The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Head of Development featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 165 153 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Development 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.029% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.031% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £575 £750 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £750 £575
% change year-on-year
-37.66% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Head of Development
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3021 3262 5471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.55% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2398 2590 4200
Median daily rate £488 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 104
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.06 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +20.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.65 £22.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Head of Development in the job title.

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Head of Development
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Development across the City of London region.

Head of Development Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Head of Development Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Head of Development 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 City of London region featuring Head of Development in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) git-flow

Head of Development Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) git-flow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk