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 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 370 359 343
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 276 292 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.55% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.58% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 218 177
Median daily rate £455 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £410
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £30.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
47590 50276 48346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.76% 94.91% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31357 32537 29765
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1463 1904 1944
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.42 £37.80
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 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 August 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 August 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 -18 160 £488 -7.14% 90
South East +3 33 £450 +5.88% 18
North West +31 22 £425 -9.33% 18
West Midlands -15 19 £400 -23.80% 14
North East -8 17 £475 +15.15% 4
East of England +6 10 £475 -9.52% 11
South West +4 7 £424 +21.07% 12
East Midlands -12 4 £400 -3.03% 6
Yorkshire -16 4 £508 - 9
Lead Developer
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Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 339 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (48.32%) Java
3 184 (30.87%) HTML
4 170 (28.52%) JavaScript
5 162 (27.18%) CSS
6 161 (27.01%) SQL
7 145 (24.33%) Spring
8 138 (23.15%) Scrum
9 117 (19.63%) TDD
10 115 (19.30%) .NET
11 113 (18.96%) REST
12 109 (18.29%) C#
13 107 (17.95%) MVC
14 93 (15.60%) Web Services
15 90 (15.10%) Oracle
16 88 (14.77%) XML
17 85 (14.26%) J2EE
17 85 (14.26%) Finance
17 85 (14.26%) HTML5
18 83 (13.93%) jQuery
19 79 (13.26%) AngularJS
20 73 (12.25%) Hibernate
20 73 (12.25%) JSP
20 73 (12.25%) Unix
21 69 (11.58%) Git (software)
22 68 (11.41%) JUnit
23 65 (10.91%) JSON
24 64 (10.74%) OO
24 64 (10.74%) Linux
25 63 (10.57%) CSS3

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 (7.38%) Tomcat
2 27 (4.53%) Confluence
3 25 (4.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 25 (4.19%) JBoss
4 20 (3.36%) Apache
4 20 (3.36%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (3.02%) WebLogic
7 16 (2.68%) CMS
8 12 (2.01%) Apache Solr
8 12 (2.01%) WebLogic Portal
9 11 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (1.68%) Drupal
11 8 (1.34%) Apache Spark
12 7 (1.17%) Mule
12 7 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.01%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.84%) Summit
4 4 (0.67%) Magento
5 3 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.34%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.34%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle iSupplier
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
1 32 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (1.85%) Google App Engine
3 11 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.34%) GitHub
6 5 (0.84%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.50%) Google Play
7 3 (0.50%) PaaS
8 2 (0.34%) IaaS
8 2 (0.34%) SaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.17%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.86%) HTTP
2 8 (1.34%) Internet
3 7 (1.17%) Network Security
4 6 (1.01%) SNMP
5 4 (0.67%) SSL
6 3 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.50%) Intranet
7 2 (0.34%) AMQP
7 2 (0.34%) LDAP
7 2 (0.34%) SSH
8 1 (0.17%) DNS
8 1 (0.17%) Firewall
8 1 (0.17%) FTP
8 1 (0.17%) Telnet
8 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.72%) MySQL
2 51 (8.56%) SQL Server
3 47 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 41 (6.88%) Relational Database
5 35 (5.87%) Oracle Database
6 33 (5.54%) NoSQL
7 27 (4.53%) Big Data
8 24 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (3.36%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.51%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.34%) Apache Hive
14 8 (1.34%) Neo4j
14 8 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 69 (11.58%) Git (software)
2 68 (11.41%) JUnit
3 51 (8.56%) JIRA
3 51 (8.56%) Maven
4 41 (6.88%) Jenkins
5 39 (6.54%) Subversion
6 30 (5.03%) Selenium
7 25 (4.19%) Eclipse
8 24 (4.03%) Cucumber
8 24 (4.03%) Gradle
9 23 (3.86%) Mockito
9 23 (3.86%) Visual Studio
10 17 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (2.68%) Grunt
