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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 345 348 351
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 299 295 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.58% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.61% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 217 149
Median daily rate £475 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 - -
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
46209 48121 46401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30544 30820 29000
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1354 1845 1896
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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 +7 157 £550 +7.31% 58
West Midlands +17 44 £415 -2.35% 6
South East +5 33 £525 +23.52% 13
North West +1 26 £439 -2.50% 24
Yorkshire -24 15 £450 -10.89% 13
North East -58 10 £450 -9.77% 3
East Midlands +8 6 £450 -18.18% 5
South West -3 5 £460 +18.70% 11
East of England +3 4 £488 +21.87% 8
Lead Developer
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Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 310 (52.72%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (45.92%) Java
3 164 (27.89%) HTML
4 151 (25.68%) CSS
5 143 (24.32%) Scrum
6 142 (24.15%) JavaScript
7 140 (23.81%) SQL
8 137 (23.30%) Spring
9 119 (20.24%) TDD
10 108 (18.37%) C#
11 107 (18.20%) Finance
12 104 (17.69%) .NET
13 102 (17.35%) Oracle
14 101 (17.18%) REST
15 90 (15.31%) J2EE
15 90 (15.31%) MVC
16 88 (14.97%) Web Services
16 88 (14.97%) HTML5
17 87 (14.80%) jQuery
18 81 (13.78%) OO
19 79 (13.44%) XML
20 77 (13.10%) Unix
21 76 (12.93%) CSS3
22 74 (12.59%) JUnit
23 70 (11.90%) AngularJS
24 69 (11.73%) Git (software)
25 65 (11.05%) Mentoring
26 64 (10.88%) E-Commerce
26 64 (10.88%) JIRA
27 62 (10.54%) JSON

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 37 (6.29%) Confluence
2 35 (5.95%) Tomcat
3 27 (4.59%) Apache
4 25 (4.25%) WebLogic
5 21 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 20 (3.40%) CMS
7 16 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
7 16 (2.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (1.87%) JBoss
9 10 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.70%) WebLogic Portal
10 9 (1.53%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.36%) Drupal
11 8 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (1.19%) SAS
12 7 (1.19%) SharePoint
12 7 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (1.02%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 31 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.85%) Summit
6 3 (0.51%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.51%) Magento
7 2 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle iSupplier
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.36%) Google App Engine
4 8 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.19%) GitHub
6 5 (0.85%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.51%) Google Play
7 3 (0.51%) IaaS
7 3 (0.51%) SaaS
8 2 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.34%) PaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.76%) HTTP
2 7 (1.19%) Internet
2 7 (1.19%) SSL
3 6 (1.02%) SNMP
4 4 (0.68%) DNS
4 4 (0.68%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.68%) Network Security
5 3 (0.51%) Intranet
6 2 (0.34%) Firewall
6 2 (0.34%) SAN
7 1 (0.17%) LDAP
7 1 (0.17%) SSH
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.69%) MySQL
2 56 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 44 (7.48%) Relational Database
4 39 (6.63%) Oracle Database
5 38 (6.46%) MongoDB
6 29 (4.93%) NoSQL
7 26 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
8 22 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (3.40%) Big Data
10 16 (2.72%) Hadoop
10 16 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (2.21%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.36%) Neo4j
15 8 (1.36%) Pentaho
16 7 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 74 (12.59%) JUnit
2 69 (11.73%) Git (software)
3 64 (10.88%) JIRA
4 52 (8.84%) Maven
5 43 (7.31%) Jenkins
5 43 (7.31%) Subversion
6 30 (5.10%) Selenium
7 20 (3.40%) Eclipse
8 18 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (2.89%) Oracle Forms
9 17 (2.89%) Visual Studio
10 16 (2.72%) Mockito
11 15 (2.55%) ClearCase
11 15 (2.55%) Cucumber
11 15 (2.55%) Gradle
11 15 (2.55%) Grunt
12 11 (1.87%) gulp
13 10 (1.70%) Ant
14 9 (1.53%) ClearQuest
15 8 (1.36%) PVCS
General
1 107 (18.20%) Finance
2 48 (8.16%) Banking
