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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 149 168 184
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 10 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.49% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 24
Median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £320 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £608 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.88%
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
3143 5152 5763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.04% 95.14% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2570 3927 4316
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 91 73
Median hourly rate £21.78 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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
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 24 May 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 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 11 (37.93%) Data Modelling
3 9 (31.03%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) Banking
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (20.69%) Windows
6 5 (17.24%) ITIL
6 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.24%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) VMware
7 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) Citrix
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) Android
8 3 (10.34%) XenApp
8 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
8 3 (10.34%) Derivative
8 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
8 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
8 3 (10.34%) AppDNA
8 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) CCA
8 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (10.34%) Python
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) Linux

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 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) nginx
1 2 (6.90%) Node.js
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Bluemix
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle CX
1 2 (6.90%) Responsys
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) Pentaho
2 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Grunt
1 2 (6.90%) gulp
1 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (6.90%) Maven
1 2 (6.90%) Mocha
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
1 2 (6.90%) webpack
2 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Back Office
5 1 (3.45%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
2 2 (6.90%) Chai
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) CSS3
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) HTML5
2 2 (6.90%) React
2 2 (6.90%) Sass
2 2 (6.90%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.34%) Derivative
1 3 (10.34%) Equities
1 3 (10.34%) Fixed Income
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Android
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Data Modelling
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) TDD
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) SDLC
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Android Development
5 2 (6.90%) API Development
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) Scala
5 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) CCA
1 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) XenApp
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Citrix
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com