The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Technical Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 279 296 314
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 139 124 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.58% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 81 82
Median daily rate £525 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £320 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £825 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
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
20584 21391 22193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.95% 94.54% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15002 14791 15616
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 399 404
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Technical Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the London region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 10 £525 +13.58% 5
Bromley - 7 £525 -
Croydon - 6 £431 - 1
Brentford +7 3 £475 -7.31%
Harrow - 1 £350 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Technical Leader 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 Technical Leader in the job title.

1 100 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (36.23%) Java
3 62 (23.40%) Oracle
4 51 (19.25%) Finance
5 42 (15.85%) Scrum
5 42 (15.85%) TDD
6 40 (15.09%) Web Services
7 39 (14.72%) Linux
8 37 (13.96%) HTML
9 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
10 32 (12.08%) .NET
11 31 (11.70%) CSS
11 31 (11.70%) Microservices
12 30 (11.32%) SDLC
12 30 (11.32%) XML
12 30 (11.32%) E-Commerce
12 30 (11.32%) Spring
13 29 (10.94%) Mentoring
14 28 (10.57%) Windows
15 27 (10.19%) ITIL
15 27 (10.19%) SQL Server
15 27 (10.19%) SOA
16 26 (9.81%) JavaScript
16 26 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (9.43%) REST
18 24 (9.06%) Migration
19 23 (8.68%) Data Warehouse
19 23 (8.68%) Data Modelling
19 23 (8.68%) Teradata
19 23 (8.68%) AngularJS

Technical Leader 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 16 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.77%) Confluence
3 7 (2.64%) Apache
3 7 (2.64%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.26%) Node.js
4 6 (2.26%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.89%) nginx
6 4 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.51%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.51%) JBoss
7 3 (1.13%) CMS
7 3 (1.13%) Mule
7 3 (1.13%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.13%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.75%) ATG Dynamo
8 2 (0.75%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.75%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
3 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (4.53%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.13%) Magento
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.26%) Office 365
2 5 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.89%) Oracle CX
2 5 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.51%) SaaS
4 3 (1.13%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.75%) Responsys
5 2 (0.75%) Yammer
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) GitHub
6 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.38%) Heroku
6 1 (0.38%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.02%) Internet
2 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.51%) MVNO
3 4 (1.51%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (1.51%) Value-Added Service
4 3 (1.13%) Firewall
4 3 (1.13%) HTTP
4 3 (1.13%) Skype
4 3 (1.13%) SSL
5 2 (0.75%) 4G
5 2 (0.75%) Intranet
5 2 (0.75%) VPN
6 1 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.38%) IPsec
6 1 (0.38%) LTE
6 1 (0.38%) MPLS
6 1 (0.38%) SAN
6 1 (0.38%) SSH
6 1 (0.38%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.68%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (6.04%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.02%) MySQL
6 8 (3.02%) Neo4j
7 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.89%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.51%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.51%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.13%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.13%) SQLite
11 2 (0.75%) Big Data
11 2 (0.75%) HBase
11 2 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (6.79%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.42%) JIRA
2 17 (6.42%) Maven
3 11 (4.15%) Gradle
4 8 (3.02%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.02%) Subversion
5 7 (2.64%) Bitbucket
6 6 (2.26%) JUnit
7 5 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.51%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.51%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.13%) Grunt
9 3 (1.13%) gulp
9 3 (1.13%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.13%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.13%) Mocha
9 3 (1.13%) Mockito
9 3 (1.13%) webpack
10 2 (0.75%) Gatling
10 2 (0.75%) LSMW
General
1 51 (19.25%) Finance
2 20 (7.55%) Banking
3 19 (7.17%) Retail
4 13 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.77%) Marketing
6 8 (3.02%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.02%) Law
7 6 (2.26%) Back Office
7 6 (2.26%) Front Office
8 4 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.75%) Advertising
9 2 (0.75%) Electronics
9 2 (0.75%) Legal
9 2 (0.75%) Publishing
9 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) International Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.09%) Web Services
2 37 (13.96%) HTML
3 32 (12.08%) .NET
4 31 (11.70%) CSS
5 30 (11.32%) Spring
5 30 (11.32%) XML
6 25 (9.43%) REST
7 23 (8.68%) AngularJS
8 22 (8.30%) JMS
8 22 (8.30%) RESTful
9 21 (7.92%) HTML5
10 15 (5.66%) ASP.NET
11 13 (4.91%) Hibernate
11 13 (4.91%) jQuery
12 12 (4.53%) CSS3
12 12 (4.53%) J2EE
12 12 (4.53%) Middleware
13 10 (3.77%) Spring Boot
13 10 (3.77%) Spring MVC
14 9 (3.40%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.77%) Data Integration
4 9 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.89%) PKI
8 4 (1.51%) Equities
8 4 (1.51%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.13%) Derivative
9 3 (1.13%) Fintech
9 3 (1.13%) FMCG
9 3 (1.13%) IVR
9 3 (1.13%) Statistics
9 3 (1.13%) User Experience
9 3 (1.13%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.75%) iPad
10 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.72%) Linux
2 28 (10.57%) Windows
3 11 (4.15%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.64%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.26%) Android
5 6 (2.26%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.89%) Unix
7 4 (1.51%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.75%) AIX
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (15.85%) Scrum
2 42 (15.85%) TDD
3 31 (11.70%) Microservices
4 30 (11.32%) E-Commerce
4 30 (11.32%) SDLC
5 29 (10.94%) Mentoring
6 27 (10.19%) ITIL
6 27 (10.19%) SOA
7 26 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (9.06%) Migration
9 23 (8.68%) Data Modelling
10 22 (8.30%) BDD
11 20 (7.55%) MVC
11 20 (7.55%) Open Source
12 18 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (6.04%) Technical Architecture
15 15 (5.66%) ETL
16 14 (5.28%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 96 (36.23%) Java
2 26 (9.81%) JavaScript
3 22 (8.30%) C#
4 20 (7.55%) SQL
5 12 (4.53%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.02%) Python
7 7 (2.64%) Perl
8 6 (2.26%) FQL
8 6 (2.26%) Groovy
8 6 (2.26%) VB
9 5 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.89%) C++
9 5 (1.89%) COBOL
9 5 (1.89%) Scala
10 4 (1.51%) C
11 3 (1.13%) PHP
11 3 (1.13%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.75%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (8.30%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.91%) Degree
4 5 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.13%) CCA
5 3 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.40%) SLA
2 4 (1.51%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.51%) MiFID
2 4 (1.51%) QA
3 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.38%) COBIT
4 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.40%) Docker
3 6 (2.26%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (1.51%) XenApp
5 3 (1.13%) vSphere
6 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.38%) Varnish
7 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.51%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.13%) AppDNA
2 3 (1.13%) SCCM
2 3 (1.13%) SCSM
3 2 (0.75%) CloudHub
3 2 (0.75%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.38%) Ansible
4 1 (0.38%) Control-M
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 62 (23.40%) Oracle
2 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.68%) Teradata
4 19 (7.17%) MuleSoft
5 17 (6.42%) Guidewire
6 16 (6.04%) VMware
7 12 (4.53%) ServiceNow
8 8 (3.02%) SAP
9 7 (2.64%) ATG
9 7 (2.64%) Google
10 6 (2.26%) BMC
10 6 (2.26%) Remedy
10 6 (2.26%) TOWER Software
11 5 (1.89%) Citrix
11 5 (1.89%) Pega
11 5 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.51%) Adobe
12 4 (1.51%) HP
12 4 (1.51%) Huawei
12 4 (1.51%) TIBCO
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