Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £472 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 September 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.

Team Lead
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 502 485 453
Rank change year-on-year -17 -32 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 121 125 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.30% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 94 128
London median daily rate £472 £520 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.28% +18.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £244
90th Percentile £636 £800 £675
England median daily rate £428 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +18.75% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £25.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% -2.69% +20.89%
10th Percentile £18.50 £25.00 £25.24
90th Percentile £19.50 £25.00 £34.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -32.31% +44.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,377 42,134 42,745
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 94.99% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,357 30,260 30,691
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 524 509
London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.20% +1.21%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.59 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.25 £48.47 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.39% -1.58% +6.92%

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Team Leader in London

Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Team Leader in London

Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Leader in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Team Leader in London

Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Team Leader in London

Team Leader
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Team Leader within the London region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -29 27 £525 -10.68% 15
West London -21 14 £338 -35.10% 5
South London -38 5 £481 +1.32% 2
North London - 2 £463 - 2
East London -11 1 £200 -42.86% 5
Team Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Team Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring Team Leader in the job title.

1 34 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.14%) Java
3 24 (19.83%) Windows
4 22 (18.18%) Finance
5 19 (15.70%) SQL
5 19 (15.70%) ITIL
5 19 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (14.88%) .NET
7 17 (14.05%) Spring
8 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
9 14 (11.57%) VMware
9 14 (11.57%) Mentoring
10 13 (10.74%) Migration
11 12 (9.92%) Scrum
11 12 (9.92%) C#
11 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (9.09%) Entity Framework
12 11 (9.09%) AngularJS
12 11 (9.09%) JavaScript
12 11 (9.09%) Cisco
12 11 (9.09%) Active Directory
12 11 (9.09%) Firewall
12 11 (9.09%) TDD
12 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
13 10 (8.26%) Project Management
13 10 (8.26%) HTML
13 10 (8.26%) Linux
13 10 (8.26%) Coaching
13 10 (8.26%) Microservices

Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.31%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.65%) IIS
3 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.65%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.83%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.83%) JBoss
4 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.83%) Mule
4 1 (0.83%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) ENOVIA
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (0.83%) SAP PLM
1 1 (0.83%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.61%) Office 365
4 7 (5.79%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.48%) IaaS
7 2 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.65%) GitHub
8 1 (0.83%) Akamai
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.83%) PaaS
8 1 (0.83%) Route 53
8 1 (0.83%) SaaS
8 1 (0.83%) Serverless
8 1 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.09%) Firewall
2 8 (6.61%) DNS
3 7 (5.79%) Network Security
4 6 (4.96%) MPLS
5 5 (4.13%) NetScaler
5 5 (4.13%) VoIP
6 4 (3.31%) DHCP
6 4 (3.31%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.31%) Unified Communications
6 4 (3.31%) VPN
7 3 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.48%) LAN
7 3 (2.48%) NAS
7 3 (2.48%) SAN
8 2 (1.65%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.65%) Skype
8 2 (1.65%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.48%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.65%) MySQL
4 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.83%) KDB
5 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) Redis
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.31%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.31%) JIRA
3 4 (3.31%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.48%) jMock
4 3 (2.48%) JUnit
4 3 (2.48%) Mockito
4 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.65%) DbUnit
5 2 (1.65%) Maven
5 2 (1.65%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.83%) Grunt
6 1 (0.83%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.83%) Mocha
6 1 (0.83%) Selenium
6 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 22 (18.18%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Retail
4 4 (3.31%) Marketing
5 3 (2.48%) Legal
5 3 (2.48%) Local Government
5 3 (2.48%) Music Industry
6 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.65%) Games
6 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Law
6 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.88%) .NET
2 17 (14.05%) Spring
3 11 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 11 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 10 (8.26%) HTML
4 10 (8.26%) REST
5 9 (7.44%) CSS
6 8 (6.61%) .NET Framework
6 8 (6.61%) Web Services
7 7 (5.79%) J2EE
8 5 (4.13%) JSON
8 5 (4.13%) React
8 5 (4.13%) Spring Boot
8 5 (4.13%) Struts
8 5 (4.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (3.31%) CSS3
9 4 (3.31%) jQuery
9 4 (3.31%) Middleware
10 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.48%) iSeries
4 3 (2.48%) NHS
5 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.65%) PKI
5 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.83%) Derivative
6 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.83%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.83%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.83%) Windows
2 10 (8.26%) Linux
3 6 (4.96%) Unix
4 5 (4.13%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.13%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.13%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.70%) ITIL
2 19 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (11.57%) Mentoring
4 13 (10.74%) Migration
5 12 (9.92%) Scrum
6 11 (9.09%) TDD
7 10 (8.26%) Coaching
7 10 (8.26%) DevOps
7 10 (8.26%) Microservices
7 10 (8.26%) Project Management
8 9 (7.44%) Incident Management
8 9 (7.44%) SDLC
9 8 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.61%) Information Security
9 8 (6.61%) SOA
10 7 (5.79%) BDD
10 7 (5.79%) Change Management
10 7 (5.79%) Line Management
11 6 (4.96%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.14%) Java
2 19 (15.70%) SQL
3 12 (9.92%) C#
4 11 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.31%) C++
5 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.48%) C
6 3 (2.48%) Java 8
7 2 (1.65%) PHP
7 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.65%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.83%) ES6
8 1 (0.83%) RPG
8 1 (0.83%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.61%) Degree
4 4 (3.31%) CCNP
4 4 (3.31%) CISA
4 4 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.31%) CISSP
4 4 (3.31%) GIAC
4 4 (3.31%) SANS
5 3 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.65%) CCSE
6 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.83%) CCDP
7 1 (0.83%) CCNA
7 1 (0.83%) ISEB
7 1 (0.83%) MCP
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) PMO
1 5 (4.13%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.13%) Docker
4 4 (3.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.31%) vSphere
5 2 (1.65%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.65%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.65%) XenApp
5 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) Kubernetes
1 4 (3.31%) SCCM
1 4 (3.31%) SCOM
2 3 (2.48%) SCOrch
2 3 (2.48%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.65%) Puppet
4 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.83%) Opsview
4 1 (0.83%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.57%) VMware
3 11 (9.09%) Cisco
4 8 (6.61%) Citrix
5 6 (4.96%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.13%) Blue Coat
6 5 (4.13%) F5
7 4 (3.31%) SAP
8 3 (2.48%) HP
9 2 (1.65%) Apple
9 2 (1.65%) IBM
9 2 (1.65%) Imperva
9 2 (1.65%) Infoblox
9 2 (1.65%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.65%) McAfee
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle
9 2 (1.65%) Remedy
9 2 (1.65%) Symantec
9 2 (1.65%) Wyse
10 1 (0.83%) TIBCO