Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
London > South London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 84 68
Rank change year-on-year -32 -16 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 0.57% 0.75% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.81% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
South London median daily rate £588 £588 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.29% +40.00%
10th Percentile £512 £492 £385
90th Percentile £825 £594 £470
London median daily rate £538 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £33.28 £35.75
% change year-on-year - -6.91% +47.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South 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
South London
Contract vacancies in South London with a recognized job title 1,665 866 843
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 93.12% 97.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,170 564 585
South London median daily rate £488 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.77% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £300 £213 £263
90th Percentile £657 £575 £550
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 49 39
South London median hourly rate £41.42 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.43% +62.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
London median hourly rate £19.64 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.20% +7.89% +8.57%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in South London

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in South London

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Leader in South London over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Leader in South London

Technical Leader
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Croydon -29 6 £633 +7.66%
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £513 +26.54%
Sutton - 1 £575 -
Merton - 1 £600 -
Technical Leader
London

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 South London region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Docker
3 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) ZABBIX
4 4 (40.00%) GitHub
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) Ansible
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Maven
5 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
5 3 (30.00%) Gerrit
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Kanban
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) Microservices
5 3 (30.00%) GitLab
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
6 2 (20.00%) API Development
6 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 2 (20.00%) Spring

Technical Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (30.00%) Gerrit
2 3 (30.00%) GitLab
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) Akka
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (10.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 3 (30.00%) Microservices
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) API Development
4 2 (20.00%) CQRS
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) VMware