Period
to 22 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 October 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 138 131
Rank change year-on-year +28 -7 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 27 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.95% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.58% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 12
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -13.98% +36.76%
10th Percentile £324 £319 £363
90th Percentile £538 £505 £598
North West median daily rate £425 £420 £465
% change year-on-year +1.19% -9.68% +12.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2694 3424 3386
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.30% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 2145 1967
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £233 £238 £225
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 86 142
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.75 £15.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.25% -3.31% +1.70%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.25 £10.28
90th Percentile £43.58 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.38 £16.50 £18.82
% change year-on-year +17.42% -12.30% +17.01%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Manchester

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Manchester

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in Manchester

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in Manchester

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Altrincham - 3 £338 -
Salford - 1 £450 -
Stockport - 1 £525 -
Technical Leader
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Manchester region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) .NET
3 10 (37.04%) WPF
3 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
3 10 (37.04%) Coaching
4 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 9 (33.33%) WinForms
5 7 (25.93%) Back Office
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) HTML5
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) HTML
7 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (14.81%) SAP
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (14.81%) CSS
7 4 (14.81%) Web Services
7 4 (14.81%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) Data Management
7 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
8 3 (11.11%) Grunt
8 3 (11.11%) Node.js
8 3 (11.11%) CSS3
8 3 (11.11%) RESTful
8 3 (11.11%) SOAP
8 3 (11.11%) WCF
8 3 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (7.41%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) SAP EP
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Portal
2 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) VoIP
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Power BI
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Grunt
1 3 (11.11%) gulp
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Back Office
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) French Language
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) WPF
3 9 (33.33%) WinForms
4 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 5 (18.52%) HTML5
5 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (14.81%) CSS
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.11%) CSS3
6 3 (11.11%) Node.js
6 3 (11.11%) RESTful
6 3 (11.11%) SOAP
6 3 (11.11%) WCF
7 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
7 2 (7.41%) Apache CXF
8 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (3.70%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Coaching
1 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
2 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Data Management
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) MVC
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Prototyping
5 3 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSD
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SANS
3 1 (3.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nessus
1 1 (3.70%) Nexpose
1 1 (3.70%) Nmap
1 1 (3.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Ariba
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.70%) Intel
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee
4 1 (3.70%) NetWitness
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Qualys
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.70%) Snow
4 1 (3.70%) Splunk