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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 312 334 275
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -59
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 108 72 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.31% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.33% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 54 87
Average daily rate
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£494 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £283 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 - £53.00
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
21603 21834 22464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.14% 92.84% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15097 14934 15284
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 404 467
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
City of London +3 37 £520 +9.47% 5
Bromley - 1 £350 -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 49 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.60%) Finance
3 41 (21.93%) Java
4 35 (18.72%) Migration
5 26 (13.90%) Banking
6 23 (12.30%) SQL
7 22 (11.76%) C#
8 21 (11.23%) Active Directory
8 21 (11.23%) Scrum
9 20 (10.70%) HTML
9 20 (10.70%) .NET
9 20 (10.70%) Oracle
10 18 (9.63%) JavaScript
10 18 (9.63%) Windows
11 16 (8.56%) Linux
12 15 (8.02%) Web Services
12 15 (8.02%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (8.02%) TDD
12 15 (8.02%) Data Migration
13 14 (7.49%) PowerShell
13 14 (7.49%) ETL
14 13 (6.95%) CSS
14 13 (6.95%) J2EE
14 13 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (6.42%) Mentoring
15 12 (6.42%) CRM
15 12 (6.42%) SharePoint
15 12 (6.42%) E-Commerce
15 12 (6.42%) ERP
15 12 (6.42%) Microsoft

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 12 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.28%) IBM Notes
3 8 (4.28%) Apache
3 8 (4.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (4.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.21%) Node.js
6 5 (2.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.14%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.14%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (2.14%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.07%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (1.07%) IIS
9 2 (1.07%) JBoss
10 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.53%) Jetty
10 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Office
1 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.67%) SAP ERP
2 4 (2.14%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.07%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (1.07%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.07%) SAP Retail
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.35%) Office 365
3 8 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.07%) Taleo
7 1 (0.53%) Force.com
7 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.53%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.53%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.88%) DNS
2 7 (3.74%) NAS
3 6 (3.21%) SAN
4 4 (2.14%) MPLS
4 4 (2.14%) Firewall
5 3 (1.60%) IP Telephony
5 3 (1.60%) Junos
5 3 (1.60%) Network Security
5 3 (1.60%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.60%) FCoE
5 3 (1.60%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.60%) SSL
5 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.60%) PBX
5 3 (1.60%) HTTP
6 2 (1.07%) VPN
6 2 (1.07%) FTP
6 2 (1.07%) Internet
6 2 (1.07%) Softphone
7 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.28%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.21%) Big Data
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.14%) Essbase
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.60%) PowerCenter
6 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.07%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.07%) QlikView
7 2 (1.07%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (5.35%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.21%) Subversion
3 6 (3.21%) Maven
4 5 (2.67%) JUnit
5 4 (2.14%) JIRA
5 4 (2.14%) Selenium
5 4 (2.14%) Mockito
6 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.60%) Ant
7 2 (1.07%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.07%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.07%) PeopleTools
7 2 (1.07%) ProC
7 2 (1.07%) RSpec
7 2 (1.07%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.07%) Moq
7 2 (1.07%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.07%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.07%) NUnit
General
1 46 (24.60%) Finance
2 26 (13.90%) Banking
3 11 (5.88%) Retail
4 6 (3.21%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.67%) Advertising
5 5 (2.67%) Front Office
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Law
6 1 (0.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.70%) HTML
1 20 (10.70%) .NET
2 15 (8.02%) Web Services
3 13 (6.95%) J2EE
3 13 (6.95%) CSS
4 11 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 11 (5.88%) jQuery
5 10 (5.35%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.35%) Spring
6 7 (3.74%) RESTful
7 6 (3.21%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.21%) WCF
8 5 (2.67%) HTML5
8 5 (2.67%) REST
9 4 (2.14%) Backbone.js
9 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.14%) WPF
9 4 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (2.14%) XML
9 4 (2.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
1 7 (3.74%) Public Cloud
1 7 (3.74%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.21%) User Experience
3 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.14%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.07%) CMDB
5 2 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.07%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.07%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.07%) iPhone
5 2 (1.07%) DataPower
5 2 (1.07%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.07%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.07%) iPad
5 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.63%) Windows
2 16 (8.56%) Linux
3 9 (4.81%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.67%) UNIX
5 4 (2.14%) Solaris
5 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.60%) Android
6 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.60%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.07%) AIX
8 1 (0.53%) Debian
8 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.72%) Migration
3 21 (11.23%) Scrum
4 15 (8.02%) Data Migration
4 15 (8.02%) TDD
5 14 (7.49%) ETL
6 12 (6.42%) CRM
6 12 (6.42%) E-Commerce
6 12 (6.42%) ERP
6 12 (6.42%) Mentoring
7 11 (5.88%) ITIL
7 11 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 11 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (5.35%) Open Source
9 9 (4.81%) BDD
10 8 (4.28%) iOS Development
10 8 (4.28%) SOA
10 8 (4.28%) Change Management
11 7 (3.74%) Project Management
11 7 (3.74%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.93%) Java
2 23 (12.30%) SQL
3 22 (11.76%) C#
4 18 (9.63%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.49%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.81%) Python
7 6 (3.21%) C++
8 5 (2.67%) Ruby
9 4 (2.14%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.14%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.60%) C
11 2 (1.07%) Perl
11 2 (1.07%) ABAP
11 2 (1.07%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.07%) Clojure
11 2 (1.07%) R
12 1 (0.53%) Google Apps Script
12 1 (0.53%) Scala
12 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (4.81%) Degree
2 4 (2.14%) PMP
2 4 (2.14%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.07%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.07%) MCP
5 1 (0.53%) MCAD
5 1 (0.53%) MCSD
5 1 (0.53%) MCSE
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.53%) NCDA
5 1 (0.53%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.67%) SLA
1 5 (2.67%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.07%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (11.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.60%) NFS
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.74%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.14%) Puppet
3 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.60%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.07%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.53%) Control-M
5 1 (0.53%) SCCM
5 1 (0.53%) PureDisk
5 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.53%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.53%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 20 (10.70%) Oracle
2 15 (8.02%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (6.42%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.88%) VMware
5 10 (5.35%) SAP
6 8 (4.28%) Lotus
7 7 (3.74%) NetApp
7 7 (3.74%) Symantec
7 7 (3.74%) Hyperion
8 6 (3.21%) Informatica
9 5 (2.67%) Citrix
10 4 (2.14%) HP
10 4 (2.14%) Dell
10 4 (2.14%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (2.14%) Cisco
10 4 (2.14%) Google
11 3 (1.60%) Juniper
11 3 (1.60%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.07%) SumTotal
12 2 (1.07%) Software AG
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