The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 274 279 289
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 136 139 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.66% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.69% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 112 79
Average daily rate £500 £494 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £684 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.00 -
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 14 £475 +5.55% 29
Croydon -4 8 £375 -6.25% 1
Hackney 0 2 £325 -31.57%
Harrow - 1 £425 -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title.

1 130 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (36.18%) Java
3 83 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 79 (26.96%) HTML
5 72 (24.57%) TDD
6 61 (20.82%) Finance
6 61 (20.82%) CSS
7 49 (16.72%) .NET
8 47 (16.04%) Web Services
9 46 (15.70%) HTML5
9 46 (15.70%) BDD
9 46 (15.70%) AngularJS
10 45 (15.36%) SQL
10 45 (15.36%) Scrum
11 43 (14.68%) C#
12 41 (13.99%) Git (software)
13 40 (13.65%) RESTful
14 39 (13.31%) SQL Server
14 39 (13.31%) Banking
15 37 (12.63%) REST
16 36 (12.29%) OO
17 34 (11.60%) Spring
18 31 (10.58%) MVC
18 31 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
19 30 (10.24%) Mentoring
20 28 (9.56%) XML
20 28 (9.56%) Oracle
20 28 (9.56%) jQuery
21 27 (9.22%) CSS3
22 26 (8.87%) Apple iOS

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (5.46%) Apache
2 12 (4.10%) Node.js
3 9 (3.07%) Drupal
3 9 (3.07%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.73%) JBoss
5 5 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.71%) CMS
5 5 (1.71%) Confluence
5 5 (1.71%) IIS
6 4 (1.37%) SAS
6 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.37%) WildFly
7 3 (1.02%) GemFire
7 3 (1.02%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.68%) Jetty
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.71%) GitHub
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.34%) Force.com
4 1 (0.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.73%) HTTP
2 3 (1.02%) DNS
2 3 (1.02%) Internet
2 3 (1.02%) SSL
3 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.34%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.31%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.53%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.51%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (6.48%) MySQL
5 14 (4.78%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.41%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (2.39%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.05%) Big Data
12 6 (2.05%) OLAP
12 6 (2.05%) OLAP Cube
12 6 (2.05%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.05%) QlikView
12 6 (2.05%) Redis
13 5 (1.71%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (13.99%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.51%) JIRA
3 21 (7.17%) Jenkins
4 17 (5.80%) Maven
5 13 (4.44%) Subversion
5 13 (4.44%) Xcode
6 11 (3.75%) JUnit
6 11 (3.75%) Selenium
7 9 (3.07%) Grunt
8 8 (2.73%) Gradle
9 6 (2.05%) gulp
10 5 (1.71%) Android Studio
10 5 (1.71%) CocoaPods
10 5 (1.71%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.37%) NUnit
11 4 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.02%) Hudson
12 3 (1.02%) Mockito
12 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (20.82%) Finance
2 39 (13.31%) Banking
3 16 (5.46%) Retail
4 15 (5.12%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.78%) Front Office
6 8 (2.73%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.39%) Marketing
7 7 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.05%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.37%) Local Government
10 3 (1.02%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Advertising
11 2 (0.68%) Publishing
12 1 (0.34%) Billing
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Games
12 1 (0.34%) Law
12 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.34%) Vietnamese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (26.96%) HTML
2 61 (20.82%) CSS
3 49 (16.72%) .NET
4 47 (16.04%) Web Services
5 46 (15.70%) AngularJS
5 46 (15.70%) HTML5
6 40 (13.65%) RESTful
7 37 (12.63%) REST
8 34 (11.60%) Spring
9 28 (9.56%) jQuery
9 28 (9.56%) XML
10 27 (9.22%) CSS3
11 24 (8.19%) SOAP
12 23 (7.85%) ASP.NET
13 22 (7.51%) JSON
14 18 (6.14%) J2EE
15 17 (5.80%) Hibernate
16 15 (5.12%) Ajax
17 14 (4.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 11 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.12%) User Experience
2 13 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.41%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.07%) Animation
6 8 (2.73%) W3C
7 6 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.05%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (1.71%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.71%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.71%) Mobile Payment
9 4 (1.37%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.02%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.02%) Derivative
10 3 (1.02%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.02%) Replication
10 3 (1.02%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.87%) Apple iOS
2 23 (7.85%) Android
3 22 (7.51%) Linux
4 13 (4.44%) Unix
4 13 (4.44%) Windows
5 1 (0.34%) AIX
5 1 (0.34%) CentOS
5 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.34%) Solaris
5 1 (0.34%) SUSE
5 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (24.57%) TDD
3 46 (15.70%) BDD
4 45 (15.36%) Scrum
5 36 (12.29%) OO
6 31 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (10.58%) MVC
7 30 (10.24%) Mentoring
8 24 (8.19%) Front End Development
8 24 (8.19%) iOS Development
9 20 (6.83%) Web Development
10 19 (6.48%) Unit Testing
11 18 (6.14%) Open Source
11 18 (6.14%) SDLC
12 16 (5.46%) Microservices
13 15 (5.12%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.12%) Software Engineering
14 14 (4.78%) Android Development
14 14 (4.78%) Multithreading
15 13 (4.44%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 106 (36.18%) Java
2 83 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 45 (15.36%) SQL
4 43 (14.68%) C#
5 25 (8.53%) Python
6 23 (7.85%) PHP
7 15 (5.12%) Scala
8 13 (4.44%) C++
9 12 (4.10%) Apple Swift
9 12 (4.10%) Objective-C
10 10 (3.41%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.07%) Ruby
12 7 (2.39%) Go
12 7 (2.39%) Perl
13 4 (1.37%) C
13 4 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (1.02%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.68%) VBA
15 2 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (4.10%) Degree
2 10 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) MiFID
2 2 (0.68%) WAI
3 1 (0.34%) BS7666
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.34%) HDFS
2 1 (0.34%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) Mesos
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (9.56%) Oracle
2 14 (4.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.73%) Google
4 7 (2.39%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.71%) hybris
5 5 (1.71%) ServiceNow
5 5 (1.71%) Sybase
6 4 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.37%) Teradata
7 3 (1.02%) Sencha
7 3 (1.02%) Tableau
8 2 (0.68%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.68%) Informatica
9 1 (0.34%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.34%) Calypso
9 1 (0.34%) Cognos
9 1 (0.34%) IBM
9 1 (0.34%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.34%) Murex
9 1 (0.34%) SAP
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