The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Development in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank - 200 196
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Development 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.030% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.032% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Head of Development
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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
5189 6212 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 4517 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Head of Development in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Head of Development in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Head of Development in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) WebTrends
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Head of Development in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Head of Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft