Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Team Lead
England > London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 504 440 453
Rank change year-on-year -64 +13 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 127 179 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.42% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 130 106
London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £349
90th Percentile £713 £638 £623
England median daily rate £475 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +14.46% -2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
London median hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 £24.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.55% +123.35% -23.05%
England median hourly rate £22.00 £45.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -51.65% +102.22% -6.25%

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 44328 42718 44588
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.96% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32100 30369 31422
London median daily rate £495 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £289 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 559 674
London median hourly rate £20.44 £19.03 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +0.16% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.48 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.81% +2.64% +9.09%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 -9 28 £588 +23.68% 23
South London -18 10 £475 -13.64% 1
West London -23 6 £375 +50.00% 3
North London -10 1 £475 +21.79%
East London -11 1 £350 +118.75% 4
Team Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Team 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 London region featuring Team Leader in the job title.

1 46 (36.22%) Finance
2 45 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (33.07%) JavaScript
4 40 (31.50%) Java
5 29 (22.83%) Windows
6 28 (22.05%) HTML
6 28 (22.05%) SQL
7 25 (19.69%) CSS
7 25 (19.69%) TDD
8 22 (17.32%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (16.54%) HTML5
9 21 (16.54%) SQL Server
9 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
10 20 (15.75%) Linux
10 20 (15.75%) jQuery
10 20 (15.75%) AngularJS
11 19 (14.96%) Spring
12 17 (13.39%) C#
12 17 (13.39%) Jenkins
12 17 (13.39%) Test Automation
13 16 (12.60%) Git (software)
14 15 (11.81%) BDD
14 15 (11.81%) .NET
15 14 (11.02%) RESTful
15 14 (11.02%) Scala
15 14 (11.02%) React
16 13 (10.24%) Docker
16 13 (10.24%) Coaching
16 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (10.24%) REST

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 7 (5.51%) Confluence
2 6 (4.72%) Apache
2 6 (4.72%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.72%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.15%) Hyperledger
3 4 (3.15%) WildFly
4 3 (2.36%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.36%) JBoss
5 2 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.57%) Mule
5 2 (1.57%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.57%) SAS
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.79%) Drupal
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.79%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.57%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.32%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.94%) GitHub
4 4 (3.15%) IaaS
5 3 (2.36%) PaaS
6 2 (1.57%) CloudBees
6 2 (1.57%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.79%) Akamai
7 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.79%) G Suite
7 1 (0.79%) Office 365
7 1 (0.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) Internet
2 6 (4.72%) DNS
2 6 (4.72%) Firewall
2 6 (4.72%) WAN
3 5 (3.94%) LAN
4 4 (3.15%) Kerberos
4 4 (3.15%) SAN
4 4 (3.15%) SMS
5 3 (2.36%) DHCP
5 3 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.57%) VLAN
7 1 (0.79%) BGP
7 1 (0.79%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.79%) Network Security
7 1 (0.79%) OSPF
7 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.30%) Big Data
2 8 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.51%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.72%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.72%) RDBMS
4 6 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.94%) OLAP
6 4 (3.15%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.15%) Blockchain
6 4 (3.15%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.15%) Power BI
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.36%) Flink
7 3 (2.36%) HBase
7 3 (2.36%) MySQL
7 3 (2.36%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.36%) QlikView
8 2 (1.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (13.39%) Jenkins
2 16 (12.60%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.24%) JIRA
4 11 (8.66%) Maven
5 9 (7.09%) JUnit
5 9 (7.09%) Mockito
6 8 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (5.51%) Gradle
8 6 (4.72%) SonarQube
9 5 (3.94%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.94%) Selenium
9 5 (3.94%) TeamCity
10 4 (3.15%) Ant
10 4 (3.15%) Checkstyle
10 4 (3.15%) Liquibase
10 4 (3.15%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (1.57%) Capybara
12 2 (1.57%) QUnit
General
1 46 (36.22%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Banking
3 2 (1.57%) Electronics
3 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.57%) Marketing
3 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.79%) Front Office
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.79%) Private Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Publishing
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.05%) HTML
2 25 (19.69%) CSS
3 21 (16.54%) HTML5
4 20 (15.75%) AngularJS
4 20 (15.75%) jQuery
5 19 (14.96%) Spring
6 15 (11.81%) .NET
7 14 (11.02%) React
7 14 (11.02%) RESTful
8 13 (10.24%) CSS3
8 13 (10.24%) REST
9 12 (9.45%) ASP.NET
9 12 (9.45%) Spring Boot
10 10 (7.87%) Ajax
11 9 (7.09%) Middleware
11 9 (7.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (6.30%) Node.js
13 7 (5.51%) JMS
13 7 (5.51%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (5.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.09%) User Experience
3 6 (4.72%) Reinsurance
4 5 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.15%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.36%) Replication
7 2 (1.57%) CCTV
7 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.57%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.79%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.79%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.83%) Windows
2 20 (15.75%) Linux
3 10 (7.87%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.51%) Unix
5 5 (3.94%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.15%) Android
6 4 (3.15%) VMS
6 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.36%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (19.69%) TDD
3 17 (13.39%) Test Automation
4 15 (11.81%) BDD
5 13 (10.24%) Coaching
6 12 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (9.45%) Microservices
6 12 (9.45%) Scrum
7 11 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.66%) DevOps
7 11 (8.66%) MVC
8 10 (7.87%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.09%) ITIL
10 8 (6.30%) Analytics
10 8 (6.30%) API Development
10 8 (6.30%) ETL
10 8 (6.30%) OO
10 8 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.51%) ITSM
11 7 (5.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.07%) JavaScript
2 40 (31.50%) Java
3 28 (22.05%) SQL
4 17 (13.39%) C#
5 14 (11.02%) Scala
6 12 (9.45%) VB.NET
7 9 (7.09%) Groovy
8 8 (6.30%) Clojure
9 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.51%) Python
10 4 (3.15%) JPQL
11 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.57%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.57%) R
12 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.79%) C++
13 1 (0.79%) COBOL
13 1 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.79%) VB
13 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (6.30%) Degree
2 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.72%) MCSE
3 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.15%) MCITP
6 3 (2.36%) CCA
6 3 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.36%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.57%) ISEB
7 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.79%) CCIE
8 1 (0.79%) CFA
8 1 (0.79%) CISA
8 1 (0.79%) CISM
8 1 (0.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
2 4 (3.15%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.79%) PMO
3 1 (0.79%) SEPA
3 1 (0.79%) TARGET2
System Software
1 13 (10.24%) Docker
2 9 (7.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.36%) HDFS
4 3 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.94%) Ansible
2 5 (3.94%) Puppet
3 4 (3.15%) SCOM
4 3 (2.36%) Ambari
4 3 (2.36%) WSUS
5 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.79%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (0.79%) SCCM
5 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.66%) Oracle
3 6 (4.72%) Citrix
3 6 (4.72%) VMware
4 5 (3.94%) SAP
5 3 (2.36%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.36%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.36%) IBM
5 3 (2.36%) Reuters
6 2 (1.57%) AppSense
6 2 (1.57%) Cisco
6 2 (1.57%) Currenex
6 2 (1.57%) FXall
6 2 (1.57%) Huawei
6 2 (1.57%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.57%) Telerik
6 2 (1.57%) Temenos
6 2 (1.57%) Xamarin