Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £428 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 561 544 496
Rank change year-on-year -17 -48 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 312 284 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 203 264
England median daily rate £428 £438 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +10.76% -1.25%
10th Percentile £259 £235 £250
90th Percentile £626 £630 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £428 £390
% change year-on-year -0.58% +9.62% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 18
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.36% +14.18%
10th Percentile £16.17 £17.32 £15.64
90th Percentile £48.60 £24.25 £54.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.69
% change year-on-year - -14.36% +14.18%

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 89,518 83,099 96,795
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.96% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,231 54,205 63,760
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,887 2,683 2,879
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.43
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.44
% change year-on-year -1.06% -3.79% +11.06%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -14 146 £475 -7.99% 49
South East -6 61 £425 +2.41% 32
North of England +12 57 £400 +6.67% 26
North West 0 40 £415 +10.67% 18
South West +5 20 £390 -11.21% 15
Yorkshire -19 17 £350 +3.70% 7
Midlands -32 16 £365 -5.19% 28
East of England -2 12 £450 +50.00% 13
East Midlands -5 8 £300 -25.00% 7
West Midlands -30 8 £365 +4.29% 21
Team Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 88 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (16.99%) Java
3 50 (16.03%) .NET
4 44 (14.10%) Microsoft
5 42 (13.46%) C#
5 42 (13.46%) Windows
6 41 (13.14%) SQL
7 40 (12.82%) Security Cleared
8 37 (11.86%) Finance
9 36 (11.54%) Scrum
9 36 (11.54%) ITIL
9 36 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (9.94%) SQL Server
10 31 (9.94%) Cisco
11 29 (9.29%) Oracle
11 29 (9.29%) Project Management
12 26 (8.33%) SC Cleared
12 26 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 24 (7.69%) Firewall
13 24 (7.69%) JavaScript
14 23 (7.37%) Spring
14 23 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (7.05%) Coaching
16 21 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
17 20 (6.41%) JIRA
17 20 (6.41%) HTML
17 20 (6.41%) Linux
17 20 (6.41%) ETL
17 20 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management

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 5 (1.60%) Apache
2 4 (1.28%) JBoss
2 4 (1.28%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.96%) CMS
3 3 (0.96%) IIS
3 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.64%) Confluence
4 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.64%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.32%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.32%) Hyperledger
5 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.32%) Mule
5 1 (0.32%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) BusinessWare
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Eikon
3 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.32%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.32%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.49%) Office 365
4 6 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.96%) IaaS
7 2 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.64%) GitHub
7 2 (0.64%) PaaS
7 2 (0.64%) SaaS
7 2 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.32%) Akamai
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.32%) Datadog
8 1 (0.32%) Route 53
8 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) Serverless
8 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.69%) Firewall
2 12 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (3.53%) DNS
4 10 (3.21%) BGP
4 10 (3.21%) BIG-IP
4 10 (3.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (3.21%) OSPF
5 9 (2.88%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.88%) Wireless
6 8 (2.56%) Cisco ISE
6 8 (2.56%) Network Security
6 8 (2.56%) SAN
7 7 (2.24%) DHCP
7 7 (2.24%) ICMP
7 7 (2.24%) IPsec
7 7 (2.24%) MPLS
7 7 (2.24%) NAS
8 6 (1.92%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.92%) VoIP
8 6 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.28%) Blockchain
6 4 (1.28%) MySQL
6 4 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.64%) Big Data
8 2 (0.64%) GIS
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 20 (6.41%) JIRA
2 7 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.28%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.28%) Subversion
4 4 (1.28%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.28%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.64%) AccuRev
5 2 (0.64%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.64%) Grunt
5 2 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.64%) Mocha
5 2 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.64%) Selenium
