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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 350 324 403
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +79
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 219 246 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.53% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 145 117
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45662 43138 49058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.59% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28238 25865 28004
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1849 1986 2544
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Lead Developer
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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 July 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 28 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 133 £500 -4.76% 54
South East -31 32 £425 +6.25% 10
South West - 13 £375 - 10
West Midlands -2 12 £456 -3.94% 6
East of England -36 12 £388 +6.89% 5
Yorkshire +10 10 £413 - 3
North West -5 6 £373 -5.39% 15
East Midlands -5 1 £413 -25.00% 9
North East - - - - 2
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Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 122 (33.06%) HTML
1 122 (33.06%) Java
2 116 (31.44%) JavaScript
3 96 (26.02%) SQL
4 94 (25.47%) CSS
5 93 (25.20%) TDD
6 90 (24.39%) .NET
7 83 (22.49%) XML
8 81 (21.95%) C#
9 71 (19.24%) MVC
10 67 (18.16%) Scrum
10 67 (18.16%) HTML5
11 66 (17.89%) jQuery
12 58 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (14.91%) SQL Server
13 55 (14.91%) Web Services
13 55 (14.91%) JSON
14 54 (14.63%) Mobile App
15 52 (14.09%) REST
16 51 (13.82%) Finance
17 49 (13.28%) OO
18 45 (12.20%) E-Commerce
19 43 (11.65%) SOA
20 42 (11.38%) CSS3
21 41 (11.11%) Spring
22 38 (10.30%) BDD
23 37 (10.03%) MySQL
23 37 (10.03%) PHP
24 36 (9.76%) ASP.NET
25 35 (9.49%) Google

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (5.69%) CMS
2 16 (4.34%) Node.js
3 12 (3.25%) Confluence
3 12 (3.25%) Apache
3 12 (3.25%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.71%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.17%) SAS
6 6 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.63%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.36%) Drupal
8 4 (1.08%) WordPress
8 4 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.08%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (1.08%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.54%) IIS
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.08%) MS Office
5 2 (0.54%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.36%) RMDS
2 5 (1.36%) Magento
3 4 (1.08%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.54%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.54%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.54%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.27%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 1 (0.27%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.81%) SaaS
2 2 (0.54%) Office 365
2 2 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (0.54%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.27%) Force.com
3 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.13%) Internet
2 9 (2.44%) NFC
2 9 (2.44%) Bluetooth
3 7 (1.90%) HTTP
4 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.81%) VPN
5 3 (0.81%) VoIP
5 3 (0.81%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.81%) Intranet
6 2 (0.54%) LDAP
6 2 (0.54%) Multicast
6 2 (0.54%) Extranet
7 1 (0.27%) SSL
7 1 (0.27%) WAN
7 1 (0.27%) FTP
7 1 (0.27%) LAN
7 1 (0.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.03%) MySQL
3 20 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.71%) QlikView
7 10 (2.71%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.44%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.44%) SQLite
9 8 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.63%) Big Data
12 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.36%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.36%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.08%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 32 (8.67%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.32%) Subversion
3 24 (6.50%) JIRA
4 15 (4.07%) Selenium
4 15 (4.07%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.25%) JUnit
6 11 (2.98%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.44%) WebDriver
8 8 (2.17%) SpecFlow
8 8 (2.17%) Gradle
9 7 (1.90%) Moq
9 7 (1.90%) WATIR
9 7 (1.90%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.90%) JMeter
9 7 (1.90%) Maven
10 6 (1.63%) NUnit
10 6 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (1.36%) Xcode
11 5 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.08%) PHPUnit
General
1 51 (13.82%) Finance
2 22 (5.96%) Banking
3 14 (3.79%) Games
4 12 (3.25%) Publishing
5 10 (2.71%) Front Office
5 10 (2.71%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.44%) Marketing
7 6 (1.63%) Retail
8 5 (1.36%) Back Office
9 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (33.06%) HTML
2 94 (25.47%) CSS
3 90 (24.39%) .NET
4 83 (22.49%) XML
5 67 (18.16%) HTML5
6 66 (17.89%) jQuery
7 55 (14.91%) JSON
7 55 (14.91%) Web Services
8 52 (14.09%) REST
9 42 (11.38%) CSS3
10 41 (11.11%) Spring
11 36 (9.76%) ASP.NET
12 31 (8.40%) Ajax
13 29 (7.86%) OAuth
14 28 (7.59%) RESTful
15 23 (6.23%) WCF
15 23 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (5.96%) .NET Framework
17 20 (5.42%) AngularJS
18 18 (4.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.63%) Mobile App
2 22 (5.96%) Open Source
3 8 (2.17%) Visualisation
3 8 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (1.63%) Client/Server
4 6 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.63%) iPhone
5 5 (1.36%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.36%) Fixed Income
5 5 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (1.08%) Derivative
6 4 (1.08%) Social Media
7 3 (0.81%) iPad
7 3 (0.81%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.54%) AS400
8 2 (0.54%) Replication
8 2 (0.54%) NHS
8 2 (0.54%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.49%) Android
2 28 (7.59%) UNIX
3 24 (6.50%) Apple iOS
4 19 (5.15%) Windows
5 17 (4.61%) Linux
6 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (25.20%) TDD
2 71 (19.24%) MVC
3 67 (18.16%) Scrum
4 58 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (13.28%) OO
6 45 (12.20%) E-Commerce
7 43 (11.65%) SOA
8 38 (10.30%) BDD
9 35 (9.49%) Project Management
9 35 (9.49%) Unit Testing
10 32 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (8.67%) Android Development
11 28 (7.59%) Mobile Application Development
12 24 (6.50%) Kanban
13 23 (6.23%) Rapid Prototyping
13 23 (6.23%) Use Case
14 22 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (5.42%) Multithreading
15 20 (5.42%) Software Engineering
16 19 (5.15%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 122 (33.06%) Java
2 116 (31.44%) JavaScript
3 96 (26.02%) SQL
4 81 (21.95%) C#
5 37 (10.03%) PHP
6 20 (5.42%) C++
7 15 (4.07%) Objective-C
8 14 (3.79%) Python
9 11 (2.98%) VB.NET
9 11 (2.98%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.71%) PHP5
11 8 (2.17%) Ruby
11 8 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.90%) C
13 6 (1.63%) Perl
14 5 (1.36%) VB
14 5 (1.36%) Scala
15 4 (1.08%) ActionScript 3.0
15 4 (1.08%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 20 (5.42%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.88%) Degree
3 17 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.54%) MCITP
6 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.50%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) EMIR
2 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.08%) Varnish
2 2 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) Puppet
1 4 (1.08%) Vagrant
1 4 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.81%) Control-M
3 2 (0.54%) Nagios
4 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.27%) Ambari
4 1 (0.27%) Ansible
4 1 (0.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 35 (9.49%) Google
2 30 (8.13%) Oracle
2 30 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.32%) Twitter
4 26 (7.05%) Facebook
5 11 (2.98%) hybris
5 11 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.44%) Zend
7 7 (1.90%) SAP
8 6 (1.63%) Apple
8 6 (1.63%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.36%) RedDot
10 4 (1.08%) Syncfusion
10 4 (1.08%) IBM
10 4 (1.08%) Open Text
10 4 (1.08%) Informatica
10 4 (1.08%) Adobe
10 4 (1.08%) Cognos
10 4 (1.08%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.08%) DevExpress
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