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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Lead
Rank 345 297 283
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 84 131 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.57% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 90 87
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£475 £475 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £386 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £576 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.72% +10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.23 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £53.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-56.60% -18.46%
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
22577 23003 24025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.96% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 15798 15792
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 435 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 +17 33 £500 -9.09% 7
Ealing - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (21.53%) .NET
2 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 28 (19.44%) SQL
3 28 (19.44%) Oracle
4 24 (16.67%) Java
4 24 (16.67%) Finance
5 23 (15.97%) Microsoft
6 22 (15.28%) C#
7 19 (13.19%) CRM
8 18 (12.50%) Windows
9 16 (11.11%) Python
9 16 (11.11%) CSS
9 16 (11.11%) Migration
9 16 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 15 (10.42%) Scrum
10 15 (10.42%) SharePoint
11 14 (9.72%) UNIX
11 14 (9.72%) HTML
12 13 (9.03%) jQuery
12 13 (9.03%) SQL Server
12 13 (9.03%) ASP.NET
12 13 (9.03%) Dynamics CRM
13 12 (8.33%) TDD
14 11 (7.64%) Banking
14 11 (7.64%) SAP
14 11 (7.64%) Web Services
14 11 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (7.64%) LAN
14 11 (7.64%) WAN

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.47%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.78%) Node.js
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.08%) CMS
5 3 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.39%) IIS
6 2 (1.39%) Apache
6 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.39%) Documentum
6 2 (1.39%) AquaLogic
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.39%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.17%) MS Project
3 5 (3.47%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.69%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.08%) Maximo
2 3 (2.08%) RMDS
3 2 (1.39%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.39%) Documaker
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.39%) Workday HCM
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.69%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.69%) Magento
4 1 (0.69%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.64%) LAN
1 11 (7.64%) WAN
2 9 (6.25%) Firewall
3 7 (4.86%) VPN
4 6 (4.17%) HTTP
5 5 (3.47%) SSL
6 4 (2.78%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.08%) Internet
7 3 (2.08%) DNS
7 3 (2.08%) DHCP
8 2 (1.39%) PSTN
8 2 (1.39%) VoIP
8 2 (1.39%) Extranet
8 2 (1.39%) Intranet
8 2 (1.39%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.69%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.69%) CTI
9 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.47%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.08%) MySQL
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.39%) Big Data
7 2 (1.39%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.39%) DB2
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.69%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (6.25%) JIRA
2 5 (3.47%) Maven
2 5 (3.47%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.08%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.08%) Subversion
4 2 (1.39%) JUnit
4 2 (1.39%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.39%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.69%) Jtest
5 1 (0.69%) Mockito
5 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.69%) Grunt
5 1 (0.69%) FrontPage
5 1 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.69%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.69%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.69%) NUnit
5 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (7.64%) Banking
3 6 (4.17%) Retail
4 5 (3.47%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.78%) Advertising
6 3 (2.08%) Front Office
7 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Law
7 2 (1.39%) Billing
7 2 (1.39%) Games
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) German Language
8 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.69%) Publishing
8 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.53%) .NET
2 16 (11.11%) CSS
3 14 (9.72%) HTML
4 13 (9.03%) ASP.NET
4 13 (9.03%) jQuery
5 11 (7.64%) Web Services
6 10 (6.94%) XML
7 8 (5.56%) XSLT
8 7 (4.86%) J2EE
8 7 (4.86%) Middleware
8 7 (4.86%) Spring
8 7 (4.86%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.17%) Application Packaging
10 5 (3.47%) STL
10 5 (3.47%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.47%) Ajax
10 5 (3.47%) HTML5
10 5 (3.47%) RESTful
10 5 (3.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Fixed Income
2 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.47%) Grid Computing
3 5 (3.47%) Derivative
3 5 (3.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 3 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.08%) Replication
4 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.39%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.39%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.39%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.69%) DataPower
6 1 (0.69%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.69%) Arduino
6 1 (0.69%) Physics
6 1 (0.69%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.50%) Windows
2 14 (9.72%) UNIX
3 7 (4.86%) Linux
4 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) Android
7 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.69%) AIX
7 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.19%) CRM
3 16 (11.11%) Migration
3 16 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 15 (10.42%) Scrum
5 12 (8.33%) TDD
6 11 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (6.25%) SOA
8 8 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 8 (5.56%) Coaching
9 7 (4.86%) Analytics
9 7 (4.86%) Web Development
9 7 (4.86%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (4.86%) Project Management
9 7 (4.86%) OO
10 6 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.17%) MVC
10 6 (4.17%) Business Continuity
10 6 (4.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.44%) SQL
1 28 (19.44%) JavaScript
2 24 (16.67%) Java
3 22 (15.28%) C#
4 16 (11.11%) Python
5 8 (5.56%) C++
6 7 (4.86%) PHP
7 5 (3.47%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.78%) Jython
9 3 (2.08%) Perl
10 2 (1.39%) XPath
11 1 (0.69%) Ruby
11 1 (0.69%) C
11 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.69%) VBScript
11 1 (0.69%) VB
11 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.86%) Degree
3 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.39%) CCNA
5 2 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.69%) MCSD
6 1 (0.69%) MCSE
6 1 (0.69%) MCSA
6 1 (0.69%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) SLA
3 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.17%) Terminal Server
2 6 (4.17%) Terminal Services
2 6 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) XenApp
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.39%) Puppet
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (1.39%) Ansible
2 1 (0.69%) SCCM
2 1 (0.69%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 28 (19.44%) Oracle
2 23 (15.97%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.64%) SAP
4 7 (4.86%) IBM
5 6 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (4.17%) McAfee
6 5 (3.47%) VMware
6 5 (3.47%) Cisco
6 5 (3.47%) Citrix
7 4 (2.78%) Remedy
8 3 (2.08%) Google
8 3 (2.08%) HP
8 3 (2.08%) EMC
8 3 (2.08%) NetApp
8 3 (2.08%) Cognos
8 3 (2.08%) Siebel
9 2 (1.39%) Sybase
9 2 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.39%) Adobe
9 2 (1.39%) BEA
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