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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Lead
Rank 271 285 305
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 137 133 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.63% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.66% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 101 72
Average daily rate £500 £475 £499
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £34.50
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
20061 20060 20469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.51% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14232 14223 13899
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 342 392
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Leader within the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +37 15 £375 -14.28% 7
Croydon - 2 £425 -
Greenford - 1 £585 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £320 -
Technical Leader
England

Technical Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 80 (30.42%) Java
2 66 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (20.53%) Finance
4 49 (18.63%) Oracle
5 37 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (13.69%) SQL
7 35 (13.31%) HTML
7 35 (13.31%) SDLC
8 34 (12.93%) Windows
9 32 (12.17%) TDD
9 32 (12.17%) Mentoring
10 31 (11.79%) Migration
10 31 (11.79%) CSS
11 30 (11.41%) RESTful
12 28 (10.65%) Linux
13 26 (9.89%) .NET
14 25 (9.51%) Scrum
15 24 (9.13%) Banking
15 24 (9.13%) E-Commerce
16 23 (8.75%) C#
16 23 (8.75%) Web Services
16 23 (8.75%) Microsoft
17 22 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
18 21 (7.98%) Python
18 21 (7.98%) Security Cleared
18 21 (7.98%) Degree
19 20 (7.60%) HTML5
19 20 (7.60%) Telecoms
20 19 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
21 18 (6.84%) Data Modelling

Technical Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (5.70%) CMS
1 15 (5.70%) Jetty
2 11 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (3.42%) IIS
4 6 (2.28%) Apache
5 5 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.90%) Confluence
5 5 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.90%) Node.js
5 5 (1.90%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.52%) Drupal
6 4 (1.52%) WordPress
7 3 (1.14%) JBoss
7 3 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.76%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.76%) Mule
8 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (5.70%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.14%) Magento
2 3 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.14%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.76%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.38%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.04%) SaaS
2 6 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.14%) Office 365
4 3 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.66%) DHCP
1 7 (2.66%) DNS
1 7 (2.66%) LAN
1 7 (2.66%) WAN
2 6 (2.28%) Firewall
3 4 (1.52%) MVNO
3 4 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (1.52%) Value-Added Service
4 3 (1.14%) SAN
5 2 (0.76%) 4G
5 2 (0.76%) HTTP
5 2 (0.76%) PBX
5 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.38%) ISDN
6 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.38%) LDAP
6 1 (0.38%) PSTN
6 1 (0.38%) VoIP
6 1 (0.38%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.56%) Infinispan
2 12 (4.56%) MySQL
3 9 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.42%) Hadoop
3 9 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.04%) Big Data
4 8 (3.04%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.28%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.14%) SQLite
8 2 (0.76%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.76%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.76%) DB2
8 2 (0.76%) RavenDB
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.94%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.56%) Gradle
3 12 (4.56%) JIRA
4 11 (4.18%) Maven
5 8 (3.04%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.66%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.28%) Subversion
8 5 (1.90%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.52%) JUnit
9 4 (1.52%) Mockito
10 3 (1.14%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.14%) Selenium
10 3 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.76%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.38%) GDB
12 1 (0.38%) Hudson
12 1 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
General
1 54 (20.53%) Finance
2 24 (9.13%) Banking
3 20 (7.60%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.56%) Retail
5 9 (3.42%) Front Office
5 9 (3.42%) Marketing
6 5 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.52%) Advertising
7 4 (1.52%) Back Office
7 4 (1.52%) Electronics
8 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.76%) Billing
9 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.38%) International Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.31%) HTML
2 31 (11.79%) CSS
3 30 (11.41%) RESTful
4 26 (9.89%) .NET
5 23 (8.75%) Web Services
6 20 (7.60%) HTML5
7 18 (6.84%) jQuery
8 17 (6.46%) ASP.NET
9 15 (5.70%) JAX-RS
10 13 (4.94%) AngularJS
10 13 (4.94%) REST
11 12 (4.56%) J2EE
11 12 (4.56%) SAML
11 12 (4.56%) Spring
12 11 (4.18%) JSON
12 11 (4.18%) WCF
13 10 (3.80%) XML
14 8 (3.04%) .NET Framework
14 8 (3.04%) JSP
14 8 (3.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.94%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.18%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.04%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.28%) Statistics
6 5 (1.90%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.52%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.14%) CMDB
8 3 (1.14%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.76%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.76%) IVR
9 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.76%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.93%) Windows
2 28 (10.65%) Linux
3 9 (3.42%) Unix
3 9 (3.42%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.04%) Android
4 8 (3.04%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.52%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.76%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) SUSE
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.10%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (13.31%) SDLC
4 32 (12.17%) Mentoring
4 32 (12.17%) TDD
5 31 (11.79%) Migration
6 25 (9.51%) Scrum
7 24 (9.13%) E-Commerce
8 22 (8.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (6.84%) Data Modelling
10 18 (6.84%) Service Delivery
11 17 (6.46%) ITIL
11 17 (6.46%) Open Source
12 16 (6.08%) Change Management
13 14 (5.32%) DevOps
13 14 (5.32%) Low Latency
14 13 (4.94%) ETL
15 12 (4.56%) BDD
15 12 (4.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 80 (30.42%) Java
2 36 (13.69%) SQL
3 23 (8.75%) C#
4 21 (7.98%) Python
5 18 (6.84%) JavaScript
6 13 (4.94%) Perl
7 11 (4.18%) PHP
8 10 (3.80%) C++
8 10 (3.80%) Scala
9 7 (2.66%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.14%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.76%) C
12 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.76%) R
12 2 (0.76%) Ruby
12 2 (0.76%) XPath
13 1 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 21 (7.98%) Degree
1 21 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) ISEB
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.08%) SLA
2 10 (3.80%) QA
3 6 (2.28%) MiFID
4 5 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.90%) BitLocker
2 5 (1.90%) ISA Server
2 5 (1.90%) Varnish
2 5 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.14%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.14%) vSphere
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.38%) vCloud
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.04%) SCCM
2 6 (2.28%) Puppet
3 5 (1.90%) Ansible
4 3 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.14%) SCSM
5 2 (0.76%) Nagios
5 2 (0.76%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.38%) Control-M
6 1 (0.38%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.38%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.38%) Kibana
6 1 (0.38%) logstash
6 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.38%) Oozie
6 1 (0.38%) SCOM
6 1 (0.38%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 49 (18.63%) Oracle
2 23 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.94%) VMware
4 9 (3.42%) Adobe
4 9 (3.42%) Cisco
5 8 (3.04%) hybris
6 7 (2.66%) IBM
6 7 (2.66%) Teradata
7 6 (2.28%) SAP
7 6 (2.28%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.90%) HP
9 4 (1.52%) Actimize
9 4 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.52%) Bomgar
9 4 (1.52%) EMC
9 4 (1.52%) Huawei
10 3 (1.14%) Red Gate
10 3 (1.14%) Splunk
10 3 (1.14%) Varonis
10 3 (1.14%) Vertica
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