The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 436 326 377
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 155 178 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.45% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 116 136
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
- +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £39.49 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.49 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -1.28%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Lead Developer
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -43 92 £475 - 58
South East -16 24 £400 -3.03% 24
West Midlands -12 10 £375 -20.63% 9
East of England -23 10 £530 +32.50% 9
Yorkshire -20 7 £380 +52.00% 10
South West -19 6 £393 -23.41% 8
North West -20 5 £400 +6.66% 11
East Midlands -8 1 - - 4
North East - - - - 3
Lead Developer
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Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 119 (37.78%) Java
2 105 (33.33%) .NET
3 102 (32.38%) SQL
4 97 (30.79%) HTML
5 94 (29.84%) JavaScript
6 90 (28.57%) C#
7 72 (22.86%) CSS
8 68 (21.59%) SQL Server
9 67 (21.27%) Finance
10 66 (20.95%) jQuery
11 63 (20.00%) MVC
12 62 (19.68%) TDD
13 51 (16.19%) XML
13 51 (16.19%) HTML5
14 49 (15.56%) OO
15 48 (15.24%) Web Services
16 46 (14.60%) Oracle
16 46 (14.60%) REST
17 44 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (13.65%) ASP.NET
19 42 (13.33%) Scrum
20 40 (12.70%) Banking
21 36 (11.43%) Microsoft
22 35 (11.11%) Spring
23 34 (10.79%) Mobile App
24 33 (10.48%) SOA
24 33 (10.48%) PHP
25 32 (10.16%) MySQL
25 32 (10.16%) Unit Testing
25 32 (10.16%) JSON

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (5.08%) CMS
2 12 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.49%) Apache
4 10 (3.17%) Node.js
5 8 (2.54%) Drupal
5 8 (2.54%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.54%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.22%) IIS
6 7 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.22%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.59%) Confluence
8 4 (1.27%) WordPress
8 4 (1.27%) PowerExchange
8 4 (1.27%) SAS
8 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.95%) Kentico
9 3 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.95%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 19 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.59%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.59%) MS Office
3 4 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.63%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) RMDS
2 2 (0.63%) Magento
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.32%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.32%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.32%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.32%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (0.32%) Tridion
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.63%) SaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Office 365
3 2 (0.63%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.32%) GitHub
4 1 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.62%) Internet
2 7 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.90%) DNS
4 5 (1.59%) HTTP
4 5 (1.59%) Bluetooth
4 5 (1.59%) NFC
5 2 (0.63%) Intranet
5 2 (0.63%) Extranet
5 2 (0.63%) LDAP
6 1 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.16%) MySQL
3 20 (6.35%) Oracle Database
4 19 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.86%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.22%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.22%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.90%) QlikView
11 6 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (1.90%) OLAP
12 5 (1.59%) DB2
12 5 (1.59%) SQLite
13 4 (1.27%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (5.71%) Subversion
2 16 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 13 (4.13%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.17%) Eclipse
5 9 (2.86%) JUnit
6 8 (2.54%) PhoneGap
7 7 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.22%) Selenium
7 7 (2.22%) JIRA
8 6 (1.90%) Maven
8 6 (1.90%) NUnit
8 6 (1.90%) Xcode
9 5 (1.59%) Mockito
10 4 (1.27%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.27%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.95%) Moq
11 3 (0.95%) WiX
11 3 (0.95%) Ant
11 3 (0.95%) MSI
General
1 67 (21.27%) Finance
2 40 (12.70%) Banking
3 17 (5.40%) Front Office
4 11 (3.49%) Retail
4 11 (3.49%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.17%) Games
6 8 (2.54%) Publishing
6 8 (2.54%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.90%) Back Office
8 5 (1.59%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Marketing
9 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.63%) Electronics
9 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (33.33%) .NET
2 97 (30.79%) HTML
3 72 (22.86%) CSS
4 66 (20.95%) jQuery
5 51 (16.19%) XML
5 51 (16.19%) HTML5
6 48 (15.24%) Web Services
7 46 (14.60%) REST
8 43 (13.65%) ASP.NET
9 35 (11.11%) Spring
10 32 (10.16%) JSON
11 31 (9.84%) Ajax
12 28 (8.89%) WCF
12 28 (8.89%) CSS3
13 25 (7.94%) J2EE
14 23 (7.30%) SOAP
15 21 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (6.67%) .NET Framework
16 18 (5.71%) WPF
17 16 (5.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.79%) Mobile App
2 18 (5.71%) Derivative
3 10 (3.17%) Fixed Income
4 8 (2.54%) Open Source
5 7 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.90%) Equities
6 6 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.59%) iPhone
7 5 (1.59%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.95%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.95%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.95%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.63%) Animation
10 2 (0.63%) iPad
10 2 (0.63%) DataPower
10 2 (0.63%) Clustering
10 2 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.52%) UNIX
2 27 (8.57%) Linux
3 23 (7.30%) Android
4 20 (6.35%) Windows
5 12 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.27%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.27%) Solaris
7 3 (0.95%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.95%) BlackBerry OS
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.63%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.00%) MVC
2 62 (19.68%) TDD
3 49 (15.56%) OO
4 44 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (13.33%) Scrum
6 33 (10.48%) SOA
7 32 (10.16%) Unit Testing
8 30 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (8.25%) BDD
10 25 (7.94%) ETL
11 22 (6.98%) Multithreading
11 22 (6.98%) Project Management
12 20 (6.35%) Web Development
13 19 (6.03%) Android Development
13 19 (6.03%) E-Commerce
14 18 (5.71%) Software Engineering
14 18 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (4.44%) Workflow
15 14 (4.44%) CRM
16 13 (4.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 119 (37.78%) Java
2 102 (32.38%) SQL
3 94 (29.84%) JavaScript
4 90 (28.57%) C#
5 33 (10.48%) PHP
6 25 (7.94%) PL/SQL
7 12 (3.81%) C++
8 10 (3.17%) Python
8 10 (3.17%) Perl
8 10 (3.17%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.54%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.22%) Ruby
11 6 (1.90%) Scala
12 4 (1.27%) ActionScript 3.0
12 4 (1.27%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.27%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.27%) C
13 3 (0.95%) Clojure
13 3 (0.95%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 19 (6.03%) Degree
2 4 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.27%) Varnish
2 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.95%) Puppet
1 3 (0.95%) Control-M
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (0.32%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (14.60%) Oracle
2 36 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.03%) Google
4 12 (3.81%) Facebook
4 12 (3.81%) Twitter
5 11 (3.49%) SAP
6 10 (3.17%) Sybase
6 10 (3.17%) Informatica
7 8 (2.54%) Syncfusion
7 8 (2.54%) Telerik
7 8 (2.54%) DevExpress
8 7 (2.22%) hybris
8 7 (2.22%) Zend
9 6 (1.90%) Reuters
9 6 (1.90%) Apple
10 5 (1.59%) Adobe
10 5 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.27%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.27%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.27%) Sun
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-380 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-450 Per Day
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Hudson - London
Posted: 24 days ago