG
8 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.73%) Clustering
8 2 (0.73%) EPoS
9 1 (0.36%) EFT
9 1 (0.36%) EFTPOS
9 1 (0.36%) Equities
9 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.36%) PACS
9 1 (0.36%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.82%) Windows
2 25 (9.09%) Linux
3 11 (4.00%) Unix
4 10 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.27%) CentOS
6 6 (2.18%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.82%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.09%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.36%) SUSE
10 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (16.36%) ITIL
3 36 (13.09%) Scrum
3 36 (13.09%) TDD
4 32 (11.64%) Project Management
5 28 (10.18%) Service Management
6 26 (9.45%) DevOps
6 26 (9.45%) MVC
7 22 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 20 (7.27%) Line Management
9 18 (6.55%) Test Automation
10 16 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (5.82%) CRM
11 15 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (5.45%) Problem Management
11 15 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (5.09%) Software Testing
13 13 (4.73%) Technical Analysis
14 12 (4.36%) Web Development
15 11 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (16.73%) SQL
2 37 (13.45%) C#
3 36 (13.09%) Java
4 34 (12.36%) JavaScript
5 17 (6.18%) Python
6 9 (3.27%) Scala
6 9 (3.27%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.91%) Ruby
7 8 (2.91%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.55%) C++
9 6 (2.18%) PHP
9 6 (2.18%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.82%) Clojure
10 5 (1.82%) Groovy
10 5 (1.82%) Jython
11 3 (1.09%) C
12 1 (0.36%) COBOL
12 1 (0.36%) Perl
12 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (13.45%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.82%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.82%) ISEB
4 11 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.91%) Degree
8 7 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.55%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.82%) CCIE
9 5 (1.82%) CCIE Wireless
9 5 (1.82%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.82%) MCITP
10 3 (1.09%) CHECK Team Leader
10 3 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.73%) MCSE
11 2 (0.73%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.36%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.00%) SLA
2 10 (3.64%) QA
3 5 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.73%) IFRS
5 1 (0.36%) HL7
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.55%) VirtualBox
3 6 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.09%) Docker
5 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (2.91%) Puppet
2 5 (1.82%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.45%) SCCM
4 3 (1.09%) Ansible
4 3 (1.09%) Kibana
5 2 (0.73%) SCOM
5 2 (0.73%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.36%) Nagios
6 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 72 (26.18%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.82%) Cisco
3 15 (5.45%) Oracle
4 13 (4.73%) Sitecore
5 12 (4.36%) VMware
6 8 (2.91%) Juniper
6 8 (2.91%) SAP
7 5 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.82%) F5
7 5 (1.82%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.45%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.45%) HP
8 4 (1.45%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.45%) Netezza
8 4 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.09%) Apple
9 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.09%) WSO2
10 2 (0.73%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.73%) ServiceNow
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