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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 299 330 270
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 111 94 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.39% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.42% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 68 71
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £605 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
- +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £45.50 £54.38
% change year-on-year
-48.35% -16.32%
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 19 £535 -6.95% 6
Mayfair - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 57 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.04%) .NET
3 46 (23.47%) Java
4 43 (21.94%) Finance
5 42 (21.43%) SQL
6 38 (19.39%) C#
7 36 (18.37%) Oracle
8 34 (17.35%) Microsoft
9 31 (15.82%) TDD
10 30 (15.31%) Banking
11 29 (14.80%) JavaScript
12 27 (13.78%) Analytics
13 24 (12.24%) Windows
13 24 (12.24%) Scrum
14 23 (11.73%) Python
15 22 (11.22%) SQL Server
16 20 (10.20%) XML
16 20 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (9.69%) Fixed Income
17 19 (9.69%) CRM
18 18 (9.18%) MS Excel
18 18 (9.18%) Mentoring
19 17 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (8.67%) Web Services
19 17 (8.67%) C++
20 16 (8.16%) HTML
20 16 (8.16%) UNIX
20 16 (8.16%) ETL
20 16 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
20 16 (8.16%) Derivative

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (6.12%) SAS
2 11 (5.61%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.59%) Node.js
4 6 (3.06%) CICS
5 5 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.55%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.04%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (1.53%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.53%) CMS
8 2 (1.02%) AquaLogic
8 2 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.02%) Apache
8 2 (1.02%) IIS
8 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.02%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.12%) MS Project
3 11 (5.61%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.51%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.51%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.53%) Maximo
3 2 (1.02%) RMDS
3 2 (1.02%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.02%) Workday HCM
3 2 (1.02%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.02%) Documaker
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.51%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Office 365
1 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.06%) Firewall
1 6 (3.06%) LAN
1 6 (3.06%) WAN
1 6 (3.06%) HTTP
2 5 (2.55%) VPN
2 5 (2.55%) SSL
3 4 (2.04%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.53%) DNS
4 3 (1.53%) LDAP
5 2 (1.02%) SAN
5 2 (1.02%) Internet
6 1 (0.51%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.51%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.51%) DHCP
6 1 (0.51%) FTP
6 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.51%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.08%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
3 7 (3.57%) Data Mining
3 7 (3.57%) OLAP
4 6 (3.06%) DB2
4 6 (3.06%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.55%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.55%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.04%) MySQL
6 4 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.04%) Base SAS
7 3 (1.53%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.59%) JIRA
2 7 (3.57%) Maven
3 6 (3.06%) NUnit
3 6 (3.06%) SpecFlow
4 5 (2.55%) Selenium
4 5 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.55%) JUnit
4 5 (2.55%) ProC
5 4 (2.04%) Subversion
5 4 (2.04%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.53%) RSpec
7 2 (1.02%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.02%) Mockito
7 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.51%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.51%) jMock
8 1 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.51%) Ant
General
1 43 (21.94%) Finance
2 30 (15.31%) Banking
3 16 (8.16%) Investment Banking
3 16 (8.16%) Front Office
4 6 (3.06%) Advertising
5 5 (2.55%) Retail
6 3 (1.53%) Law
6 3 (1.53%) Billing
7 2 (1.02%) Games
7 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
8 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.51%) French Language
8 1 (0.51%) German Language
8 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (27.04%) .NET
2 20 (10.20%) XML
3 17 (8.67%) Web Services
4 16 (8.16%) HTML
5 15 (7.65%) CSS
5 15 (7.65%) jQuery
6 13 (6.63%) ASP.NET
7 12 (6.12%) Spring
8 11 (5.61%) Hibernate
8 11 (5.61%) STL
8 11 (5.61%) WCF
8 11 (5.61%) RESTful
8 11 (5.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 11 (5.61%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.59%) REST
10 7 (3.57%) Backbone.js
10 7 (3.57%) HTML5
10 7 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.69%) Fixed Income
2 16 (8.16%) Derivative
3 11 (5.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 11 (5.61%) Grid Computing
4 7 (3.57%) Social Network
4 7 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.55%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.55%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.04%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.04%) Replication
7 4 (2.04%) User Experience
7 4 (2.04%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.53%) Open Source
8 3 (1.53%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.02%) PKI
9 2 (1.02%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.02%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.51%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.24%) Windows
2 16 (8.16%) UNIX
3 11 (5.61%) Linux
3 11 (5.61%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.02%) AIX
6 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.51%) Android
7 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (15.82%) TDD
3 27 (13.78%) Analytics
4 24 (12.24%) Scrum
5 20 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (9.69%) CRM
7 18 (9.18%) Mentoring
8 17 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.16%) ETL
10 15 (7.65%) Workflow
10 15 (7.65%) SOA
11 14 (7.14%) Multithreading
11 14 (7.14%) Migration
12 12 (6.12%) OO
12 12 (6.12%) Project Planning
13 11 (5.61%) MVC
13 11 (5.61%) Risk Analysis
13 11 (5.61%) Low Latency
14 10 (5.10%) Coaching
14 10 (5.10%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.47%) Java
2 42 (21.43%) SQL
3 38 (19.39%) C#
4 29 (14.80%) JavaScript
5 23 (11.73%) Python
6 17 (8.67%) C++
7 6 (3.06%) Assembly Language
8 5 (2.55%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.55%) COBOL
8 5 (2.55%) Ruby
9 4 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.04%) Jython
9 4 (2.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 4 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.04%) Scala
10 3 (1.53%) PHP
11 2 (1.02%) XPath
11 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.02%) Perl
12 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.57%) Degree
2 4 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.02%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) APMP
5 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.51%) MCSE
5 1 (0.51%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) SLA
3 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.04%) Terminal Server
3 4 (2.04%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.02%) Docker
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.51%) XenApp
5 1 (0.51%) vSphere
5 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.04%) Puppet
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.02%) Ansible
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (18.37%) Oracle
2 34 (17.35%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.59%) VMware
4 8 (4.08%) IBM
5 7 (3.57%) SAP
6 5 (2.55%) HP
6 5 (2.55%) Citrix
6 5 (2.55%) Infragistics
7 4 (2.04%) Altiris
7 4 (2.04%) Google
7 4 (2.04%) Remedy
7 4 (2.04%) McAfee
7 4 (2.04%) EMC
7 4 (2.04%) Adobe
7 4 (2.04%) Cisco
7 4 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.04%) NetApp
7 4 (2.04%) Siebel
8 3 (1.53%) Cognos
9 2 (1.02%) Reuters
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