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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 138 174 184
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 16 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 14
Median daily rate £625 £540 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% +27.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £370 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-29.47% -
Lead Developer
London

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
3152 5161 5667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.14% 95.10% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2573 3937 4242
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 94 73
Median hourly rate £21.78 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 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 City of London region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 20 (57.14%) Java
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) Finance
3 17 (48.57%) TDD
4 16 (45.71%) SQL
5 13 (37.14%) Spring
6 12 (34.29%) Oracle
6 12 (34.29%) Scrum
7 10 (28.57%) Banking
8 9 (25.71%) Pair Programming
8 9 (25.71%) jQuery
8 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
8 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
9 8 (22.86%) BDD
9 8 (22.86%) HTML
9 8 (22.86%) CSS
9 8 (22.86%) XSLT
9 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (22.86%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (22.86%) Investment Banking
10 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 6 (17.14%) Web Development
12 5 (14.29%) JSON
12 5 (14.29%) Ajax
12 5 (14.29%) Linux
12 5 (14.29%) Front End Development
12 5 (14.29%) Sass
12 5 (14.29%) HTML5
12 5 (14.29%) CSS3

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 8 (22.86%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (8.57%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Drupal
3 2 (5.71%) SAS
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.43%) MySQL
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
5 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (5.71%) DB2
6 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (2.86%) Big Data
7 1 (2.86%) MS Access
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Grunt
1 2 (5.71%) gulp
1 2 (5.71%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) Geb
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Gradle
2 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.86%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.86%) Spock
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 8 (22.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Front Office
4 2 (5.71%) Publishing
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Spring
2 9 (25.71%) jQuery
3 8 (22.86%) CSS
3 8 (22.86%) HTML
3 8 (22.86%) XSLT
4 5 (14.29%) Ajax
4 5 (14.29%) CSS3
4 5 (14.29%) HTML5
4 5 (14.29%) JSON
4 5 (14.29%) Sass
5 4 (11.43%) .NET
5 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.57%) J2EE
6 3 (8.57%) LESS
6 3 (8.57%) React
6 3 (8.57%) REST
6 3 (8.57%) RESTful
7 2 (5.71%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (5.71%) Spring Integration
7 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Fintech
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (5.71%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.71%) Derivative
2 2 (5.71%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) AIX
3 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) TDD
3 12 (34.29%) Scrum
4 9 (25.71%) Pair Programming
5 8 (22.86%) BDD
6 6 (17.14%) Web Development
7 5 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.57%) MVC
10 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.71%) Low Latency
10 2 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (5.71%) Open Source
10 2 (5.71%) Performance Optimisation
10 2 (5.71%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.71%) Straight-Through Processing
10 2 (5.71%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Java
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
4 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) C#
5 4 (11.43%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) Scala
6 3 (8.57%) Perl
7 2 (5.71%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) C
8 1 (2.86%) Groovy
8 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) ION Trading
2 2 (5.71%) Twitter
3 1 (2.86%) hybris
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) Teradata