The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader 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 Technical Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 167 176 184
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 27 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.51% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.55% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 28
Average daily rate
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£514 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £600 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £440 £408
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +7.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £23.00 £53.00
% change year-on-year
+108.69% -56.60%
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
4894 5420 6771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.99% 92.15% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3855 3933 4940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 147
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 3 September 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Technical Leader 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 Technical Leader in their job title.

1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
3 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.52%) SQL
4 10 (18.52%) Oracle
5 9 (16.67%) C#
5 9 (16.67%) ITIL
5 9 (16.67%) Migration
5 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 8 (14.81%) Windows
6 8 (14.81%) .NET
6 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
7 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.96%) DNS
7 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
7 7 (12.96%) Web Services
7 7 (12.96%) Java
7 7 (12.96%) VMware
8 6 (11.11%) TDD
8 6 (11.11%) Cisco
8 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 6 (11.11%) Linux
8 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
9 5 (9.26%) IIS
9 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
9 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
9 5 (9.26%) SLA
9 5 (9.26%) Data Migration

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Technical Leader 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 Technical Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
3 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.70%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.85%) CICS
6 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.85%) JBoss
6 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.85%) Jetty
6 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.85%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) DNS
2 4 (7.41%) WAN
2 4 (7.41%) DHCP
2 4 (7.41%) Firewall
3 3 (5.56%) LAN
3 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.56%) MPLS
4 2 (3.70%) SAN
4 2 (3.70%) VPN
4 2 (3.70%) HTTP
4 2 (3.70%) Network Security
4 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.70%) NAS
4 2 (3.70%) Junos
4 2 (3.70%) FCoE
4 2 (3.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.85%) Multicast
5 1 (1.85%) Telepresence
5 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
1 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.70%) Pentaho
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) QlikView
4 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) ProC
2 2 (3.70%) Subversion
2 2 (3.70%) Maven
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.85%) Moq
3 1 (1.85%) Mockito
3 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.85%) Ant
3 1 (1.85%) JUnit
3 1 (1.85%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.85%) EasyMock
3 1 (1.85%) Log4Net
3 1 (1.85%) NUnit
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Advertising
4 2 (3.70%) Front Office
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) Web Services
3 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.41%) WCF
4 4 (7.41%) WPF
4 4 (7.41%) jQuery
5 3 (5.56%) HTML
5 3 (5.56%) J2EE
6 2 (3.70%) SOAP
6 2 (3.70%) CSS
6 2 (3.70%) JMS
6 2 (3.70%) RESTful
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.70%) HTML5
6 2 (3.70%) Task Parallel Library
6 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.70%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.85%) Derivative
5 1 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Android
3 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.56%) UNIX
4 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Solaris
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) Debian
5 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) Migration
2 9 (16.67%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (11.11%) TDD
4 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
5 4 (7.41%) Memory Management
5 4 (7.41%) ETL
5 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.41%) Data Management
5 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.56%) SOA
6 3 (5.56%) Scrum
6 3 (5.56%) ERP
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.56%) BDD
6 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) C#
3 7 (12.96%) Java
4 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.56%) C
6 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) COBOL
7 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) ISA Server
2 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) BitLocker
3 2 (3.70%) NFS
4 1 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Puppet
1 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.56%) NetBackup
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) PureDisk
2 1 (1.85%) Control-M
2 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) Symantec
4 3 (5.56%) Bomgar
4 3 (5.56%) Hyperion
4 3 (5.56%) NetApp
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.70%) Juniper
5 2 (3.70%) Citrix
5 2 (3.70%) Alteryx
5 2 (3.70%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.85%) Remedy
6 1 (1.85%) Mitel
6 1 (1.85%) Pega
6 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.85%) Akamai
6 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
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