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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 314 304 322
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 130 131 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.59% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 98 79
Median daily rate £520 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £328 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £23.55 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +95.65%
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
21646 22266 22990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.99% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15388 15710 15942
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 349 435
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +15 21 £475 -7.54% 8
Brentford - 3 £413 -
Croydon -12 2 £569 +42.18% 1
Westminster - 2 - -
Bromley +1 1 £475 +35.71%
Docklands, London - 1 £575 -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 137 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (36.68%) Java
3 79 (27.34%) Finance
4 72 (24.91%) TDD
5 65 (22.49%) Scrum
6 42 (14.53%) HTML
7 40 (13.84%) Oracle
8 36 (12.46%) REST
9 35 (12.11%) BDD
10 34 (11.76%) .NET
10 34 (11.76%) Web Services
10 34 (11.76%) Linux
11 33 (11.42%) SQL
12 32 (11.07%) Spring
13 31 (10.73%) CSS
14 30 (10.38%) Banking
14 30 (10.38%) Open Source
14 30 (10.38%) Mentoring
15 28 (9.69%) JavaScript
15 28 (9.69%) Microsoft
16 27 (9.34%) SQL Server
17 26 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
17 26 (9.00%) HTML5
18 25 (8.65%) Coaching
19 24 (8.30%) C#
19 24 (8.30%) Migration
20 23 (7.96%) Windows
20 23 (7.96%) Relational Database
21 22 (7.61%) Microservices
21 22 (7.61%) JMS

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 19 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.77%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.77%) Mule
2 8 (2.77%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.08%) Apache
3 6 (2.08%) Mule ESB
4 5 (1.73%) Confluence
4 5 (1.73%) nginx
4 5 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.73%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.73%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.38%) CMS
5 4 (1.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.69%) Drupal
6 2 (0.69%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.69%) IIS
6 2 (0.69%) JBoss
6 2 (0.69%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.69%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (4.15%) MS Office
2 8 (2.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.35%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.77%) Office 365
2 7 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.08%) Oracle CX
3 6 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.04%) Bluemix
4 3 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (1.04%) Responsys
4 3 (1.04%) SaaS
5 2 (0.69%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.69%) PaaS
5 2 (0.69%) Yammer
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.15%) Firewall
1 12 (4.15%) Internet
2 8 (2.77%) LAN
2 8 (2.77%) WAN
3 7 (2.42%) VPN
3 7 (2.42%) Wireless
4 6 (2.08%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (1.73%) Skype
6 4 (1.38%) DMZ
6 4 (1.38%) Network Security
7 3 (1.04%) LDAP
7 3 (1.04%) SSL
7 3 (1.04%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.69%) BGP
8 2 (0.69%) CTI
8 2 (0.69%) HTTP
8 2 (0.69%) IPsec
8 2 (0.69%) OSPF
8 2 (0.69%) PBX
8 2 (0.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (7.96%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (5.88%) MySQL
6 16 (5.54%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.84%) MongoDB
8 13 (4.50%) Big Data
9 12 (4.15%) Hadoop
10 10 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (3.11%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.77%) Neo4j
13 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (1.73%) SAP HANA
15 4 (1.38%) Apache Hive
15 4 (1.38%) DB2
15 4 (1.38%) Flink
15 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (1.04%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.15%) Cucumber
3 10 (3.46%) JIRA
3 10 (3.46%) Maven
4 8 (2.77%) Gradle
4 8 (2.77%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.77%) JUnit
5 6 (2.08%) Subversion
6 4 (1.38%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.38%) Mocha
6 4 (1.38%) Mockito
6 4 (1.38%) Selenium
7 3 (1.04%) Grunt
7 3 (1.04%) gulp
7 3 (1.04%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.04%) webpack
8 2 (0.69%) Capybara
8 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.69%) TestNG
General
1 79 (27.34%) Finance
2 30 (10.38%) Banking
3 22 (7.61%) Retail
4 13 (4.50%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.46%) Law
6 9 (3.11%) Publishing
7 7 (2.42%) Marketing
8 6 (2.08%) General Ledger
8 6 (2.08%) Legal
9 5 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (1.04%) Front Office
10 3 (1.04%) Games
