Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 16 January 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.

Technical Lead
London > South London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 118 82
Rank change year-on-year -2 -36 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 6 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 0.36% 0.57% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.60% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
South London median daily rate £538 £588 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.51% - +34.29%
10th Percentile £416 £512 £492
90th Percentile £681 £825 £594
London median daily rate £550 £539 £550
% change year-on-year +2.09% -2.05% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - £33.28

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 1,626 1,670 882
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 95.32% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,259 1,178 571
South London median daily rate £500 £486 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% +17.88% +3.13%
10th Percentile £337 £300 £213
90th Percentile £600 £651 £573
London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 53 47
South London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.42 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.42% +27.43% +62.50%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.10 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.45 £47.83 £50.00
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.92 £20.59
% change year-on-year +0.41% -3.24% +8.34%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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
Croydon -9 4 £588 -7.11%
Bromley - 2 £500 -
Technical Leader
London

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Technical 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 South London region featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
3 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (16.67%) API Development
3 1 (16.67%) SOLID
3 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) JanusGraph
3 1 (16.67%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive

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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Essbase
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) JanusGraph
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Apache NiFi
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) API Development
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) E-business
3 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CISMP
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (16.67%) Guidewire
2 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore