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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Lead
England / London
Rank 275 285 293
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 123 135 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.63% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.66% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 77 90
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £334 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £33.28 £31.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.65% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.00 £50.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +29.03%

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
18108 20378 20221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 14446 14220
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 308 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +3 10 £450 - 4
Croydon +4 2 £588 +38.23%
Uxbridge - 2 £513 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £405 -
Wembley - 1 £200 - 1
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 126 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (24.92%) Java
3 66 (21.36%) Scrum
3 66 (21.36%) Finance
4 59 (19.09%) TDD
5 50 (16.18%) JavaScript
6 42 (13.59%) HTML
7 38 (12.30%) DevOps
8 37 (11.97%) Oracle
9 35 (11.33%) BDD
10 34 (11.00%) Banking
11 32 (10.36%) .NET
12 31 (10.03%) SQL
12 31 (10.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
14 29 (9.39%) RESTful
14 29 (9.39%) Migration
14 29 (9.39%) SQL Server
14 29 (9.39%) Salesforce.com
15 28 (9.06%) Big Data
16 27 (8.74%) REST
16 27 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (8.74%) Microservices
17 26 (8.41%) SAP
17 26 (8.41%) Retail
18 25 (8.09%) Project Management
18 25 (8.09%) Linux
18 25 (8.09%) E-Commerce
18 25 (8.09%) Mentoring
19 24 (7.77%) Hadoop

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 14 (4.53%) CMS
2 12 (3.88%) Apache Spark
3 11 (3.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 11 (3.56%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.59%) Confluence
5 8 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.27%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.62%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.29%) Apache
8 4 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.97%) Drupal
9 3 (0.97%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.97%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.65%) Gentran
10 2 (0.65%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.32%) HFM
5 1 (0.32%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.32%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.21%) Office 365
4 8 (2.59%) PaaS
5 6 (1.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (1.29%) Slack
6 4 (1.29%) Yammer
7 3 (0.97%) SaaS
8 2 (0.65%) Akamai
8 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.65%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.32%) Trello
9 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.21%) Firewall
2 12 (3.88%) HTTP
2 12 (3.88%) Internet
3 6 (1.94%) VPN
4 5 (1.62%) DNS
4 5 (1.62%) LAN
4 5 (1.62%) WAN
5 4 (1.29%) Network Security
5 4 (1.29%) SSL
6 3 (0.97%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (0.97%) DMZ
6 3 (0.97%) Wireless
7 2 (0.65%) DHCP
7 2 (0.65%) FTP
7 2 (0.65%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.32%) BGP
8 1 (0.32%) MPLS
8 1 (0.32%) OSPF
8 1 (0.32%) SMTP
8 1 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.06%) Big Data
3 24 (7.77%) Hadoop
3 24 (7.77%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.80%) MySQL
5 19 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.56%) HBase
7 10 (3.24%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (2.91%) Apache Hive
8 9 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.91%) Sqoop
9 8 (2.59%) Flink
9 8 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.59%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.27%) SAP HANA
11 6 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.94%) Endeca
12 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.29%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 17 (5.50%) Cucumber
2 16 (5.18%) JIRA
3 13 (4.21%) JUnit
3 13 (4.21%) Mockito
4 12 (3.88%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.88%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.62%) Maven
6 4 (1.29%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.29%) Subversion
6 4 (1.29%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.65%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.65%) GitLab
8 2 (0.65%) Gradle
8 2 (0.65%) Hudson
8 2 (0.65%) jMock
8 2 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.65%) Spock
8 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 66 (21.36%) Finance
2 34 (11.00%) Banking
3 26 (8.41%) Retail
4 16 (5.18%) Marketing
5 9 (2.91%) General Ledger
6 8 (2.59%) Publishing
7 7 (2.27%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.94%) Legal
9 4 (1.29%) Law
