The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 63 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 0.80% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.83% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £428 £525 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £385 £487
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £545 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Lead Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
751 725 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.41% 97.05% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 448 394
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 36 39
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.50 £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Birmingham region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) PVCS
4 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) ClearQuest
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Sun Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) OO

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ClearQuest
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) PVCS
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Android SDK
2 2 (18.18%) Apache CXF
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Streaming Video
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Android Development
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) V-Model
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft