Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Team Leader was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Technical Team Lead
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 863 858 872
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Team Leader 26 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.026% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.028% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 26
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +16.56% -9.44%
10th Percentile £346 £373 £313
90th Percentile £640 £641 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £465 £405
% change year-on-year -13.33% +14.81% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
UK median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Technical Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Team Leader in the UK

Technical Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Team Leader in the UK

Technical Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Team Leader over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Team Leader in the UK

Technical Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Team Leader in the UK

Technical Team Leader
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Team Leader within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England +39 23 £550 +15.79% 9
London 0 16 £575 +9.52% 3
UK excluding London +26 10 £403 -13.33% 8
North of England +67 3 £350 -22.22% 2
North West - 3 £350 - 2
Scotland 0 2 £450 -10.00%
East of England - 2 £403 - 2
Midlands +23 1 - -
South East +6 1 - -
East Midlands +6 1 - -
Wales - 1 £450 -

Technical Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Team Leader in the job title.

1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) TDD
3 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) BDD
3 8 (30.77%) DevOps
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) Spring
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) C#
5 6 (23.08%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle
5 6 (23.08%) .NET
5 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 6 (23.08%) Coaching
5 6 (23.08%) HTML5
5 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 5 (19.23%) REST
6 5 (19.23%) Big Data
6 5 (19.23%) Analytics
6 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
6 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 4 (15.38%) CSS
7 4 (15.38%) SOAP
7 4 (15.38%) Banking
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) AngularJS

Technical 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 3 (11.54%) Apache Spark
1 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) Mule
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) NServiceBus
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) GitHub
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
2 2 (7.69%) BGP
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) DWDM
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.69%) OSPF
2 2 (7.69%) VLAN
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Big Data
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Hive
2 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.54%) HBase
2 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) Neo4j
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (3.85%) QlikView
4 1 (3.85%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Build Forge
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) GitLab
3 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.85%) Mockito
3 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Spring
2 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) HTML5
3 5 (19.23%) REST
4 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
4 4 (15.38%) SOAP
5 3 (11.54%) CSS3
5 3 (11.54%) Express
5 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.54%) Node.js
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.69%) JPA
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) JSON
6 2 (7.69%) RESTful
6 2 (7.69%) Spring Boot
6 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
6 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) BDD
2 8 (30.77%) DevOps
2 8 (30.77%) Scrum
2 8 (30.77%) TDD
3 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) Coaching
4 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 5 (19.23%) Analytics
6 4 (15.38%) SDLC
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Kanban
7 3 (11.54%) MapReduce
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Microservices
8 2 (7.69%) Mobile Development
8 2 (7.69%) Network Management
8 2 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) Scala
6 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) Groovy
7 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.85%) Python
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) VB6
7 1 (3.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) CCDP
2 2 (7.69%) CCNP
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.85%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
1 3 (11.54%) HDFS
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Ambari
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Hortonworks
3 2 (7.69%) Brocade
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Juniper
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat