Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £633 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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.

Technical Lead
South London > Croydon
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 68 44
Rank change year-on-year -22 -24 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.58% 1.19% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.30% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Croydon median daily rate £633 £588 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.66% +34.29% -
10th Percentile £519 £581 £385
90th Percentile £788 £594 £470
South London median daily rate £588 £588 £438
% change year-on-year - +34.29% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Croydon
Contract vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 978 461 394
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.23% 91.65% 99.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 279 285
Croydon median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £313 £250 £300
90th Percentile £675 £538 £550
South London median daily rate £488 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +18.18% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Croydon median hourly rate £13.75 £31.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.35% +133.33% -32.50%
10th Percentile £12.83 £21.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £15.74 £42.70 £32.15
South London median hourly rate £41.42 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +27.43% +62.50% +25.00%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings that featured Technical Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Croydon

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Leader in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Croydon

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in Croydon over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in Croydon

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Croydon region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) GitHub
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) Docker
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (33.33%) Artifactory
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) GitLab
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) API Development
4 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Banking

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Artifactory
2 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) GitLab
3 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) API Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) CQRS
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat