The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 April 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 94 98
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 5 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.36% 1.02% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 1.07% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 11
Median daily rate £363 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +14.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £385 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -3.33% +4.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £38.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1349 1968 1906
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.12% 96.05% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1369 1188
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 63 78
Median hourly rate £14.29 £11.75 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.57% -15.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.75 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in West Yorkshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in West Yorkshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in West Yorkshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in West Yorkshire

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Leeds +8 5 £363 -14.70% 2
Technical Leader
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Yorkshire region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) Kanban
5 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
5 4 (36.36%) CSS3
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (36.36%) Google
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) PHP
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) Nagios
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) SOA

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
1 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (27.27%) IaaS
1 3 (27.27%) Loggly
1 3 (27.27%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 3 (27.27%) HBase
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) Redis
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) Riak
3 1 (9.09%) MS Access
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Grunt
2 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 3 (27.27%) Vagrant
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) CSS3
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (27.27%) LAMP
3 3 (27.27%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (27.27%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
5 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) CoreOS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Extreme Programming
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
6 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 1 (9.09%) Microservices
7 1 (9.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Delphi
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
1 3 (27.27%) HDFS
1 3 (27.27%) VirtualBox
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
1 3 (27.27%) Nagios
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) Salt
1 3 (27.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Google
2 3 (27.27%) New Relic
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Rackspace
2 3 (27.27%) SaltStack
2 3 (27.27%) Splunk
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore