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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 314 293 325
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 133 132 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.59% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 97 69
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £625 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £443
% change year-on-year
- -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £23.55 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
21829 22482 22758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15488 15779 15445
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 332 431
Median hourly rate £17.95 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 22 £475 -8.65% 1
Croydon - 4 £569 -
Brentford - 3 £413 -
Westminster - 2 - -
Bromley +1 1 £475 +35.71% 2
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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.

1 128 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (39.03%) Java
3 73 (27.14%) Finance
4 63 (23.42%) TDD
5 54 (20.07%) Scrum
6 48 (17.84%) Oracle
7 38 (14.13%) HTML
8 37 (13.75%) Web Services
9 36 (13.38%) BDD
10 35 (13.01%) SQL
11 33 (12.27%) .NET
11 33 (12.27%) Linux
12 32 (11.90%) REST
12 32 (11.90%) Spring
13 30 (11.15%) JavaScript
14 29 (10.78%) Microsoft
15 28 (10.41%) SQL Server
16 27 (10.04%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (10.04%) Banking
16 27 (10.04%) Mentoring
17 26 (9.67%) JMS
17 26 (9.67%) XML
17 26 (9.67%) CSS
18 25 (9.29%) C#
18 25 (9.29%) SOA
18 25 (9.29%) Microservices
19 24 (8.92%) Windows
20 23 (8.55%) Open Source
21 22 (8.18%) HTML5
21 22 (8.18%) Migration

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 21 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.97%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.60%) Mule
4 6 (2.23%) Apache
5 5 (1.86%) Mule ESB
5 5 (1.86%) nginx
5 5 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.86%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.49%) Confluence
6 4 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.49%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.12%) CMS
7 3 (1.12%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.74%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.74%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.74%) JBoss
9 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (4.09%) MS Office
2 10 (3.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.37%) MS Project
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.37%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.37%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.97%) Office 365
2 7 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.23%) Oracle CX
3 6 (2.23%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.12%) Bluemix
4 3 (1.12%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (1.12%) Responsys
4 3 (1.12%) SaaS
5 2 (0.74%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.74%) PaaS
5 2 (0.74%) Yammer
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.37%) IaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.35%) Internet
2 7 (2.60%) Firewall
3 5 (1.86%) LAN
3 5 (1.86%) Skype
3 5 (1.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.86%) VPN
3 5 (1.86%) WAN
3 5 (1.86%) Wireless
4 4 (1.49%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (1.12%) LDAP
5 3 (1.12%) SSL
6 2 (0.74%) BGP
6 2 (0.74%) CTI
6 2 (0.74%) DMZ
6 2 (0.74%) FTP
6 2 (0.74%) HTTP
6 2 (0.74%) IPsec
6 2 (0.74%) OSPF
6 2 (0.74%) PBX
6 2 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.04%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (7.43%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.72%) MySQL
5 10 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.35%) Neo4j
7 6 (2.23%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.86%) Big Data
8 5 (1.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (1.86%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.49%) DB2
9 4 (1.49%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.12%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (7.06%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.72%) Cucumber
2 10 (3.72%) Gradle
2 10 (3.72%) Maven
3 8 (2.97%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.97%) JIRA
4 6 (2.23%) JUnit
4 6 (2.23%) Subversion
5 4 (1.49%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.49%) Mocha
5 4 (1.49%) Selenium
6 3 (1.12%) Grunt
6 3 (1.12%) gulp
6 3 (1.12%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (1.12%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.12%) webpack
7 2 (0.74%) LSMW
7 2 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.74%) TestNG
General
1 73 (27.14%) Finance
2 27 (10.04%) Banking
3 17 (6.32%) Retail
4 11 (4.09%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.09%) Law
5 9 (3.35%) Marketing
5 9 (3.35%) Publishing
6 5 (1.86%) Legal
7 4 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.74%) Front Office
8 2 (0.74%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.13%) HTML
2 37 (13.75%) Web Services
3 33 (12.27%) .NET
4 32 (11.90%) REST
4 32 (11.90%) Spring
5 26 (9.67%) CSS
5 26 (9.67%) JMS
5 26 (9.67%) XML
6 22 (8.18%) HTML5
7 21 (7.81%) Hibernate
8 19 (7.06%) AngularJS
9 18 (6.69%) J2EE
10 17 (6.32%) RESTful
11 13 (4.83%) ASP.NET
11 13 (4.83%) Sass
12 12 (4.46%) CSS3
12 12 (4.46%) Spring Boot
12 12 (4.46%) Spring MVC
13 11 (4.09%) Node.js
13 11 (4.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.20%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.23%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.23%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.86%) Fintech
7 4 (1.49%) PKI
7 4 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.12%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.12%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.12%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.12%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.12%) User Experience
9 2 (0.74%) Equities
9 2 (0.74%) iPad
9 2 (0.74%) IVR
9 2 (0.74%) Social Media
9 2 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.27%) Linux
2 24 (8.92%) Windows
3 11 (4.09%) Unix
4 10 (3.72%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.49%) Android
6 4 (1.49%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.12%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.74%) AIX
8 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.37%) VMS
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (23.42%) TDD
3 54 (20.07%) Scrum
4 36 (13.38%) BDD
5 27 (10.04%) Mentoring
6 25 (9.29%) Microservices
6 25 (9.29%) SOA
7 23 (8.55%) Open Source
8 22 (8.18%) Migration
8 22 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (7.81%) Coaching
10 20 (7.43%) MVC
11 17 (6.32%) E-Commerce
12 16 (5.95%) ETL
13 15 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (5.58%) Data Modelling
13 15 (5.58%) ITIL
14 14 (5.20%) Configuration Management
14 14 (5.20%) Technical Architecture
15 13 (4.83%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (39.03%) Java
2 35 (13.01%) SQL
3 30 (11.15%) JavaScript
4 25 (9.29%) C#
5 14 (5.20%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.23%) FQL
6 6 (2.23%) Groovy
6 6 (2.23%) Ruby
6 6 (2.23%) Scala
6 6 (2.23%) VB
7 5 (1.86%) Python
8 4 (1.49%) COBOL
8 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.12%) C++
9 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.74%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.74%) Clojure
10 2 (0.74%) Haskell
10 2 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.97%) Degree
4 7 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.86%) MCSE
6 4 (1.49%) CCA
6 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.74%) CCNP
7 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.74%) JNCIP
7 2 (0.74%) MCITP
8 1 (0.37%) CCSE
8 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) ISEB
8 1 (0.37%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.37%) MCTS
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.86%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.12%) QA
3 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.74%) MiFID
3 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.09%) Docker
2 9 (3.35%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.74%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.37%) HDFS
6 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.86%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.12%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.37%) Ansible
3 1 (0.37%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.37%) OpenView
3 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 48 (17.84%) Oracle
2 29 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.06%) MuleSoft
4 17 (6.32%) Teradata
5 16 (5.95%) Guidewire
6 13 (4.83%) Cisco
7 11 (4.09%) SAP
7 11 (4.09%) VMware
8 10 (3.72%) ServiceNow
9 7 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.23%) Google
11 5 (1.86%) IBM
12 4 (1.49%) Ab Initio
12 4 (1.49%) ATG
12 4 (1.49%) Sybase
13 3 (1.12%) Netezza
13 3 (1.12%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 3 (1.12%) Siebel
13 3 (1.12%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.12%) TOWER Software
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