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 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 271 269 264
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 160 166 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.71% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.75% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 132 102
Median daily rate £550 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £353 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 - -
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
20558 22106 21788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.61% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14897 15440 15139
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 369 391
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.17 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +31 16 £550 -8.33% 8
Westminster - 4 £413 -
Croydon - 3 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - - 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 178 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (49.68%) Java
3 97 (31.29%) JavaScript
4 96 (30.97%) HTML
5 86 (27.74%) Finance
6 85 (27.42%) Spring
6 85 (27.42%) CSS
7 84 (27.10%) Scrum
8 76 (24.52%) TDD
9 69 (22.26%) SQL
10 68 (21.94%) REST
11 51 (16.45%) AngularJS
12 50 (16.13%) J2EE
12 50 (16.13%) Web Services
12 50 (16.13%) jQuery
13 47 (15.16%) MVC
14 46 (14.84%) HTML5
15 45 (14.52%) E-Commerce
16 44 (14.19%) Banking
17 43 (13.87%) OO
17 43 (13.87%) C#
18 42 (13.55%) .NET
18 42 (13.55%) JUnit
18 42 (13.55%) XML
18 42 (13.55%) Git (software)
19 40 (12.90%) Oracle
20 38 (12.26%) Maven
20 38 (12.26%) BDD
20 38 (12.26%) CSS3
20 38 (12.26%) Mentoring

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 28 (9.03%) Tomcat
2 23 (7.42%) Apache
3 14 (4.52%) WebSphere
4 13 (4.19%) CMS
5 12 (3.87%) Confluence
6 11 (3.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (2.58%) Drupal
8 8 (2.58%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (2.26%) JBoss
10 6 (1.94%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.94%) Mule
10 6 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (1.61%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.97%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.97%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.97%) SAS
14 2 (0.65%) GemFire
Applications
1 11 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.61%) Summit
4 3 (0.97%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.26%) GitHub
4 2 (0.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.32%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.32%) Google Play
5 1 (0.32%) Heroku
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.19%) HTTP
2 6 (1.94%) Internet
2 6 (1.94%) SNMP
3 5 (1.61%) SSL
4 4 (1.29%) DNS
4 4 (1.29%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.97%) Intranet
6 1 (0.32%) LDAP
6 1 (0.32%) SSH
6 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.94%) MySQL
2 32 (10.32%) Relational Database
3 31 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (7.74%) NoSQL
5 20 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 19 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (4.84%) MongoDB
8 13 (4.19%) Big Data
9 11 (3.55%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (2.58%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.58%) Neo4j
11 8 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.61%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.61%) DB2
12 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 42 (13.55%) Git (software)
1 42 (13.55%) JUnit
2 38 (12.26%) Maven
3 27 (8.71%) JIRA
4 22 (7.10%) Subversion
5 17 (5.48%) Jenkins
6 15 (4.84%) Selenium
7 14 (4.52%) Gradle
7 14 (4.52%) Mockito
8 13 (4.19%) Eclipse
9 10 (3.23%) Cucumber
9 10 (3.23%) Grunt
10 8 (2.58%) gulp
10 8 (2.58%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.26%) Ant
12 6 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.61%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.61%) webpack
14 4 (1.29%) Bower
14 4 (1.29%) TestNG
General
1 86 (27.74%) Finance
2 44 (14.19%) Banking
3 34 (10.97%) Retail
4 14 (4.52%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.19%) Marketing
6 12 (3.87%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.23%) Electronics
7 10 (3.23%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.23%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.58%) Front Office
9 6 (1.94%) Back Office
9 6 (1.94%) Law
10 5 (1.61%) Publishing
11 3 (0.97%) Automotive
11 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.97%) Local Government
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Games
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
12 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (30.97%) HTML
2 85 (27.42%) CSS
2 85 (27.42%) Spring
3 68 (21.94%) REST
4 51 (16.45%) AngularJS
5 50 (16.13%) J2EE
5 50 (16.13%) jQuery
5 50 (16.13%) Web Services
6 46 (14.84%) HTML5
7 42 (13.55%) .NET
7 42 (13.55%) XML
8 38 (12.26%) CSS3
9 32 (10.32%) Ajax
9 32 (10.32%) Hibernate
10 29 (9.35%) Spring MVC
11 27 (8.71%) JSON
12 25 (8.06%) JSP
12 25 (8.06%) Sass
13 23 (7.42%) Node.js
13 23 (7.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.16%) User Experience
2 13 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 9 (2.90%) Animation
4 9 (2.90%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.26%) W3C
7 6 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.94%) Equities
8 5 (1.61%) Derivative
8 5 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.61%) Semantic Web
8 5 (1.61%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.97%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (0.97%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.97%) Fintech
9 3 (0.97%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.29%) Linux
2 32 (10.32%) Unix
3 14 (4.52%) Android
4 13 (4.19%) Windows
5 9 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (27.10%) Scrum
3 76 (24.52%) TDD
4 47 (15.16%) MVC
5 45 (14.52%) E-Commerce
6 43 (13.87%) OO
7 38 (12.26%) BDD
7 38 (12.26%) Mentoring
8 32 (10.32%) Front End Development
9 24 (7.74%) Software Engineering
10 23 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (7.42%) Pair Programming
11 22 (7.10%) Microservices
12 20 (6.45%) Unit Testing
13 19 (6.13%) Multithreading
13 19 (6.13%) Open Source
14 18 (5.81%) Kanban
15 17 (5.48%) Coaching
15 17 (5.48%) Web Development
16 16 (5.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 154 (49.68%) Java
2 97 (31.29%) JavaScript
3 69 (22.26%) SQL
4 43 (13.87%) C#
5 19 (6.13%) Python
5 19 (6.13%) Scala
6 12 (3.87%) Ruby
7 11 (3.55%) PHP
7 11 (3.55%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.90%) C++
8 9 (2.90%) Perl
9 8 (2.58%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.94%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.61%) ES6
11 5 (1.61%) Groovy
11 5 (1.61%) VB
11 5 (1.61%) VBA
11 5 (1.61%) XPath
12 4 (1.29%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.29%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 24 (7.74%) Degree
2 10 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.29%) MCSA
3 4 (1.29%) MCSE
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.32%) PhD
5 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.90%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) MiFID
3 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (2.90%) Docker
2 3 (0.97%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.97%) Puppet
3 2 (0.65%) Ansible
3 2 (0.65%) Control-M
3 2 (0.65%) Kibana
4 1 (0.32%) Grafana
4 1 (0.32%) logstash
4 1 (0.32%) StatsD
4 1 (0.32%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 40 (12.90%) Oracle
2 16 (5.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.87%) hybris
4 10 (3.23%) SAP
5 8 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.58%) ServiceNow
6 7 (2.26%) Adobe
6 7 (2.26%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.94%) Calypso
7 6 (1.94%) Canoo
7 6 (1.94%) Fidessa
7 6 (1.94%) Murex
7 6 (1.94%) Teradata
8 5 (1.61%) Twitter
9 4 (1.29%) Pegasus
10 3 (0.97%) Google
10 3 (0.97%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.97%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.97%) Sybase
10 3 (0.97%) TIBCO
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