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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
UK / England
Rank 325 372 357
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 250 253 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.56% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 152 174
Median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.00

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
38923 45199 45004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.07% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25520 29485 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1530 1806
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +47 167 £500 +5.26% 83
South East +14 23 £523 +16.11% 25
North West +23 18 £450 +5.88% 16
South West +5 9 £370 -1.98% 10
West Midlands -1 7 £375 -7.69% 17
Yorkshire +21 6 £525 +31.25% 9
East Midlands +1 6 £375 -15.49% 10
North East -12 5 £475 -5.94% 2
Midlands +8 4 £600 -
East of England -3 3 £506 +29.80% 5
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 256 (52.57%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (35.73%) JavaScript
3 169 (34.70%) Java
4 162 (33.26%) HTML
5 150 (30.80%) CSS
6 127 (26.08%) TDD
7 99 (20.33%) .NET
8 96 (19.71%) Scrum
9 86 (17.66%) C#
10 85 (17.45%) HTML5
11 84 (17.25%) SQL
12 82 (16.84%) AngularJS
13 76 (15.61%) Git (software)
14 69 (14.17%) CSS3
15 67 (13.76%) Software Engineering
16 58 (11.91%) Finance
17 57 (11.70%) BDD
17 57 (11.70%) Front End Development
18 56 (11.50%) Mentoring
19 55 (11.29%) SQL Server
19 55 (11.29%) Spring
20 52 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
20 52 (10.68%) Node.js
21 51 (10.47%) RESTful
22 50 (10.27%) Web Services
22 50 (10.27%) Microsoft
22 50 (10.27%) MVC
23 47 (9.65%) React
24 45 (9.24%) REST
24 45 (9.24%) CMS

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 45 (9.24%) CMS
2 30 (6.16%) Apache
3 29 (5.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 15 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (2.46%) Apache Spark
7 11 (2.26%) Confluence
8 10 (2.05%) Drupal
9 8 (1.64%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.44%) Apache Solr
11 6 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.23%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.23%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.82%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.82%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.82%) nginx
14 3 (0.62%) JBoss
14 3 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.41%) Magento
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.41%) RMDS
3 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.67%) GitHub
4 5 (1.03%) PaaS
4 5 (1.03%) SaaS
5 3 (0.62%) Force.com
5 3 (0.62%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.41%) IaaS
6 2 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Akamai
7 1 (0.21%) Google Play
7 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.29%) HTTP
2 8 (1.64%) Internet
3 7 (1.44%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.62%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.41%) DKIM
5 2 (0.41%) DMARC
5 2 (0.41%) DNS
5 2 (0.41%) Network Security
5 2 (0.41%) SMTP
6 1 (0.21%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.21%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) Profibus
6 1 (0.21%) Skype
6 1 (0.21%) SNMP
6 1 (0.21%) SSL
6 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.80%) MongoDB
3 31 (6.37%) NoSQL
4 26 (5.34%) MySQL
5 15 (3.08%) Big Data
6 14 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.67%) Hadoop
7 13 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.23%) HBase
12 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.23%) WebFOCUS
13 5 (1.03%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.03%) QlikView
14 4 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 76 (15.61%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.57%) Jenkins
3 25 (5.13%) JIRA
4 24 (4.93%) Maven
5 22 (4.52%) JUnit
5 22 (4.52%) Subversion
6 21 (4.31%) Grunt
7 19 (3.90%) gulp
7 19 (3.90%) Selenium
8 16 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (2.67%) Cucumber
9 13 (2.67%) Jasmine
10 12 (2.46%) Mockito
11 11 (2.26%) Gradle
11 11 (2.26%) Visual Studio
12 10 (2.05%) Eclipse
13 8 (1.64%) StarTeam
14 7 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.23%) Bower
15 6 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (11.91%) Finance
2 39 (8.01%) Banking
3 21 (4.31%) Investment Banking
4 20 (4.11%) Retail
5 17 (3.49%) Marketing
6 10 (2.05%) Front Office
7 8 (1.64%) Advertising
7 8 (1.64%) Games
8 5 (1.03%) Automotive
