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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 160 173 194
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 37 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.52% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 20
Average daily rate
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£600 £475 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
5005 5436 6720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.89% 92.15% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3940 3934 4907
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 92 148
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.01 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £36.35 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 34 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (51.92%) TDD
3 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
4 19 (36.54%) Finance
5 18 (34.62%) C#
6 16 (30.77%) BDD
7 15 (28.85%) Java
8 14 (26.92%) .NET
8 14 (26.92%) WPF
9 13 (25.00%) MVC
10 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (23.08%) .NET Framework
10 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (23.08%) Mentoring
11 11 (21.15%) HTML
12 10 (19.23%) Selenium
12 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
12 10 (19.23%) SQL
12 10 (19.23%) MS Office
13 9 (17.31%) Bloomberg
13 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (17.31%) WebDriver
13 9 (17.31%) SpecFlow
14 8 (15.38%) REST
14 8 (15.38%) Banking
14 8 (15.38%) Web Services
14 8 (15.38%) CSS
15 7 (13.46%) Scrum
16 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (5.77%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.85%) Drupal
2 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) Jetty
3 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.92%) Kentico
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Office
2 6 (11.54%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
1 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
1 1 (1.92%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.62%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.77%) QlikView
5 2 (3.85%) SQLite
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.92%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.92%) Redis
6 1 (1.92%) Mahout
6 1 (1.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Selenium
2 9 (17.31%) WebDriver
2 9 (17.31%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.77%) Mockito
4 3 (5.77%) Subversion
4 3 (5.77%) Maven
5 2 (3.85%) JUnit
5 2 (3.85%) Grunt
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.92%) Xcode
6 1 (1.92%) JBehave
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Front Office
4 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Back Office
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Automotive
6 1 (1.92%) Games
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) .NET
1 14 (26.92%) WPF
2 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 12 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 11 (21.15%) HTML
4 8 (15.38%) CSS
4 8 (15.38%) Web Services
4 8 (15.38%) REST
5 5 (9.62%) jQuery
6 4 (7.69%) WCF
6 4 (7.69%) Spring
6 4 (7.69%) SOAP
7 3 (5.77%) J2EE
7 3 (5.77%) JSON
7 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.77%) RESTful
8 2 (3.85%) XML
8 2 (3.85%) JMS
8 2 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
1 3 (5.77%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) CMDB
3 1 (1.92%) Blog
3 1 (1.92%) Statistics
3 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.92%) Physics
3 1 (1.92%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.62%) Android
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (51.92%) TDD
3 16 (30.77%) BDD
4 13 (25.00%) MVC
5 12 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (13.46%) Scrum
8 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.54%) Project Management
9 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.62%) Android Development
9 5 (9.62%) DevOps
10 4 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.77%) Web Development
11 3 (5.77%) Memory Management
11 3 (5.77%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) C#
2 15 (28.85%) Java
3 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.23%) SQL
4 3 (5.77%) Scala
5 2 (3.85%) Apple Swift
5 2 (3.85%) F#
5 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.85%) Ruby
5 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) Erlang
6 1 (1.92%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Bloomberg
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Perforce
4 1 (1.92%) FatWire
4 1 (1.92%) Endeca
4 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.92%) hybris
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