The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 April 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
England / South East
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 223 199
Rank change year-on-year -15 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 25 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.56% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.59% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 23
Median daily rate £380 £450 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.55% +52.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £190 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £603 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £395 £400
% change year-on-year -7.59% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Median hourly rate - £17.38 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.51 £22.85
% change year-on-year - -27.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7862 9291 9542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.87% 95.41% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4484 5713 5214
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 379 466
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -2.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.72
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.30%  

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Team Leader in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 April 2017.

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 3 months to 22 April 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
Hampshire - 8 £405 - 3
East Sussex - 5 £363 - 2
Berkshire +6 3 £263 -43.13% 1
Surrey -7 2 £383 -30.76% 4
Oxfordshire -14 2 £379 +116.42% 4
Buckinghamshire -22 2 - - 4
West Sussex +7 1 £415 +25.28%
Team Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 South East region featuring Team Leader in the job title.

1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) Java
3 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
4 10 (18.87%) Linux
5 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
6 8 (15.09%) Oracle
7 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
7 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.32%) C#
8 6 (11.32%) Windows
9 5 (9.43%) ISEB
9 5 (9.43%) Cisco
9 5 (9.43%) HP UFT
9 5 (9.43%) Migration
9 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
9 5 (9.43%) Selenium
10 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Finance
10 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
10 4 (7.55%) IBM
10 4 (7.55%) ITIL
10 4 (7.55%) Unix
11 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce

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 2 (3.77%) Apache
1 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.89%) GemFire
2 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.89%) JBoss
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) BASE24
1 2 (3.77%) Postilion
2 1 (1.89%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) GitHub
1 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) 3G
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.89%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) LTE
3 1 (1.89%) MPLS
3 1 (1.89%) SAN
3 1 (1.89%) VoLTE
3 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
1 2 (3.77%) GIS
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.89%) Big Data
2 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.89%) HBase
2 1 (1.89%) OLTP
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) HP UFT
1 5 (9.43%) Selenium
2 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.89%) Gradle
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) JUnit
3 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.89%) Mockito
3 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Military
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Front Office
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Publishing
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) SOAP
1 3 (5.66%) Web Services
2 2 (3.77%) JSON
2 2 (3.77%) Spring
2 2 (3.77%) Spring Boot
2 2 (3.77%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) JMS
3 1 (1.89%) Kafka
3 1 (1.89%) REST
3 1 (1.89%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (1.89%) Spring Integration
3 1 (1.89%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.89%) Spring Security
3 1 (1.89%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.77%) Clustering
2 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.77%) EFT
2 2 (3.77%) EFTPOS
2 2 (3.77%) EPoS
2 2 (3.77%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (1.89%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.89%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Unix
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) AIX
5 1 (1.89%) Solaris
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.43%) Migration
2 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.55%) ITIL
2 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
2 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
2 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
2 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
3 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
3 3 (5.66%) ITIL V3
3 3 (5.66%) Project Management
3 3 (5.66%) Regression Testing
3 3 (5.66%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (5.66%) TDD
4 2 (3.77%) Change Management
4 2 (3.77%) Integration Testing
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (3.77%) MVC
4 2 (3.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) PL/SQL
4 6 (11.32%) C#
5 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) ISEB
3 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) MCSE
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.77%) RHCE
5 2 (3.77%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.89%) CCNP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 8583
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) HL7
3 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (3.77%) vSphere
1 2 (3.77%) XenApp
2 1 (1.89%) HDFS
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
1 2 (3.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) Cisco
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) Juniper
5 3 (5.66%) VMware
6 2 (3.77%) AppSense
6 2 (3.77%) FIS
6 2 (3.77%) Fujitsu
6 2 (3.77%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Mapinfo
6 2 (3.77%) Symantec
6 2 (3.77%) Toshiba
6 2 (3.77%) VeriFone
6 2 (3.77%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 1 (1.89%) EMC
7 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.89%) SAP