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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 279 259 305
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 151 169 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.75% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.79% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 120 108
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.45%
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
20369 21455 22394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 95.10% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 15175 16149
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 346 436
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -7 22 £538 +7.50% 9
Bromley - 3 £450 -
Hillingdon - 1 £450 -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 181 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (45.86%) JavaScript
3 127 (40.45%) HTML
4 125 (39.81%) Java
5 119 (37.90%) CSS
6 75 (23.89%) SQL
7 69 (21.97%) Spring
8 65 (20.70%) Scrum
9 64 (20.38%) REST
10 63 (20.06%) AngularJS
11 61 (19.43%) TDD
12 57 (18.15%) HTML5
13 54 (17.20%) .NET
14 53 (16.88%) MVC
15 52 (16.56%) Hibernate
16 46 (14.65%) Finance
16 46 (14.65%) CSS3
17 45 (14.33%) jQuery
18 41 (13.06%) Banking
19 40 (12.74%) XML
20 39 (12.42%) Front End Development
21 38 (12.10%) Node.js
22 37 (11.78%) Mentoring
23 36 (11.46%) SDLC
23 36 (11.46%) RESTful
23 36 (11.46%) Web Services
23 36 (11.46%) Software Engineering
24 35 (11.15%) React
25 34 (10.83%) SOAP
25 34 (10.83%) C#

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 31 (9.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 25 (7.96%) Tomcat
3 19 (6.05%) CMS
3 19 (6.05%) JBoss
4 16 (5.10%) Apache
5 13 (4.14%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.87%) Drupal
7 7 (2.23%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.23%) Confluence
8 6 (1.91%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.59%) Commerce Server
9 5 (1.59%) Mule
10 4 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.96%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.96%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.64%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (6.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.96%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.64%) Magento
4 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.32%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.96%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.64%) Google Play
4 2 (0.64%) IaaS
4 2 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (0.64%) PaaS
4 2 (0.64%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.32%) Force.com
5 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.59%) HTTP
2 4 (1.27%) Internet
3 3 (0.96%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.96%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.96%) SNMP
4 2 (0.64%) DKIM
4 2 (0.64%) DMARC
4 2 (0.64%) Intranet
4 2 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.96%) NoSQL
2 24 (7.64%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.32%) MySQL
4 19 (6.05%) MongoDB
5 18 (5.73%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.46%) Big Data
6 14 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.18%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.27%) MarkLogic
11 4 (1.27%) QlikView
11 4 (1.27%) Snowflake Schema
11 4 (1.27%) Star Schema
11 4 (1.27%) Triplestore
12 3 (0.96%) HBase
12 3 (0.96%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 34 (10.83%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.24%) Maven
3 20 (6.37%) JUnit
4 17 (5.41%) Grunt
5 16 (5.10%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.46%) Eclipse
6 14 (4.46%) JIRA
7 13 (4.14%) Mockito
8 12 (3.82%) gulp
9 11 (3.50%) Cucumber
9 11 (3.50%) Gradle
9 11 (3.50%) Subversion
10 10 (3.18%) IntelliJ
10 10 (3.18%) Selenium
11 7 (2.23%) Ant
12 6 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.59%) Bower
14 4 (1.27%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.27%) Travis CI
General
1 46 (14.65%) Finance
2 41 (13.06%) Banking
3 28 (8.92%) Retail
4 18 (5.73%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.18%) Advertising
6 8 (2.55%) Marketing
7 7 (2.23%) Automotive
8 6 (1.91%) Games
9 5 (1.59%) Publishing
10 4 (1.27%) Front Office
11 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
12 1 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (40.45%) HTML
2 119 (37.90%) CSS
3 69 (21.97%) Spring
4 64 (20.38%) REST
5 63 (20.06%) AngularJS
6 57 (18.15%) HTML5
7 54 (17.20%) .NET
8 52 (16.56%) Hibernate
9 46 (14.65%) CSS3
10 45 (14.33%) jQuery
11 40 (12.74%) XML
12 38 (12.10%) Node.js
13 36 (11.46%) RESTful
13 36 (11.46%) Web Services
14 35 (11.15%) React
15 34 (10.83%) SOAP
16 32 (10.19%) JSON
17 31 (9.87%) JSP
17 31 (9.87%) Spring MVC
18 26 (8.28%) Apache Felix
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (7.01%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.14%) User Experience
3 12 (3.82%) Economics
4 9 (2.87%) Semantic Web
5 8 (2.55%) Fintech
5 8 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.23%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.59%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.59%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.27%) Animation
8 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.27%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.27%) Equities
8 4 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.27%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.27%) W3C
9 3 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.73%) Linux
2 17 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 15 (4.78%) Android
4 12 (3.82%) Unix
5 8 (2.55%) Windows
6 3 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.64%) HPUX
7 2 (0.64%) Solaris
7 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (57.64%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (20.70%) Scrum
3 61 (19.43%) TDD
4 53 (16.88%) MVC
5 39 (12.42%) Front End Development
6 37 (11.78%) Mentoring
7 36 (11.46%) SDLC
7 36 (11.46%) Software Engineering
8 34 (10.83%) BDD
9 32 (10.19%) E-Commerce
10 30 (9.55%) User Stories
11 28 (8.92%) OO
12 27 (8.60%) Coaching
12 27 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (8.28%) Analytics
14 24 (7.64%) CRM
14 24 (7.64%) Migration
14 24 (7.64%) Open Source
15 21 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (6.69%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (45.86%) JavaScript
2 125 (39.81%) Java
3 75 (23.89%) SQL
4 34 (10.83%) C#
5 17 (5.41%) PHP
6 16 (5.10%) Ruby
6 16 (5.10%) Scala
7 14 (4.46%) Python
8 10 (3.18%) Apple Swift
8 10 (3.18%) C++
9 9 (2.87%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.23%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.23%) XPath
11 6 (1.91%) ES6
11 6 (1.91%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.91%) XQuery
12 5 (1.59%) SPARQL
13 4 (1.27%) ActionScript
13 4 (1.27%) Go
14 3 (0.96%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 22 (7.01%) Degree
2 5 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.64%) ISEB
4 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.64%) PhD
5 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.55%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) SDET
3 3 (0.96%) WAI
4 2 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.32%) MiFID
5 1 (0.32%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (2.87%) Docker
2 3 (0.96%) HDFS
3 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) Control-M
1 2 (0.64%) Kibana
2 1 (0.32%) Ansible
2 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.32%) Legato
2 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.32%) Packer
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (9.55%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.64%) Adobe
3 23 (7.32%) Oracle
4 12 (3.82%) IBM
5 10 (3.18%) hybris
6 8 (2.55%) SAP
7 6 (1.91%) ATG
7 6 (1.91%) Google
7 6 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.91%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.27%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.27%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.96%) Cognos
9 3 (0.96%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.96%) Teradata
10 2 (0.64%) Canoo
10 2 (0.64%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.64%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.64%) Sybase
10 2 (0.64%) Twitter
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