Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 118 120
Rank change year-on-year +27 +2 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 11 46 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.90% 1.71% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.86% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 31 1
North East median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.52% +2.27%
10th Percentile £375 £296 £331
90th Percentile £425 £513 £344
England median daily rate £525 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £47.75 £46.50
% change year-on-year -53.93% +2.69% +97.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1153 2471 1912
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.59% 91.72% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 1680 1182
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £244
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 125 123
North East median hourly rate £17.49 £26.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +49.13% +16.52%
10th Percentile £9.50 £10.27 £11.19
90th Percentile £47.50 £32.95 £35.80
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in the North East

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in the North East

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Tyne and Wear +31 7 - - 1
Durham +3 4 £400 +14.29%
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North East region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Change Management
3 7 (63.64%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 7 (63.64%) JSON
3 7 (63.64%) CMDB
3 7 (63.64%) RESTful
3 7 (63.64%) High Availability
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Middleware
4 3 (27.27%) COBOL
4 3 (27.27%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) JSON
1 7 (63.64%) Middleware
1 7 (63.64%) RESTful
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Change Management
2 7 (63.64%) High Availability
2 7 (63.64%) Identity Access Management
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) COBOL
1 3 (27.27%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft