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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 299 290 288
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 147 150 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.64% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.68% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 119 111
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £700 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £60.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +147.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.33%
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
21633 22222 23362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15369 15688 16222
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 347 444
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 September 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 September 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 +3 25 £470 -20.84% 19
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £383 - 1
Westminster - 3 £425 -
Canary Wharf -1 1 - -
Croydon -14 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 195 (63.52%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (50.49%) Java
3 122 (39.74%) HTML
4 119 (38.76%) JavaScript
5 105 (34.20%) CSS
6 85 (27.69%) Spring
7 83 (27.04%) Scrum
8 76 (24.76%) SQL
9 73 (23.78%) REST
10 69 (22.48%) Finance
11 68 (22.15%) TDD
12 65 (21.17%) MVC
13 59 (19.22%) AngularJS
14 54 (17.59%) .NET
15 52 (16.94%) Hibernate
16 48 (15.64%) XML
17 47 (15.31%) HTML5
17 47 (15.31%) jQuery
18 46 (14.98%) Spring MVC
18 46 (14.98%) C#
19 44 (14.33%) Web Services
19 44 (14.33%) JSP
20 43 (14.01%) Mentoring
21 39 (12.70%) E-Commerce
21 39 (12.70%) Banking
22 36 (11.73%) Maven
22 36 (11.73%) J2EE
22 36 (11.73%) MySQL
23 35 (11.40%) CSS3
24 34 (11.07%) JUnit

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 33 (10.75%) Tomcat
2 25 (8.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 19 (6.19%) JBoss
4 14 (4.56%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.58%) Apache
6 10 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.61%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.61%) Confluence
8 7 (2.28%) CMS
8 7 (2.28%) Drupal
9 6 (1.95%) Mule
10 5 (1.63%) Commerce Server
10 5 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (1.30%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.98%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.98%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.65%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.30%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.30%) Summit
4 3 (0.98%) SAP hybris
5 2 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.33%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.33%) Magento
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.63%) GitHub
3 3 (0.98%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.33%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.33%) Google Play
5 1 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.93%) HTTP
2 6 (1.95%) SNMP
3 3 (0.98%) Internet
3 3 (0.98%) Intranet
4 2 (0.65%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.73%) MySQL
2 30 (9.77%) SQL Server
3 29 (9.45%) Relational Database
4 28 (9.12%) NoSQL
5 21 (6.84%) MongoDB
6 19 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.58%) Big Data
8 9 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.93%) Neo4j
8 9 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.28%) Data Mining
10 7 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.63%) DB2
12 5 (1.63%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.63%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (11.73%) Maven
2 34 (11.07%) JUnit
3 25 (8.14%) Git (software)
4 22 (7.17%) JIRA
5 18 (5.86%) Mockito
6 17 (5.54%) Eclipse
6 17 (5.54%) Gradle
6 17 (5.54%) Selenium
7 15 (4.89%) Subversion
8 13 (4.23%) Grunt
9 11 (3.58%) Cucumber
9 11 (3.58%) gulp
9 11 (3.58%) Jenkins
10 10 (3.26%) IntelliJ
11 9 (2.93%) Ant
11 9 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (2.61%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.63%) webpack
14 4 (1.30%) NUnit
14 4 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (22.48%) Finance
2 39 (12.70%) Banking
3 23 (7.49%) Retail
4 16 (5.21%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.26%) Marketing
6 6 (1.95%) Front Office
6 6 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.63%) Advertising
7 5 (1.63%) Automotive
7 5 (1.63%) Electronics
7 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.63%) Publishing
8 4 (1.30%) Law
9 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.65%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Back Office
11 1 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (39.74%) HTML
2 105 (34.20%) CSS
3 85 (27.69%) Spring
4 73 (23.78%) REST
5 59 (19.22%) AngularJS
6 54 (17.59%) .NET
7 52 (16.94%) Hibernate
8 48 (15.64%) XML
9 47 (15.31%) HTML5
9 47 (15.31%) jQuery
10 46 (14.98%) Spring MVC
11 44 (14.33%) JSP
11 44 (14.33%) Web Services
12 36 (11.73%) J2EE
13 35 (11.40%) CSS3
14 32 (10.42%) SOAP
15 31 (10.10%) JSTL
16 30 (9.77%) JSON
17 27 (8.79%) Servlets
18 26 (8.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.89%) User Experience
4 8 (2.61%) Semantic Web
5 7 (2.28%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.28%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.95%) Economics
6 6 (1.95%) Equities
7 5 (1.63%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.30%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.30%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.98%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.98%) Fintech
9 3 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.98%) W3C
10 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.14%) Linux
2 22 (7.17%) Unix
3 16 (5.21%) Android
3 16 (5.21%) Apple iOS
4 15 (4.89%) Windows
5 5 (1.63%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (63.52%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (27.04%) Scrum
3 68 (22.15%) TDD
4 65 (21.17%) MVC
5 43 (14.01%) Mentoring
6 39 (12.70%) E-Commerce
7 32 (10.42%) OO
8 30 (9.77%) BDD
9 29 (9.45%) Analytics
10 28 (9.12%) User Stories
11 26 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (8.14%) Open Source
13 24 (7.82%) Front End Development
14 23 (7.49%) Content Management
14 23 (7.49%) SDLC
15 22 (7.17%) CRM
15 22 (7.17%) Pair Programming
16 21 (6.84%) Unit Testing
17 20 (6.51%) Coaching
17 20 (6.51%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 155 (50.49%) Java
2 119 (38.76%) JavaScript
3 76 (24.76%) SQL
4 46 (14.98%) C#
5 16 (5.21%) Python
5 16 (5.21%) Ruby
6 15 (4.89%) PHP
6 15 (4.89%) Scala
7 11 (3.58%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.93%) C++
8 9 (2.93%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.61%) ES6
10 7 (2.28%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.28%) XPath
11 6 (1.95%) Apple Swift
11 6 (1.95%) XQuery
12 5 (1.63%) SPARQL
13 4 (1.30%) ECMAScript
13 4 (1.30%) VB
14 3 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (9.12%) Degree
2 8 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.98%) PhD
4 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.65%) ISEB
4 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.26%) QA
2 4 (1.30%) SDET
3 2 (0.65%) WAI
4 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (4.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.98%) Kibana
3 2 (0.65%) Control-M
4 1 (0.33%) Ansible
4 1 (0.33%) Legato
4 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (10.10%) Oracle
2 28 (9.12%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.17%) Adobe
4 17 (5.54%) hybris
5 10 (3.26%) ServiceNow
6 9 (2.93%) SAP
7 8 (2.61%) IBM
8 7 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.95%) ATG
9 6 (1.95%) Canoo
10 5 (1.63%) Fidessa
10 5 (1.63%) Google
10 5 (1.63%) Murex
11 4 (1.30%) Calypso
11 4 (1.30%) EPiServer
11 4 (1.30%) Pegasus
11 4 (1.30%) Teradata
12 3 (0.98%) Cognos
12 3 (0.98%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.98%) Sybase
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