Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 January 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.

Team Lead
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 293 282
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 97 64 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.42% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.44% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 30 69
South East median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.28% +12.50%
10th Percentile £319 £267 £325
90th Percentile £650 £539 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £14.70 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +206.12% -45.56% +10.20%
England median hourly rate £25.81 £45.50 £29.71
% change year-on-year -43.27% +53.15% +27.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,398 14,448 17,377
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.13% 93.78% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,205 8,533 10,264
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 745 894
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -8.04% +18.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.68% - +12.12%

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Leader in the South East

Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Leader in the South East

Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Leader in the South East over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Leader in the South East

Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Leader in the South East

Team Leader
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Thames Valley +28 71 £525 +10.53% 24
Buckinghamshire -5 31 £475 -7.32% 6
Oxfordshire +22 27 £600 +39.13% 8
Berkshire -2 13 £400 -19.40% 10
Hampshire -5 10 £463 +1.37% 12
Surrey -24 8 £313 -7.41% 7
West Sussex -1 3 £366 -13.88% 1
Kent - 3 £500 - 3
Team Leader
England

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 South East region featuring Team Leader in the job title.

1 46 (47.42%) Java
2 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (31.96%) AngularJS
4 25 (25.77%) Linux
5 22 (22.68%) Configuration Management
6 21 (21.65%) ITIL
6 21 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (21.65%) Puppet
6 21 (21.65%) Ansible
7 20 (20.62%) Mockito
7 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
7 20 (20.62%) JUnit
7 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
7 20 (20.62%) TDD
8 19 (19.59%) Maven
8 19 (19.59%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (18.56%) BDD
9 18 (18.56%) Node.js
9 18 (18.56%) React
9 18 (18.56%) jQuery
9 18 (18.56%) Unit Testing
9 18 (18.56%) Ant
10 17 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (16.49%) Spring
11 16 (16.49%) Change Management
12 15 (15.46%) VMware
12 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
12 15 (15.46%) J2EE
13 14 (14.43%) Windows
13 14 (14.43%) Hibernate

Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.34%) Apache
1 11 (11.34%) Tomcat
1 11 (11.34%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.15%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.03%) CMS
5 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.25%) Office 365
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) HTTP
1 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (4.12%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (4.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (4.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (3.09%) Skype
3 3 (3.09%) Wireless
4 2 (2.06%) BGP
4 2 (2.06%) Internet
4 2 (2.06%) Network Security
4 2 (2.06%) OSPF
5 1 (1.03%) DNS
5 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) DB2
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (20.62%) JUnit
1 20 (20.62%) Mockito
2 19 (19.59%) Maven
3 18 (18.56%) Ant
4 3 (3.09%) JIRA
5 2 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.06%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.06%) Selenium
5 2 (2.06%) Subversion
5 2 (2.06%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.03%) Gradle
6 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.03%) MSI
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Publishing
4 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.03%) French Language
4 1 (1.03%) German Language
4 1 (1.03%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.96%) AngularJS
2 18 (18.56%) jQuery
2 18 (18.56%) Node.js
2 18 (18.56%) React
3 16 (16.49%) Spring
4 15 (15.46%) J2EE
5 14 (14.43%) Hibernate
6 12 (12.37%) Web Services
7 11 (11.34%) Apache CXF
7 11 (11.34%) JDBC
7 11 (11.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (4.12%) .NET
9 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.06%) CSS
9 2 (2.06%) HTML
9 2 (2.06%) HTML5
9 2 (2.06%) LAMP
9 2 (2.06%) REST
9 2 (2.06%) WCF
10 1 (1.03%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.34%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (5.15%) CMDB
3 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.77%) Linux
2 14 (14.43%) Windows
3 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.22%) AIX
5 2 (2.06%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.68%) Configuration Management
3 21 (21.65%) ITIL
4 20 (20.62%) TDD
5 18 (18.56%) BDD
5 18 (18.56%) Unit Testing
6 16 (16.49%) Change Management
7 13 (13.40%) Project Management
8 11 (11.34%) CRM
8 11 (11.34%) ITIL V3
8 11 (11.34%) Network Virtualisation
8 11 (11.34%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.28%) Service Delivery
10 7 (7.22%) Data Management
10 7 (7.22%) Data Mapping
10 7 (7.22%) ETL
10 7 (7.22%) SDLC
11 6 (6.19%) DevOps
11 6 (6.19%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.42%) Java
2 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.19%) SQL
4 4 (4.12%) C#
5 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.03%) Python
5 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) CCNP
4 4 (4.12%) CCSA
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.12%) Degree
5 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) Docker
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (21.65%) Ansible
1 21 (21.65%) Puppet
2 19 (19.59%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.09%) SCOM
4 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.46%) VMware
3 12 (12.37%) IBM
4 11 (11.34%) NetApp
5 7 (7.22%) webMethods
6 5 (5.15%) Cisco
6 5 (5.15%) Oracle
7 4 (4.12%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.12%) F5
8 3 (3.09%) Apple
8 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.06%) Citrix
9 2 (2.06%) HP
9 2 (2.06%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.03%) Juniper
10 1 (1.03%) Snow
10 1 (1.03%) Sophos