The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 110 124 133
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 19 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.50% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.52% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 16
Median daily rate £438 £591 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £584 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £598 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.33%
Lead Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2377 2683 2922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.50% 95.38% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1362 1524 1753
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 238 234
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £40.00 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Developer across the East of England region.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Developer across the East of England region.

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +22 7 £438 - 3
Essex +6 7 £352 -40.50% 3
Hertfordshire -1 3 £525 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £550 -
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 East of England region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) TDD
2 8 (34.78%) BDD
3 6 (26.09%) WebFOCUS
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) Retail
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
5 4 (17.39%) Microservices
5 4 (17.39%) API Design
6 3 (13.04%) Clojure
6 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (13.04%) Spring
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) MySQL
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) Unix
7 2 (8.70%) Linux
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) .NET
7 2 (8.70%) J2EE
7 2 (8.70%) C++

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) NServiceBus
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) AMQP
2 1 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) SSH
2 1 (4.35%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) WebFOCUS
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.35%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) QualityStage
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Ant
2 2 (8.70%) Gradle
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) JMeter
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) Spring
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) Node.js
4 2 (8.70%) RESTful
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.35%) Kendo UI
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
1 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
1 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) BDD
2 8 (34.78%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) API Design
4 4 (17.39%) Microservices
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Kanban
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) OOD
6 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
6 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Service Design
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) Clojure
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Go
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) Rust
5 1 (4.35%) Groovy
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) hybris
1 1 (4.35%) IBM
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Trillium
1 1 (4.35%) VMware