The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Team Lead
UK / England
Rank 449 406 382
Rank change year-on-year -43 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 136 214 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.46% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 124 127
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £243 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 21
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.51 £22.85
% change year-on-year - -27.75%  

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 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +17 65 £500 +8.69% 49
South East -4 21 £411 +2.81% 30
East of England -10 13 £275 -26.66% 12
West Midlands +4 8 £338 -11.18% 21
Yorkshire +15 7 £338 -22.85% 14
South West -2 6 £475 +8.57% 15
East Midlands -4 6 £245 -42.35% 3
North West +4 5 £375 +5.78% 18
Midlands - 1 £350 -
Team Leader
UK

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 61 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 57 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (18.39%) SQL
4 52 (17.39%) Windows
5 45 (15.05%) Java
6 44 (14.72%) Finance
7 42 (14.05%) Security Cleared
8 41 (13.71%) ITIL
9 37 (12.37%) SQL Server
10 33 (11.04%) MS Excel
10 33 (11.04%) Cisco
10 33 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (10.37%) SC Cleared
12 26 (8.70%) .NET
12 26 (8.70%) Oracle
13 25 (8.36%) Linux
13 25 (8.36%) Mentoring
14 24 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (8.03%) C#
14 24 (8.03%) VMware
14 24 (8.03%) MVC
14 24 (8.03%) Project Management
15 23 (7.69%) Service Management
15 23 (7.69%) Firewall
15 23 (7.69%) Active Directory
16 21 (7.02%) JavaScript
16 21 (7.02%) Migration
17 20 (6.69%) Scrum
17 20 (6.69%) ASP.NET
17 20 (6.69%) Spring