3 46 (7.82%) Retail
4 16 (2.72%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.72%) Marketing
5 14 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.87%) Electronics
7 10 (1.70%) Law
7 10 (1.70%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.36%) Front Office
9 6 (1.02%) Back Office
10 4 (0.68%) Publishing
11 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.51%) Local Government
12 2 (0.34%) Automotive
12 2 (0.34%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (27.89%) HTML
2 151 (25.68%) CSS
3 137 (23.30%) Spring
4 104 (17.69%) .NET
5 101 (17.18%) REST
6 90 (15.31%) J2EE
7 88 (14.97%) HTML5
7 88 (14.97%) Web Services
8 87 (14.80%) jQuery
9 79 (13.44%) XML
10 76 (12.93%) CSS3
11 70 (11.90%) AngularJS
12 62 (10.54%) JSON
13 56 (9.52%) Ajax
14 55 (9.35%) Hibernate
15 52 (8.84%) JSP
16 47 (7.99%) ASP.NET
17 43 (7.31%) RESTful
18 39 (6.63%) Spring MVC
19 38 (6.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.97%) User Experience
2 33 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 10 (1.70%) Fixed Income
5 9 (1.53%) Animation
5 9 (1.53%) Mobile Banking
6 8 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.36%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.36%) W3C
7 6 (1.02%) Equities
7 6 (1.02%) iPad
8 5 (0.85%) Credit Risk
8 5 (0.85%) Derivative
8 5 (0.85%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.85%) Semantic Web
8 5 (0.85%) Statistics
8 5 (0.85%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.68%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 77 (13.10%) Unix
2 54 (9.18%) Linux
3 28 (4.76%) Windows
4 26 (4.42%) Android
5 19 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (52.72%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (24.32%) Scrum
3 119 (20.24%) TDD
4 90 (15.31%) MVC
5 81 (13.78%) OO
6 65 (11.05%) Mentoring
7 64 (10.88%) E-Commerce
8 58 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (8.84%) BDD
9 52 (8.84%) Front End Development
9 52 (8.84%) Software Engineering
10 51 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
11 48 (8.16%) Open Source
11 48 (8.16%) Web Development
12 39 (6.63%) Data Modelling
13 38 (6.46%) Microservices
14 36 (6.12%) DevOps
15 34 (5.78%) Configuration Management
15 34 (5.78%) CRM
15 34 (5.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 270 (45.92%) Java
2 142 (24.15%) JavaScript
3 140 (23.81%) SQL
4 108 (18.37%) C#
5 55 (9.35%) Scala
6 36 (6.12%) Python
7 33 (5.61%) Ruby
8 30 (5.10%) PL/SQL
9 27 (4.59%) Shell Script
10 25 (4.25%) PHP
11 18 (3.06%) Perl
12 15 (2.55%) C++
12 15 (2.55%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.70%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.53%) C
15 7 (1.19%) Groovy
15 7 (1.19%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.19%) VB
16 6 (1.02%) Apex Code
16 6 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (6.29%) Security Cleared
2 34 (5.78%) Degree
3 19 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.04%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.68%) MCSA
6 4 (0.68%) MCSE
7 3 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) CISSP
8 1 (0.17%) CLAS
8 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB
8 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.17%) MCAD
8 1 (0.17%) MCSD
8 1 (0.17%) MCTS
8 1 (0.17%) PhD
8 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.21%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.51%) MiFID
3 3 (0.51%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) WAI
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (3.74%) Docker
2 3 (0.51%) HDFS
3 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (2.72%) Puppet
2 4 (0.68%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.51%) logstash
4 2 (0.34%) Ansible
4 2 (0.34%) Control-M
4 2 (0.34%) Kibana
5 1 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.17%) Grafana
5 1 (0.17%) Piwik
5 1 (0.17%) StatsD
5 1 (0.17%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 102 (17.35%) Oracle
2 43 (7.31%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.61%) Google
4 25 (4.25%) Informatica
5 20 (3.40%) hybris
6 16 (2.72%) SAP
7 14 (2.38%) Adobe
7 14 (2.38%) Pega
8 10 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.70%) Sitecore
8 10 (1.70%) webMethods
9 8 (1.36%) Kofax
10 7 (1.19%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.02%) Calypso
11 6 (1.02%) Canoo
11 6 (1.02%) Fidessa
11 6 (1.02%) Murex
12 5 (0.85%) Teradata
12 5 (0.85%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.85%) Twitter
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