12 11 (1.85%) Ant
12 11 (1.85%) gulp
12 11 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (1.68%) IntelliJ
14 8 (1.34%) ClearQuest
14 8 (1.34%) Xcode
General
1 85 (14.26%) Finance
2 51 (8.56%) Retail
3 40 (6.71%) Banking
4 15 (2.52%) Marketing
5 14 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.68%) Law
9 9 (1.51%) Electronics
10 5 (0.84%) Publishing
11 4 (0.67%) Front Office
12 3 (0.50%) Advertising
12 3 (0.50%) Automotive
12 3 (0.50%) Back Office
12 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.50%) Games
13 2 (0.34%) Legal
14 1 (0.17%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (30.87%) HTML
2 162 (27.18%) CSS
3 145 (24.33%) Spring
4 115 (19.30%) .NET
5 113 (18.96%) REST
6 93 (15.60%) Web Services
7 88 (14.77%) XML
8 85 (14.26%) HTML5
8 85 (14.26%) J2EE
9 83 (13.93%) jQuery
10 79 (13.26%) AngularJS
11 73 (12.25%) Hibernate
11 73 (12.25%) JSP
12 65 (10.91%) JSON
13 63 (10.57%) CSS3
14 59 (9.90%) SOAP
15 55 (9.23%) Spring MVC
16 51 (8.56%) ASP.NET
17 48 (8.05%) Ajax
18 46 (7.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.54%) User Experience
3 29 (4.87%) Computer Science
4 10 (1.68%) Client/Server
4 10 (1.68%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.34%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.01%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.01%) Equities
6 6 (1.01%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.84%) Animation
7 5 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 5 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.84%) Semantic Web
8 4 (0.67%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.50%) Derivative
9 3 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.50%) Streaming Video
9 3 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.25%) Unix
2 64 (10.74%) Linux
3 28 (4.70%) Windows
4 26 (4.36%) Android
5 23 (3.86%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (23.15%) Scrum
3 117 (19.63%) TDD
4 107 (17.95%) MVC
5 64 (10.74%) OO
6 60 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (10.07%) E-Commerce
6 60 (10.07%) Mentoring
7 56 (9.40%) Web Development
8 52 (8.72%) BDD
8 52 (8.72%) Software Engineering
9 47 (7.89%) CRM
10 46 (7.72%) Front End Development
11 42 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (7.05%) DevOps
12 41 (6.88%) Open Source
13 40 (6.71%) Analytics
14 39 (6.54%) Microservices
15 37 (6.21%) ETL
16 34 (5.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 288 (48.32%) Java
2 170 (28.52%) JavaScript
3 161 (27.01%) SQL
4 109 (18.29%) C#
5 53 (8.89%) Scala
6 33 (5.54%) PHP
6 33 (5.54%) Ruby
7 29 (4.87%) Python
8 25 (4.19%) PL/SQL
9 23 (3.86%) C++
10 21 (3.52%) Shell Script
11 19 (3.19%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.85%) C
12 11 (1.85%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.68%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.51%) Groovy
15 8 (1.34%) Perl
16 7 (1.17%) ES6
16 7 (1.17%) VB
17 6 (1.01%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 40 (6.71%) Degree
2 35 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.01%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) ISEB
7 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.17%) CISSP
8 1 (0.17%) CLAS
8 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.17%) MCAD
8 1 (0.17%) MCSA
8 1 (0.17%) MCSD
8 1 (0.17%) MCSE
8 1 (0.17%) MCTS
8 1 (0.17%) PhD
8 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.52%) QA
2 4 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.17%) MiFID
3 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (4.70%) Docker
2 5 (0.84%) HDFS
3 4 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (2.52%) Puppet
2 4 (0.67%) Control-M
2 4 (0.67%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.50%) Ansible
3 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.34%) Kibana
4 2 (0.34%) logstash
5 1 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.17%) Grafana
5 1 (0.17%) Legato
5 1 (0.17%) Piwik
5 1 (0.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 90 (15.10%) Oracle
2 52 (8.72%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.37%) Adobe
4 31 (5.20%) Google
5 23 (3.86%) hybris
6 15 (2.52%) Informatica
7 13 (2.18%) SAP
7 13 (2.18%) Sitecore
8 12 (2.01%) webMethods
9 11 (1.85%) ServiceNow
10 8 (1.34%) IBM
10 8 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.17%) ATG
12 6 (1.01%) Canoo
12 6 (1.01%) Fidessa
12 6 (1.01%) Murex
13 5 (0.84%) Calypso
13 5 (0.84%) Cognos
13 5 (0.84%) Pega
14 4 (0.67%) Pegasus
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