Period
to 22 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 166 158
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 21 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.60% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.63% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 18
Yorkshire median daily rate £538 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.82% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £415 £325 £361
90th Percentile £701 £665 £644
England median daily rate £540 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +6.93% +1.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.08 £19.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% -61.50% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,657 4,440 4,495
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 95.88% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,157 2,936 2,846
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.00%
10th Percentile £260 £234 £235
90th Percentile £556 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 161 209
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% +1.38%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.81 £9.79
90th Percentile £33.58 £40.00 £26.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Yorkshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Yorkshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in Yorkshire

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in Yorkshire

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +3 16 £525 +6.60% 6
North Yorkshire - 3 £438 - 3
South Yorkshire -16 2 £625 +47.06% 2
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Coaching
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Public Cloud
4 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (14.29%) CMDB
5 3 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) Line Management
5 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 3 (14.29%) REST
5 3 (14.29%) .NET
5 3 (14.29%) JDBC
5 3 (14.29%) ODBC
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) LDAP
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.52%) GitHub
3 2 (9.52%) IaaS
3 2 (9.52%) Office 365
3 2 (9.52%) PaaS
4 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) JDBC
2 3 (14.29%) LDAP
2 3 (14.29%) ODBC
2 3 (14.29%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) SAML
3 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 2 (9.52%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
4 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Public Cloud
2 3 (14.29%) CMDB
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Coaching
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Line Management
5 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.76%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 2 (9.52%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) Huawei
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) VMware