Period
to 17 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 54 69
Rank change year-on-year -56 +15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.41% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.55% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Shropshire median daily rate - £750 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +81.82% -
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Contract vacancies in Shropshire with a recognized job title 950 363 672
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.32% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 190 280
Shropshire median daily rate £450 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £612 £590 £553
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Shropshire median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £21.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.43% +63.06% -42.76%
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.43% +16.67% -11.76%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Shropshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Shropshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in Shropshire

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. 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
Telford -39 4 - -
Technical Leader
West Midlands

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, Technical Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Shropshire region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Change Control
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation