The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £685 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Team Lead
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 153 181
Rank change year-on-year -6 +28  
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 7 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 16
Median daily rate £685 £425 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.17% -11.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £346 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £490 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.59 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.66 £21.75
% change year-on-year -2.91% +4.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3152 3240 5510
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.52% 95.74% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2416 2625 4243
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 100
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Team Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Team Leader in the City of London

Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Team Leader in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Leader in the City of London

Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Leader in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Leader in the City of London

Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Leader in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Leader in the City of London

Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Team 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 City of London region featuring Team Leader in the job title.

1 8 (33.33%) Finance
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
3 6 (25.00%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) Banking
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (12.50%) Windows
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) SLA
7 2 (8.33%) Adobe
7 2 (8.33%) Apple
7 2 (8.33%) ETL
7 2 (8.33%) DHCP

Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Billing
4 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) RESTful
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (4.17%) Equities
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
3 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Coaching
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) Kanban
6 2 (8.33%) Line Management
6 2 (8.33%) Microservices
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.33%) Operations Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) C
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe
2 2 (8.33%) Apple
2 2 (8.33%) MobileIron
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) VMware