Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 88 75
Rank change year-on-year -11 -13 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.58% 0.088% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.091% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Glasgow median daily rate £540 £415 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.12% +115.58% -49.01%
10th Percentile £464 £408 £191
90th Percentile £665 £423 £510
Scotland median daily rate £475 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £37.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,488 1,098 1,005
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 96.23% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 625 511
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £240 £250 £188
90th Percentile £538 £500 £473
Scotland median daily rate £405 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +3.85% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 31
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21% -27.47%
10th Percentile £11.28 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.90 £33.75 £44.50
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.32
% change year-on-year -2.56% +12.59% -17.52%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Glasgow

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Glasgow

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Technical 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 Glasgow region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Data Encryption
2 4 (44.44%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) SUSE
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Apache
5 1 (11.11%) SLA

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) React
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (44.44%) Data Encryption
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Dell
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat