Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 567 494 447
Rank change year-on-year -73 -47 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 276 365 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.43% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 224 264
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.92%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £267
90th Percentile £675 £625 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 21
England median hourly rate £25.81 £45.50 £29.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.27% +53.15% +23.79%
10th Percentile £18.19 £13.18 £19.11
90th Percentile £53.13 £97.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £25.81 £45.50 £29.71
% change year-on-year -43.27% +53.15% +23.79%

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 87,524 85,696 92,649
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,725 56,452 59,910
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £609 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,539 2,913 3,545
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +0.68% +10.61%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.51
% change year-on-year +2.78% -2.76% +12.18%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -61 115 £525 +5.00% 83
South East +17 98 £488 +8.03% 47
East of England -19 23 £388 +19.23% 21
North of England 0 19 £400 +8.11% 43
Midlands -10 17 £338 +110.94% 27
North West +8 12 £400 +60.00% 21
East Midlands -3 9 £425 +165.63% 8
West Midlands -8 8 £250 -44.44% 18
Yorkshire -5 4 £430 +16.08% 21
South West -12 4 £397 -0.75% 17
North East +38 3 £269 -32.75% 1
Team Leader
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 88 (31.88%) Java
2 80 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (20.29%) JavaScript
4 53 (19.20%) Finance
5 51 (18.48%) Microsoft
6 46 (16.67%) Linux
7 45 (16.30%) Windows
8 44 (15.94%) AngularJS
9 41 (14.86%) TDD
10 39 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
11 38 (13.77%) ITIL
11 38 (13.77%) SQL Server
12 35 (12.68%) JUnit
12 35 (12.68%) jQuery
13 34 (12.32%) SQL
13 34 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (11.59%) BDD
15 31 (11.23%) React
16 30 (10.87%) Mockito
16 30 (10.87%) Configuration Management
16 30 (10.87%) Spring
17 29 (10.51%) Project Management
17 29 (10.51%) Ansible
18 28 (10.14%) Maven
18 28 (10.14%) HTML
19 27 (9.78%) CSS
19 27 (9.78%) Node.js
20 26 (9.42%) Puppet
20 26 (9.42%) Security Cleared
20 26 (9.42%) Oracle

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 (4.35%) Apache
1 12 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.99%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.62%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.90%) Confluence
4 8 (2.90%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.45%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.45%) Hyperledger
5 4 (1.45%) WildFly
6 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.09%) IIS
6 3 (1.09%) JBoss
6 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 15 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.72%) SAP MM
1 2 (0.72%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.36%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.16%) Office 365
3 7 (2.54%) IaaS
4 3 (1.09%) GitHub
5 2 (0.72%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Akamai
6 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.36%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.36%) G Suite
6 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.36%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Serverless
6 1 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.62%) HTTP
3 8 (2.90%) DNS
3 8 (2.90%) WAN
4 7 (2.54%) Internet
5 6 (2.17%) LAN
5 6 (2.17%) Skype
6 5 (1.81%) Firewall
6 5 (1.81%) SAN
6 5 (1.81%) Wireless
7 4 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (1.45%) DHCP
7 4 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (1.09%) BGP
8 3 (1.09%) OSPF
8 3 (1.09%) SMS
8 3 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.72%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 6 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.81%) DB2
4 5 (1.81%) MySQL
4 5 (1.81%) OLAP
5 4 (1.45%) Big Data
5 4 (1.45%) Blockchain
5 4 (1.45%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.45%) Power BI
5 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (12.68%) JUnit
2 30 (10.87%) Mockito
3 28 (10.14%) Maven
4 21 (7.61%) Ant
4 21 (7.61%) JIRA
5 17 (6.16%) Jenkins
6 16 (5.80%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.17%) Gradle
7 6 (2.17%) Selenium
8 5 (1.81%) SonarQube
8 5 (1.81%) Subversion
8 5 (1.81%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.81%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.45%) Checkstyle
