The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 137 148 188
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 30 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.94% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.39% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 17
Median daily rate £525 £450 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £321 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £555 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £440 £406
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £48.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +120.68%
Technical Leader
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
3041 3297 5484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.54% 95.65% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2415 2615 4197
Median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 38 47 104
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Technical Leader
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 Technical Leader across the City of London region.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the City of London region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Leader across the City of London region.

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 City of London region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 25 (47.17%) Finance
2 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.64%) Banking
4 11 (20.75%) Java
5 9 (16.98%) TDD
6 8 (15.09%) Migration
6 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.09%) SQL
6 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
6 8 (15.09%) Coaching
7 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.21%) DevOps
7 7 (13.21%) QA
7 7 (13.21%) Change Management
7 7 (13.21%) Workflow
8 6 (11.32%) Scrum
8 6 (11.32%) General Ledger
8 6 (11.32%) MCSE
8 6 (11.32%) HTML
8 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
8 6 (11.32%) SAP
8 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (11.32%) SAP FI
8 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.32%) SAP HANA
8 6 (11.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
9 5 (9.43%) CCA
9 5 (9.43%) Citrix Certification

Technical Leader 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 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Drupal
3 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) IaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle CX
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Responsys
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Slack
2 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.89%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) LAN
2 2 (3.77%) WAN
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (1.89%) DKIM
3 1 (1.89%) DMARC
3 1 (1.89%) DMZ
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) LDAP
3 1 (1.89%) Network Security
3 1 (1.89%) SMTP
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
3 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SAP HANA
2 4 (7.55%) Big Data
2 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.89%) HBase
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.89%) QlikView
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.89%) NUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (47.17%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) General Ledger
4 4 (7.55%) Retail
5 2 (3.77%) Advertising
5 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Front Office
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) HTML
2 5 (9.43%) CSS
3 3 (5.66%) J2EE
3 3 (5.66%) Node.js
3 3 (5.66%) REST
3 3 (5.66%) RESTful
4 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.77%) CSS3
4 2 (3.77%) HTML5
4 2 (3.77%) JSON
4 2 (3.77%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.89%) Akka
5 1 (1.89%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (1.89%) COM
5 1 (1.89%) Django
5 1 (1.89%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.89%) jQuery
5 1 (1.89%) LINQ
5 1 (1.89%) WCF
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
2 1 (1.89%) Fintech
2 1 (1.89%) Grid Computing
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) Market Risk
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (1.89%) Semantic Web
2 1 (1.89%) Statistics
2 1 (1.89%) User Experience
2 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.98%) TDD
3 8 (15.09%) Coaching
3 8 (15.09%) Migration
3 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.21%) Change Management
4 7 (13.21%) DevOps
4 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
4 7 (13.21%) Workflow
5 6 (11.32%) Scrum
5 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (9.43%) ITIL
6 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
6 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.55%) BDD
7 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.66%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
3 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) Perl
4 2 (3.77%) PHP
4 2 (3.77%) Scala
5 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) MCSE
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) CCA
2 5 (9.43%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.89%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.89%) MCITP
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Oozie
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) SAP
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Murex
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.89%) Apple
4 1 (1.89%) ATG
4 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) hybris
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) Juniper
4 1 (1.89%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.89%) Netezza
4 1 (1.89%) Novell
4 1 (1.89%) Tableau
4 1 (1.89%) WorldPay
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