Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Director was £519 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 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.

Technical Director
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 636 602 612
Rank change year-on-year -34 +10 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Director 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.006% 0.013% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.014% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
London median daily rate £519 £750 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.83% +36.36% +2.33%
10th Percentile £386 £495 £525
90th Percentile £617 £805 £575
England median daily rate £519 £725 £850
% change year-on-year -28.45% -14.71% +58.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 44704 42967 43917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32366 30551 30963
London median daily rate £498 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £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 554 561 677
London median hourly rate £20.47 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +3.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Technical Director
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Director in London

Technical Director
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Director in London

Technical Director
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Director in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Director in London

Technical Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Technical Director 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 Technical Director in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) EPiServer
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Sitefinity
3 1 (33.33%) Magnolia
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2

Technical Director 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) EPiServer
1 1 (33.33%) Magnolia
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Sitefinity
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
1 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore