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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
UK / England
Rank 331 331 363
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 246 288 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.62% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.65% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 187 182
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
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
39269 44133 43974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25773 28481 28114
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1341 1605 1770
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +26 165 £500 - 75
South East -1 27 £525 +16.66% 22
North West +20 18 £450 +5.88% 13
Yorkshire +5 7 £450 - 14
South West -3 6 £370 +5.71% 16
West Midlands -19 6 £550 +11.11% 8
East of England -3 5 £513 +36.66% 3
East Midlands -5 4 £350 -18.36% 6
Midlands +2 3 £600 +33.33%
North East -17 3 £475 - 1
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 269 (53.59%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (37.05%) Java
3 182 (36.25%) JavaScript
4 169 (33.67%) HTML
5 154 (30.68%) CSS
6 117 (23.31%) TDD
7 103 (20.52%) Scrum
8 100 (19.92%) SQL
9 87 (17.33%) .NET
10 79 (15.74%) HTML5
11 76 (15.14%) Git (software)
11 76 (15.14%) AngularJS
12 75 (14.94%) C#
13 72 (14.34%) Spring
14 64 (12.75%) Software Engineering
15 62 (12.35%) REST
15 62 (12.35%) Mentoring
16 61 (12.15%) BDD
17 60 (11.95%) MVC
18 56 (11.16%) Web Services
18 56 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
18 56 (11.16%) CSS3
19 53 (10.56%) Node.js
20 52 (10.36%) Front End Development
20 52 (10.36%) Finance
21 51 (10.16%) SQL Server
22 50 (9.96%) jQuery
22 50 (9.96%) RESTful
23 47 (9.36%) Microsoft
23 47 (9.36%) SDLC

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 39 (7.77%) CMS
2 35 (6.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 29 (5.78%) Apache
4 26 (5.18%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.99%) Apache Spark
6 13 (2.59%) Drupal
7 11 (2.19%) Confluence
7 11 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (2.19%) JBoss
7 11 (2.19%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.79%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.20%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.00%) GemFire
10 5 (1.00%) nginx
10 5 (1.00%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.80%) Commerce Server
11 4 (0.80%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.40%) Magento
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.40%) RMDS
4 2 (0.40%) SAP hybris
4 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.59%) GitHub
4 7 (1.39%) PaaS
5 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.60%) Force.com
6 3 (0.60%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.60%) SaaS
7 2 (0.40%) IaaS
7 2 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) Akamai
8 1 (0.20%) Google Play
8 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.99%) HTTP
2 9 (1.79%) Internet
3 8 (1.59%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.80%) Network Security
5 3 (0.60%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.40%) DKIM
6 2 (0.40%) DMARC
6 2 (0.40%) SMTP
7 1 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.20%) Firewall
7 1 (0.20%) FTP
7 1 (0.20%) LDAP
7 1 (0.20%) Profibus
7 1 (0.20%) SNMP
7 1 (0.20%) SSH
7 1 (0.20%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.77%) MongoDB
3 30 (5.98%) MySQL
4 29 (5.78%) NoSQL
5 21 (4.18%) Big Data
6 18 (3.59%) Hadoop
6 18 (3.59%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.59%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.59%) HBase
12 8 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (1.20%) WebFOCUS
15 5 (1.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 76 (15.14%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.37%) Jenkins
3 34 (6.77%) Maven
4 28 (5.58%) Subversion
5 27 (5.38%) JUnit
6 24 (4.78%) JIRA
7 22 (4.38%) Selenium
8 19 (3.78%) Cucumber
8 19 (3.78%) Gradle
9 18 (3.59%) Grunt
10 16 (3.19%) gulp
10 16 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (2.99%) Eclipse
12 14 (2.79%) Mockito
13 12 (2.39%) Jasmine
14 11 (2.19%) Ant
15 8 (1.59%) StarTeam
16 7 (1.39%) IntelliJ
16 7 (1.39%) Visual Studio
17 6 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 52 (10.36%) Finance
2 40 (7.97%) Banking
3 28 (5.58%) Retail
4 21 (4.18%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.59%) Marketing
