Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 115 131
Rank change year-on-year -42 +16 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 9 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.26% 1.23% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.26% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 15
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% -
10th Percentile £306 £315 £409
90th Percentile £633 £490 £533
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £431 £450
% change year-on-year +10.14% -4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,268 2,849 3,682
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 97.54% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,212 1,938 2,411
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £543 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 78 99
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.36 £13.78 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.48% +6.00% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.30 £8.88 £9.13
90th Percentile £29.13 £24.65 £23.80
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +4.40%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Leeds -30 3 £600 +40.76% 2
Bradford - 3 £500 -
Halifax - 1 £350 -
Technical Leader
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Technical Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Java 8
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Retail Finance
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
4 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) SOLID
4 1 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
4 1 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (11.11%) Data Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML

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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Kafka
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) SOLID
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Java 8
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau