The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 38 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% - 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £431
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.45%
Lead Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
279 385 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.21% 93.00% 91.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 252 203
Median daily rate £350 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £283 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 21
Median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Cambridge region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Microservices
1 4 (80.00%) API Design
2 2 (40.00%) Service Design
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (40.00%) API Development
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) AMQP
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) API Design
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Microservices
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) API Development
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Service Design
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript