The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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.

Technical Lead
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 273 306
Rank change year-on-year -34 +33  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 111 155 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.73% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.76% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 97 83
Median daily rate £530 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £421 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £825 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £435 £438
% change year-on-year +1.14% -0.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in London

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in London

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in London

Technical Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Leader in London

Technical 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 Technical Leader within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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 +5 17 £530 +0.95% 15
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Croydon -8 1 £600 +37.14%
Kingston Upon Thames -8 1 £480 -
Surbiton - 1 £513 -
Heathrow - 1 £500 -
Technical Leader
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Leader in the job title.

1 89 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (24.18%) Java
3 38 (15.57%) Microsoft
4 35 (14.34%) JavaScript
5 34 (13.93%) Scrum
6 33 (13.52%) Finance
6 33 (13.52%) HTML
7 31 (12.70%) SQL
8 29 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
9 28 (11.48%) Oracle
10 24 (9.84%) .NET
10 24 (9.84%) DevOps
11 23 (9.43%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (9.02%) SC Cleared
12 22 (9.02%) Security Cleared
13 21 (8.61%) Scala
13 21 (8.61%) Linux
13 21 (8.61%) TDD
14 20 (8.20%) C#
14 20 (8.20%) AngularJS
15 18 (7.38%) CRM
15 18 (7.38%) Marketing
16 17 (6.97%) Data Modelling
16 17 (6.97%) Windows
16 17 (6.97%) SAP
16 17 (6.97%) Greenfield Project
17 16 (6.56%) CSS
17 16 (6.56%) Web Services
17 16 (6.56%) Microservices

Technical 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 14 (5.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 10 (4.10%) Apache
3 9 (3.69%) CMS
4 7 (2.87%) NServiceBus
5 6 (2.46%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.46%) JBoss
6 5 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.05%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.23%) Confluence
8 3 (1.23%) Gentran
8 3 (1.23%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.82%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.82%) Mule
9 2 (0.82%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.41%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.51%) Office 365
4 5 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (2.05%) PaaS
4 5 (2.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 4 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.64%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.82%) Akamai
7 2 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.82%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.82%) GitHub
7 2 (0.82%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.82%) Yammer
8 1 (0.41%) G Suite
8 1 (0.41%) Route 53
8 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.69%) DNS
2 8 (3.28%) Firewall
3 5 (2.05%) Internet
4 4 (1.64%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.23%) FTP
5 3 (1.23%) HTTP
6 2 (0.82%) 4G
6 2 (0.82%) DHCP
6 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.82%) VoIP
6 2 (0.82%) VPN
7 1 (0.41%) LDAP
7 1 (0.41%) MPLS
7 1 (0.41%) SAN
7 1 (0.41%) SSL
7 1 (0.41%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.15%) MongoDB
1 15 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.74%) Big Data
2 14 (5.74%) Hadoop
2 14 (5.74%) NoSQL
3 13 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.51%) MySQL
5 10 (4.10%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (3.69%) Power BI
7 8 (3.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.64%) Endeca
9 4 (1.64%) HBase
9 4 (1.64%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.23%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (4.51%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.10%) Subversion
3 9 (3.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.46%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.64%) JIRA
5 4 (1.64%) Selenium
6 3 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.82%) Maven
7 2 (0.82%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.82%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.82%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.41%) Gatling
8 1 (0.41%) JMeter
8 1 (0.41%) JUnit
8 1 (0.41%) MSI
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (13.52%) Finance
2 18 (7.38%) Marketing
3 11 (4.51%) Retail
4 10 (4.10%) Legal
5 9 (3.69%) Banking
6 8 (3.28%) Law
7 6 (2.46%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.05%) Electronics
8 5 (2.05%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.64%) Publishing
10 3 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.23%) Front Office
11 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.52%) HTML
2 24 (9.84%) .NET
3 20 (8.20%) AngularJS
4 16 (6.56%) CSS
4 16 (6.56%) Web Services
5 13 (5.33%) HTML5
6 12 (4.92%) SOAP
7 11 (4.51%) Spring
8 10 (4.10%) jQuery
8 10 (4.10%) Middleware
8 10 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (3.69%) J2EE
9 9 (3.69%) REST
9 9 (3.69%) RESTful
10 8 (3.28%) Kafka
10 8 (3.28%) Node.js
11 7 (2.87%) Akka
11 7 (2.87%) ASP.NET
11 7 (2.87%) Hibernate
11 7 (2.87%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.97%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.69%) Private Cloud
4 6 (2.46%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.46%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.46%) Market Risk
5 5 (2.05%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.05%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.05%) User Experience
6 4 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.64%) Derivative
6 4 (1.64%) iPad
6 4 (1.64%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.23%) Clustering
7 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.23%) DataPower
7 3 (1.23%) W3C
8 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.61%) Linux
2 17 (6.97%) Windows
3 8 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.87%) Android
4 7 (2.87%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.87%) CentOS
5 6 (2.46%) Unix
6 5 (2.05%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.23%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.82%) SUSE
9 1 (0.41%) AIX
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (13.93%) Scrum
3 24 (9.84%) DevOps
4 21 (8.61%) TDD
5 18 (7.38%) CRM
6 17 (6.97%) Data Modelling
7 16 (6.56%) Microservices
8 15 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (6.15%) Open Source
9 14 (5.74%) BDD
9 14 (5.74%) E-Commerce
9 14 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (5.33%) Project Management
10 13 (5.33%) SDLC
10 13 (5.33%) Test Automation
11 12 (4.92%) Data Analysis
11 12 (4.92%) Mentoring
11 12 (4.92%) SOA
12 11 (4.51%) Analytics
12 11 (4.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 59 (24.18%) Java
2 35 (14.34%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.70%) SQL
4 21 (8.61%) Scala
5 20 (8.20%) C#
6 12 (4.92%) Python
7 10 (4.10%) PHP
8 7 (2.87%) C++
9 6 (2.46%) Perl
9 6 (2.46%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.64%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.64%) Clojure
10 4 (1.64%) Groovy
10 4 (1.64%) Jython
10 4 (1.64%) Ruby
11 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.82%) C
12 2 (0.82%) VB
13 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (9.02%) SC Cleared
1 22 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.23%) Degree
2 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.23%) MCP
3 1 (0.41%) MCITP
3 1 (0.41%) MCSE
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.69%) QA
2 7 (2.87%) SLA
3 3 (1.23%) MiFID
3 3 (1.23%) WCAG
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) EMIR
4 1 (0.41%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (4.51%) Docker
2 8 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.82%) HDFS
4 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (3.28%) Puppet
2 7 (2.87%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.46%) Terraform
4 4 (1.64%) Ansible
4 4 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.64%) SCCM
5 2 (0.82%) Oozie
6 1 (0.41%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.41%) Mesos
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.41%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.41%) Packer
6 1 (0.41%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.48%) Oracle
3 23 (9.43%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (6.97%) SAP
5 14 (5.74%) Adobe
6 10 (4.10%) hybris
7 8 (3.28%) VMware
8 7 (2.87%) Apigee
8 7 (2.87%) IBM
9 5 (2.05%) ATG
9 5 (2.05%) Sybase
10 4 (1.64%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.64%) Citrix
10 4 (1.64%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 4 (1.64%) Splunk
11 3 (1.23%) IBM Sterling
11 3 (1.23%) Workday
12 2 (0.82%) Ariba
12 2 (0.82%) Blue Prism
12 2 (0.82%) HP
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