5 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.32%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.32%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.32%) Zephyr
General
1 37 (11.86%) Finance
2 16 (5.13%) Banking
3 9 (2.88%) Retail
4 8 (2.56%) Games
4 8 (2.56%) Legal
4 8 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.92%) Billing
5 6 (1.92%) Law
6 4 (1.28%) Front Office
6 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.96%) Back Office
7 3 (0.96%) Marketing
7 3 (0.96%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.64%) Military
8 2 (0.64%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (16.03%) .NET
2 23 (7.37%) Spring
3 20 (6.41%) HTML
4 16 (5.13%) AngularJS
5 14 (4.49%) .NET Framework
5 14 (4.49%) Entity Framework
5 14 (4.49%) Node.js
6 13 (4.17%) CSS
6 13 (4.17%) REST
7 11 (3.53%) HTML5
7 11 (3.53%) jQuery
7 11 (3.53%) Web Services
8 9 (2.88%) JSON
9 8 (2.56%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.56%) WinForms
9 8 (2.56%) WPF
10 7 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (2.24%) Middleware
10 7 (2.24%) React
11 6 (1.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.09%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.28%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.28%) NHS
6 4 (1.28%) User Experience
7 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.64%) Fintech
8 2 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.64%) iPhone
8 2 (0.64%) iSeries
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Licensing
8 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.46%) Windows
2 20 (6.41%) Linux
3 11 (3.53%) AIX
3 11 (3.53%) Windows 10
4 10 (3.21%) Unix
5 5 (1.60%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.60%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.96%) Solaris
6 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.64%) Android
7 2 (0.64%) SUSE
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (11.54%) ITIL
2 36 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
2 36 (11.54%) Scrum
3 29 (9.29%) Project Management
4 26 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 22 (7.05%) Coaching
6 20 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (6.41%) ETL
6 20 (6.41%) People Management
6 20 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (6.41%) TDD
7 18 (5.77%) Change Management
7 18 (5.77%) DevOps
8 17 (5.45%) Migration
8 17 (5.45%) Service Delivery
9 15 (4.81%) ITIL V3
9 15 (4.81%) Service Management
10 14 (4.49%) SDLC
11 13 (4.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.99%) Java
2 42 (13.46%) C#
3 41 (13.14%) SQL
4 24 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 12 (3.85%) Java 8
7 5 (1.60%) C++
7 5 (1.60%) ES6
7 5 (1.60%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.60%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.28%) Python
8 4 (1.28%) Ruby
8 4 (1.28%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.96%) C
9 3 (0.96%) VB
10 2 (0.64%) Ada
10 2 (0.64%) PHP
10 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.64%) VBA
11 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.49%) CCNP
3 14 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.53%) Degree
5 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.60%) CCIE
7 5 (1.60%) MCSE
8 4 (1.28%) CISA
8 4 (1.28%) CISSP
8 4 (1.28%) GIAC
8 4 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.28%) MCITP
8 4 (1.28%) SANS
9 3 (0.96%) CCDP
10 2 (0.64%) CCNA
10 2 (0.64%) CCSE
10 2 (0.64%) MCP
10 2 (0.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.45%) SLA
2 16 (5.13%) QA
3 7 (2.24%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.28%) PMO
5 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.24%) Docker
2 7 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.60%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.28%) XenApp
5 3 (0.96%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.96%) vSphere
6 2 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.64%) Veritas File System
6 2 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.64%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.32%) NFS
7 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.60%) SCCM
2 4 (1.28%) OVSD
3 3 (0.96%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.96%) Puppet
4 2 (0.64%) Ansible
4 2 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.64%) Terraform
4 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.32%) Grafana
5 1 (0.32%) Graylog
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Opsview
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.32%) SCOM
5 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.94%) Cisco
3 29 (9.29%) Oracle
4 13 (4.17%) F5
4 13 (4.17%) VMware
5 12 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 11 (3.53%) Citrix
6 11 (3.53%) webMethods
7 9 (2.88%) Juniper
8 8 (2.56%) Huawei
8 8 (2.56%) Palo Alto
8 8 (2.56%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.92%) Blue Coat
9 6 (1.92%) HP
9 6 (1.92%) IBM
9 6 (1.92%) SAP
10 5 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.60%) Symantec
11 4 (1.28%) McAfee
12 3 (0.96%) Ab Initio