9 4 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.65%) Advertising
10 2 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.65%) Front Office
10 2 (0.65%) Games
10 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) French Language
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
11 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (13.59%) HTML
2 32 (10.36%) .NET
3 29 (9.39%) RESTful
4 27 (8.74%) REST
5 22 (7.12%) CSS
5 22 (7.12%) Web Services
6 16 (5.18%) J2EE
7 15 (4.85%) HTML5
7 15 (4.85%) LAMP
7 15 (4.85%) Node.js
8 14 (4.53%) JSON
9 13 (4.21%) AngularJS
9 13 (4.21%) XHTML
10 12 (3.88%) ASP.NET
10 12 (3.88%) CSS3
10 12 (3.88%) Play Framework
10 12 (3.88%) SOAP
10 12 (3.88%) XML
11 11 (3.56%) Akka
11 11 (3.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.24%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.27%) Virtual Team
4 6 (1.94%) iPad
4 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.62%) Semantic Web
6 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.29%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.29%) User Experience
7 3 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.65%) AS400
8 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.65%) DataPower
8 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.65%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.32%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.32%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.32%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.09%) Linux
2 18 (5.83%) Windows
3 17 (5.50%) Unix
4 7 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.94%) Android
5 6 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.94%) Solaris
5 6 (1.94%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.65%) SUSE
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) AIX
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (21.36%) Scrum
3 59 (19.09%) TDD
4 38 (12.30%) DevOps
5 35 (11.33%) BDD
6 31 (10.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (9.39%) Migration
8 27 (8.74%) Microservices
9 25 (8.09%) E-Commerce
9 25 (8.09%) Mentoring
9 25 (8.09%) Project Management
10 24 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (7.12%) Data Integration
11 22 (7.12%) Open Source
12 21 (6.80%) Data Management
13 20 (6.47%) High Availability
14 19 (6.15%) CRM
14 19 (6.15%) Web Development
15 18 (5.83%) Change Management
16 17 (5.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 77 (24.92%) Java
2 50 (16.18%) JavaScript
3 31 (10.03%) SQL
4 23 (7.44%) Scala
5 21 (6.80%) PHP
6 15 (4.85%) C#
6 15 (4.85%) Perl
7 14 (4.53%) Python
8 7 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.94%) Ruby
10 5 (1.62%) C++
11 4 (1.29%) Korn
11 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.97%) Groovy
12 3 (0.97%) XPath
13 2 (0.65%) C
13 2 (0.65%) Clojure
13 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.65%) R
13 2 (0.65%) RPG
Qualifications
1 11 (3.56%) Degree
2 6 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.97%) MCSE
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.32%) CCA
6 1 (0.32%) CCIE
6 1 (0.32%) CISM
6 1 (0.32%) CISSP
6 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) HND
6 1 (0.32%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.32%) MCITP
6 1 (0.32%) MCSA
6 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.53%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) FATCA
3 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (5.83%) Docker
2 9 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.91%) HDFS
3 6 (1.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.97%) vSphere
6 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.32%) Varnish
7 1 (0.32%) vCloud
7 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.27%) Ansible
1 7 (2.27%) Oozie
1 7 (2.27%) Puppet
2 6 (1.94%) Kibana
2 6 (1.94%) logstash
3 5 (1.62%) Grafana
3 5 (1.62%) rkt
4 4 (1.29%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.29%) SCCM
4 4 (1.29%) Terraform
5 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.32%) Mesos
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (11.97%) Oracle
2 29 (9.39%) Salesforce.com
3 26 (8.41%) SAP
4 19 (6.15%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.56%) Adobe
6 9 (2.91%) Cisco
6 9 (2.91%) VMware
7 8 (2.59%) IBM
7 8 (2.59%) Splunk
8 7 (2.27%) Ab Initio
8 7 (2.27%) ATG
8 7 (2.27%) hybris
9 6 (1.94%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.62%) Apigee
10 5 (1.62%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.29%) Infor
11 4 (1.29%) Informatica
11 4 (1.29%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.29%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 4 (1.29%) Teradata
South West London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £540 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £200 per day 3 month contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
London, UK
Citrus Global Ltd
Rate: £500+ per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago