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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 366 375 319
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -56
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 240 214 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.42% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.45% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 129 158
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£475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £649 £650 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £60.00 £30.87 £95.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.39% -67.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 +10 152 £519 +3.75% 63
South East -5 39 £425 -2.85% 23
East Midlands +5 11 £413 +1.22% 4
East of England -3 11 - - 10
Yorkshire -24 11 £458 +10.90% 9
West Midlands -1 5 £525 +16.66% 8
South West -6 5 £350 -13.04% 8
North West -30 5 £500 +34.22% 17
North East - 1 £525 -
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Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 207 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (31.83%) JavaScript
3 142 (30.54%) Java
4 125 (26.88%) HTML
5 119 (25.59%) TDD
6 100 (21.51%) SQL
7 97 (20.86%) CSS
8 89 (19.14%) Scrum
9 83 (17.85%) Oracle
10 79 (16.99%) Finance
11 78 (16.77%) MVC
11 78 (16.77%) .NET
12 73 (15.70%) C#
12 73 (15.70%) AngularJS
13 63 (13.55%) SQL Server
14 61 (13.12%) Web Services
14 61 (13.12%) Continuous Integration
14 61 (13.12%) HTML5
15 52 (11.18%) Mentoring
16 50 (10.75%) OO
17 49 (10.54%) ASP.NET
17 49 (10.54%) jQuery
18 48 (10.32%) E-Commerce
19 46 (9.89%) REST
20 42 (9.03%) Spring
21 40 (8.60%) CSS3
22 39 (8.39%) Unit Testing
22 39 (8.39%) BDD
23 37 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
23 37 (7.96%) Linux

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 31 (6.67%) SAS
2 30 (6.45%) Node.js
3 20 (4.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 15 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.94%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.72%) JBoss
6 8 (1.72%) Apache
7 7 (1.51%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.51%) CMS
7 7 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.29%) Confluence
8 6 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.08%) IIS
10 4 (0.86%) Jetty
10 4 (0.86%) Drupal
10 4 (0.86%) Oracle UPK
11 3 (0.65%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (2.15%) MS Office
2 8 (1.72%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.51%) Mingle
4 3 (0.65%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.08%) Magento
2 5 (1.08%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.86%) Taleo
3 4 (0.86%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.43%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.30%) HTTP
2 8 (1.72%) HTTPS
3 7 (1.51%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.29%) Firewall
5 5 (1.08%) SSL
6 4 (0.86%) Intranet
7 3 (0.65%) Internet
7 3 (0.65%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.65%) LDAP
8 2 (0.43%) NFC
8 2 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.22%) AMQP
9 1 (0.22%) DNS
9 1 (0.22%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 27 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 24 (5.16%) Oracle Database
5 21 (4.52%) MySQL
5 21 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (4.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (4.09%) Redis
7 17 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (3.44%) Base SAS
9 15 (3.23%) CouchDB
10 13 (2.80%) Hadoop
11 11 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.94%) NoSQL
13 8 (1.72%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.72%) Big Data
14 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.29%) OLAP Cube
14 6 (1.29%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (6.67%) Selenium
2 30 (6.45%) Maven
3 28 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 26 (5.59%) Git (software)
5 21 (4.52%) Subversion
5 21 (4.52%) JUnit
6 17 (3.66%) ERwin
7 15 (3.23%) JIRA
8 13 (2.80%) Gradle
9 12 (2.58%) RSpec
10 10 (2.15%) Mockito
10 10 (2.15%) jMock
11 9 (1.94%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.94%) NUnit
11 9 (1.94%) SpecFlow
11 9 (1.94%) Jasmine
11 9 (1.94%) Grunt
12 8 (1.72%) Xcode
13 7 (1.51%) Ant
13 7 (1.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 79 (16.99%) Finance
2 30 (6.45%) Banking
3 27 (5.81%) Retail
4 17 (3.66%) Marketing
5 13 (2.80%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.80%) Front Office
6 11 (2.37%) Back Office
7 9 (1.94%) Publishing
8 8 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.08%) Games
9 5 (1.08%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.65%) Electronics
10 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.65%) Local Government
11 2 (0.43%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (26.88%) HTML
2 97 (20.86%) CSS
3 78 (16.77%) .NET
4 73 (15.70%) AngularJS
5 61 (13.12%) HTML5
5 61 (13.12%) Web Services
6 49 (10.54%) ASP.NET
6 49 (10.54%) jQuery
7 46 (9.89%) REST
8 42 (9.03%) Spring
9 40 (8.60%) CSS3
10 36 (7.74%) J2EE
11 34 (7.31%) SOAP
12 33 (7.10%) XML
13 29 (6.24%) Ajax
13 29 (6.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (6.02%) JSON
15 25 (5.38%) .NET Framework
15 25 (5.38%) Backbone.js
16 21 (4.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.81%) Mobile App
2 13 (2.80%) User Experience
3 9 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.72%) E-Learning
4 8 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.51%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.08%) Derivative
6 5 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.86%) Equities
7 4 (0.86%) Semantic Web
7 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.65%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.65%) iPhone
8 3 (0.65%) DTV
8 3 (0.65%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.43%) NHS
9 2 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.96%) Linux
2 35 (7.53%) UNIX
2 35 (7.53%) Apple iOS
3 30 (6.45%) Android
4 20 (4.30%) Windows
5 7 (1.51%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.65%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.65%) Solaris
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.43%) CentOS
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (25.59%) TDD
3 89 (19.14%) Scrum
4 78 (16.77%) MVC
5 61 (13.12%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (11.18%) Mentoring
7 50 (10.75%) OO
8 48 (10.32%) E-Commerce
9 39 (8.39%) Unit Testing
9 39 (8.39%) BDD
10 37 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (6.88%) ETL
12 31 (6.67%) Data Modelling
13 28 (6.02%) Project Management
14 27 (5.81%) SDLC
15 24 (5.16%) Web Development
16 23 (4.95%) Android Development
17 22 (4.73%) SOA
18 21 (4.52%) iOS Development
18 21 (4.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 148 (31.83%) JavaScript
2 142 (30.54%) Java
3 100 (21.51%) SQL
4 73 (15.70%) C#
5 25 (5.38%) Ruby
6 20 (4.30%) PL/SQL
7 17 (3.66%) C++
8 16 (3.44%) PHP
9 15 (3.23%) Python
10 13 (2.80%) Objective-C
11 11 (2.37%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.94%) Scala
12 9 (1.94%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.29%) Perl
13 6 (1.29%) C
14 4 (0.86%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.65%) Erlang
15 3 (0.65%) SAS Macro
15 3 (0.65%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 21 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.44%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.37%) Degree
4 5 (1.08%) Sun Certification
5 4 (0.86%) CIPD
6 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.09%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.86%) HDFS
3 2 (0.43%) Squid
3 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) Varnish
3 2 (0.43%) vCloud
3 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.22%) Docker
4 1 (0.22%) IAG
Systems Management
1 15 (3.23%) Puppet
2 12 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.15%) Ansible
4 2 (0.43%) logstash
4 2 (0.43%) Pingdom
4 2 (0.43%) Salt
4 2 (0.43%) Kibana
4 2 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.43%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.43%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.43%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) Control-M
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 83 (17.85%) Oracle
2 30 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.73%) Informatica
4 20 (4.30%) Adobe
5 15 (3.23%) hybris
6 12 (2.58%) SAP
7 10 (2.15%) Bloomberg
8 8 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.51%) IBM
10 6 (1.29%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.29%) Pega
11 5 (1.08%) Google
11 5 (1.08%) Apple
12 4 (0.86%) webMethods
12 4 (0.86%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.65%) DevExpress
13 3 (0.65%) Syncfusion
13 3 (0.65%) Teradata
13 3 (0.65%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.65%) Red Hat
West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £460 - £560 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £560 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £750 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Rate: From £450 to £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Scot Lewis Associates
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £30000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago