The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 171 194 176
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 25 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.30% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 27
Average daily rate
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£540 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £355 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £43.75
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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
5091 5808 5847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.92% 92.57% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3862 4256 4275
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 82 119
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £41.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015, 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 20 (40.82%) Java
2 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.73%) C#
3 18 (36.73%) HTML
4 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
5 14 (28.57%) .NET
6 11 (22.45%) CSS
7 10 (20.41%) Finance
7 10 (20.41%) TDD
7 10 (20.41%) BDD
8 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
8 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
8 9 (18.37%) SQL
9 8 (16.33%) jQuery
10 7 (14.29%) MySQL
10 7 (14.29%) Scrum
11 6 (12.24%) MVC
11 6 (12.24%) PHP
11 6 (12.24%) REST
11 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
12 5 (10.20%) HTML5
12 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
12 5 (10.20%) Oracle
12 5 (10.20%) Linux
13 4 (8.16%) JSP
13 4 (8.16%) Web Services
13 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
13 4 (8.16%) Front Office
13 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
13 4 (8.16%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.16%) Drupal
2 3 (6.12%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.12%) CMS
3 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.08%) Confluence
3 2 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.08%) Kentico
4 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) NFC
2 1 (2.04%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) MySQL
3 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.08%) MarkLogic
5 2 (4.08%) Mahout
6 1 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (2.04%) Sqoop
6 1 (2.04%) HBase
6 1 (2.04%) Riak
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.04%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.12%) Mockito
1 3 (6.12%) Grunt
1 3 (6.12%) Selenium
2 2 (4.08%) Xcode
2 2 (4.08%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Maven
2 2 (4.08%) JBehave
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) MSTest
3 1 (2.04%) Moq
3 1 (2.04%) Appium
3 1 (2.04%) CocoaPods
3 1 (2.04%) NUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Front Office
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.12%) Advertising
4 2 (4.08%) Games
4 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) HTML
2 14 (28.57%) .NET
3 11 (22.45%) CSS
4 8 (16.33%) jQuery
5 6 (12.24%) REST
6 5 (10.20%) HTML5
6 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.16%) JSP
7 4 (8.16%) Web Services
7 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
7 4 (8.16%) WPF
7 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.12%) Entity Framework
8 3 (6.12%) RESTful
8 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.12%) Sass
8 3 (6.12%) LESS
8 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (6.12%) JMS
8 3 (6.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) User Experience
1 3 (6.12%) Market Risk
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.04%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.04%) Physics
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.08%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) UNIX
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) TDD
2 10 (20.41%) BDD
3 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
4 7 (14.29%) Scrum
5 6 (12.24%) MVC
5 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.16%) Web Development
6 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.12%) System Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.08%) OO
8 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.08%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (4.08%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.08%) User Stories
8 2 (4.08%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) Java
2 18 (36.73%) C#
3 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.37%) SQL
5 6 (12.24%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) F#
7 2 (4.08%) Python
7 2 (4.08%) Scala
8 1 (2.04%) SPARQL
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) Fortran
8 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ambari
1 1 (2.04%) Oozie
1 1 (2.04%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) ATG
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.04%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.04%) MapR
4 1 (2.04%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.04%) Marketo
4 1 (2.04%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Netezza
4 1 (2.04%) Zend
4 1 (2.04%) CA
4 1 (2.04%) Informatica
4 1 (2.04%) Apple
4 1 (2.04%) Teradata
4 1 (2.04%) Siebel
4 1 (2.04%) Sybase
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