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 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Developer
Rank 621 618 602
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 14 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.021% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.022% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 3
Median daily rate £415 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.83% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Lead Software Developer
UK

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
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 2016.

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 August 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
West Midlands - 7 £415 - 2
North East - 4 £475 -
North West - 3 £650 - 1
Lead Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) SQL
3 20 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 17 (56.67%) Java
5 16 (53.33%) Unix
6 15 (50.00%) JSON
7 14 (46.67%) Open Source
7 14 (46.67%) MongoDB
7 14 (46.67%) Spring
7 14 (46.67%) XML
8 13 (43.33%) REST
8 13 (43.33%) Scala
8 13 (43.33%) Play Framework
8 13 (43.33%) Microservices
9 12 (40.00%) Docker
9 12 (40.00%) DevOps
9 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (40.00%) Puppet
9 12 (40.00%) Selenium
9 12 (40.00%) SOAP
9 12 (40.00%) J2EE
9 12 (40.00%) WebLogic
9 12 (40.00%) Linux
9 12 (40.00%) J2SE
9 12 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
9 12 (40.00%) webMethods
10 11 (36.67%) C#
10 11 (36.67%) Google
10 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (33.33%) Google App Engine

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 12 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 12 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (33.33%) Google App Engine
3 10 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Mockito
5 1 (3.33%) TestNG
General
1 2 (6.67%) Law
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) JSON
2 14 (46.67%) Spring
2 14 (46.67%) XML
3 13 (43.33%) Play Framework
3 13 (43.33%) REST
4 12 (40.00%) J2EE
4 12 (40.00%) J2SE
4 12 (40.00%) SOAP
5 10 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 7 (23.33%) .NET
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (13.33%) CSS
7 4 (13.33%) HTML
8 3 (10.00%) Ajax
8 3 (10.00%) Node.js
9 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.67%) CAML
9 2 (6.67%) HTML5
9 2 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Unix
2 12 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 14 (46.67%) Open Source
4 13 (43.33%) Microservices
5 12 (40.00%) DevOps
6 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (16.67%) MVC
8 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
8 4 (13.33%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.00%) Data Management
10 2 (6.67%) BDD
10 2 (6.67%) Coaching
10 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
10 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.67%) OWASP
10 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (6.67%) V-Model
10 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 13 (43.33%) Scala
4 11 (36.67%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) C++
6 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.00%) Ruby
8 2 (6.67%) FQL
8 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.67%) VB
9 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) webMethods
2 11 (36.67%) Google
3 10 (33.33%) Adobe
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow