The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 365 328 381
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +53
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 241 323 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.64% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 225 192
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £41.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.45%
Lead Developer
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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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43594 48186 48136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28781 31160 30947
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 1892 2018
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
London -15 150 £500 - 60
South East +15 27 £513 +13.88% 28
North West -1 12 £354 -30.63% 23
North East -36 11 £428 -21.55% 1
East of England +9 10 £500 +28.20% 12
Yorkshire +1 9 £475 -0.52% 9
West Midlands -33 8 £433 -7.97% 4
East Midlands -3 7 £450 +4.95% 12
South West +1 6 £410 +13.10% 11
Lead Developer
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Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 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 England region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 295 (55.87%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (40.34%) Java
3 195 (36.93%) JavaScript
4 178 (33.71%) HTML
5 161 (30.49%) CSS
6 138 (26.14%) SQL
7 118 (22.35%) TDD
8 110 (20.83%) Scrum
9 102 (19.32%) Spring
10 91 (17.23%) .NET
11 83 (15.72%) AngularJS
12 80 (15.15%) REST
13 77 (14.58%) C#
13 77 (14.58%) Git (software)
14 74 (14.02%) HTML5
15 70 (13.26%) MVC
16 67 (12.69%) Software Engineering
16 67 (12.69%) BDD
17 66 (12.50%) Web Services
18 64 (12.12%) XML
19 63 (11.93%) Hibernate
20 62 (11.74%) jQuery
21 60 (11.36%) Finance
22 58 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
22 58 (10.98%) Mentoring
23 57 (10.80%) Node.js
23 57 (10.80%) Microsoft
24 55 (10.42%) SDLC
25 54 (10.23%) CSS3
26 52 (9.85%) OO

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 39 (7.39%) Tomcat
2 32 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 28 (5.30%) Apache
4 22 (4.17%) CMS
5 21 (3.98%) JBoss
6 15 (2.84%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.46%) Apache Solr
7 13 (2.46%) Apache Spark
7 13 (2.46%) Drupal
7 13 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.89%) Confluence
9 8 (1.52%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.14%) Mule
10 6 (1.14%) nginx
10 6 (1.14%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.95%) Commerce Server
11 5 (0.95%) GemFire
11 5 (0.95%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.57%) Magento
5 3 (0.57%) SAP hybris
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.19%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.19%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.52%) GitHub
5 7 (1.33%) Google App Engine
5 7 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.33%) PaaS
6 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.57%) Force.com
7 3 (0.57%) SaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Google Play
8 2 (0.38%) IaaS
8 2 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.89%) Internet
2 8 (1.52%) HTTP
2 8 (1.52%) Network Security
3 4 (0.76%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.57%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.57%) SNMP
5 2 (0.38%) AMQP
5 2 (0.38%) DKIM
5 2 (0.38%) DMARC
5 2 (0.38%) Intranet
5 2 (0.38%) SMTP
6 1 (0.19%) Firewall
6 1 (0.19%) FTP
6 1 (0.19%) LDAP
6 1 (0.19%) Profibus
6 1 (0.19%) SSH
6 1 (0.19%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.95%) MongoDB
3 34 (6.44%) MySQL
3 34 (6.44%) NoSQL
4 26 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 22 (4.17%) Big Data
6 19 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (3.22%) Hadoop
7 17 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.70%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.52%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.52%) HBase
12 8 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.14%) QlikView
13 6 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.14%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 77 (14.58%) Git (software)
2 43 (8.14%) Maven
3 41 (7.77%) Jenkins
4 36 (6.82%) JUnit
5 30 (5.68%) Subversion
6 27 (5.11%) Gradle
7 25 (4.73%) Selenium
8 24 (4.55%) Cucumber
8 24 (4.55%) Eclipse
9 23 (4.36%) JIRA
10 19 (3.60%) Mockito
11 17 (3.22%) Visual Studio
12 16 (3.03%) Grunt
12 16 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (2.84%) gulp
14 13 (2.46%) Ant
14 13 (2.46%) IntelliJ
15 12 (2.27%) Jasmine
16 9 (1.70%) Xcode
17 7 (1.33%) Bower
General
1 60 (11.36%) Finance
2 46 (8.71%) Retail
3 43 (8.14%) Banking
4 19 (3.60%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.27%) Marketing
6 11 (2.08%) Advertising
7 8 (1.52%) Games
8 7 (1.33%) Automotive
8 7 (1.33%) Publishing
9 6 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.95%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.76%) Front Office
12 3 (0.57%) Legal
13 2 (0.38%) Back Office
13 2 (0.38%) Electronics
13 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (33.71%) HTML
2 161 (30.49%) CSS
3 102 (19.32%) Spring
4 91 (17.23%) .NET
5 83 (15.72%) AngularJS
6 80 (15.15%) REST
7 74 (14.02%) HTML5
8 66 (12.50%) Web Services
9 64 (12.12%) XML
10 63 (11.93%) Hibernate
11 62 (11.74%) jQuery
12 57 (10.80%) Node.js
13 54 (10.23%) CSS3
14 52 (9.85%) JSON
14 52 (9.85%) RESTful
15 49 (9.28%) SOAP
16 38 (7.20%) JSP
17 37 (7.01%) J2EE
18 35 (6.63%) React
19 33 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.87%) Computer Science
3 29 (5.49%) User Experience
4 13 (2.46%) Algorithms
5 12 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 12 (2.27%) Economics
6 11 (2.08%) Digital Media
6 11 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.89%) Fintech
7 10 (1.89%) Semantic Web
8 9 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.70%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.33%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.95%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.76%) Animation
11 4 (0.76%) Equities
11 4 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.76%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.09%) Linux
2 41 (7.77%) Unix
3 27 (5.11%) Android
4 26 (4.92%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.27%) Windows
6 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.57%) Solaris
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.38%) HPUX
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (55.87%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (22.35%) TDD
3 110 (20.83%) Scrum
4 70 (13.26%) MVC
5 67 (12.69%) BDD
5 67 (12.69%) Software Engineering
6 58 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (10.98%) Mentoring
7 55 (10.42%) SDLC
8 52 (9.85%) OO
9 50 (9.47%) Web Development
10 47 (8.90%) Front End Development
11 38 (7.20%) CRM
12 35 (6.63%) E-Commerce
13 34 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (6.44%) Open Source
14 33 (6.25%) Unit Testing
15 32 (6.06%) DevOps
15 32 (6.06%) Kanban
16 30 (5.68%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 213 (40.34%) Java
2 195 (36.93%) JavaScript
3 138 (26.14%) SQL
4 77 (14.58%) C#
5 36 (6.82%) PHP
6 33 (6.25%) Ruby
7 30 (5.68%) Scala
8 28 (5.30%) C++
9 24 (4.55%) Python
10 18 (3.41%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.65%) Apple Swift
11 14 (2.65%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.27%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.70%) Groovy
14 8 (1.52%) C
14 8 (1.52%) XPath
15 7 (1.33%) XQuery
16 6 (1.14%) Go
17 5 (0.95%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 32 (6.06%) Degree
2 20 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.76%) ISEB
5 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.38%) PhD
7 1 (0.19%) CISSP
7 1 (0.19%) CLAS
7 1 (0.19%) MCAD
7 1 (0.19%) MCSD
7 1 (0.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.68%) QA
2 5 (0.95%) SDET
3 4 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.57%) WAI
5 2 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.38%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) MiFID
6 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (2.84%) Docker
2 8 (1.52%) HDFS
3 5 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (1.89%) Puppet
2 6 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.95%) Ansible
4 4 (0.76%) Control-M
5 2 (0.38%) Kibana
6 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.19%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.19%) Legato
6 1 (0.19%) Packer
Vendors
1 57 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.09%) Oracle
3 29 (5.49%) Adobe
4 13 (2.46%) IBM
5 12 (2.27%) hybris
6 11 (2.08%) SAP
7 10 (1.89%) Google
7 10 (1.89%) Sitecore
8 8 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.33%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.14%) ATG
10 6 (1.14%) Cognos
10 6 (1.14%) MuleSoft
10 6 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.95%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.76%) Informatica
12 4 (0.76%) Teradata
12 4 (0.76%) webMethods
13 3 (0.57%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.57%) Apple
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