Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 21 October 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 84 125
Rank change year-on-year +2 +41 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 3 3 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.34% 0.34% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.36% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 32
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £650 - £381
10th Percentile £555 - £286
90th Percentile £725 - £513
North East median daily rate £650 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +62.50% +4.92% +12.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 837 836 2,321
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 93.41% 90.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 569 1,621
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -15.00%
10th Percentile £251 £237 £225
90th Percentile £581 £540 £513
North East median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 50 115
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% -35.19% +70.24%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.50 £10.10
90th Percentile £33.58 £42.92 £35.70
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -35.19% +70.24%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Tyne and Wear

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Tyne and Wear

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in Tyne and Wear

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 3 £650 - 1
Technical Leader
North East

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Blog
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (33.33%) SFIA
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Domain Models
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Wardley Maps
2 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) LAN

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) SFIA
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA