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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
London / City of London
Rank 142 134 165
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 11 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.51% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.53% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 17
Median daily rate £505 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.32% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
2798 3003 4907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.88% 95.67% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2222 2369 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +11.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) Finance
3 10 (24.39%) Java
4 8 (19.51%) TDD
4 8 (19.51%) Banking
5 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.07%) Scrum
5 7 (17.07%) DevOps
6 6 (14.63%) SAP
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
7 5 (12.20%) SAP FI
7 5 (12.20%) Migration
7 5 (12.20%) General Ledger
7 5 (12.20%) QA
7 5 (12.20%) SAP HANA
8 4 (9.76%) Big Data
8 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
8 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Retail
8 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.76%) HTML
8 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
9 3 (7.32%) CSS
9 3 (7.32%) ERP
9 3 (7.32%) Change Management
9 3 (7.32%) Firewall
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.32%) Internet
9 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.32%) Programme Management

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 (4.88%) Apache Pig
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle CX
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Responsys
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Slack
1 1 (2.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) LAN
2 2 (4.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) DKIM
3 1 (2.44%) DMARC
3 1 (2.44%) DMZ
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) SMTP
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SAP HANA
2 4 (9.76%) Big Data
3 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.88%) HBase
4 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Sqoop
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.44%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) DocumentDB
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) NUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) General Ledger
4 4 (9.76%) Retail
5 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Advertising
6 1 (2.44%) Electronics
6 1 (2.44%) Front Office
6 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) CSS
2 3 (7.32%) Node.js
2 3 (7.32%) RESTful
3 2 (4.88%) cocos2d
3 2 (4.88%) CSS3
3 2 (4.88%) HTML5
3 2 (4.88%) J2EE
3 2 (4.88%) Play Framework
3 2 (4.88%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) Ajax
4 1 (2.44%) Akka
4 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.44%) Django
4 1 (2.44%) JAX-RS
4 1 (2.44%) JSON
4 1 (2.44%) LINQ
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.44%) Spring
4 1 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.44%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.44%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Android
1 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) TDD
3 7 (17.07%) DevOps
3 7 (17.07%) Scrum
3 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.32%) BDD
6 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
6 3 (7.32%) Coaching
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.32%) ERP
6 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.32%) Microservices
6 3 (7.32%) Open Source
6 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) C++
3 2 (4.88%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) Scala
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.44%) CCA
1 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Certification
1 1 (2.44%) MCSE
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) HDFS
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Oozie
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Terraform
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) SAP
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) ATG
3 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos
3 1 (2.44%) hybris
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) Symantec
3 1 (2.44%) VMware