The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
England / Yorkshire
Rank 120 126 124
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 7 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.32% 0.46% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.48% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Median daily rate £410 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% -4.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £415 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £540 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £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 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2096 2719 2507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.04% 96.56% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1801 1576
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 115 137
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
West Yorkshire +4 5 £393 -12.77% 4
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Yorkshire region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) Python
5 6 (46.15%) HTML5
5 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
5 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
6 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (38.46%) Kanban
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) Spring
6 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 5 (38.46%) Puppet
7 4 (30.77%) Coaching
7 4 (30.77%) Google
7 4 (30.77%) HTTP
7 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 4 (30.77%) jQuery
7 4 (30.77%) DevOps
7 4 (30.77%) CSS3
7 4 (30.77%) BDD
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (23.08%) Django
8 3 (23.08%) Splunk
8 3 (23.08%) HBase

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top Related 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 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
1 3 (23.08%) OpenStack
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
1 3 (23.08%) Loggly
1 3 (23.08%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
2 3 (23.08%) HBase
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Redis
2 3 (23.08%) Riak
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (23.08%) Grunt
3 3 (23.08%) Maven
3 3 (23.08%) Vagrant
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) Spring
4 4 (30.77%) CSS3
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) Django
5 3 (23.08%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (23.08%) JSON
5 3 (23.08%) LAMP
5 3 (23.08%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (23.08%) Play Framework
5 3 (23.08%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 2 (15.38%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Social Media
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Tandem
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) CoreOS
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Kanban
4 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) Coaching
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (23.08%) Microservices
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 3 (23.08%) User Stories
7 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Scala
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCIE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
1 3 (23.08%) HDFS
1 3 (23.08%) VirtualBox
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 3 (23.08%) Nagios
2 3 (23.08%) Salt
2 3 (23.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) New Relic
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Rackspace
2 3 (23.08%) SaltStack
2 3 (23.08%) Splunk
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore