The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Leader 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 Technical Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 302 319 260
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 95 80 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.36% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.39% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 49 77
Average daily rate
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£453 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -4.82%
Technical Leader
England

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
19333 20463 18728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.86% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13601 13822 12764
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 394 433
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Technical Leader Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Technical Leader Daily Rate Trend in London

Technical Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Leader across the London region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Technical Leader Daily Rate Histogram in London

Technical Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Leader across the London region.

Technical Leader Hourly Rate Trend in London

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the London region over the 3 months to 26 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +22 23 £425 -26.08% 5
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Technical Leader 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 Technical Leader in their job title.

1 73 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (24.75%) Java
3 47 (23.27%) .NET
4 43 (21.29%) Finance
5 40 (19.80%) C#
6 37 (18.32%) SQL
7 36 (17.82%) TDD
8 34 (16.83%) Banking
9 32 (15.84%) Microsoft
10 30 (14.85%) Analytics
11 29 (14.36%) Oracle
12 27 (13.37%) SQL Server
12 27 (13.37%) JavaScript
13 26 (12.87%) Scrum
14 24 (11.88%) HTML
14 24 (11.88%) Windows
15 23 (11.39%) Web Services
16 22 (10.89%) Front Office
16 22 (10.89%) Investment Banking
16 22 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (10.40%) XML
18 20 (9.90%) ETL
18 20 (9.90%) Migration
19 19 (9.41%) CRM
20 18 (8.91%) E-Commerce
20 18 (8.91%) CSS
20 18 (8.91%) SAS
21 16 (7.92%) HTML5
21 16 (7.92%) BDD
21 16 (7.92%) Node.js

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Technical Leader 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 Technical Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.91%) SAS
2 16 (7.92%) Node.js
3 11 (5.45%) CICS
4 5 (2.48%) IIS
4 5 (2.48%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.49%) CMS
6 3 (1.49%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.99%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.50%) FileNet
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.50%) Drupal
8 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.50%) Documentum
8 1 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.95%) MS Project
3 9 (4.46%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.98%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.49%) Maximo
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.50%) Documaker
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.50%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.50%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.49%) LDAP
2 2 (0.99%) LAN
2 2 (0.99%) PBX
2 2 (0.99%) WAN
2 2 (0.99%) DNS
2 2 (0.99%) SAN
2 2 (0.99%) Internet
2 2 (0.99%) Firewall
2 2 (0.99%) Softphone
2 2 (0.99%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.50%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.50%) CTI
3 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.50%) SSL
3 1 (0.50%) DHCP
3 1 (0.50%) HTTP
3 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.95%) DB2
3 7 (3.47%) OLAP
3 7 (3.47%) Data Mining
3 7 (3.47%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.98%) MySQL
5 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.98%) Base SAS
5 4 (1.98%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.98%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.49%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.99%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.99%) DataStage
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (3.96%) NUnit
2 7 (3.47%) Maven
3 6 (2.97%) Selenium
3 6 (2.97%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.97%) ProC
3 6 (2.97%) SpecFlow
3 6 (2.97%) Grunt
4 5 (2.48%) JUnit
5 4 (1.98%) Subversion
5 4 (1.98%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.49%) QUnit
6 3 (1.49%) Mocha
6 3 (1.49%) Bower
6 3 (1.49%) RSpec
7 2 (0.99%) JIRA
7 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.99%) Mockito
7 2 (0.99%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.50%) MSBuild
General
1 43 (21.29%) Finance
2 34 (16.83%) Banking
3 22 (10.89%) Investment Banking
3 22 (10.89%) Front Office
4 5 (2.48%) Advertising
5 3 (1.49%) Retail
6 2 (0.99%) Billing
6 2 (0.99%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.50%) French Language
7 1 (0.50%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.27%) .NET
2 24 (11.88%) HTML
3 23 (11.39%) Web Services
4 21 (10.40%) XML
5 18 (8.91%) CSS
6 16 (7.92%) HTML5
7 13 (6.44%) WCF
7 13 (6.44%) AngularJS
8 12 (5.94%) Backbone.js
8 12 (5.94%) jQuery
9 11 (5.45%) REST
9 11 (5.45%) Spring
10 10 (4.95%) ASP.NET
10 10 (4.95%) CSS3
10 10 (4.95%) RESTful
11 9 (4.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 9 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (4.46%) STL
11 9 (4.46%) .NET Framework
12 8 (3.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.43%) Derivative
2 14 (6.93%) Fixed Income
3 10 (4.95%) Mathematics
3 10 (4.95%) Video on Demand
4 9 (4.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 9 (4.46%) Grid Computing
5 7 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.47%) Social Network
5 7 (3.47%) User Experience
6 6 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.97%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (2.97%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (2.48%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.98%) Open Source
9 3 (1.49%) Social Media
9 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.99%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.99%) Replication
10 2 (0.99%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.88%) Windows
2 9 (4.46%) Linux
2 9 (4.46%) UNIX
2 9 (4.46%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.99%) Android
5 2 (0.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (17.82%) TDD
3 30 (14.85%) Analytics
4 26 (12.87%) Scrum
5 22 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (9.90%) Migration
6 20 (9.90%) ETL
7 19 (9.41%) CRM
8 18 (8.91%) E-Commerce
9 16 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (7.92%) OO
9 16 (7.92%) BDD
10 14 (6.93%) Mentoring
10 14 (6.93%) Workflow
11 13 (6.44%) SOA
11 13 (6.44%) Multithreading
12 12 (5.94%) MVC
12 12 (5.94%) Waterfall
12 12 (5.94%) Memory Management
13 10 (4.95%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.75%) Java
2 40 (19.80%) C#
3 37 (18.32%) SQL
4 27 (13.37%) JavaScript
5 15 (7.43%) C++
5 15 (7.43%) Python
6 11 (5.45%) Assembly Language
7 10 (4.95%) COBOL
8 5 (2.48%) Ruby
9 4 (1.98%) Scala
10 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.99%) VB
11 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.99%) PHP
12 1 (0.50%) ABAP
12 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (3.47%) Degree
2 4 (1.98%) PMP
2 4 (1.98%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.99%) VCP4
4 2 (0.99%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.98%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.99%) Docker
4 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.50%) SCCM
2 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.36%) Oracle
3 14 (6.93%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (4.95%) SAP
5 6 (2.97%) Infragistics
5 6 (2.97%) VMware
6 5 (2.48%) HP
6 5 (2.48%) Adobe
7 4 (1.98%) Informatica
8 3 (1.49%) Google
8 3 (1.49%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.49%) IBM
9 2 (0.99%) Cisco
9 2 (0.99%) Cognos
9 2 (0.99%) EMC
9 2 (0.99%) Altiris
9 2 (0.99%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.50%) Remedy
10 1 (0.50%) McAfee
10 1 (0.50%) NetApp
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