The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% 0.35% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.37% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £513 £405 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.54% -4.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
571 542 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.69% 94.26% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 274 303
Median daily rate £438 £390 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 47
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.23 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) ATDD
2 3 (50.00%) Gradle
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Gradle
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) ATDD
2 3 (50.00%) Complexity Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) Line Management
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Clojure
2 1 (16.67%) Go
2 1 (16.67%) Rust
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet