The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Lead Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Software Developer
UK / England
Rank 568 - 589
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% - 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% - 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Median daily rate £475 - £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £518
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -27.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39084 45330 45191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.08% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25688 29596 28242
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 £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1379 1518 1795
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Lead Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Lead Software Developer in the job title.

Lead Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Software Developer across the England region.

Lead Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Lead Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Lead Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lead Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Software Developer across the England region.

Lead Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Lead Software 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 Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 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 - 3 £506 - 4
North East - 2 £475 - 1
North West - 1 £325 - 3
Lead Software Developer
UK

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Lead Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) BDD
4 7 (31.82%) QA
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 6 (27.27%) C#
5 6 (27.27%) C++
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
6 5 (22.73%) Node.js
6 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
6 5 (22.73%) JIRA
6 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) OO
7 4 (18.18%) .NET
7 4 (18.18%) Confluence
7 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (13.64%) Sass
8 3 (13.64%) RESTful
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Ruby
8 3 (13.64%) Ajax
8 3 (13.64%) Web Development
8 3 (13.64%) JSON

Lead Software 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 4 (18.18%) Confluence
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
2 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA
3 3 (13.64%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) Ant
5 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.55%) Gradle
5 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Front Office
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) Node.js
3 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) Ajax
4 3 (13.64%) JSON
4 3 (13.64%) RESTful
4 3 (13.64%) Sass
4 3 (13.64%) Spring
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.09%) CSS3
5 2 (9.09%) Drools
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 2 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.55%) D3.js
6 1 (4.55%) Ember.js
6 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.55%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) BDD
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) OO
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Web Development
7 2 (9.09%) Coaching
7 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 2 (9.09%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.55%) Complexity Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Line Management
8 1 (4.55%) Prototyping
8 1 (4.55%) SFIA
8 1 (4.55%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) C++
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) Clojure
6 1 (4.55%) Go
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) Rust
6 1 (4.55%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Kibana
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
1 2 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (9.09%) hybris
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Sitecore