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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 278 316 252
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -64
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 109 85 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.39% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.42% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 57 73
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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
19129 20370 18381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 93.18% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13552 13895 12393
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 377 506
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +26 25 £488 -17.02% 9
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 68 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (26.00%) .NET
3 48 (24.00%) Finance
4 46 (23.00%) Java
5 45 (22.50%) SQL
6 44 (22.00%) C#
7 36 (18.00%) Microsoft
8 35 (17.50%) TDD
9 34 (17.00%) Banking
10 33 (16.50%) Oracle
11 31 (15.50%) Windows
11 31 (15.50%) Analytics
12 28 (14.00%) Scrum
12 28 (14.00%) SQL Server
12 28 (14.00%) JavaScript
13 22 (11.00%) CRM
13 22 (11.00%) Investment Banking
14 20 (10.00%) Front Office
14 20 (10.00%) MS Excel
14 20 (10.00%) Python
14 20 (10.00%) XML
14 20 (10.00%) HTML
15 19 (9.50%) Web Services
15 19 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (9.00%) SAS
17 17 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (8.50%) ETL
17 17 (8.50%) C++
17 17 (8.50%) Migration
17 17 (8.50%) Derivative

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (9.00%) SAS
2 11 (5.50%) CICS
3 10 (5.00%) Node.js
4 4 (2.00%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.00%) IIS
5 3 (1.50%) CMS
5 3 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.50%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.50%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.00%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.00%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.00%) AquaLogic
7 1 (0.50%) FileNet
7 1 (0.50%) Apache
7 1 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.00%) MS Project
3 11 (5.50%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.50%) Maximo
3 2 (1.00%) Workday HCM
3 2 (1.00%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.50%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.50%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.50%) Office 365
4 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.00%) HTTP
2 3 (1.50%) LDAP
2 3 (1.50%) Internet
2 3 (1.50%) SSL
2 3 (1.50%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.00%) LAN
3 2 (1.00%) WAN
3 2 (1.00%) DNS
3 2 (1.00%) SAN
3 2 (1.00%) Firewall
4 1 (0.50%) CTI
4 1 (0.50%) VPN
4 1 (0.50%) DHCP
4 1 (0.50%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.00%) DB2
3 7 (3.50%) OLAP
3 7 (3.50%) Data Mining
3 7 (3.50%) OLAP Cube
4 6 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.00%) Base SAS
6 4 (2.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.00%) MySQL
6 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.50%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.00%) QlikView
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (4.00%) NUnit
2 6 (3.00%) SpecFlow
2 6 (3.00%) ProC
2 6 (3.00%) Selenium
3 5 (2.50%) Maven
3 5 (2.50%) JIRA
3 5 (2.50%) JUnit
4 4 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.00%) Subversion
5 3 (1.50%) RSpec
6 2 (1.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.00%) Mockito
6 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.50%) jMock
7 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.50%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.50%) Grunt
General
1 48 (24.00%) Finance
2 34 (17.00%) Banking
3 22 (11.00%) Investment Banking
4 20 (10.00%) Front Office
5 6 (3.00%) Advertising
6 5 (2.50%) Retail
7 3 (1.50%) Law
8 2 (1.00%) Billing
8 2 (1.00%) Games
8 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.50%) Automotive
9 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.50%) French Language
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.00%) .NET
2 20 (10.00%) XML
2 20 (10.00%) HTML
3 19 (9.50%) Web Services
4 14 (7.00%) CSS
5 12 (6.00%) HTML5
5 12 (6.00%) WCF
6 11 (5.50%) ASP.NET
6 11 (5.50%) STL
6 11 (5.50%) REST
6 11 (5.50%) AngularJS
6 11 (5.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 10 (5.00%) RESTful
8 9 (4.50%) .NET Framework
8 9 (4.50%) jQuery
8 9 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (4.00%) Backbone.js
9 8 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (4.00%) Spring
10 7 (3.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.50%) Derivative
2 16 (8.00%) Fixed Income
3 11 (5.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 11 (5.50%) Grid Computing
4 9 (4.50%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.50%) Video on Demand
5 8 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.50%) Social Network
6 7 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.00%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (3.00%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (2.00%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.00%) User Experience
8 4 (2.00%) Replication
9 3 (1.50%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.50%) Open Source
10 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.00%) PKI
10 2 (1.00%) E-Learning
10 2 (1.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.50%) Windows
2 11 (5.50%) UNIX
2 11 (5.50%) Windows 7
3 9 (4.50%) Linux
4 6 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.00%) AIX
8 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.50%) TDD
3 31 (15.50%) Analytics
4 28 (14.00%) Scrum
5 22 (11.00%) CRM
6 19 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (8.50%) ETL
7 17 (8.50%) Migration
8 16 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 16 (8.00%) SOA
8 16 (8.00%) BDD
9 15 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 15 (7.50%) Workflow
10 14 (7.00%) OO
11 13 (6.50%) MVC
11 13 (6.50%) Multithreading
12 12 (6.00%) Project Planning
13 11 (5.50%) Memory Management
13 11 (5.50%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.00%) Java
2 45 (22.50%) SQL
3 44 (22.00%) C#
4 28 (14.00%) JavaScript
5 20 (10.00%) Python
6 17 (8.50%) C++
7 11 (5.50%) Assembly Language
8 10 (5.00%) COBOL
9 4 (2.00%) Scala
9 4 (2.00%) Ruby
10 3 (1.50%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.50%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.00%) VB
11 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.00%) PHP
11 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.00%) XPath
11 2 (1.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (4.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.50%) APMP
5 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.00%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.00%) Docker
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.50%) vSphere
3 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (16.50%) Oracle
3 13 (6.50%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.00%) VMware
5 7 (3.50%) SAP
6 6 (3.00%) Infragistics
7 5 (2.50%) IBM
8 4 (2.00%) HP
8 4 (2.00%) Adobe
8 4 (2.00%) EMC
8 4 (2.00%) Citrix
8 4 (2.00%) Altiris
9 3 (1.50%) Google
9 3 (1.50%) Remedy
9 3 (1.50%) NetApp
9 3 (1.50%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.00%) Cisco
10 2 (1.00%) Reuters
10 2 (1.00%) BEA
10 2 (1.00%) Hitachi
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