Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 December 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
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 140 168
Rank change year-on-year +31 +28 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 38 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.26% 0.76% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.79% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 11
West Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +13.21% -0.63%
10th Percentile £325 £405 £300
90th Percentile £553 £520 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £450 £411
% change year-on-year -2.22% +9.42% -0.90%
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 2912 3307 4227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 96.25% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2135 2839
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.76%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £259
90th Percentile £545 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 109 178
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £12.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.80% -8.05% +8.76%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.75 £8.58
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.13 £25.15
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.73 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.29% +0.96% +0.70%

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 16 December 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 6 months to 16 December 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
Leeds +15 33 £440 -2.22% 2
Wakefield - 2 - -
Technical Leader
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 14 (36.84%) SharePoint
3 14 (36.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (28.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (23.68%) VMware
6 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
6 9 (23.68%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 8 (21.05%) Java
7 8 (21.05%) Scrum
7 8 (21.05%) Firewall
7 8 (21.05%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (18.42%) Microservices
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco
8 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
8 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
9 6 (15.79%) Skype for Business
9 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (15.79%) SCCM
9 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (15.79%) .NET
9 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
9 6 (15.79%) Windows
9 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
9 6 (15.79%) SOA
9 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (15.79%) Migration

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 14 (36.84%) SharePoint
1 14 (36.84%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (28.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 6 (15.79%) Skype for Business
4 4 (10.53%) IIS
5 2 (5.26%) CMS
5 2 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.63%) Apache
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) InfoPath
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) Skype
3 5 (13.16%) Network Security
3 5 (13.16%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (7.89%) BGP
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (7.89%) EIGRP
4 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (7.89%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.63%) Essbase
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) Maven
3 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.63%) Banking
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Games
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
1 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
1 6 (15.79%) Spring
2 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (13.16%) RESTful
2 5 (13.16%) Spring Boot
3 4 (10.53%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) REST
3 4 (10.53%) WCF
4 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) Ajax
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) CSS3
5 1 (2.63%) HTML5
5 1 (2.63%) Kafka
5 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
1 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
1 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Scrum
2 8 (21.05%) Server Virtualisation
3 7 (18.42%) Microservices
4 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.79%) Migration
4 6 (15.79%) SOA
4 6 (15.79%) TDD
5 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) MVC
5 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (10.53%) Coaching
6 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.53%) User Stories
7 3 (7.89%) DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) Information Assurance
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.89%) Matrix Management
7 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.16%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) CCNP
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
1 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.79%) Docker
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) Puppet
3 3 (7.89%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco
4 5 (13.16%) Citrix
4 5 (13.16%) McAfee
5 3 (7.89%) F5
5 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.63%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle