The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 320 277 293
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 92 113 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.56% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 86 100
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £700 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
- +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.49 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -1.28%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Lead Developer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -31 19 £425 -15.00% 13
Croydon - 1 £438 - 4
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 81 (40.70%) Java
2 68 (34.17%) HTML
3 66 (33.17%) .NET
4 64 (32.16%) JavaScript
5 59 (29.65%) SQL
6 56 (28.14%) Finance
7 55 (27.64%) C#
8 53 (26.63%) CSS
9 44 (22.11%) SQL Server
10 43 (21.61%) MVC
11 42 (21.11%) TDD
11 42 (21.11%) jQuery
12 38 (19.10%) HTML5
12 38 (19.10%) OO
13 37 (18.59%) Banking
14 28 (14.07%) XML
14 28 (14.07%) ASP.NET
15 27 (13.57%) REST
16 25 (12.56%) CSS3
16 25 (12.56%) BDD
17 24 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (12.06%) Scrum
18 22 (11.06%) Ajax
18 22 (11.06%) Web Services
18 22 (11.06%) Oracle
19 21 (10.55%) Microsoft
19 21 (10.55%) Multithreading
20 20 (10.05%) Unit Testing
20 20 (10.05%) MySQL
20 20 (10.05%) PHP

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (4.02%) CMS
1 8 (4.02%) Node.js
2 7 (3.52%) Drupal
2 7 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.52%) Apache
3 5 (2.51%) IIS
4 4 (2.01%) WordPress
5 3 (1.51%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (1.51%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.01%) GemFire
7 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.50%) Confluence
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.51%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.01%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.01%) MS Office
5 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) RMDS
1 2 (1.01%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.50%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.50%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (0.50%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.01%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.01%) SaaS
1 2 (1.01%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.50%) GitHub
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.03%) Internet
2 7 (3.52%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.02%) DNS
4 5 (2.51%) NFC
4 5 (2.51%) Bluetooth
5 4 (2.01%) HTTP
6 2 (1.01%) Intranet
6 2 (1.01%) Extranet
6 2 (1.01%) LDAP
7 1 (0.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.05%) MySQL
3 13 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (5.53%) Oracle Database
6 10 (5.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.52%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.52%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.02%) NoSQL
9 6 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.51%) QlikView
10 5 (2.51%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.51%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.51%) SQLite
13 2 (1.01%) MS Access
13 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (6.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.52%) Selenium
2 7 (3.52%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.52%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.02%) Subversion
4 5 (2.51%) PhoneGap
4 5 (2.51%) Mockito
4 5 (2.51%) JUnit
5 4 (2.01%) Maven
5 4 (2.01%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.01%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.51%) JBehave
6 3 (1.51%) NUnit
6 3 (1.51%) JIRA
7 2 (1.01%) Ant
7 2 (1.01%) Xcode
7 2 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.01%) Moq
7 2 (1.01%) EasyMock
General
1 56 (28.14%) Finance
2 37 (18.59%) Banking
3 17 (8.54%) Front Office
4 11 (5.53%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.52%) Retail
6 8 (4.02%) Publishing
7 7 (3.52%) Financial Institution
8 6 (3.02%) Back Office
9 5 (2.51%) Advertising
10 2 (1.01%) Electronics
11 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.50%) Games
11 1 (0.50%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (34.17%) HTML
2 66 (33.17%) .NET
3 53 (26.63%) CSS
4 42 (21.11%) jQuery
5 38 (19.10%) HTML5
6 28 (14.07%) XML
6 28 (14.07%) ASP.NET
7 27 (13.57%) REST
8 25 (12.56%) CSS3
9 22 (11.06%) Ajax
9 22 (11.06%) Web Services
10 18 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (9.05%) Spring
11 17 (8.54%) JSON
11 17 (8.54%) WPF
12 16 (8.04%) SOAP
13 15 (7.54%) WinForms
13 15 (7.54%) WCF
14 14 (7.04%) Backbone.js
14 14 (7.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.55%) Mobile App
2 18 (9.05%) Derivative
3 10 (5.03%) Fixed Income
4 7 (3.52%) Open Source
5 6 (3.02%) Equities
6 5 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.01%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (2.01%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.51%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.51%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.01%) Animation
9 2 (1.01%) DataPower
10 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.50%) New Media
10 1 (0.50%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.55%) Linux
2 17 (8.54%) Android
3 12 (6.03%) UNIX
3 12 (6.03%) Windows
4 5 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.01%) Solaris
5 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.61%) MVC
2 42 (21.11%) TDD
3 38 (19.10%) OO
4 25 (12.56%) BDD
5 24 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (12.06%) Scrum
6 21 (10.55%) Multithreading
7 20 (10.05%) Unit Testing
8 18 (9.05%) Project Management
9 17 (8.54%) Software Engineering
10 16 (8.04%) Android Development
11 14 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.53%) E-Commerce
12 13 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (6.03%) Web Development
14 9 (4.52%) Workflow
14 9 (4.52%) OOP
14 9 (4.52%) CRM
14 9 (4.52%) SOA
14 9 (4.52%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 81 (40.70%) Java
2 64 (32.16%) JavaScript
3 59 (29.65%) SQL
4 55 (27.64%) C#
5 20 (10.05%) PHP
6 12 (6.03%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.52%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.02%) C++
9 7 (3.52%) Python
10 6 (3.02%) Perl
10 6 (3.02%) Ruby
11 5 (2.51%) Scala
11 5 (2.51%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.01%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.01%) C
12 4 (2.01%) ActionScript
12 4 (2.01%) ActionScript 3.0
12 4 (2.01%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.51%) PHP5
13 3 (1.51%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 14 (7.04%) Degree
2 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.01%) Varnish
2 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.51%) Puppet
2 2 (1.01%) Control-M
3 1 (0.50%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (11.06%) Oracle
2 21 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.02%) Telerik
3 8 (4.02%) DevExpress
3 8 (4.02%) Syncfusion
4 6 (3.02%) Reuters
5 5 (2.51%) Zend
6 4 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.01%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.01%) Sybase
6 4 (2.01%) Google
7 3 (1.51%) hybris
7 3 (1.51%) ATG
7 3 (1.51%) Informatica
7 3 (1.51%) Murex
8 2 (1.01%) Adobe
8 2 (1.01%) Sun
8 2 (1.01%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.01%) JBoss
8 2 (1.01%) Sitecore
London
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-380 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day - 6 month contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-450 Per Day
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago