The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh 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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £413 £438 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +41.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £34.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
802 1405 1296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.80% 95.90% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 724 720
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 17
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £76.60 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) TDD
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) XSLT
3 3 (33.33%) JBoss
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) Java EE
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) jBPM
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) JPA
4 2 (22.22%) Drools
4 2 (22.22%) JMS
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) XSD

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 1 (11.11%) JProfiler
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) Java EE
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) Drools
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) JPA
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat