The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 202 220 220
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Development 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.014% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.015% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£575 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £600 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5428 6572 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.03% 92.50% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3959 4830 5240
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 169 170
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.66 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Head of Development
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Development across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Head of Development Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Head of Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) FMCG
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) JSTL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) WordPress
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) 29West

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) ColdFusion
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WebTrends
1 1 (10.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) JSTL
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) FMCG
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) 29West