The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.30% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £450 £406
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-29.47% -
Lead Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
443 533 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 98.01% 98.70% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 294 319
Median daily rate £348 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 38 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £36.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.48% +119.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.40 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Essex region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSD
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) WSO2
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (33.33%) Server Building
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) CRM

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XSD
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Server Building
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Google
1 3 (50.00%) WSO2