9 4 (1.45%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.45%) Liquibase
10 3 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.72%) GCC
General
1 53 (19.20%) Finance
2 15 (5.43%) Banking
3 7 (2.54%) Legal
4 6 (2.17%) Law
5 5 (1.81%) Publishing
6 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Billing
7 2 (0.72%) French Language
7 2 (0.72%) German Language
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.94%) AngularJS
2 35 (12.68%) jQuery
3 31 (11.23%) React
4 30 (10.87%) Spring
5 28 (10.14%) HTML
6 27 (9.78%) CSS
6 27 (9.78%) Node.js
7 20 (7.25%) .NET
7 20 (7.25%) Hibernate
8 19 (6.88%) Web Services
9 16 (5.80%) Apache CXF
10 15 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (5.07%) HTML5
11 14 (5.07%) J2EE
12 13 (4.71%) Ajax
13 11 (3.99%) JDBC
13 11 (3.99%) REST
13 11 (3.99%) Spring Boot
14 9 (3.26%) RESTful
15 8 (2.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
3 10 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.54%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.17%) Reinsurance
6 5 (1.81%) CMDB
6 5 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.81%) User Experience
7 4 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.45%) NHS
8 3 (1.09%) iSeries
8 3 (1.09%) Replication
9 2 (0.72%) CCTV
9 2 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.67%) Linux
2 45 (16.30%) Windows
3 16 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.62%) Windows 10
6 9 (3.26%) Unix
7 8 (2.90%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.54%) AIX
9 5 (1.81%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.45%) Android
10 4 (1.45%) VMS
10 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (14.86%) TDD
3 38 (13.77%) ITIL
4 32 (11.59%) BDD
5 30 (10.87%) Configuration Management
6 29 (10.51%) Project Management
7 26 (9.42%) Mentoring
8 24 (8.70%) Change Management
9 22 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (7.97%) Unit Testing
10 21 (7.61%) Coaching
11 20 (7.25%) Scrum
12 19 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (6.16%) ETL
13 17 (6.16%) Test Automation
14 16 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (5.80%) DevOps
15 15 (5.43%) ITSM
15 15 (5.43%) Microservices
15 15 (5.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 88 (31.88%) Java
2 56 (20.29%) JavaScript
3 34 (12.32%) SQL
4 20 (7.25%) C#
5 11 (3.99%) Python
6 9 (3.26%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.26%) Scala
7 6 (2.17%) Groovy
8 5 (1.81%) Clojure
9 4 (1.45%) JPQL
10 3 (1.09%) C
10 3 (1.09%) Ruby
10 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.72%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.72%) Perl
11 2 (0.72%) R
11 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (9.42%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.35%) Degree
5 7 (2.54%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.17%) MCSE
7 5 (1.81%) CCNP
7 5 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.45%) CCSA
8 4 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.45%) MCITP
9 3 (1.09%) CCA
9 3 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.09%) CREST Certified
9 3 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.43%) SLA
2 10 (3.62%) QA
3 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) EMIR
5 1 (0.36%) GDPR
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) MiFID
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
5 1 (0.36%) SEPA
5 1 (0.36%) TARGET2
System Software
1 19 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.43%) Docker
4 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.72%) vSphere
5 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.36%) Firmware
6 1 (0.36%) HDFS
6 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 29 (10.51%) Ansible
2 26 (9.42%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (9.42%) Puppet
3 8 (2.90%) SCOM
4 3 (1.09%) WSUS
5 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.36%) Ambari
6 1 (0.36%) Consul
6 1 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.36%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (18.48%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.42%) Oracle
3 24 (8.70%) VMware
4 17 (6.16%) IBM
5 13 (4.71%) Citrix
5 13 (4.71%) NetApp
6 9 (3.26%) Cisco
7 7 (2.54%) webMethods
8 6 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.81%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.81%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.81%) SAP
9 5 (1.81%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.45%) Apple
10 4 (1.45%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.45%) F5
10 4 (1.45%) iManage
10 4 (1.45%) Reuters
11 3 (1.09%) Currenex
11 3 (1.09%) Ivanti