Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 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.

Team Lead
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 164 165
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 14 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.46% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.48% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 18
Scotland median daily rate £375 £463 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.92% +36.03% -15.00%
10th Percentile £293 £279 £296
90th Percentile £568 £555 £430
UK median daily rate £475 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £45.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -51.65% +102.22% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4748 4143 5884
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.61% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2688 2421 3041
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £235
90th Percentile £530 £495 £500
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 119 126
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.50 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.48% -29.34% +33.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £48.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Leader in Scotland

Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Leader in Scotland

Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Leader in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Leader in Scotland

Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Leader in Scotland

Team Leader
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Leader within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 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
Edinburgh -4 8 £375 -21.05% 3
Glasgow -5 4 £328 -27.22% 2
Fife - 2 £538 -
Team Leader
UK

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Team 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 Scotland region featuring Team Leader in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) RESTful
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) SOLID
6 2 (14.29%) Code First Entity Framework
6 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) C++

Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) GitLab
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Mockito
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) RESTful
1 4 (28.57%) Spring
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
3 2 (14.29%) Code First Entity Framework
3 2 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) JMX
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) SOLID
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Microservices
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) XAML
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) HND
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat