Period
to 22 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Team Leader was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 461 520 456
Rank change year-on-year +59 -64 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Team Leader 160 132 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 110 110
London median daily rate £550 £511 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +2.25% +16.28%
10th Percentile £223 £250 £325
90th Percentile £670 £707 £638
England median daily rate £510 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -43.65% +52.10%
10th Percentile £21.50 £24.75 £13.40
90th Percentile £36.50 £26.25 £145.75
England median hourly rate £24.91 £27.81 £38.38
% change year-on-year -10.44% -27.52% +37.05%

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 41,650 44,551 39,261
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 94.88% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,924 32,446 27,965
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 629 563
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.60 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% -5.03% +14.16%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.96
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £51.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

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 22 February 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Team Leader in London over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 February 2019. 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
East London -7 34 £600 +9.09% 4
Central London -1 30 £444 -26.04% 17
South London +7 8 £513 -
West London +9 3 £240 -41.82% 7
Team Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 66 (41.25%) Java
2 64 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (36.88%) TDD
4 50 (31.25%) BDD
5 49 (30.63%) Microservices
6 48 (30.00%) Spring
7 43 (26.88%) Git (software)
8 42 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
8 42 (26.25%) Jenkins
9 41 (25.63%) REST
9 41 (25.63%) Web Services
10 40 (25.00%) RESTful
11 39 (24.38%) Finance
11 39 (24.38%) Maven
12 38 (23.75%) Spring Boot
13 37 (23.13%) Docker
14 35 (21.88%) NoSQL
14 35 (21.88%) Greenfield Project
14 35 (21.88%) ITIL
14 35 (21.88%) Windows
15 34 (21.25%) JMS
15 34 (21.25%) MVC
15 34 (21.25%) Spring MVC
15 34 (21.25%) Java 8
16 33 (20.63%) MongoDB
16 33 (20.63%) Hibernate
17 32 (20.00%) Scala
18 31 (19.38%) Apache Cassandra
18 31 (19.38%) Couchbase
18 31 (19.38%) Play Framework

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 31 (19.38%) MQSeries
2 7 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.88%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.25%) CMS
5 2 (1.25%) Drupal
5 2 (1.25%) IIS
5 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.63%) Apache
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.63%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 5 (3.13%) SAP BPC
1 5 (3.13%) SAP CO
1 5 (3.13%) SAP FI
1 5 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.63%) assyst
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.63%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 42 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.00%) Office 365
3 6 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.50%) SaaS
5 2 (1.25%) GitHub
5 2 (1.25%) npm
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) G Suite
6 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) DNS
2 2 (1.25%) Firewall
2 2 (1.25%) HTTP
2 2 (1.25%) Internet
2 2 (1.25%) Skype
3 1 (0.63%) DHCP
3 1 (0.63%) FTP
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
3 1 (0.63%) IPsec
3 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.63%) LAN
3 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.63%) SSL
3 1 (0.63%) VPN
3 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.88%) NoSQL
2 33 (20.63%) MongoDB
3 31 (19.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 31 (19.38%) Couchbase
4 13 (8.13%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.13%) SAP BW
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.25%) KDB
9 2 (1.25%) MySQL
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.63%) Big Data
10 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.63%) Power BI
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (26.88%) Git (software)
2 42 (26.25%) Jenkins
3 39 (24.38%) Maven
4 10 (6.25%) JUnit
5 9 (5.63%) jMock
5 9 (5.63%) Mockito
6 8 (5.00%) SonarQube
7 7 (4.38%) DbUnit
8 5 (3.13%) webpack
9 4 (2.50%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (2.50%) Selenium
10 3 (1.88%) gulp
10 3 (1.88%) Mocha
11 2 (1.25%) JIRA
11 2 (1.25%) PostCSS
12 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.63%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.63%) JMeter
12 1 (0.63%) Protractor
General
1 39 (24.38%) Finance
2 15 (9.38%) Banking
3 4 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Law
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.63%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.00%) Spring
2 41 (25.63%) REST
2 41 (25.63%) Web Services
3 40 (25.00%) RESTful
4 38 (23.75%) Spring Boot
5 34 (21.25%) JMS
5 34 (21.25%) Spring MVC
6 33 (20.63%) Hibernate
7 31 (19.38%) Play Framework
8 11 (6.88%) AngularJS
8 11 (6.88%) Node.js
8 11 (6.88%) SOAP
9 10 (6.25%) J2EE
10 8 (5.00%) CSS
10 8 (5.00%) XML
11 7 (4.38%) Apache Camel
11 7 (4.38%) HTML
11 7 (4.38%) PowerMock
12 5 (3.13%) Enzyme
12 5 (3.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.88%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.13%) User Experience
3 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.25%) Derivative
4 2 (1.25%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.25%) PKI
5 1 (0.63%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.63%) EPoS
5 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.63%) NHS
5 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.88%) Windows
2 15 (9.38%) Windows 10
3 14 (8.75%) Linux
4 12 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.50%) AIX
6 4 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.88%) Android
7 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) Android TV
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (36.88%) TDD
3 50 (31.25%) BDD
4 49 (30.63%) Microservices
5 35 (21.88%) ITIL
6 34 (21.25%) MVC
7 15 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.38%) DevOps
8 13 (8.13%) Scrum
8 13 (8.13%) Test Automation
9 12 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (6.88%) Coaching
10 11 (6.88%) Line Management
10 11 (6.88%) Mentoring
11 10 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.63%) Incident Management
13 8 (5.00%) Business Continuity
13 8 (5.00%) Project Management
14 7 (4.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 66 (41.25%) Java
2 34 (21.25%) Java 8
3 32 (20.00%) Scala
4 31 (19.38%) Java 9
5 14 (8.75%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.13%) SQL
7 4 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.50%) Python
8 3 (1.88%) C
8 3 (1.88%) VB
9 2 (1.25%) PHP
9 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.25%) Ruby
9 2 (1.25%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.63%) AWK
10 1 (0.63%) C++
10 1 (0.63%) ES6
10 1 (0.63%) Go
10 1 (0.63%) sed
10 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.50%) Degree
4 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (0.63%) CISA
5 1 (0.63%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.63%) OSCP
5 1 (0.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (3.75%) PMO
3 3 (1.88%) SLA
4 2 (1.25%) GDPR
4 2 (1.25%) QA
5 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.63%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.63%) PSD2
System Software
1 37 (23.13%) Docker
2 12 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.75%) vSphere
4 4 (2.50%) Ceph
5 2 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.88%) SCCM
3 2 (1.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.63%) Ansible
4 1 (0.63%) Kibana
4 1 (0.63%) logstash
4 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.63%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 12 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.88%) Oracle
3 10 (6.25%) VMware
4 6 (3.75%) SAP
5 5 (3.13%) Ariba
5 5 (3.13%) OpenText
6 4 (2.50%) NetApp
7 3 (1.88%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.88%) Reuters
8 2 (1.25%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.25%) Apple
8 2 (1.25%) Symantec
8 2 (1.25%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.25%) Trayport
9 1 (0.63%) Okta
9 1 (0.63%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.63%) Tableau
9 1 (0.63%) Workday
9 1 (0.63%) Zscaler