6 10 (1.99%) Advertising
7 9 (1.79%) Games
8 6 (1.20%) Front Office
9 5 (1.00%) Automotive
9 5 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.80%) Publishing
10 4 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.60%) Back Office
11 3 (0.60%) Law
11 3 (0.60%) Legal
12 2 (0.40%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (33.67%) HTML
2 154 (30.68%) CSS
3 87 (17.33%) .NET
4 79 (15.74%) HTML5
5 76 (15.14%) AngularJS
6 72 (14.34%) Spring
7 62 (12.35%) REST
8 56 (11.16%) CSS3
8 56 (11.16%) Web Services
9 53 (10.56%) Node.js
10 50 (9.96%) jQuery
10 50 (9.96%) RESTful
11 44 (8.76%) XML
12 43 (8.57%) JSON
13 41 (8.17%) Hibernate
14 40 (7.97%) React
15 30 (5.98%) Sass
16 29 (5.78%) SOAP
17 26 (5.18%) ASP.NET
17 26 (5.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.58%) User Experience
2 20 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.98%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.59%) Fintech
3 13 (2.59%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.39%) Algorithms
4 12 (2.39%) Economics
5 11 (2.19%) Fixed Income
6 10 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.79%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.59%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.39%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.00%) Semantic Web
11 4 (0.80%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.80%) Equities
11 4 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.76%) Linux
2 23 (4.58%) Unix
3 22 (4.38%) Android
4 20 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.99%) Windows
6 8 (1.59%) VME
7 5 (1.00%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.60%) Solaris
9 2 (0.40%) HPUX
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (53.59%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (23.31%) TDD
3 103 (20.52%) Scrum
4 64 (12.75%) Software Engineering
5 62 (12.35%) Mentoring
6 61 (12.15%) BDD
7 60 (11.95%) MVC
8 56 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (10.36%) Front End Development
10 47 (9.36%) SDLC
11 45 (8.96%) Web Development
12 44 (8.76%) OO
13 35 (6.97%) Unit Testing
14 30 (5.98%) Open Source
15 29 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (5.58%) CRM
16 28 (5.58%) E-Commerce
17 27 (5.38%) Pair Programming
17 27 (5.38%) Workflow
18 26 (5.18%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 186 (37.05%) Java
2 182 (36.25%) JavaScript
3 100 (19.92%) SQL
4 75 (14.94%) C#
5 33 (6.57%) Scala
6 30 (5.98%) Ruby
7 29 (5.78%) PHP
8 24 (4.78%) C++
9 22 (4.38%) Python
10 17 (3.39%) T-SQL
11 15 (2.99%) Objective-C
12 11 (2.19%) Apple Swift
13 10 (1.99%) ES6
14 9 (1.79%) COBOL
15 8 (1.59%) Go
16 7 (1.39%) Groovy
16 7 (1.39%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.20%) C
17 6 (1.20%) VB.NET
18 5 (1.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 23 (4.58%) Security Cleared
2 21 (4.18%) Degree
3 12 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.40%) ISEB
5 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.40%) PhD
6 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.38%) QA
2 6 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.00%) SDET
4 4 (0.80%) PA-DSS
4 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.60%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.60%) WAI
6 2 (0.40%) EMIR
6 2 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (3.19%) Docker
2 11 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.59%) HDFS
4 2 (0.40%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.20%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) Ansible
1 5 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.00%) Puppet
2 2 (0.40%) Kibana
2 2 (0.40%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.40%) Oozie
3 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.20%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.20%) Packer
Vendors
1 47 (9.36%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.18%) Oracle
3 30 (5.98%) Adobe
4 12 (2.39%) IBM
5 11 (2.19%) hybris
6 10 (1.99%) SAP
7 8 (1.59%) HP
7 8 (1.59%) ICL
7 8 (1.59%) ServiceNow
7 8 (1.59%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.20%) ATG
8 6 (1.20%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.00%) Google
10 4 (0.80%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.80%) Cognos
10 4 (0.80%) ION Trading
10 4 (0.80%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.80%) Tableau
11 3 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
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