The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.88% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
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 Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 220 117 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 96.92% 95.90% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 51 58
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £40.00 £24.65
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 Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Northern Ireland

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Northern Ireland

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 2 £350 -
Technical Leader
UK

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Fixed Income
2 5 (62.50%) Equities
2 5 (62.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) BGP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) OSPF
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Equities
1 5 (62.50%) Fixed Income
1 5 (62.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco