Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £403 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 26 July 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 83 103
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 12 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.93% 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.44% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £403 £501 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.48% -4.67% +16.67%
10th Percentile £379 £425 £500
90th Percentile £514 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £403 £510 £325
% change year-on-year -20.98% +56.92% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1209 1356 1510
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 93.50% 96.24% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 701 781
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £200 £205 £208
90th Percentile £580 £538 £525
East of England median daily rate £409 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.19% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 76 134
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -8.57% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.48 £9.00 £9.34
90th Percentile £46.50 £52.25 £38.93
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.16 £20.00
% change year-on-year -13.19% +0.80% -4.76%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Hertfordshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Hertfordshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in Hertfordshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in Hertfordshire

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Watford -4 5 - -
Stevenage - 5 £403 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £575 -
Technical Leader
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) JNCIS
2 5 (41.67%) Brocade
2 5 (41.67%) VLAN
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
2 5 (41.67%) OSPF
2 5 (41.67%) BGP
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
2 5 (41.67%) CCDP
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) Apache
3 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) JMS
3 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 4 (33.33%) RAD
3 4 (33.33%) HPUX
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) BGP
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) OSPF
1 5 (41.67%) VLAN
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) DWDM
3 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Informix
2 1 (8.33%) MarkLogic
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Log4j
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
1 4 (33.33%) Mockito
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
1 4 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Camel
1 4 (33.33%) EJB
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) JDBC
1 4 (33.33%) JMS
1 4 (33.33%) JSON
1 4 (33.33%) JSP
1 4 (33.33%) REST
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
1 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
1 4 (33.33%) Spring Security
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
1 4 (33.33%) XML
1 4 (33.33%) XSD
1 4 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) HPUX
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
2 4 (33.33%) RAD
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCDP
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (41.67%) JNCIS
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Brocade
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Juniper
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Talend
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat