The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 164 191 195
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 32 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.52% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 22
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£488 £538 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £395
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5336 6586 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.64% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3884 4842 5258
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 168 171
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Lead Developer
London

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title.

1 22 (43.14%) HTML
1 22 (43.14%) Java
2 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 16 (31.37%) .NET
3 16 (31.37%) HTML5
4 14 (27.45%) Android
4 14 (27.45%) Mobile App
4 14 (27.45%) CSS
4 14 (27.45%) C#
5 13 (25.49%) JSON
6 12 (23.53%) CSS3
7 11 (21.57%) REST
7 11 (21.57%) Android Development
8 10 (19.61%) MVC
8 10 (19.61%) XML
8 10 (19.61%) OO
8 10 (19.61%) Scrum
8 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (17.65%) TDD
9 9 (17.65%) jQuery
9 9 (17.65%) Web Services
9 9 (17.65%) Finance
10 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
10 8 (15.69%) iOS Development
10 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
11 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
11 7 (13.73%) PHP
11 7 (13.73%) MySQL
11 7 (13.73%) Project Management
11 7 (13.73%) QA

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.76%) CMS
2 3 (5.88%) Node.js
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) SAS
4 1 (1.96%) Drupal
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) VoIP
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) NFC
2 2 (3.92%) Multicast
2 2 (3.92%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) MySQL
2 5 (9.80%) SQLite
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.92%) Spotfire
5 2 (3.92%) QlikView
6 1 (1.96%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Subversion
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) PhoneGap
3 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Publishing
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) HTML
2 16 (31.37%) .NET
2 16 (31.37%) HTML5
3 14 (27.45%) CSS
4 13 (25.49%) JSON
5 12 (23.53%) CSS3
6 11 (21.57%) REST
7 10 (19.61%) XML
8 9 (17.65%) Web Services
8 9 (17.65%) jQuery
9 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
10 6 (11.76%) XSLT
10 6 (11.76%) RESTful
10 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (9.80%) Cocoa
11 5 (9.80%) Cocoa Touch
12 4 (7.84%) SOAP
12 4 (7.84%) LINQ
12 4 (7.84%) Ajax
13 3 (5.88%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.88%) Open Source
3 3 (5.88%) Social Media
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.92%) TWAP
4 2 (3.92%) iPhone
4 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) VWAP
5 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.96%) Animation
5 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Android
2 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
4 2 (3.92%) Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Android Development
2 10 (19.61%) OO
2 10 (19.61%) MVC
2 10 (19.61%) Scrum
2 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.65%) TDD
4 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
4 8 (15.69%) iOS Development
5 7 (13.73%) Project Management
6 6 (11.76%) OOP
6 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 5 (9.80%) Content Management
7 5 (9.80%) BDD
8 4 (7.84%) Time Management
8 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.88%) Information Architecture
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) Java
2 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 14 (27.45%) C#
4 7 (13.73%) PHP
5 6 (11.76%) C++
6 5 (9.80%) SQL
6 5 (9.80%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.88%) C
7 3 (5.88%) PHP5
8 2 (3.92%) XPath
9 1 (1.96%) Erlang
9 1 (1.96%) Scala
9 1 (1.96%) Clojure
9 1 (1.96%) Python
9 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Apple
2 3 (5.88%) Open Text
2 3 (5.88%) RedDot
3 2 (3.92%) Zend
3 2 (3.92%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) ATG
4 1 (1.96%) 29West
4 1 (1.96%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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