10 3 (1.04%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.35%) Advertising
12 1 (0.35%) Back Office
12 1 (0.35%) French Language
12 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.53%) HTML
2 36 (12.46%) REST
3 34 (11.76%) .NET
3 34 (11.76%) Web Services
4 32 (11.07%) Spring
5 31 (10.73%) CSS
6 26 (9.00%) HTML5
7 22 (7.61%) Hibernate
7 22 (7.61%) JMS
7 22 (7.61%) XML
8 20 (6.92%) J2EE
9 18 (6.23%) AngularJS
10 17 (5.88%) CSS3
11 16 (5.54%) RESTful
12 13 (4.50%) JSON
12 13 (4.50%) Sass
13 12 (4.15%) ASP.NET
13 12 (4.15%) SOAP
14 11 (3.81%) Node.js
15 10 (3.46%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.77%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.77%) Semantic Web
5 6 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.08%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.73%) Fintech
7 4 (1.38%) User Experience
8 3 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.04%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.69%) AS400
9 2 (0.69%) Equities
9 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.69%) iPad
9 2 (0.69%) IVR
9 2 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.76%) Linux
2 23 (7.96%) Windows
3 13 (4.50%) Unix
4 9 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.42%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.38%) Android
6 4 (1.38%) Solaris
6 4 (1.38%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.69%) AIX
8 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) SUSE
9 1 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.35%) VMS
9 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (24.91%) TDD
3 65 (22.49%) Scrum
4 35 (12.11%) BDD
5 30 (10.38%) Mentoring
5 30 (10.38%) Open Source
6 25 (8.65%) Coaching
7 24 (8.30%) Migration
8 22 (7.61%) Microservices
9 21 (7.27%) E-Commerce
9 21 (7.27%) SOA
9 21 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (6.57%) Kanban
11 18 (6.23%) Data Management
12 17 (5.88%) MVC
13 16 (5.54%) Configuration Management
13 16 (5.54%) Data Modelling
14 15 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (5.19%) ETL
14 15 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 106 (36.68%) Java
2 33 (11.42%) SQL
3 28 (9.69%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.30%) C#
5 13 (4.50%) Scala
6 12 (4.15%) Ruby
7 11 (3.81%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.77%) Python
9 6 (2.08%) FQL
9 6 (2.08%) Groovy
9 6 (2.08%) VB
10 5 (1.73%) Perl
11 4 (1.38%) COBOL
12 3 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.04%) C++
12 3 (1.04%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.04%) PHP
12 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.04%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.69%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 15 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.46%) Degree
3 9 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.73%) MCSE
6 4 (1.38%) CCA
6 4 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.69%) CCNP
7 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.69%) JNCIP
7 2 (0.69%) MCITP
8 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.35%) ISEB
8 1 (0.35%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.35%) MCTS
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.73%) QA
2 4 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) MiFID
3 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.35%) FATCA
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.46%) Docker
2 9 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.38%) HDFS
3 4 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.69%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (1.73%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.04%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.04%) SCCM
3 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.35%) Ansible
3 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.35%) Oozie
3 1 (0.35%) OpenView
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (13.84%) Oracle
2 28 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.88%) Cisco
4 15 (5.19%) MuleSoft
4 15 (5.19%) Teradata
5 12 (4.15%) Guidewire
6 11 (3.81%) SAP
7 10 (3.46%) ServiceNow
8 8 (2.77%) VMware
9 7 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.08%) IBM
11 5 (1.73%) Google
11 5 (1.73%) hybris
11 5 (1.73%) Netezza
12 4 (1.38%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.38%) ATG
12 4 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.38%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.04%) Siebel
13 3 (1.04%) Sybase
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £620 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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JM
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £550 - £700 per day
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Lorien Resourcing
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