8 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.82%) Publishing
9 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.62%) Back Office
10 3 (0.62%) Law
10 3 (0.62%) Legal
11 2 (0.41%) Electronics
11 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (33.26%) HTML
2 150 (30.80%) CSS
3 99 (20.33%) .NET
4 85 (17.45%) HTML5
5 82 (16.84%) AngularJS
6 69 (14.17%) CSS3
7 55 (11.29%) Spring
8 52 (10.68%) Node.js
9 51 (10.47%) RESTful
10 50 (10.27%) Web Services
11 47 (9.65%) React
12 45 (9.24%) REST
13 42 (8.62%) jQuery
14 39 (8.01%) XML
15 37 (7.60%) JSON
16 32 (6.57%) Hibernate
17 30 (6.16%) ASP.NET
17 30 (6.16%) Sass
18 22 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (4.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.95%) User Experience
2 17 (3.49%) Mobile App
3 16 (3.29%) Fixed Income
4 15 (3.08%) Fintech
5 13 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.46%) Economics
7 11 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (2.05%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.64%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.64%) Equities
10 8 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.64%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.44%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.03%) Derivative
12 5 (1.03%) Semantic Web
12 5 (1.03%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.82%) W3C
14 3 (0.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.60%) Linux
2 19 (3.90%) Android
2 19 (3.90%) Apple iOS
3 16 (3.29%) Unix
4 14 (2.87%) Windows
5 8 (1.64%) VME
6 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.62%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.41%) HPUX
8 2 (0.41%) Solaris
9 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (52.57%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (26.08%) TDD
3 96 (19.71%) Scrum
4 67 (13.76%) Software Engineering
5 57 (11.70%) BDD
5 57 (11.70%) Front End Development
6 56 (11.50%) Mentoring
7 52 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (10.27%) MVC
9 44 (9.03%) OO
10 42 (8.62%) SDLC
10 42 (8.62%) Web Development
11 34 (6.98%) E-Commerce
12 32 (6.57%) Open Source
12 32 (6.57%) Unit Testing
13 31 (6.37%) Pair Programming
14 28 (5.75%) Workflow
15 27 (5.54%) DevOps
16 26 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (5.34%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 174 (35.73%) JavaScript
2 169 (34.70%) Java
3 86 (17.66%) C#
4 84 (17.25%) SQL
5 33 (6.78%) Scala
6 31 (6.37%) Ruby
7 23 (4.72%) Python
8 22 (4.52%) PHP
9 19 (3.90%) C++
10 15 (3.08%) Objective-C
11 13 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 11 (2.26%) Apple Swift
12 11 (2.26%) ES6
13 10 (2.05%) COBOL
14 7 (1.44%) Groovy
14 7 (1.44%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.23%) C
16 5 (1.03%) ActionScript
16 5 (1.03%) Go
17 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.70%) Degree
3 14 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.41%) ISEB
5 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.41%) PhD
6 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.13%) QA
2 5 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.03%) SDET
3 4 (0.82%) PA-DSS
3 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.62%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.62%) WAI
5 2 (0.41%) EMIR
5 2 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.21%) MiFID
6 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (2.87%) Docker
2 9 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.23%) HDFS
4 2 (0.41%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.21%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (1.44%) Kibana
2 4 (0.82%) Ansible
2 4 (0.82%) Puppet
3 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.41%) Oozie
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.21%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.21%) Packer
5 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 50 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.37%) Oracle
3 23 (4.72%) Adobe
4 10 (2.05%) IBM
4 10 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (2.05%) SAP
5 8 (1.64%) HP
5 8 (1.64%) ICL
6 7 (1.44%) ServiceNow
6 7 (1.44%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.23%) hybris
8 5 (1.03%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.03%) Tableau
9 4 (0.82%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.82%) Google
9 4 (0.82%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.82%) Reuters
9 4 (0.82%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.82%) VMware
10 3 (0.62%) CA Agile Central
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