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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 365 392 359
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 222 164 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 93 96
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£475 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £595 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £35.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £35.22
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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
45428 44376 39335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.34% 92.50% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27952 23212
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 1800 1857 2029
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +19 128 £533 +12.10% 70
South East -10 28 £425 +6.25% 18
Yorkshire +7 27 £488 +11.42% 3
North East - 15 £488 - 5
North West -12 11 £463 -2.93% 16
East of England +10 8 £325 -27.77% 6
South West +2 5 £431 +15.00% 12
West Midlands -13 5 £375 - 9
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Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 150 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (35.39%) Java
3 143 (33.97%) JavaScript
4 126 (29.93%) HTML
5 111 (26.37%) Oracle
6 94 (22.33%) SQL
6 94 (22.33%) CSS
7 80 (19.00%) TDD
8 78 (18.53%) .NET
9 68 (16.15%) C#
9 68 (16.15%) HTML5
10 66 (15.68%) Scrum
11 63 (14.96%) OO
11 63 (14.96%) jQuery
12 61 (14.49%) Finance
13 52 (12.35%) SQL Server
14 51 (12.11%) Linux
15 48 (11.40%) MVC
16 46 (10.93%) AngularJS
17 45 (10.69%) REST
18 43 (10.21%) Banking
19 42 (9.98%) Web Services
20 38 (9.03%) ASP.NET
21 36 (8.55%) Spring
22 35 (8.31%) XML
22 35 (8.31%) CSS3
22 35 (8.31%) Apple iOS
23 34 (8.08%) Data Modelling
23 34 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
23 34 (8.08%) Relational Database

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.28%) Node.js
2 15 (3.56%) WebLogic
2 15 (3.56%) SAS
2 15 (3.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 13 (3.09%) Apache Spark
4 12 (2.85%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.14%) Apache Pig
6 8 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (1.90%) CMS
6 8 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.90%) Apache
6 8 (1.90%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.66%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.66%) nginx
7 7 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.19%) Drupal
9 5 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.19%) Confluence
9 5 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.24%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.71%) RMDS
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.90%) Heroku
4 7 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.95%) Taleo
6 2 (0.48%) IaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.48%) PaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) GitHub
7 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.90%) HTTP
2 6 (1.43%) Firewall
3 4 (0.95%) Intranet
3 4 (0.95%) Internet
4 3 (0.71%) AMQP
4 3 (0.71%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.48%) NFC
6 1 (0.24%) SSL
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) VPN
6 1 (0.24%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.08%) Relational Database
3 32 (7.60%) MySQL
4 31 (7.36%) Oracle Database
5 24 (5.70%) MongoDB
6 21 (4.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (4.99%) RDBMS
7 20 (4.75%) Redis
8 19 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (4.28%) Hadoop
10 15 (3.56%) Big Data
11 14 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (2.85%) CouchDB
12 12 (2.85%) Base SAS
12 12 (2.85%) QlikView
13 11 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (2.38%) Impala
15 9 (2.14%) Apache Hive
15 9 (2.14%) HBase
Development Applications
1 32 (7.60%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.51%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.04%) ERwin
4 15 (3.56%) Maven
5 14 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 13 (3.09%) JIRA
6 13 (3.09%) JUnit
6 13 (3.09%) Subversion
6 13 (3.09%) Xcode
7 12 (2.85%) jMock
8 10 (2.38%) Ant
8 10 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (2.14%) RSpec
10 8 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (1.66%) Selenium
11 7 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (1.66%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.66%) Toad
11 7 (1.66%) Gradle
11 7 (1.66%) Grunt
General
1 61 (14.49%) Finance
2 43 (10.21%) Banking
3 19 (4.51%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.09%) Retail
5 11 (2.61%) Front Office
6 7 (1.66%) Publishing
7 5 (1.19%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.19%) Marketing
8 4 (0.95%) Games
8 4 (0.95%) Back Office
8 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.95%) Advertising
9 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.48%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (29.93%) HTML
2 94 (22.33%) CSS
3 78 (18.53%) .NET
4 68 (16.15%) HTML5
5 63 (14.96%) jQuery
6 46 (10.93%) AngularJS
7 45 (10.69%) REST
8 42 (9.98%) Web Services
9 38 (9.03%) ASP.NET
10 36 (8.55%) Spring
11 35 (8.31%) XML
11 35 (8.31%) CSS3
12 26 (6.18%) .NET Framework
13 23 (5.46%) JSON
13 23 (5.46%) J2EE
13 23 (5.46%) Hibernate
14 22 (5.23%) SOAP
14 22 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (4.75%) Ajax
15 20 (4.75%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.28%) Mobile App
2 16 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.09%) Open Source
4 10 (2.38%) User Experience
4 10 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (2.14%) iPhone
5 9 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.90%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.66%) iPad
8 6 (1.43%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.43%) Derivative
9 5 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.19%) E-Learning
9 5 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.95%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.95%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.11%) Linux
2 35 (8.31%) Apple iOS
3 31 (7.36%) Android
4 25 (5.94%) UNIX
5 17 (4.04%) Windows
6 4 (0.95%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.95%) Solaris
6 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.48%) CentOS
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.24%) AIX
9 1 (0.24%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (19.00%) TDD
3 66 (15.68%) Scrum
4 63 (14.96%) OO
5 48 (11.40%) MVC
6 34 (8.08%) Data Modelling
6 34 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 31 (7.36%) Web Development
9 30 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (6.65%) Software Engineering
10 28 (6.65%) Mentoring
11 23 (5.46%) ETL
11 23 (5.46%) Project Management
12 22 (5.23%) Pair Programming
13 21 (4.99%) BDD
14 20 (4.75%) SOA
15 19 (4.51%) Coaching
16 18 (4.28%) OOD
16 18 (4.28%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 149 (35.39%) Java
2 143 (33.97%) JavaScript
3 94 (22.33%) SQL
4 68 (16.15%) C#
5 32 (7.60%) Python
6 26 (6.18%) PL/SQL
7 20 (4.75%) PHP
7 20 (4.75%) Ruby
8 19 (4.51%) Objective-C
9 17 (4.04%) C++
10 13 (3.09%) Scala
11 9 (2.14%) R
12 8 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.66%) XPath
13 7 (1.66%) Perl
13 7 (1.66%) XQuery
14 6 (1.43%) C
15 5 (1.19%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.95%) PHP5
17 3 (0.71%) F#
Qualifications
1 23 (5.46%) Security Cleared
1 23 (5.46%) Degree
2 17 (4.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.95%) CIPD
4 3 (0.71%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.48%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) HND
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.80%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (2.14%) HDFS
2 1 (0.24%) IAG
2 1 (0.24%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 15 (3.56%) Puppet
2 12 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.14%) Hadoop YARN
4 7 (1.66%) Capistrano
4 7 (1.66%) Ansible
5 6 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.48%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.24%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 111 (26.37%) Oracle
2 32 (7.60%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.99%) Informatica
4 15 (3.56%) Adobe
5 9 (2.14%) SAP
6 7 (1.66%) Tableau
6 7 (1.66%) IBM
7 6 (1.43%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.19%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.95%) Apple
9 4 (0.95%) Sybase
9 4 (0.95%) hybris
9 4 (0.95%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.95%) Google
9 4 (0.95%) Syncfusion
9 4 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.71%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.71%) Zend
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