The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Head of Technology featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Technology
Rank 658 633 605
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Technology 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.016% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.017% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £663 £625 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £813 £698 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £600 £305
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +96.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Head of Technology
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Head of Technology in the job title.

Head of Technology Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Technology
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Technology within the UK.

Head of Technology Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Head of Technology
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Technology within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Head of Technology Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Head of Technology
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Technology within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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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
England -9 3 £663 +6.00% 4
London -4 2 £850 +33.33%
South East +1 1 £475 -11.62% 2
Berkshire -1 1 £475 -9.52%

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Head of Technology 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 featuring Head of Technology in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) Data-Driven Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Drupal
6 1 (11.11%) Email Marketing

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Programme Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Data-Driven Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Relationship Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Service Design
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) hybris
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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