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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 178 185 190
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 29 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.55% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 18
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£513 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.23% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £45.50 £66.00
% change year-on-year
-49.45% -31.06%
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
5567 6726 6552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.50% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 4892 4752
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 137 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 (32.61%) .NET
2 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 12 (26.09%) C#
3 11 (23.91%) CRM
3 11 (23.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) TDD
5 9 (19.57%) CSS
5 9 (19.57%) SQL
6 8 (17.39%) Java
6 8 (17.39%) Finance
7 7 (15.22%) Scrum
7 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.04%) HTML
8 6 (13.04%) Windows
8 6 (13.04%) Banking
8 6 (13.04%) WCF
9 5 (10.87%) Multithreading
9 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.87%) Migration
10 4 (8.70%) Advertising
10 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
10 4 (8.70%) Spring
10 4 (8.70%) Oracle
10 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.70%) UNIX
10 4 (8.70%) ETL
10 4 (8.70%) jQuery
11 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.52%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) Documaker
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (2.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
1 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
1 2 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.17%) DataStage
3 1 (2.17%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.17%) Mockito
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Ant
3 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Advertising
4 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (4.35%) Billing
5 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.35%) Law
6 1 (2.17%) German Language
6 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) CSS
3 6 (13.04%) HTML
3 6 (13.04%) WCF
4 4 (8.70%) jQuery
4 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
4 4 (8.70%) Spring
5 3 (6.52%) Ajax
5 3 (6.52%) Web Services
5 3 (6.52%) HTML5
6 2 (4.35%) CSS3
6 2 (4.35%) Backbone.js
6 2 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (4.35%) GWT
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.35%) WebCenter
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Replication
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.35%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.17%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) AIX
5 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) CRM
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) TDD
4 7 (15.22%) Scrum
5 5 (10.87%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) Multithreading
5 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.70%) ETL
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.52%) OO
7 3 (6.52%) MVC
7 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Kanban
8 2 (4.35%) Content Management
8 2 (4.35%) Workflow
8 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.35%) SOA
8 2 (4.35%) OOP
8 2 (4.35%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) C#
1 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.35%) Jython
5 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) APMP
2 1 (2.17%) MCSD
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
2 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.17%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Altiris
4 2 (4.35%) NetApp
4 2 (4.35%) Remedy
4 2 (4.35%) Siebel
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) EMC
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) Sybase
5 1 (2.17%) Cognos
5 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) Reuters
5 1 (2.17%) Google
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