The median contractor rate for a Head of Technology was - per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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.

Head of Technology
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 617 614
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Technology 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.006% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £700 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £588 £650
% change year-on-year - -9.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40967 46994 47631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.77% 95.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26673 31019 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1259 1391 1823
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.28 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Head of Technology
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Head of Technology in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Technology in England

Head of Technology
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Head of Technology in England

Head of Technology Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Head of Technology in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Predictive Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptocurrency
4 1 (14.29%) Blockchain
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) TDD

Head of Technology Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (14.29%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Blockchain
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Debian
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptocurrency
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat