Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Technical Leadership skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Leadership over the 6 months to 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the 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.

Technical Leadership
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 187 217
Rank change year-on-year +64 +30 -26
Contract jobs citing Technical Leadership 18 56 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.68% 0.83% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.93% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 41 41
Median daily rate £575 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £424 £313 £363
90th Percentile £733 £675 £713
Central London median daily rate £575 £481 £525
% change year-on-year +19.48% -8.33% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.66 -
Central London median hourly rate - £17.66 -

Technical Leadership is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,333 6,036 6,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.51% 89.58% 88.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,651 4,695 4,984
Median daily rate £520 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £331 £350 £331
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +0.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 73 106
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% -7.65%
10th Percentile £12.48 £11.25 £12.88
90th Percentile £48.70 £55.95 £33.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.09 £19.00
% change year-on-year +65.96% +11.00% +6.47%

Technical Leadership
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Technical Leadership as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leadership in the City of London

Technical Leadership
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Technical Leadership in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Technical Leadership in the City of London

Technical Leadership
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Technical Leadership in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Technical Leadership in the City of London

Technical Leadership
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Technical Leadership in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Technical Leadership in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Leadership also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Technical Leadership.

1 7 (38.89%) AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Microservices
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Docker
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (16.67%) Kotlin
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 3 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Azure
4 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Google
4 3 (16.67%) Project Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (11.11%) SaaS
5 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (11.11%) SLA
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (11.11%) Windows

Technical Leadership
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 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP APO
1 1 (5.56%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Azure
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (11.11%) GCP
3 2 (11.11%) GitHub
3 2 (11.11%) OpenShift
3 2 (11.11%) SaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Google Play
4 1 (5.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.56%) Power BI
2 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
1 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (11.11%) Spinnaker
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) AWS Architect
4 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Chief Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Chief Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Spring
1 3 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 2 (11.11%) Kafka
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
3 1 (5.56%) JNI
3 1 (5.56%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Microservices
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Project Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Automation
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Kotlin
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (11.11%) SAP