The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Head of Technology featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Technology
UK / England
Rank 558 590 588
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Technology 7 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.034% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.036% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 3
Median daily rate £1,025 £800 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £700 £720
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,290 £900 £860
UK excluding London median daily rate £1,250 £900 -
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39224 44183 43962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.93% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25749 28478 28133
Median daily rate £428 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1333 1606 1775
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Head of Technology in the job title.

Head of Technology Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of Technology
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Technology across the England region.

Head of Technology Daily Rate Trend in England

Head of Technology
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Technology across the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Head of Technology Daily Rate Histogram in England

Head of Technology
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Technology within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 3 £738 -1.66% 3
South East - 2 £1,250 - 1
North West +21 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +11 1 - - 1
Head of Technology
UK

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Head of Technology 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 England region featuring Head of Technology in the job title.

1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (26.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
2 6 (26.09%) SAS
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) High Availability
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) Supplier Management
4 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
5 3 (13.04%) Node.js
5 3 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) Banking
5 3 (13.04%) Ruby
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) HTML
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (26.09%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (21.74%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) git-flow
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Equities
4 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) High Availability
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Management
3 5 (21.74%) Supplier Management
4 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Open Source
5 2 (8.70%) People Management
5 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) SFIA
6 1 (4.35%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C#
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) Ruby
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.35%) Splunk
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin