The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Technical Lead
London / Croydon
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.59% 1.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £600 £406 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £450 £428
% change year-on-year -3.05% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £38.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 164 264 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 97.04% 95.65% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 215 112
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £313 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £35.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon that featured Technical Leader in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) HBase
3 1 (25.00%) Route 53
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3

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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform