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 21 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
England / London
Rank 250 268 295
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 161 148 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.70% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.74% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 99 100
Median daily rate £500 £500 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £655 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 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
18146 19966 19997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12978 14043 14217
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 310 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -7 15 £500 +5.26% 10
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £450 -
Bromley - 2 £450 -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 London region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 164 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (42.52%) JavaScript
3 111 (36.88%) HTML
4 110 (36.54%) Java
5 102 (33.89%) CSS
6 68 (22.59%) SQL
7 59 (19.60%) HTML5
8 56 (18.60%) AngularJS
9 54 (17.94%) .NET
10 53 (17.61%) TDD
11 52 (17.28%) Scrum
12 47 (15.61%) Spring
13 44 (14.62%) REST
14 43 (14.29%) CSS3
15 42 (13.95%) Mentoring
15 42 (13.95%) Front End Development
16 38 (12.62%) React
16 38 (12.62%) MVC
16 38 (12.62%) Finance
17 37 (12.29%) Software Engineering
17 37 (12.29%) jQuery
18 36 (11.96%) RESTful
18 36 (11.96%) Banking
18 36 (11.96%) CMS
19 34 (11.30%) C#
19 34 (11.30%) Node.js
19 34 (11.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 33 (10.96%) Git (software)
20 33 (10.96%) SDLC
21 32 (10.63%) Hibernate

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 36 (11.96%) CMS
2 34 (11.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 15 (4.98%) Apache
4 14 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.32%) Drupal
6 9 (2.99%) JBoss
7 8 (2.66%) Confluence
7 8 (2.66%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.66%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.66%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.33%) Commerce Server
10 3 (1.00%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.00%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.66%) RMDS
3 2 (0.66%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.33%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.33%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.33%) Magento
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.66%) GitHub
2 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.00%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.00%) SaaS
4 2 (0.66%) IaaS
4 2 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (0.66%) PaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.33%) Akamai
5 1 (0.33%) Force.com
5 1 (0.33%) Google Play
5 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.66%) HTTP
2 4 (1.33%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.66%) DKIM
4 2 (0.66%) DMARC
4 2 (0.66%) Internet
4 2 (0.66%) SMTP
5 1 (0.33%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.98%) MySQL
3 17 (5.65%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.98%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.32%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.99%) Big Data
6 9 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.99%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.33%) SAP BW
10 4 (1.33%) Triplestore
11 3 (1.00%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.00%) HBase
11 3 (1.00%) MOLAP
11 3 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (1.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 33 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.31%) Maven
3 18 (5.98%) Grunt
4 15 (4.98%) JUnit
5 13 (4.32%) gulp
5 13 (4.32%) JIRA
6 11 (3.65%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.65%) Selenium
7 10 (3.32%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.32%) Subversion
8 9 (2.99%) Mockito
9 5 (1.66%) Ant
9 5 (1.66%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.66%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.66%) Mocha
10 4 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.33%) Travis CI
10 4 (1.33%) Xcode
11 3 (1.00%) Babel
General
1 38 (12.62%) Finance
2 36 (11.96%) Banking
3 19 (6.31%) Investment Banking
4 17 (5.65%) Retail
5 9 (2.99%) Advertising
5 9 (2.99%) Marketing
6 7 (2.33%) Games
7 6 (1.99%) Front Office
8 4 (1.33%) Automotive
9 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.66%) Back Office
10 2 (0.66%) Law
10 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.66%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.33%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (36.88%) HTML
2 102 (33.89%) CSS
3 59 (19.60%) HTML5
4 56 (18.60%) AngularJS
5 54 (17.94%) .NET
6 47 (15.61%) Spring
7 44 (14.62%) REST
8 43 (14.29%) CSS3
9 38 (12.62%) React
10 37 (12.29%) jQuery
11 36 (11.96%) RESTful
12 34 (11.30%) Node.js
13 32 (10.63%) Hibernate
14 28 (9.30%) Web Services
15 26 (8.64%) JSON
15 26 (8.64%) XML
16 19 (6.31%) Sass
17 18 (5.98%) SOAP
18 16 (5.32%) Apache Felix
19 15 (4.98%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.98%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.32%) User Experience
3 12 (3.99%) Economics
4 11 (3.65%) Fixed Income
5 10 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.32%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.99%) Fintech
7 7 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.66%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.66%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.66%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.33%) Equities
10 4 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.33%) Semantic Web
10 4 (1.33%) W3C
11 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.00%) Derivative
11 3 (1.00%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.65%) Apple iOS
1 14 (4.65%) Linux
2 13 (4.32%) Android
3 6 (1.99%) Windows
4 5 (1.66%) Unix
5 2 (0.66%) HPUX
5 2 (0.66%) Solaris
6 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (17.61%) TDD
3 52 (17.28%) Scrum
4 42 (13.95%) Front End Development
4 42 (13.95%) Mentoring
5 38 (12.62%) MVC
6 37 (12.29%) Software Engineering
7 33 (10.96%) SDLC
8 31 (10.30%) BDD
9 25 (8.31%) E-Commerce
10 24 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (6.98%) Coaching
11 21 (6.98%) Workflow
12 20 (6.64%) Open Source
12 20 (6.64%) Unit Testing
12 20 (6.64%) Web Development
13 19 (6.31%) OO
13 19 (6.31%) User Stories
14 18 (5.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 128 (42.52%) JavaScript
2 110 (36.54%) Java
3 68 (22.59%) SQL
4 34 (11.30%) C#
5 17 (5.65%) Scala
6 16 (5.32%) PHP
7 13 (4.32%) Python
8 11 (3.65%) C++
8 11 (3.65%) Ruby
9 10 (3.32%) ES6
10 9 (2.99%) Objective-C
10 9 (2.99%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.33%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.99%) Go
12 6 (1.99%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.66%) ActionScript
13 5 (1.66%) SPARQL
13 5 (1.66%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.33%) Groovy
15 3 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (5.32%) Degree
2 7 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.66%) ISEB
3 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.99%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) SDET
3 3 (1.00%) WAI
4 2 (0.66%) EMIR
4 2 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.33%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (3.65%) Docker
2 3 (1.00%) HDFS
3 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Kibana
1 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.33%) Oozie
2 1 (0.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 29 (9.63%) Adobe
2 22 (7.31%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.31%) Oracle
3 11 (3.65%) IBM
4 9 (2.99%) hybris
5 7 (2.33%) SAP
5 7 (2.33%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.99%) ATG
7 5 (1.66%) Google
8 4 (1.33%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.33%) ION Trading
8 4 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.00%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.00%) Reuters
9 3 (1.00%) Tableau
10 2 (0.66%) Cognos
10 2 (0.66%) Siebel
10 2 (0.66%) Sybase
10 2 (0.66%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.66%) VMware
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