Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 28 July 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 Lead
UK > Wales
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 91 103
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.33% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Wales median daily rate - £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.53% +18.38%
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £46.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1239 1206 1580
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.42% 97.97% 95.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 785 1019
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £206 £190
90th Percentile £538 £525 £476
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 80 86
Wales median hourly rate £21.38 £15.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.16% +15.09% -11.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.11 £9.63
90th Percentile £77.50 £63.25 £22.88
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.52%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Wales

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Wales