The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Technology role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Technology in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Technology
Rank 586 570 533
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Technology 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.006% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.007% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
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£650 £738 £950
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -22.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £688 £708
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £788 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
46993 45168 41393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.48% 92.76% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30139 28182 24625
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1790 1829 1978
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £39.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 1 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Technology within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - 3 £650 -
London -7 1 £600 -18.64% 5
North West - 1 - - 3
South East - 1 £550 - 1
Head of Technology
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Head of Technology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Head of Technology 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 Head of Technology in their job title.

1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) PHP
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
3 3 (27.27%) Network Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) BS25999
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Law
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) HTML

Head of Technology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Head of Technology 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 Head of Technology in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) DB2
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Law
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows CE
1 2 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Network Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
3 3 (27.27%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) BS25999
2 1 (9.09%) P3O
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
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