Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 23 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 Lead
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 77 81
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.76% 0.79% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.81% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 11
West Sussex median daily rate £420 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £405 £471 £419
90th Percentile £445 £563 £456
South East median daily rate £530 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +17.78% +2.27% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1014 1227 1155
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.61% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 709 755
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £219 £261 £250
90th Percentile £569 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 62 49
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +106.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.29 £11.15
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £45.20
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in West Sussex

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in West Sussex

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 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
Crawley +3 5 £405 -14.74%
Technical Leader
South East

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Technical 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 across the West Sussex region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) RESTful
1 6 (75.00%) Microservices
2 5 (62.50%) Hystrix
2 5 (62.50%) OAuth
2 5 (62.50%) OAuth2
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) JMS
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) Scala
5 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) RESTful
2 5 (62.50%) Hystrix
2 5 (62.50%) JMS
2 5 (62.50%) OAuth
2 5 (62.50%) OAuth2
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Microservices
2 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft