The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 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
Head of Technology
England / London
Rank 403 415 404
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Technology 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.005% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £725 £950 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £950 £710
10% offered a daily rate of more than £865 £950 £790
UK excluding London median daily rate £1,150 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+170.58% -5.55%
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 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
18312 20065 20017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.11% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13122 14196 14113
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 305 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Head of Technology Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of Technology
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Head of Technology Daily Rate Trend in London

Head of Technology
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Technology across the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Head of Technology Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 London region featuring Head of Technology in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Node.js
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (20.00%) People Management
4 2 (20.00%) Front Office
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Blockchain
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) git-flow
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Equities
2 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Debian
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) People Management
4 2 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Cryptocurrency
5 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin