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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 292 290 318
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 138 143 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.61% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.64% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 97 68
Median daily rate £519 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £344 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £653 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.85 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.72%
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
21075 22337 22455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15690 15395
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 370 420
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 July 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 July 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 +20 17 £525 +1.94% 15
Croydon - 7 £550 -
Brentford - 4 £425 -
Bromley -2 3 £475 +35.71%
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 134 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (39.58%) Java
3 63 (22.26%) Finance
4 62 (21.91%) TDD
5 58 (20.49%) Scrum
6 54 (19.08%) Oracle
7 41 (14.49%) Web Services
8 40 (14.13%) HTML
9 38 (13.43%) Linux
10 36 (12.72%) Microsoft
11 34 (12.01%) Windows
11 34 (12.01%) .NET
11 34 (12.01%) SQL Server
11 34 (12.01%) Spring
11 34 (12.01%) BDD
12 33 (11.66%) REST
12 33 (11.66%) SQL
13 31 (10.95%) CSS
14 29 (10.25%) JavaScript
15 28 (9.89%) SOA
15 28 (9.89%) Microservices
16 27 (9.54%) XML
16 27 (9.54%) JMS
16 27 (9.54%) Open Source
17 26 (9.19%) Mentoring
18 25 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
18 25 (8.83%) Data Warehouse
19 24 (8.48%) Migration
20 23 (8.13%) C#
20 23 (8.13%) Relational Database

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 18 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.53%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.83%) Confluence
3 8 (2.83%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.47%) Apache
4 7 (2.47%) Mule
5 5 (1.77%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.77%) Mule ESB
5 5 (1.77%) nginx
5 5 (1.77%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.41%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.41%) JBoss
6 4 (1.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.71%) CMS
7 2 (0.71%) SAS
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.35%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.35%) MS Project
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.06%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.47%) Office 365
1 7 (2.47%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.77%) Oracle CX
4 4 (1.41%) SaaS
5 3 (1.06%) Bluemix
6 2 (0.71%) Responsys
6 2 (0.71%) Yammer
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) GitHub
7 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.35%) Heroku
7 1 (0.35%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.35%) PaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.18%) Internet
2 7 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.12%) Firewall
4 5 (1.77%) Skype
4 5 (1.77%) SSL
5 4 (1.41%) VPN
6 3 (1.06%) HTTP
6 3 (1.06%) IPsec
6 3 (1.06%) SAN
7 2 (0.71%) BGP
7 2 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.71%) FTP
7 2 (0.71%) LAN
7 2 (0.71%) LDAP
7 2 (0.71%) OSPF
7 2 (0.71%) PBX
7 2 (0.71%) SSH
7 2 (0.71%) VRRP
7 2 (0.71%) WAN
7 2 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.01%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.83%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (8.13%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.53%) MySQL
5 10 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.18%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.18%) Neo4j
7 8 (2.83%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.12%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.77%) Big Data
10 5 (1.77%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.41%) DB2
11 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.59%) Maven
3 12 (4.24%) JIRA
4 11 (3.89%) Gradle
5 9 (3.18%) Subversion
6 8 (2.83%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.47%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.12%) JUnit
9 4 (1.41%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.41%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.06%) Grunt
10 3 (1.06%) gulp
10 3 (1.06%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.06%) Mocha
10 3 (1.06%) webpack
11 2 (0.71%) Mockito
11 2 (0.71%) Selenium
11 2 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.71%) TestNG
General
1 63 (22.26%) Finance
2 21 (7.42%) Banking
3 18 (6.36%) Retail
4 11 (3.89%) Law
5 10 (3.53%) Marketing
6 9 (3.18%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.47%) Publishing
8 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.41%) Front Office
9 4 (1.41%) Legal
10 3 (1.06%) Back Office
10 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.71%) Advertising
11 2 (0.71%) Games
11 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.49%) Web Services
2 40 (14.13%) HTML
3 34 (12.01%) .NET
3 34 (12.01%) Spring
4 33 (11.66%) REST
5 31 (10.95%) CSS
6 27 (9.54%) JMS
6 27 (9.54%) XML
7 22 (7.77%) HTML5
8 21 (7.42%) Hibernate
9 20 (7.07%) RESTful
10 19 (6.71%) AngularJS
11 18 (6.36%) J2EE
12 15 (5.30%) CSS3
13 13 (4.59%) ASP.NET
14 12 (4.24%) Sass
14 12 (4.24%) Spring Boot
14 12 (4.24%) Spring MVC
15 11 (3.89%) Node.js
15 11 (3.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.36%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.89%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.12%) Fintech
6 6 (2.12%) PKI
7 4 (1.41%) Equities
7 4 (1.41%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.41%) IVR
8 3 (1.06%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.06%) Derivative
8 3 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.06%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.06%) User Experience
9 2 (0.71%) FMCG
9 2 (0.71%) iPad
9 2 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.43%) Linux
2 34 (12.01%) Windows
3 14 (4.95%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.18%) Unix
5 8 (2.83%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.12%) Android
6 6 (2.12%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.12%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.77%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.06%) AIX
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.35%) VMS
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (21.91%) TDD
3 58 (20.49%) Scrum
4 34 (12.01%) BDD
5 28 (9.89%) Microservices
5 28 (9.89%) SOA
6 27 (9.54%) Open Source
7 26 (9.19%) Mentoring
8 25 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (8.48%) Migration
10 22 (7.77%) E-Commerce
10 22 (7.77%) ITIL
11 20 (7.07%) MVC
12 18 (6.36%) Data Modelling
12 18 (6.36%) ETL
13 16 (5.65%) Coaching
13 16 (5.65%) Configuration Management
14 15 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (4.95%) Data Management
15 14 (4.95%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 112 (39.58%) Java
2 33 (11.66%) SQL
3 29 (10.25%) JavaScript
4 23 (8.13%) C#
5 14 (4.95%) PowerShell
6 10 (3.53%) Scala
7 9 (3.18%) Groovy
8 8 (2.83%) Python
9 6 (2.12%) COBOL
9 6 (2.12%) FQL
9 6 (2.12%) VB
10 5 (1.77%) Perl
10 5 (1.77%) Ruby
11 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.06%) C
11 3 (1.06%) C++
11 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.71%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.71%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 22 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.95%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.83%) Degree
4 5 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.06%) CCA
5 3 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.71%) MCITP
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) ISEB
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.35%) MCSE
7 1 (0.35%) MCTS
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.77%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) MiFID
3 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.71%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (3.89%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.53%) Docker
3 6 (2.12%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (1.41%) XenApp
5 3 (1.06%) vSphere
6 2 (0.71%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.35%) HDFS
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.77%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.41%) SCCM
3 3 (1.06%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.71%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.71%) Ansible
4 2 (0.71%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.35%) OpenView
5 1 (0.35%) Puppet
5 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 54 (19.08%) Oracle
2 36 (12.72%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.42%) MuleSoft
4 20 (7.07%) Teradata
4 20 (7.07%) VMware
5 17 (6.01%) Guidewire
6 10 (3.53%) ServiceNow
7 9 (3.18%) Cisco
7 9 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.47%) Google
8 7 (2.47%) SAP
9 6 (2.12%) Ab Initio
9 6 (2.12%) BMC
9 6 (2.12%) Remedy
9 6 (2.12%) TOWER Software
10 5 (1.77%) ATG
10 5 (1.77%) Citrix
10 5 (1.77%) IBM
10 5 (1.77%) Pega
10 5 (1.77%) TIBCO
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