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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 141 135 174
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 22 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.66% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 29
Median daily rate £538 £503 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £269 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £575 £657
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £431 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.60% -4.16%
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
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
3090 3356 5595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.56% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2458 2668 4281
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 106
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £41.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 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 City of London region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (49.09%) CSS
3 26 (47.27%) HTML
4 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 20 (36.36%) HTML5
6 18 (32.73%) TDD
7 17 (30.91%) CSS3
8 15 (27.27%) Scrum
9 14 (25.45%) .NET
10 13 (23.64%) Line Management
10 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
11 12 (21.82%) Java
11 12 (21.82%) CRM
11 12 (21.82%) Dynamics CRM
12 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
12 11 (20.00%) REST
12 11 (20.00%) Coaching
13 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
13 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
13 10 (18.18%) Kanban
14 9 (16.36%) jQuery
14 9 (16.36%) JSON
14 9 (16.36%) Scala
15 8 (14.55%) BDD
15 8 (14.55%) Software Architecture
15 8 (14.55%) Open Source
15 8 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
15 8 (14.55%) Ruby
15 8 (14.55%) Ajax

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 3 (5.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (5.45%) Apache
1 3 (5.45%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) Mule
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.82%) Drupal
3 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) IaaS
3 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) DKIM
1 1 (1.82%) DMARC
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
1 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.82%) SMTP
1 1 (1.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (12.73%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (12.73%) MySQL
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) MOLAP
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) Big Data
7 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.82%) HBase
7 1 (1.82%) KDB
7 1 (1.82%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.82%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.82%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) gulp
2 3 (5.45%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) Babel
3 2 (3.64%) Grunt
3 2 (3.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) Mockito
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) TestNG
4 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 6 (10.91%) Banking
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Advertising
4 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) CSS
2 26 (47.27%) HTML
3 20 (36.36%) HTML5
4 17 (30.91%) CSS3
5 14 (25.45%) .NET
6 11 (20.00%) REST
7 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 9 (16.36%) jQuery
8 9 (16.36%) JSON
9 8 (14.55%) Ajax
10 7 (12.73%) Django
10 7 (12.73%) Node.js
10 7 (12.73%) Play Framework
10 7 (12.73%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (10.91%) React
11 6 (10.91%) RESTful
12 5 (9.09%) Sass
12 5 (9.09%) Web Services
13 4 (7.27%) LESS
14 3 (5.45%) Apache Felix
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
1 7 (12.73%) Semantic Web
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.82%) Life Science
3 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) TDD
3 15 (27.27%) Scrum
4 13 (23.64%) Line Management
4 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
5 12 (21.82%) CRM
6 11 (20.00%) Coaching
7 10 (18.18%) Kanban
8 8 (14.55%) BDD
8 8 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (14.55%) Open Source
8 8 (14.55%) Software Architecture
9 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
9 7 (12.73%) Data Migration
9 7 (12.73%) Migration
9 7 (12.73%) Prototyping
9 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.73%) User Stories
10 6 (10.91%) Front End Development
10 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.82%) Java
3 9 (16.36%) Scala
4 8 (14.55%) Ruby
5 6 (10.91%) C#
5 6 (10.91%) SQL
6 4 (7.27%) Python
7 3 (5.45%) PHP
7 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.82%) ES6
8 1 (1.82%) Go
8 1 (1.82%) Groovy
8 1 (1.82%) JSX
8 1 (1.82%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Legato
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) ATG
2 1 (1.82%) Canoo
2 1 (1.82%) ION Trading
2 1 (1.82%) MuleSoft
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
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