The table below looks at the statistics for the Chief Technology Officer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chief Technology Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Rank 413 413 423
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Technology Officer 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.038% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.041% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£1,013 £700 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £1,000 £694 £688
% change year-on-year
+44.19% +0.87%
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 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22283 22211 23247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.63% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15676 15093 15945
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Chief Technology Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Chief Technology Officer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Chief Technology Officer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Chief Technology Officer across the London region.

Chief Technology Officer Daily Rate Trend in London

Chief Technology Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Chief Technology Officer 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 Chief Technology Officer in their job title.

1 4 (23.53%) Information Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) WordPress
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) OpenWrt
4 1 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation

Chief Technology Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Chief Technology Officer 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 Chief Technology Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.88%) ZigBee
1 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.88%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.88%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Information Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Systematic Trading
4 1 (5.88%) FX Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (5.88%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle