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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 143 162 164
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 30 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.78% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.82% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 29
Median daily rate £475 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £538 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £654
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £410
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
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
3358 5251 5446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.26% 95.04% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 4096 3935
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 79 102
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.73 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.63% -6.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 24 August 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 24 August 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 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 16 (34.78%) TDD
2 16 (34.78%) Scrum
3 14 (30.43%) Java
4 13 (28.26%) HTML
5 12 (26.09%) .NET
5 12 (26.09%) CSS
5 12 (26.09%) CRM
5 12 (26.09%) Finance
5 12 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
7 10 (21.74%) Banking
7 10 (21.74%) Line Management
8 9 (19.57%) HTML5
8 9 (19.57%) Spring
8 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.39%) C#
9 8 (17.39%) Oracle
9 8 (17.39%) Investment Banking
9 8 (17.39%) Pair Programming
9 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
9 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
10 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database
10 7 (15.22%) CSS3
10 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
10 7 (15.22%) Ajax
10 7 (15.22%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (15.22%) jQuery
10 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL

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 7 (15.22%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (4.35%) Mule
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Drupal
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) MongoDB
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.87%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.35%) MOLAP
5 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.17%) Big Data
6 1 (2.17%) HBase
6 1 (2.17%) MarkLogic
6 1 (2.17%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.17%) SimpleDB
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Grunt
1 2 (4.35%) gulp
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
1 2 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (2.17%) Babel
2 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) Mockito
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) TestNG
2 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Banking
3 8 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Front Office
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) HTML
2 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 12 (26.09%) CSS
3 9 (19.57%) HTML5
3 9 (19.57%) Spring
4 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
5 7 (15.22%) Ajax
5 7 (15.22%) CSS3
5 7 (15.22%) jQuery
5 7 (15.22%) XSLT
6 6 (13.04%) JSON
6 6 (13.04%) REST
7 5 (10.87%) Sass
8 4 (8.70%) Django
8 4 (8.70%) LESS
8 4 (8.70%) Play Framework
8 4 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (8.70%) Web Services
9 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.70%) Semantic Web
2 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.35%) Fintech
2 2 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.17%) Life Science
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) Scrum
2 16 (34.78%) TDD
3 12 (26.09%) CRM
4 10 (21.74%) Line Management
5 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 8 (17.39%) Pair Programming
6 6 (13.04%) Data Migration
6 6 (13.04%) Kanban
6 6 (13.04%) Migration
6 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.70%) BDD
8 4 (8.70%) Coaching
8 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.70%) Front End Development
8 4 (8.70%) Open Source
8 4 (8.70%) Prototyping
8 4 (8.70%) Software Architecture
8 4 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 14 (30.43%) Java
3 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.39%) C#
5 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
6 6 (13.04%) Scala
7 5 (10.87%) Ruby
8 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.35%) PHP
9 2 (4.35%) Python
10 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
10 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.17%) C++
10 1 (2.17%) ECMAScript
10 1 (2.17%) Groovy
10 1 (2.17%) JSX
10 1 (2.17%) Perl
10 1 (2.17%) SOQL
10 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Legato
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) ATG
3 1 (2.17%) Canoo
3 1 (2.17%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.17%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.17%) Teradata