The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £393 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
Rank 81 94 84
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.50% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £393 £425 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.64% -5.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £425 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -1.68% +4.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £38.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 976 1380 1114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.21% 96.64% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 963 733
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 41
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in Leeds

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Leeds region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) Kanban
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) CSS3
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Puppet
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) Spring
5 4 (40.00%) Google
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Maven
6 3 (30.00%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (30.00%) Replication
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Apache
6 3 (30.00%) Software Testing

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (30.00%) IaaS
1 3 (30.00%) Loggly
1 3 (30.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (30.00%) HBase
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (30.00%) Redis
3 3 (30.00%) Riak
4 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Grunt
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) CSS3
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (30.00%) LAMP
3 3 (30.00%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) Django
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Play Framework
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Tandem
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) Kanban
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (30.00%) Coaching
6 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 3 (30.00%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (30.00%) User Stories
7 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
7 2 (20.00%) Microservices
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Open Source
7 2 (20.00%) SOA
8 1 (10.00%) Health Informatics
8 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) Scala
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
1 3 (30.00%) HDFS
1 3 (30.00%) VirtualBox
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (30.00%) Nagios
2 3 (30.00%) Salt
2 3 (30.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Google
2 3 (30.00%) New Relic
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (30.00%) SaltStack
2 3 (30.00%) Splunk
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore