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 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 361 361 336
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 285 279 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.54% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.57% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 203 174
Median daily rate £475 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Lead Developer
UK

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
47288 48921 46148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31099 31589 28488
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1397 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -12 160 £525 - 70
West Midlands -3 35 £415 -20.95% 10
South East +10 30 £500 +17.64% 15
North West +13 19 £425 -5.55% 21
Yorkshire -13 12 £444 -12.56% 11
North East -26 12 £450 +9.09% 7
East of England +8 8 £488 +8.33% 6
South West -6 7 £424 +5.93% 12
East Midlands -5 3 £375 - 7
Lead Developer
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Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 332 (53.90%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (47.56%) Java
3 177 (28.73%) HTML
4 161 (26.14%) JavaScript
5 160 (25.97%) CSS
6 157 (25.49%) SQL
7 154 (25.00%) Spring
8 142 (23.05%) Scrum
9 122 (19.81%) TDD
10 119 (19.32%) REST
11 110 (17.86%) .NET
11 110 (17.86%) C#
12 101 (16.40%) Finance
13 98 (15.91%) MVC
14 96 (15.58%) Oracle
15 95 (15.42%) Web Services
16 90 (14.61%) HTML5
17 89 (14.45%) XML
17 89 (14.45%) J2EE
17 89 (14.45%) jQuery
18 78 (12.66%) OO
18 78 (12.66%) AngularJS
19 77 (12.50%) CSS3
20 76 (12.34%) Unix
21 75 (12.18%) JUnit
22 73 (11.85%) Git (software)
23 70 (11.36%) Hibernate
24 67 (10.88%) E-Commerce
25 65 (10.55%) JSON
26 64 (10.39%) JSP

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 44 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 33 (5.36%) Confluence
3 23 (3.73%) Apache
4 22 (3.57%) JBoss
4 22 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 22 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 20 (3.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 17 (2.76%) CMS
6 17 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (1.95%) WebLogic Portal
9 11 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (1.62%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.46%) Mule
12 8 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (1.30%) Drupal
12 8 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (1.30%) SharePoint
13 7 (1.14%) Apache Spark
13 7 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 35 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.81%) Summit
4 4 (0.65%) Magento
5 3 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.49%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.16%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle iSupplier
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.16%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (1.79%) Google App Engine
3 11 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.30%) GitHub
6 5 (0.81%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.49%) Google Play
7 3 (0.49%) IaaS
7 3 (0.49%) PaaS
7 3 (0.49%) SaaS
8 2 (0.32%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.71%) HTTP
2 11 (1.79%) Internet
3 7 (1.14%) SSL
4 6 (0.97%) Network Security
4 6 (0.97%) SNMP
5 4 (0.65%) DNS
5 4 (0.65%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.49%) Intranet
7 2 (0.32%) AMQP
7 2 (0.32%) Firewall
7 2 (0.32%) SAN
8 1 (0.16%) LDAP
8 1 (0.16%) SSH
8 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (8.93%) MySQL
2 54 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 46 (7.47%) MongoDB
4 44 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 42 (6.82%) Oracle Database
6 31 (5.03%) NoSQL
7 25 (4.06%) Big Data
8 23 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (3.08%) Hadoop
10 18 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (2.11%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.30%) Neo4j
14 8 (1.30%) Pentaho
14 8 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.97%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 75 (12.18%) JUnit
2 73 (11.85%) Git (software)
3 59 (9.58%) JIRA
4 53 (8.60%) Maven
5 41 (6.66%) Subversion
6 40 (6.49%) Jenkins
7 27 (4.38%) Selenium
8 25 (4.06%) Eclipse
9 24 (3.90%) Visual Studio
10 20 (3.25%) Gradle
11 18 (2.92%) Mockito
12 17 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (2.60%) Cucumber
13 16 (2.60%) Grunt
14 12 (1.95%) gulp
15 11 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
16 10 (1.62%) ClearCase
16 10 (1.62%) IntelliJ
17 9 (1.46%) Ant
17 9 (1.46%) ClearQuest
General
1 101 (16.40%) Finance
2 52 (8.44%) Retail
3 48 (7.79%) Banking
4 15 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.44%) Marketing
5 13 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.95%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.79%) Law
8 9 (1.46%) Electronics
9 8 (1.30%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.97%) Front Office
11 5 (0.81%) Back Office
12 4 (0.65%) Publishing
13 3 (0.49%) Automotive
13 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.49%) Games
13 3 (0.49%) Local Government
14 2 (0.32%) Legal
15 1 (0.16%) Advertising
15 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (28.73%) HTML
2 160 (25.97%) CSS
3 154 (25.00%) Spring
4 119 (19.32%) REST
5 110 (17.86%) .NET
6 95 (15.42%) Web Services
7 90 (14.61%) HTML5
8 89 (14.45%) J2EE
8 89 (14.45%) jQuery
8 89 (14.45%) XML
9 78 (12.66%) AngularJS
10 77 (12.50%) CSS3
11 70 (11.36%) Hibernate
12 65 (10.55%) JSON
13 64 (10.39%) JSP
14 54 (8.77%) SOAP
15 53 (8.60%) Ajax
16 49 (7.95%) ASP.NET
17 48 (7.79%) Spring MVC
18 42 (6.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.49%) User Experience
3 21 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 10 (1.62%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
6 8 (1.30%) Fixed Income
6 8 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.14%) Animation
7 7 (1.14%) Digital Media
8 6 (0.97%) Client/Server
8 6 (0.97%) Equities
8 6 (0.97%) W3C
9 5 (0.81%) Derivative
9 5 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.81%) Semantic Web
9 5 (0.81%) Statistics
10 4 (0.65%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.65%) Fintech
10 4 (0.65%) iPad
10 4 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 76 (12.34%) Unix
2 58 (9.42%) Linux
3 28 (4.55%) Windows
4 24 (3.90%) Android
5 23 (3.73%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (53.90%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (23.05%) Scrum
3 122 (19.81%) TDD
4 98 (15.91%) MVC
5 78 (12.66%) OO
6 67 (10.88%) E-Commerce
7 60 (9.74%) Mentoring
8 58 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (9.42%) Software Engineering
9 53 (8.60%) BDD
10 51 (8.28%) Web Development
11 50 (8.12%) Front End Development
12 46 (7.47%) Open Source
13 44 (7.14%) CRM
14 42 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
15 41 (6.66%) DevOps
16 39 (6.33%) Data Modelling
17 38 (6.17%) Microservices
18 36 (5.84%) Analytics
19 34 (5.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 293 (47.56%) Java
2 161 (26.14%) JavaScript
3 157 (25.49%) SQL
4 110 (17.86%) C#
5 59 (9.58%) Scala
6 38 (6.17%) Python
7 33 (5.36%) Ruby
8 27 (4.38%) PHP
8 27 (4.38%) PL/SQL
9 26 (4.22%) Shell Script
10 17 (2.76%) C++
11 14 (2.27%) Perl
11 14 (2.27%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.79%) C
12 11 (1.79%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.62%) Groovy
14 9 (1.46%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.14%) VB
16 6 (0.97%) Apple Swift
16 6 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (6.82%) Degree
2 41 (6.66%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.95%) Sun Certification
5 6 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.65%) MCSA
7 4 (0.65%) MCSE
8 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) ISEB
10 1 (0.16%) CISSP
10 1 (0.16%) CLAS
10 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.16%) MCAD
10 1 (0.16%) MCSD
10 1 (0.16%) MCTS
10 1 (0.16%) PhD
10 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.92%) QA
2 6 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.49%) MiFID
3 3 (0.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (3.90%) Docker
2 4 (0.65%) HDFS
3 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (2.44%) Puppet
2 4 (0.65%) Control-M
2 4 (0.65%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.49%) logstash
4 2 (0.32%) Ansible
4 2 (0.32%) Kibana
4 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.16%) Grafana
5 1 (0.16%) Legato
5 1 (0.16%) Piwik
5 1 (0.16%) StatsD
5 1 (0.16%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 96 (15.58%) Oracle
2 52 (8.44%) Microsoft
3 34 (5.52%) Google
4 27 (4.38%) Adobe
5 20 (3.25%) Informatica
6 19 (3.08%) hybris
7 14 (2.27%) SAP
8 12 (1.95%) webMethods
9 11 (1.79%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.62%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.46%) Pega
11 9 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.30%) Kofax
13 6 (0.97%) Calypso
13 6 (0.97%) Canoo
13 6 (0.97%) Fidessa
13 6 (0.97%) Murex
13 6 (0.97%) Twitter
14 5 (0.81%) Cognos
14 5 (0.81%) Teradata
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Knowit
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £700 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum Paid weekly
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + (dependent on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago