The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 278 271 268
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 160 167 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.71% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.75% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 130 120
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £397 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Lead Developer
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21035 22303 22456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.72% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15052 15630 15374
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 360 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £52.17 £45.00
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 London

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
City of London +26 20 £430 -28.33% 15
Canary Wharf +7 4 - -
Westminster - 4 £413 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - - 1
Croydon -16 1 - -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 188 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (50.62%) Java
3 113 (35.09%) JavaScript
4 109 (33.85%) HTML
5 97 (30.12%) CSS
6 92 (28.57%) Spring
7 88 (27.33%) Scrum
8 81 (25.16%) SQL
9 79 (24.53%) Finance
10 76 (23.60%) REST
11 73 (22.67%) TDD
12 62 (19.25%) MVC
13 55 (17.08%) AngularJS
14 53 (16.46%) jQuery
15 52 (16.15%) XML
16 51 (15.84%) E-Commerce
17 50 (15.53%) J2EE
18 48 (14.91%) Web Services
19 47 (14.60%) .NET
20 45 (13.98%) Hibernate
20 45 (13.98%) HTML5
21 44 (13.66%) C#
22 43 (13.35%) Spring MVC
23 42 (13.04%) OO
24 41 (12.73%) Git (software)
25 40 (12.42%) JSP
25 40 (12.42%) Maven
26 39 (12.11%) Banking
26 39 (12.11%) MySQL
26 39 (12.11%) Oracle

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 38 (11.80%) Tomcat
2 22 (6.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 19 (5.90%) JBoss
4 17 (5.28%) Apache
5 14 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.42%) Confluence
7 10 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.80%) CMS
9 8 (2.48%) Mule
9 8 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (2.17%) Drupal
10 7 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (1.86%) Apache Solr
11 6 (1.86%) Apache Spark
12 5 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (1.24%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.93%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.93%) NServiceBus
15 2 (0.62%) nginx
15 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (4.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.55%) Summit
4 2 (0.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.62%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.31%) Magento
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.31%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.17%) GitHub
4 2 (0.62%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.31%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.31%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.31%) Google Play
5 1 (0.31%) Heroku
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.11%) HTTP
2 6 (1.86%) SNMP
3 5 (1.55%) Internet
4 4 (1.24%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.93%) Intranet
6 2 (0.62%) SSL
7 1 (0.31%) DNS
7 1 (0.31%) LDAP
7 1 (0.31%) SSH
7 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.11%) MySQL
2 31 (9.63%) SQL Server
3 29 (9.01%) Relational Database
4 23 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 21 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (5.90%) Oracle Database
7 15 (4.66%) Big Data
7 15 (4.66%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.11%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.48%) Neo4j
10 8 (2.48%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.55%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.55%) DB2
13 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 40 (12.42%) Maven
3 39 (12.11%) JUnit
4 26 (8.07%) JIRA
5 21 (6.52%) Subversion
6 18 (5.59%) Eclipse
6 18 (5.59%) Gradle
7 14 (4.35%) Mockito
8 13 (4.04%) Jenkins
8 13 (4.04%) Selenium
9 11 (3.42%) Grunt
9 11 (3.42%) IntelliJ
10 9 (2.80%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.80%) gulp
11 8 (2.48%) Ant
11 8 (2.48%) SoapUI
12 7 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.86%) Bower
14 5 (1.55%) webpack
15 4 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 79 (24.53%) Finance
2 39 (12.11%) Banking
3 36 (11.18%) Retail
4 12 (3.73%) Marketing
5 11 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.80%) Electronics
6 9 (2.80%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.17%) Law
8 6 (1.86%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.55%) Back Office
9 5 (1.55%) Front Office
10 4 (1.24%) Publishing
11 3 (0.93%) Automotive
11 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.62%) Legal
13 1 (0.31%) Advertising
13 1 (0.31%) Games
13 1 (0.31%) Local Government
13 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (33.85%) HTML
2 97 (30.12%) CSS
3 92 (28.57%) Spring
4 76 (23.60%) REST
5 55 (17.08%) AngularJS
6 53 (16.46%) jQuery
7 52 (16.15%) XML
8 50 (15.53%) J2EE
9 48 (14.91%) Web Services
10 47 (14.60%) .NET
11 45 (13.98%) Hibernate
11 45 (13.98%) HTML5
12 43 (13.35%) Spring MVC
13 40 (12.42%) JSP
14 38 (11.80%) CSS3
15 32 (9.94%) SOAP
16 29 (9.01%) Ajax
17 28 (8.70%) JSON
18 27 (8.39%) Node.js
18 27 (8.39%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.28%) User Experience
3 12 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.17%) Animation
5 7 (2.17%) Fixed Income
5 7 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (1.86%) Equities
7 5 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.55%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.24%) Derivative
8 4 (1.24%) Fintech
8 4 (1.24%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.93%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.93%) Statistics
9 3 (0.93%) W3C
10 2 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (9.63%) Linux
2 29 (9.01%) Unix
3 12 (3.73%) Windows
4 11 (3.42%) Android
5 10 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.55%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (27.33%) Scrum
3 73 (22.67%) TDD
4 62 (19.25%) MVC
5 51 (15.84%) E-Commerce
6 42 (13.04%) OO
7 34 (10.56%) BDD
7 34 (10.56%) Mentoring
8 32 (9.94%) Front End Development
9 24 (7.45%) Analytics
10 23 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (7.14%) User Stories
11 20 (6.21%) CRM
12 19 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (5.90%) Multithreading
12 19 (5.90%) Pair Programming
12 19 (5.90%) Unit Testing
13 18 (5.59%) Content Management
13 18 (5.59%) Kanban
13 18 (5.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 163 (50.62%) Java
2 113 (35.09%) JavaScript
3 81 (25.16%) SQL
4 44 (13.66%) C#
5 17 (5.28%) Python
6 16 (4.97%) Scala
7 12 (3.73%) Ruby
8 11 (3.42%) PHP
9 10 (3.11%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.48%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.48%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.17%) C++
12 6 (1.86%) Perl
13 5 (1.55%) ES6
13 5 (1.55%) Groovy
13 5 (1.55%) VB
13 5 (1.55%) VBA
13 5 (1.55%) XPath
14 4 (1.24%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.24%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 27 (8.39%) Degree
2 12 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.24%) MCSA
3 4 (1.24%) MCSE
3 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.31%) PhD
6 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.80%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.31%) MiFID
2 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.80%) Docker
2 3 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.24%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.62%) Ansible
2 2 (0.62%) Control-M
2 2 (0.62%) Kibana
3 1 (0.31%) Grafana
3 1 (0.31%) Legato
3 1 (0.31%) logstash
3 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.31%) Puppet
3 1 (0.31%) StatsD
3 1 (0.31%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 39 (12.11%) Oracle
2 23 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.90%) Adobe
4 15 (4.66%) hybris
5 11 (3.42%) SAP
6 10 (3.11%) ServiceNow
7 8 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.86%) Canoo
8 6 (1.86%) Fidessa
8 6 (1.86%) Murex
8 6 (1.86%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.86%) Twitter
9 5 (1.55%) Calypso
9 5 (1.55%) IBM
9 5 (1.55%) Teradata
10 4 (1.24%) Pegasus
11 3 (0.93%) Cognos
11 3 (0.93%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.93%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.62%) Google
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