Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 October 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.

Technical Lead
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 97 84
Rank change year-on-year -12 -13 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.42% 0.075% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.078% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Glasgow median daily rate £423 £400 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +107.79% -35.83%
10th Percentile £378 £400 £191
90th Percentile £453 £400 £194
Scotland median daily rate £455 £470 £439
% change year-on-year -3.19% +7.12% +17.00%
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 1,615 1,286 1,182
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.11% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 671 648
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £255 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +60.71% -44.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £9.33
90th Percentile £35.10 £41.10 £42.73
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -21.35% +14.10% -3.70%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Data Encryption
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
2 3 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
3 1 (14.29%) SUSE
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (14.29%) Java 8
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) PSD2
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL

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 (14.29%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Gradle
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Data Encryption
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Java 8
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PSD2
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat