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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Development
Rank 164 197 205
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Development 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.018% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.019% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £575 £650 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £440 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
3312 5248 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.93% 95.63% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2681 3979 4378
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 81 87
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.74 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Coverity
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Black Duck
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus

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 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Management
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Black Duck
1 1 (50.00%) Coverity
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft