The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 101 117 132
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £325 - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £406
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £34.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1867 2286 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.72% 92.44% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1233 1318
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 88 82
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Developer across the Berkshire region.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Developer across the Berkshire region.

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Newbury - 3 £290 -
Reading +17 2 £450 - 4
Lead Developer
South East

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Lead Developer 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 Berkshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Java EE
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) Cognos
4 2 (20.00%) NUnit
5 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) EJB
5 1 (10.00%) JSP
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) NSubstitute
2 1 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) EJB
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Inmon Methodology
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Cognos
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (10.00%) Serena
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata
3 1 (10.00%) Xamarin
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