The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 340 424 338
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -86
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 252 149 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.32% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 84 111
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+11.87% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £43.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 - £30.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £43.75
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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
46718 45896 39925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.42% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28865 28541 23423
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1844 2043
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +51 144 £525 +10.52% 71
South East -6 36 £438 +9.37% 17
Yorkshire -6 26 £489 +28.61% 11
North East - 16 £488 - 2
North West -10 12 £456 +14.06% 16
East of England +14 10 £320 -39.62% 12
South West +12 6 £384 +5.86% 10
West Midlands -3 5 £425 +13.33% 4
Midlands - 1 £400 -
Lead Developer
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Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title.

1 168 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (37.33%) Java
3 146 (33.03%) JavaScript
4 135 (30.54%) HTML
5 123 (27.83%) Oracle
6 101 (22.85%) CSS
7 92 (20.81%) SQL
8 87 (19.68%) TDD
9 83 (18.78%) .NET
10 75 (16.97%) HTML5
11 73 (16.52%) C#
12 69 (15.61%) jQuery
13 66 (14.93%) OO
14 63 (14.25%) Scrum
15 59 (13.35%) Finance
16 57 (12.90%) SQL Server
17 52 (11.76%) MVC
18 49 (11.09%) AngularJS
19 45 (10.18%) Linux
19 45 (10.18%) REST
20 44 (9.95%) XML
20 44 (9.95%) Banking
21 40 (9.05%) CSS3
22 39 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
22 39 (8.82%) Web Services
22 39 (8.82%) Data Modelling
23 38 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
24 37 (8.37%) Mentoring
25 36 (8.14%) ASP.NET
26 35 (7.92%) Microsoft

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.07%) WebLogic
1 18 (4.07%) Node.js
2 17 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 16 (3.62%) SAS
4 15 (3.39%) Apache Spark
5 13 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.71%) CMS
6 12 (2.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (2.04%) Apache Pig
7 9 (2.04%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.04%) Apache
8 7 (1.58%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.58%) nginx
9 6 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (1.13%) Confluence
10 5 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.90%) IIS
11 4 (0.90%) JBoss
11 4 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.45%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (2.26%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.68%) RMDS
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.04%) Heroku
4 8 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.90%) Taleo
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.45%) PaaS
6 2 (0.45%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.58%) HTTP
2 6 (1.36%) Firewall
3 4 (0.90%) Intranet
3 4 (0.90%) Internet
4 3 (0.68%) AMQP
5 2 (0.45%) NFC
5 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.23%) VPN
6 1 (0.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.24%) Oracle Database
3 30 (6.79%) Relational Database
3 30 (6.79%) MySQL
4 22 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (4.98%) RDBMS
4 22 (4.98%) MongoDB
5 20 (4.52%) Hadoop
6 19 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (4.30%) Redis
7 17 (3.85%) Big Data
7 17 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.94%) Base SAS
9 12 (2.71%) QlikView
10 11 (2.49%) Apache Hive
11 10 (2.26%) HBase
11 10 (2.26%) Impala
11 10 (2.26%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 33 (7.47%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.07%) Jenkins
3 15 (3.39%) JIRA
3 15 (3.39%) JUnit
3 15 (3.39%) ERwin
3 15 (3.39%) Eclipse
3 15 (3.39%) Maven
4 14 (3.17%) Subversion
5 13 (2.94%) Xcode
6 12 (2.71%) jMock
6 12 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (2.26%) RSpec
8 9 (2.04%) Ant
8 9 (2.04%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (1.81%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (1.58%) Selenium
10 7 (1.58%) NUnit
10 7 (1.58%) Toad
10 7 (1.58%) Grunt
General
1 59 (13.35%) Finance
2 44 (9.95%) Banking
3 20 (4.52%) Investment Banking
4 18 (4.07%) Front Office
5 11 (2.49%) Publishing
6 10 (2.26%) Retail
7 5 (1.13%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.90%) Advertising
8 4 (0.90%) Marketing
9 3 (0.68%) Law
9 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.45%) Back Office
10 2 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (30.54%) HTML
2 101 (22.85%) CSS
3 83 (18.78%) .NET
4 75 (16.97%) HTML5
5 69 (15.61%) jQuery
6 49 (11.09%) AngularJS
7 45 (10.18%) REST
8 44 (9.95%) XML
9 40 (9.05%) CSS3
10 39 (8.82%) Web Services
11 36 (8.14%) ASP.NET
12 33 (7.47%) Spring
13 26 (5.88%) J2EE
13 26 (5.88%) .NET Framework
13 26 (5.88%) JSON
14 25 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (5.66%) Hibernate
15 21 (4.75%) WCF
16 20 (4.52%) SOAP
17 19 (4.30%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 15 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.71%) Digital Media
3 12 (2.71%) Open Source
3 12 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (2.49%) User Experience
5 10 (2.26%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (2.04%) iPhone
7 8 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.58%) iPad
9 6 (1.36%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.36%) Derivative
10 5 (1.13%) E-Learning
10 5 (1.13%) Equities
10 5 (1.13%) iDTV
11 4 (0.90%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.90%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.18%) Linux
2 33 (7.47%) Apple iOS
3 30 (6.79%) Android
4 16 (3.62%) UNIX
5 12 (2.71%) Windows
6 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.68%) Solaris
7 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.45%) CentOS
8 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.23%) AIX
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (19.68%) TDD
3 66 (14.93%) OO
4 63 (14.25%) Scrum
5 52 (11.76%) MVC
6 39 (8.82%) Data Modelling
6 39 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (8.37%) Mentoring
9 35 (7.92%) Software Engineering
10 32 (7.24%) E-Commerce
11 31 (7.01%) Web Development
12 27 (6.11%) Project Management
13 24 (5.43%) ETL
14 22 (4.98%) SOA
15 21 (4.75%) Pair Programming
15 21 (4.75%) Coaching
16 20 (4.52%) BDD
17 18 (4.07%) Analytics
18 16 (3.62%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 165 (37.33%) Java
2 146 (33.03%) JavaScript
3 92 (20.81%) SQL
4 73 (16.52%) C#
5 34 (7.69%) Python
6 24 (5.43%) PL/SQL
7 21 (4.75%) Ruby
8 19 (4.30%) PHP
9 17 (3.85%) Objective-C
10 16 (3.62%) C++
11 15 (3.39%) Scala
12 11 (2.49%) XPath
12 11 (2.49%) XQuery
13 9 (2.04%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.04%) R
14 5 (1.13%) C
15 4 (0.90%) Perl
15 4 (0.90%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.90%) PHP5
15 4 (0.90%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (5.88%) Degree
2 22 (4.98%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.90%) CIPD
5 3 (0.68%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.45%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.23%) HND
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.62%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (2.04%) HDFS
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.23%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 15 (3.39%) Puppet
2 11 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.26%) Oracle Identity Management
4 9 (2.04%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (1.58%) Ansible
5 7 (1.58%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.45%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.45%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.23%) Oozie
7 1 (0.23%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.23%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.23%) Ambari
Vendors
1 123 (27.83%) Oracle
2 35 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.30%) Informatica
4 17 (3.85%) Adobe
5 9 (2.04%) SAP
6 8 (1.81%) Sybase
7 7 (1.58%) Tableau
7 7 (1.58%) IBM
8 6 (1.36%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.36%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.13%) ATG
9 5 (1.13%) Cognos
9 5 (1.13%) Apple
9 5 (1.13%) Google
9 5 (1.13%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.90%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.68%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.68%) Zend
11 3 (0.68%) Syncfusion
11 3 (0.68%) DevExpress
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