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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Lead
Rank 320 336 287
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 104 80 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.33% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.36% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 55 97
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£500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £440 £408
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +7.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £23.00 £53.00
% change year-on-year
+108.69% -56.60%
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
21947 22424 23496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.53% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15477 15302 16131
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 411 450
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +9 27 £514 +2.75% 3
Bromley - 1 £350 -
Hammersmith - 1 £335 -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 50 (26.32%) Finance
1 50 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.11%) Java
3 33 (17.37%) SQL
4 31 (16.32%) Migration
5 30 (15.79%) Banking
6 27 (14.21%) Windows
7 25 (13.16%) .NET
7 25 (13.16%) Active Directory
8 23 (12.11%) C#
8 23 (12.11%) Scrum
9 21 (11.05%) Oracle
9 21 (11.05%) Linux
10 20 (10.53%) HTML
10 20 (10.53%) JavaScript
11 18 (9.47%) SharePoint
11 18 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (8.95%) jQuery
12 17 (8.95%) ASP.NET
12 17 (8.95%) Microsoft
12 17 (8.95%) VMware
13 16 (8.42%) DNS
13 16 (8.42%) MS Exchange
13 16 (8.42%) Mentoring
14 15 (7.89%) Visual Studio
14 15 (7.89%) TDD
15 14 (7.37%) CSS
15 14 (7.37%) ITIL
15 14 (7.37%) PowerShell
15 14 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (9.47%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.42%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.74%) IIS
4 9 (4.74%) Apache
5 8 (4.21%) IBM Notes
5 8 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (4.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.16%) Jetty
7 6 (3.16%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.16%) CMS
8 5 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.11%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.11%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (2.11%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.58%) Node.js
10 3 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (1.05%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Office
1 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.11%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (1.58%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.05%) SAP Retail
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.53%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.74%) Office 365
4 7 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.05%) Taleo
7 1 (0.53%) Force.com
7 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.53%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.53%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.42%) DNS
2 8 (4.21%) NAS
3 7 (3.68%) SAN
3 7 (3.68%) WAN
4 6 (3.16%) DHCP
4 6 (3.16%) LAN
4 6 (3.16%) Firewall
5 4 (2.11%) MPLS
6 3 (1.58%) Network Security
6 3 (1.58%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.58%) Junos
6 3 (1.58%) FCoE
6 3 (1.58%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.58%) SSL
6 3 (1.58%) HTTP
6 3 (1.58%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.05%) VPN
7 2 (1.05%) FTP
7 2 (1.05%) Internet
8 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.79%) Hadoop
2 10 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.74%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.21%) Big Data
5 6 (3.16%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.63%) Infinispan
7 4 (2.11%) Essbase
7 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.58%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.05%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.05%) QlikView
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.05%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.74%) Subversion
2 9 (4.74%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.68%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.63%) JUnit
4 5 (2.63%) Maven
4 5 (2.63%) JIRA
4 5 (2.63%) Mockito
4 5 (2.63%) Gradle
5 4 (2.11%) Ant
5 4 (2.11%) Selenium
6 3 (1.58%) NUnit
6 3 (1.58%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.58%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.58%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.05%) Moq
7 2 (1.05%) RSpec
7 2 (1.05%) GDB
7 2 (1.05%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.05%) PeopleTools
General
1 50 (26.32%) Finance
2 30 (15.79%) Banking
3 11 (5.79%) Retail
4 6 (3.16%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.63%) Advertising
6 3 (1.58%) Front Office
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.16%) .NET
2 20 (10.53%) HTML
3 17 (8.95%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.95%) jQuery
4 14 (7.37%) CSS
5 13 (6.84%) Web Services
5 13 (6.84%) RESTful
6 12 (6.32%) J2EE
7 11 (5.79%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.74%) HTML5
9 8 (4.21%) Spring
10 7 (3.68%) Hibernate
11 6 (3.16%) SAML
11 6 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (2.63%) WCF
12 5 (2.63%) JAX-RS
13 4 (2.11%) WPF
13 4 (2.11%) JMS
13 4 (2.11%) Ehcache
13 4 (2.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.79%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.68%) User Experience
3 7 (3.68%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.58%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.05%) CMDB
7 2 (1.05%) DataPower
7 2 (1.05%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.05%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.05%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.53%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.53%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.21%) Windows
2 21 (11.05%) Linux
3 8 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.68%) Android
5 5 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.11%) UNIX
6 4 (2.11%) Solaris
7 3 (1.58%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.05%) AIX
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.53%) Debian
9 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.32%) Migration
3 23 (12.11%) Scrum
4 18 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (8.42%) Mentoring
6 15 (7.89%) TDD
7 14 (7.37%) ITIL
8 12 (6.32%) CRM
8 12 (6.32%) Data Migration
9 11 (5.79%) Unit Testing
9 11 (5.79%) Open Source
9 11 (5.79%) DevOps
10 10 (5.26%) ETL
11 9 (4.74%) E-Commerce
11 9 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.21%) MVC
12 8 (4.21%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.21%) Change Management
12 8 (4.21%) Multithreading
12 8 (4.21%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.11%) Java
2 33 (17.37%) SQL
3 23 (12.11%) C#
4 20 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.37%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.21%) Python
7 6 (3.16%) C++
8 4 (2.11%) C
8 4 (2.11%) Ruby
8 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.11%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.58%) PHP
10 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.05%) ABAP
10 2 (1.05%) Perl
10 2 (1.05%) Clojure
10 2 (1.05%) R
10 2 (1.05%) Scala
11 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.53%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 12 (6.32%) Degree
2 11 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.05%) MCP
5 1 (0.53%) MCAD
5 1 (0.53%) MCSD
5 1 (0.53%) MCSE
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.53%) NCDA
5 1 (0.53%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.26%) SLA
2 5 (2.63%) QA
3 3 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.63%) ISA Server
3 5 (2.63%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.58%) NFS
5 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.68%) NetBackup
2 6 (3.16%) SCCM
2 6 (3.16%) Puppet
3 3 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.58%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.05%) Ansible
4 2 (1.05%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.53%) Control-M
5 1 (0.53%) PureDisk
5 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.53%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.53%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 21 (11.05%) Oracle
2 17 (8.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.95%) VMware
3 13 (6.84%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (4.74%) Cisco
5 8 (4.21%) Lotus
6 7 (3.68%) Hyperion
6 7 (3.68%) NetApp
6 7 (3.68%) Symantec
7 5 (2.63%) SAP
7 5 (2.63%) Citrix
8 4 (2.11%) Dell
8 4 (2.11%) Bomgar
9 3 (1.58%) Google
9 3 (1.58%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.58%) HP
9 3 (1.58%) Juniper
9 3 (1.58%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.58%) Informatica
10 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
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