The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £433 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 459 432 404
Rank change year-on-year -27 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 156 222 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.44% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 133 164
UK median daily rate £433 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.46% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £313 £235 £257
90th Percentile £675 £570 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 9
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.69 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.36% +19.48%  
10th Percentile £21.50 £20.32 £14.79
90th Percentile £24.50 £36.95 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -12.00% +16.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Leader over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Leader in the UK

Team Leader
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
England -32 144 £450 +18.42% 146
UK excluding London +27 100 £400 +3.89% 95
London -19 55 £520 +48.57% 58
Midlands +29 29 £400 - 15
South East -21 26 £431 +6.21% 24
South West -1 14 £433 +3.30% 13
North of England +41 10 £375 +0.67% 24
Wales +4 10 £338 -20.82% 1
East of England -4 10 £360 -4.00% 12
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 featuring Team Leader in the job title.

1 87 (28.62%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (24.01%) Microsoft
3 52 (17.11%) SQL
4 49 (16.12%) ITIL
5 45 (14.80%) Finance
6 43 (14.14%) Scrum
7 42 (13.82%) Java
8 40 (13.16%) Windows
8 40 (13.16%) Security Cleared
9 39 (12.83%) TDD
9 39 (12.83%) C#
10 38 (12.50%) .NET
11 37 (12.17%) Project Management
12 36 (11.84%) JavaScript
13 34 (11.18%) SQL Server
14 30 (9.87%) ASP.NET
15 29 (9.54%) MVC
15 29 (9.54%) Service Management
16 27 (8.88%) SC Cleared
17 26 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
17 26 (8.55%) Linux
17 26 (8.55%) DevOps
18 25 (8.22%) HTML
19 24 (7.89%) Mentoring
20 22 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (7.24%) Line Management
20 22 (7.24%) jQuery
20 22 (7.24%) Test Automation
21 20 (6.58%) AngularJS
22 19 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management

Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 16 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.62%) CMS
3 8 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.64%) Apache
5 5 (1.64%) Confluence
5 5 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.64%) MS Project Server
6 4 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.99%) JCAPS
7 3 (0.99%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.66%) Jetty
8 2 (0.66%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.33%) BASE24
3 1 (0.33%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.33%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.62%) Office 365
4 4 (1.32%) GitHub
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
5 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.28%) Firewall
1 13 (4.28%) LAN
1 13 (4.28%) WAN
2 12 (3.95%) DNS
3 9 (2.96%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.63%) Wireless
5 6 (1.97%) HTTP
6 4 (1.32%) DHCP
6 4 (1.32%) SSL
6 4 (1.32%) VPN
7 3 (0.99%) SAN
8 2 (0.66%) 4G
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.33%) FTP
9 1 (0.33%) Internet
9 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.33%) MPLS
9 1 (0.33%) Skype
9 1 (0.33%) SMS
9 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.26%) MySQL
3 15 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (4.28%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.96%) Big Data
8 8 (2.63%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.63%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.32%) Data Mart
11 4 (1.32%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.32%) SAP HANA
11 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.99%) GIS
Development Applications
1 26 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.28%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.95%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.29%) Hudson
4 10 (3.29%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.29%) JIRA
5 8 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 8 (2.63%) Selenium
6 7 (2.30%) SoapUI
6 7 (2.30%) Vagrant
7 5 (1.64%) HP UFT
7 5 (1.64%) JUnit
7 5 (1.64%) Mockito
7 5 (1.64%) Subversion
8 4 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.32%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.99%) Maven
9 3 (0.99%) MyEclipse
10 2 (0.66%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (14.80%) Finance
2 10 (3.29%) Banking
3 8 (2.63%) Retail
4 5 (1.64%) Billing
4 5 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.32%) Legal
6 3 (0.99%) Games
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
7 2 (0.66%) Back Office
7 2 (0.66%) Front Office
7 2 (0.66%) Law
7 2 (0.66%) Military
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.50%) .NET
2 30 (9.87%) ASP.NET
3 25 (8.22%) HTML
4 22 (7.24%) jQuery
5 20 (6.58%) AngularJS
6 19 (6.25%) XML
7 18 (5.92%) Web Services
8 16 (5.26%) CSS
8 16 (5.26%) Spring
9 12 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (3.95%) SOAP
10 11 (3.62%) HTML5
11 10 (3.29%) J2EE
11 10 (3.29%) JSON
11 10 (3.29%) RESTful
12 9 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (2.96%) Middleware
13 8 (2.63%) CSS3
13 8 (2.63%) Hibernate
13 8 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.30%) NHS
5 6 (1.97%) User Experience
6 5 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.66%) CESG
9 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.66%) Clustering
9 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.66%) EPoS
10 1 (0.33%) EFT
10 1 (0.33%) Equities
10 1 (0.33%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.16%) Windows
2 26 (8.55%) Linux
3 12 (3.95%) Unix
4 10 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (3.29%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.96%) CentOS
6 6 (1.97%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.64%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.99%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.99%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.33%) SUSE
10 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (28.62%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (16.12%) ITIL
3 43 (14.14%) Scrum
4 39 (12.83%) TDD
5 37 (12.17%) Project Management
6 29 (9.54%) MVC
6 29 (9.54%) Service Management
7 26 (8.55%) DevOps
8 24 (7.89%) Mentoring
9 22 (7.24%) Line Management
9 22 (7.24%) Test Automation
10 19 (6.25%) CRM
10 19 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (5.92%) Migration
11 18 (5.92%) Software Testing
12 16 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (4.93%) Problem Management
14 14 (4.61%) Change Management
14 14 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (4.28%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 52 (17.11%) SQL
2 42 (13.82%) Java
3 39 (12.83%) C#
4 36 (11.84%) JavaScript
5 17 (5.59%) Python
6 12 (3.95%) Scala
7 11 (3.62%) C++
8 9 (2.96%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.96%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.63%) Ruby
10 6 (1.97%) Clojure
10 6 (1.97%) Groovy
10 6 (1.97%) PHP
10 6 (1.97%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.64%) Jython
12 3 (0.99%) C
13 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.33%) COBOL
14 1 (0.33%) Perl
14 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.88%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.92%) ISEB
4 16 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (4.93%) ISTQB
6 12 (3.95%) Degree
7 10 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.64%) CCIE
11 5 (1.64%) CCIE Wireless
11 5 (1.64%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.64%) MCITP
12 3 (0.99%) CHECK Team Leader
12 3 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.66%) MCSE
13 2 (0.66%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.28%) QA
2 11 (3.62%) SLA
3 6 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.64%) HL7
5 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.66%) IFRS
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.30%) VirtualBox
2 7 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.64%) Docker
4 2 (0.66%) HDFS
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.33%) UAG
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.63%) Puppet
2 5 (1.64%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.32%) SCCM
4 3 (0.99%) Ansible
4 3 (0.99%) Kibana
5 2 (0.66%) SCOM
5 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.33%) Ambari
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 73 (24.01%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.59%) Cisco
2 17 (5.59%) Oracle
2 17 (5.59%) VMware
3 13 (4.28%) Sitecore
4 8 (2.63%) Juniper
4 8 (2.63%) SAP
5 6 (1.97%) IBM
6 5 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 5 (1.64%) F5
6 5 (1.64%) Palo Alto
7 4 (1.32%) Ab Initio
7 4 (1.32%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.32%) HP
7 4 (1.32%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.32%) Netezza
7 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.99%) Citrix
8 3 (0.99%) Fiorano
8 3 (0.99%) InterSystems
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