The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
London / City of London
Rank 141 137 164
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 14 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.52% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 21
Median daily rate £500 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £403 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2805 3052 4906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.05% 95.61% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2410 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 22 February 2017.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
2 22 (59.46%) CSS
3 19 (51.35%) HTML
4 15 (40.54%) HTML5
5 13 (35.14%) CSS3
6 12 (32.43%) .NET
6 12 (32.43%) TDD
7 11 (29.73%) Java
8 7 (18.92%) C#
8 7 (18.92%) RESTful
8 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
8 7 (18.92%) jQuery
8 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
8 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
8 7 (18.92%) Coaching
9 6 (16.22%) REST
9 6 (16.22%) BDD
9 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
9 6 (16.22%) Scrum
10 5 (13.51%) Finance
10 5 (13.51%) MVC
10 5 (13.51%) CMS
10 5 (13.51%) Banking
10 5 (13.51%) Apache
10 5 (13.51%) Open Source
10 5 (13.51%) Scala
10 5 (13.51%) Kanban
10 5 (13.51%) JSON
10 5 (13.51%) React

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (13.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (13.51%) Apache
1 5 (13.51%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DKIM
1 1 (2.70%) DMARC
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.70%) KDB
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Babel
2 1 (2.70%) gulp
2 1 (2.70%) jMock
2 1 (2.70%) JUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Mockito
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Banking
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) CSS
2 19 (51.35%) HTML
3 15 (40.54%) HTML5
4 13 (35.14%) CSS3
5 12 (32.43%) .NET
6 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
6 7 (18.92%) jQuery
6 7 (18.92%) RESTful
7 6 (16.22%) REST
8 5 (13.51%) Apache Felix
8 5 (13.51%) JSON
8 5 (13.51%) React
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (10.81%) Node.js
10 3 (8.11%) Ajax
10 3 (8.11%) Django
10 3 (8.11%) Play Framework
10 3 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (5.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.11%) Semantic Web
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Equities
3 1 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) TDD
3 7 (18.92%) Coaching
3 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
3 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.22%) BDD
4 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) Front End Development
5 5 (13.51%) Kanban
5 5 (13.51%) MVC
5 5 (13.51%) Open Source
5 5 (13.51%) SDLC
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.81%) SOA
6 4 (10.81%) Software Architecture
7 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) OO
7 3 (8.11%) Prototyping
7 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) Scala
5 4 (10.81%) Python
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) ES6
7 1 (2.70%) Go
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (2.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) ATG
2 1 (2.70%) ION Trading
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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