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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 326 346 292
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 79 65 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.28% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.30% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 59
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.50 £38.11
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -9.47%
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
20647 21601 20072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.36% 92.74% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14190 15112 13566
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
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 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 387 420
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.83 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +11 16 £365 -25.12% 12
Brentford - 5 £350 -
Feltham - 1 £500 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 59 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (26.46%) Java
3 38 (20.11%) Finance
4 34 (17.99%) .NET
5 32 (16.93%) Banking
6 28 (14.81%) HTML
7 27 (14.29%) C#
7 27 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 27 (14.29%) SQL
8 25 (13.23%) JavaScript
8 25 (13.23%) TDD
8 25 (13.23%) Migration
9 24 (12.70%) Scrum
9 24 (12.70%) Web Services
10 23 (12.17%) Oracle
11 22 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (10.58%) Windows
13 20 (10.58%) E-Commerce
13 20 (10.58%) Investment Banking
13 20 (10.58%) Front Office
14 18 (9.52%) CRM
14 18 (9.52%) CSS
14 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
15 17 (8.99%) HTML5
15 17 (8.99%) Analytics
16 16 (8.47%) Node.js
17 14 (7.41%) Data Migration
17 14 (7.41%) AngularJS
17 14 (7.41%) SAS

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 16 (8.47%) Node.js
2 14 (7.41%) SAS
3 10 (5.29%) CICS
4 5 (2.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (2.65%) Apache
5 4 (2.12%) IIS
6 3 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.06%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.53%) nginx
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.53%) Drupal
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) SAP ERP
2 4 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.59%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.06%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.53%) Documaker
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.53%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.53%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.06%) Office 365
5 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.53%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.12%) SAN
1 4 (2.12%) DNS
1 4 (2.12%) LDAP
2 3 (1.59%) NAS
2 3 (1.59%) HTTP
2 3 (1.59%) Internet
3 2 (1.06%) Softphone
3 2 (1.06%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.06%) PBX
3 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.06%) SSL
4 1 (0.53%) Skype
4 1 (0.53%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.53%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.53%) FCoE
4 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.53%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.53%) WAN
4 1 (0.53%) DHCP
4 1 (0.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.29%) DB2
3 8 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.65%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.12%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.12%) Big Data
7 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.59%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (1.59%) Base SAS
7 3 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.59%) OLAP
7 3 (1.59%) MySQL
7 3 (1.59%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.59%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 8 (4.23%) Selenium
2 7 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.17%) ProC
3 6 (3.17%) JUnit
3 6 (3.17%) Grunt
4 5 (2.65%) RSpec
4 5 (2.65%) Maven
4 5 (2.65%) Subversion
4 5 (2.65%) NUnit
5 4 (2.12%) JIRA
5 4 (2.12%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.59%) QUnit
6 3 (1.59%) webpack
6 3 (1.59%) Bower
6 3 (1.59%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (1.59%) Moq
6 3 (1.59%) Mockito
6 3 (1.59%) Mocha
6 3 (1.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 38 (20.11%) Finance
2 32 (16.93%) Banking
3 20 (10.58%) Investment Banking
3 20 (10.58%) Front Office
4 4 (2.12%) Advertising
5 3 (1.59%) Retail
6 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.06%) Billing
6 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.99%) .NET
2 28 (14.81%) HTML
3 24 (12.70%) Web Services
4 18 (9.52%) CSS
5 17 (8.99%) HTML5
6 14 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 13 (6.88%) jQuery
8 12 (6.35%) REST
9 11 (5.82%) ASP.NET
9 11 (5.82%) WCF
10 10 (5.29%) CSS3
10 10 (5.29%) XML
11 9 (4.76%) .NET Framework
11 9 (4.76%) Spring
12 8 (4.23%) Backbone.js
13 7 (3.70%) JSON
13 7 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (3.17%) Unity DI Container
15 5 (2.65%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.82%) Video on Demand
2 10 (5.29%) Mathematics
3 8 (4.23%) Open Source
4 7 (3.70%) User Experience
4 7 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.17%) Derivative
5 6 (3.17%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (3.17%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.12%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.59%) Social Media
8 3 (1.59%) Social Network
8 3 (1.59%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.06%) iPad
9 2 (1.06%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.06%) iPhone
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.53%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.58%) Windows
2 14 (7.41%) Linux
3 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.65%) UNIX
5 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.59%) Android
5 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (13.23%) TDD
2 25 (13.23%) Migration
3 24 (12.70%) Scrum
4 22 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (10.58%) E-Commerce
6 18 (9.52%) CRM
7 17 (8.99%) Analytics
8 14 (7.41%) Data Migration
9 13 (6.88%) OO
9 13 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (6.88%) MVC
9 13 (6.88%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.88%) Waterfall
9 13 (6.88%) BDD
10 12 (6.35%) ETL
10 12 (6.35%) SOA
11 10 (5.29%) Memory Management
11 10 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 50 (26.46%) Java
2 27 (14.29%) C#
2 27 (14.29%) SQL
3 25 (13.23%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.29%) COBOL
4 10 (5.29%) Assembly Language
5 9 (4.76%) Ruby
6 8 (4.23%) C++
7 6 (3.17%) Python
8 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.59%) Scala
9 3 (1.59%) C
10 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.06%) VB
10 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.53%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.53%) ABAP
11 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (4.23%) Degree
2 4 (2.12%) PMP
2 4 (2.12%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) MCP
4 1 (0.53%) MCAD
4 1 (0.53%) MCSD
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.53%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) QA
1 4 (2.12%) SLA
2 2 (1.06%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.53%) Docker
4 1 (0.53%) NFS
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.12%) Puppet
2 3 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.53%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (12.17%) Oracle
2 21 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.70%) SAP
4 7 (3.70%) VMware
5 6 (3.17%) Infragistics
5 6 (3.17%) Informatica
6 4 (2.12%) HP
6 4 (2.12%) Adobe
6 4 (2.12%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.59%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.59%) NetApp
7 3 (1.59%) Google
8 2 (1.06%) Hitachi
8 2 (1.06%) Cognos
8 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.53%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.53%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.53%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.53%) ForgeRock
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