The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank - 48 26
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 0 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.68% 6.44%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.70% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Lead Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
279 287 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 99.29% 96.96% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 165 167
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £9.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Kent region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Ember.js
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) IaaS
4 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Go
4 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
4 2 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (28.57%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MariaDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) Ember.js
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Tika
5 1 (14.29%) FuelPHP
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) Kohana
5 1 (14.29%) Sphinx
5 1 (14.29%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Go
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Zend