Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Technical Lead
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 - 80
Rank change year-on-year - +80 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.63% - 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Essex median daily rate £650 - £261
10th Percentile £625 - £254
90th Percentile £675 - £267
East of England median daily rate £403 £495 £300
% change year-on-year -18.59% +65.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £18.39 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 772 852 1167
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 97.04% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 502 655
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £230 £213 £225
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 151 159
Essex median hourly rate £30.77 £32.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.86% +8.47% +40.48%
10th Percentile £11.98 £15.75 £15.48
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.84 £42.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.38 £20.94
% change year-on-year -19.55% +6.88% +4.68%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured Technical Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Essex

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Leader in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Essex

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in Essex

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -
Technical Leader
East of England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Technical 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 Essex region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) Mule
1 4 (80.00%) WSO2
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (40.00%) JSON Schema
2 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Groovy
2 2 (40.00%) OAuth
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) webMethods
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) WSDL

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (80.00%) Mule
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) Java SE
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) JSON Schema
2 2 (40.00%) OAuth
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) WSDL
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) HPUX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Kanban
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Groovy
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) GIAC
1 1 (20.00%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) WSO2
2 2 (40.00%) webMethods
3 1 (20.00%) HP