Period
to 24 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 24 February 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
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 110 130
Rank change year-on-year -10 +20 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 20 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.85% 0.98% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.02% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 9
Leeds median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £366 £295
90th Percentile £575 £525 £548
West Yorkshire median daily rate £513 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +13.89% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2,265 2,152 2,802
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.03% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,587 1,373 1,902
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £262 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 72
Leeds median hourly rate £28.50 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.11% -5.58% +14.75%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.29 £8.81
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.25 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £13.41
% change year-on-year +17.20% -6.79% +7.28%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Leeds

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Leeds

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in Leeds

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Leeds region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (35.00%) Migration
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (20.00%) REST
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (20.00%) WCF
7 4 (20.00%) MVC
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) IIS
8 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) Kerberos
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Games
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) REST
2 4 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) Kafka
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) IT Governance
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore