The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 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.

Team Lead
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 351 335
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 56 80 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.39% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 55 61
Median daily rate £520 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.57% -22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £25.69 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.66 £21.75
% change year-on-year -2.91% +4.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19665 20680 22203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.26% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14033 15001 15472
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 230 384
Median hourly rate £19.82 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.11% -3.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Team Leader in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 7 £685 +61.17% 12
Hammersmith - 3 £520 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £475 - 1
Surbiton -2 1 £513 -6.81%
Team Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 38 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.62%) Finance
3 22 (18.18%) TDD
4 21 (17.36%) Scrum
4 21 (17.36%) ITIL
5 20 (16.53%) Windows
6 19 (15.70%) Java
6 19 (15.70%) SQL
6 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
6 19 (15.70%) SC Cleared
6 19 (15.70%) Security Cleared
6 19 (15.70%) DevOps
7 18 (14.88%) Line Management
7 18 (14.88%) JavaScript
8 17 (14.05%) Mentoring
9 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
10 15 (12.40%) .NET
10 15 (12.40%) Linux
10 15 (12.40%) Service Management
11 14 (11.57%) Project Management
12 13 (10.74%) HTML
13 12 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (9.92%) C#
13 12 (9.92%) MySQL
13 12 (9.92%) DNS
13 12 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (9.09%) Cisco
14 11 (9.09%) MVC
14 11 (9.09%) jQuery
15 10 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.96%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.13%) MS Project Server
4 4 (3.31%) CMS
4 4 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.48%) Apache
6 2 (1.65%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.83%) Confluence
7 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.83%) SAS
7 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.65%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.31%) GitHub
3 4 (3.31%) Office 365
4 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.92%) DNS
2 10 (8.26%) LAN
2 10 (8.26%) WAN
3 9 (7.44%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.61%) Firewall
5 6 (4.96%) Wireless
6 4 (3.31%) DHCP
7 3 (2.48%) VPN
8 2 (1.65%) 4G
8 2 (1.65%) SAN
9 1 (0.83%) Skype
9 1 (0.83%) SMS
9 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.92%) MySQL
3 8 (6.61%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.96%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.13%) Big Data
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.31%) SAP HANA
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.65%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.65%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.83%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.83%) Event Store
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.83%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.48%) JIRA
3 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.83%) JUnit
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (25.62%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Legal
4 3 (2.48%) Retail
5 2 (1.65%) Front Office
5 2 (1.65%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.40%) .NET
2 13 (10.74%) HTML
3 11 (9.09%) jQuery
4 10 (8.26%) AngularJS
5 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET
6 8 (6.61%) CSS
6 8 (6.61%) CSS3
6 8 (6.61%) HTML5
7 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (4.96%) Spring
8 5 (4.13%) 802.1X
8 5 (4.13%) Grails
8 5 (4.13%) JRuby
8 5 (4.13%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (4.13%) YUI
9 4 (3.31%) LAMP
9 4 (3.31%) Web Services
9 4 (3.31%) XHTML
10 3 (2.48%) JMS
10 3 (2.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.31%) User Experience
5 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.65%) CESG
6 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.83%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) EPoS
7 1 (0.83%) Equities
7 1 (0.83%) FMCG
7 1 (0.83%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.53%) Windows
2 15 (12.40%) Linux
3 10 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.44%) CentOS
5 4 (3.31%) Unix
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) SUSE
8 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.18%) TDD
3 21 (17.36%) ITIL
3 21 (17.36%) Scrum
4 19 (15.70%) DevOps
5 18 (14.88%) Line Management
6 17 (14.05%) Mentoring
7 15 (12.40%) Service Management
8 14 (11.57%) Project Management
9 11 (9.09%) MVC
10 10 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.44%) Change Management
11 9 (7.44%) Web Development
12 8 (6.61%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.79%) BDD
13 7 (5.79%) CRM
13 7 (5.79%) ETL
14 6 (4.96%) Data Integration
14 6 (4.96%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.70%) Java
1 19 (15.70%) SQL
2 18 (14.88%) JavaScript
3 12 (9.92%) C#
4 9 (7.44%) Python
4 9 (7.44%) Scala
5 6 (4.96%) PHP
6 5 (4.13%) C++
6 5 (4.13%) Clojure
6 5 (4.13%) Groovy
6 5 (4.13%) Jython
6 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.65%) C
10 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.83%) COBOL
10 1 (0.83%) Perl
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (15.70%) SC Cleared
1 19 (15.70%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.13%) CCIE
3 5 (4.13%) CCIE Wireless
3 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.13%) Degree
3 5 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.13%) MCITP
4 3 (2.48%) CHECK Team Leader
4 3 (2.48%) ISEB
5 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) BS25999
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) IFRS
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Docker
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.83%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Puppet
2 5 (4.13%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.48%) Kibana
3 3 (2.48%) SCCM
4 2 (1.65%) Ansible
4 2 (1.65%) SCOM
4 2 (1.65%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.83%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.83%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.09%) Cisco
3 6 (4.96%) VMware
4 5 (4.13%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.13%) F5
4 5 (4.13%) Juniper
4 5 (4.13%) Palo Alto
5 4 (3.31%) Ab Initio
5 4 (3.31%) Netezza
5 4 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.31%) SAP
6 3 (2.48%) Apple
7 2 (1.65%) Adobe
7 2 (1.65%) Avaya
7 2 (1.65%) Citrix
7 2 (1.65%) EMC
7 2 (1.65%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle
7 2 (1.65%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago