The median contractor rate for a Technical Project Leader was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Project Lead
UK
Rank 581 637 619
Rank change year-on-year +56 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Leader 2 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.006% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £425 £338 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% -14.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £228 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £448 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £200 £394
% change year-on-year +75.00% -49.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Technical Project Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Technical Project Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Project Leader in the UK

Technical Project Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Project Leader in the UK

Technical Project Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Project Leader over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Project Leader in the UK

Technical Project Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Project Leader in the UK

Technical Project Leader
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Project Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +47 1 £500 +48.14%
London +33 1 £500 +5.26%
Northern Ireland - 1 £350 -
County Antrim - 1 £350 -
Belfast - 1 £350 -

Technical Project Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Technical Project 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 Technical Project Leader in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (40.00%) Flink
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Client Onboarding
2 1 (20.00%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) FATCA
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) EIGRP

Technical Project Leader Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Flink
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (20.00%) Client Onboarding
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) FATCA
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (20.00%) SAP