Team Leader Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.68%) CMS
3 6 (2.01%) Apache
3 6 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.67%) MS Project Server
5 4 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.00%) Confluence
7 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.33%) Jetty
8 1 (0.33%) Mule
8 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.02%) MS Office
3 7 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.00%) MS Project
5 2 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.67%) InDesign
5 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.67%) BASE24
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.67%) Postilion
2 2 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.33%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.35%) Office 365
2 12 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.67%) Akamai
5 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.00%) GitHub
6 1 (0.33%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.69%) Firewall
2 13 (4.35%) LAN
3 12 (4.01%) WAN
4 11 (3.68%) VPN
5 10 (3.34%) DNS
5 10 (3.34%) IPsec
5 10 (3.34%) VLAN
6 7 (2.34%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.34%) Wireless
7 6 (2.01%) DHCP
8 5 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (1.67%) SAN
9 4 (1.34%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.34%) FTP
9 4 (1.34%) HTTP
10 2 (0.67%) 4G
10 2 (0.67%) VoIP
11 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.33%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (5.69%) MySQL
3 10 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.01%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.67%) Big Data
6 5 (1.67%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.34%) Data Mart
7 4 (1.34%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.34%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.34%) MS Access
8 3 (1.00%) OLAP
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (0.67%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (4.01%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.01%) JIRA
3 5 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.34%) JUnit
4 4 (1.34%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.67%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.67%) Maven
5 2 (0.67%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.67%) Mockito
5 2 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.67%) Selenium
6 1 (0.33%) GCC
6 1 (0.33%) GDB
6 1 (0.33%) Gradle
6 1 (0.33%) Hudson
6 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
General
1 44 (14.72%) Finance
2 17 (5.69%) Banking
3 13 (4.35%) Retail
4 7 (2.34%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.34%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.34%) Law
6 3 (1.00%) Back Office
6 3 (1.00%) Games
7 2 (0.67%) Advertising
7 2 (0.67%) Avionics
7 2 (0.67%) Front Office
7 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.70%) .NET
2 20 (6.69%) ASP.NET
2 20 (6.69%) Spring
3 15 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (5.02%) HTML
4 13 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 11 (3.68%) Hibernate
6 10 (3.34%) Web Services
7 9 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (3.01%) XML
8 8 (2.68%) J2EE
9 7 (2.34%) CSS
9 7 (2.34%) J2SE
9 7 (2.34%) jQuery
10 6 (2.01%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.01%) JSON
10 6 (2.01%) LAMP
11 5 (1.67%) 802.1X
11 5 (1.67%) JPA
11 5 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.69%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.02%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.01%) NHS
5 8 (2.68%) EMC VNX
6 6 (2.01%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.34%) Clustering
8 4 (1.34%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.34%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (1.34%) User Experience
9 3 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.00%) EPoS
9 3 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.00%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.67%) EFT
10 2 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.39%) Windows
2 25 (8.36%) Linux
3 17 (5.69%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.02%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.68%) Unix
6 7 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.01%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.34%) Solaris
9 4 (1.34%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.00%) AIX
11 2 (0.67%) Android
11 2 (0.67%) CentOS
11 2 (0.67%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.33%) Debian
12 1 (0.33%) SUSE
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (13.71%) ITIL
3 33 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (8.36%) Mentoring
5 24 (8.03%) MVC
5 24 (8.03%) Project Management
6 23 (7.69%) Service Management
7 21 (7.02%) Migration
8 20 (6.69%) Scrum
9 19 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (6.02%) Problem Management
10 18 (6.02%) Software Engineering
10 18 (6.02%) TDD
11 16 (5.35%) Line Management
12 15 (5.02%) DevOps
12 15 (5.02%) E-Commerce
12 15 (5.02%) SDLC
12 15 (5.02%) Web Development
13 14 (4.68%) People Management
13 14 (4.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 55 (18.39%) SQL
2 45 (15.05%) Java
3 24 (8.03%) C#
4 21 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.01%) PHP
5 9 (3.01%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.68%) C++
7 7 (2.34%) C
7 7 (2.34%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.01%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.01%) Python
9 4 (1.34%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.34%) VC++
10 3 (1.00%) Perl
11 2 (0.67%) Ada
11 2 (0.67%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.67%) Ruby
11 2 (0.67%) VB
11 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (14.05%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.37%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.01%) Degree
5 9 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.67%) CCIE
6 5 (1.67%) MCITP
7 4 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.34%) CCNA
7 4 (1.34%) CHECK Team Leader
7 4 (1.34%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.34%) MCSE
8 3 (1.00%) CISA
8 3 (1.00%) CISM
8 3 (1.00%) CISSP
8 3 (1.00%) GIAC
8 3 (1.00%) GISP
8 3 (1.00%) IISP
9 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.02%) SLA
2 5 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.00%) QA
5 2 (0.67%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.67%) IFRS
5 2 (0.67%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.67%) PMO
6 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.33%) Basel III
6 1 (0.33%) BS25999
6 1 (0.33%) HL7
6 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.68%) vSphere
4 5 (1.67%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.34%) Docker
5 4 (1.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.67%) XenApp
8 1 (0.33%) HDFS
8 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.33%) UAG
8 1 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (3.01%) Puppet
2 7 (2.34%) SCCM
3 5 (1.67%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.34%) Ansible
4 4 (1.34%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.00%) Kibana
5 3 (1.00%) SCOM
5 3 (1.00%) vRealize
6 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.33%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.33%) Nagios
7 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.33%) Salt
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 61 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.04%) Cisco
3 26 (8.70%) Oracle
4 24 (8.03%) VMware
5 15 (5.02%) F5
5 15 (5.02%) Palo Alto
6 11 (3.68%) IBM
7 10 (3.34%) EMC
8 9 (3.01%) Juniper
9 8 (2.68%) Citrix
10 7 (2.34%) Apple
10 7 (2.34%) HP
10 7 (2.34%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.34%) SAP
11 6 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.67%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.67%) NetApp
13 4 (1.34%) Adobe
13 4 (1.34%) Veritas
14 3 (1.00%) Symantec
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