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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
England / London
Rank 242 289 269
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 168 127 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.60% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.63% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 76 111
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £625 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £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
18312 20065 20017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.11% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13122 14196 14113
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 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 305 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 February 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 February 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 -2 15 £500 +5.26% 23
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £450 -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Hackney -4 1 £325 - 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 165 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (40.32%) JavaScript
3 107 (34.52%) HTML
3 107 (34.52%) Java
4 100 (32.26%) CSS
5 68 (21.94%) TDD
6 65 (20.97%) .NET
6 65 (20.97%) HTML5
7 63 (20.32%) AngularJS
8 56 (18.06%) SQL
9 53 (17.10%) CSS3
10 52 (16.77%) Scrum
11 48 (15.48%) Front End Development
12 47 (15.16%) React
13 46 (14.84%) C#
14 43 (13.87%) Software Engineering
14 43 (13.87%) Finance
15 42 (13.55%) CMS
16 41 (13.23%) Git (software)
17 38 (12.26%) RESTful
17 38 (12.26%) Mentoring
18 37 (11.94%) Node.js
19 36 (11.61%) Spring
20 35 (11.29%) Banking
21 34 (10.97%) BDD
22 33 (10.65%) MVC
23 31 (10.00%) E-Commerce
24 29 (9.35%) SQL Server
24 29 (9.35%) jQuery
24 29 (9.35%) SDLC

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 42 (13.55%) CMS
2 28 (9.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 18 (5.81%) Apache
4 10 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.90%) Drupal
6 8 (2.58%) Confluence
7 6 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.61%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.61%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.61%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.97%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.97%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.65%) IIS
11 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.32%) WildFly
12 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.65%) RMDS
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.26%) GitHub
4 6 (1.94%) SaaS
5 3 (0.97%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.65%) IaaS
6 2 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.65%) PaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.32%) Akamai
7 1 (0.32%) Force.com
7 1 (0.32%) Google Play
7 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.90%) HTTP
2 3 (0.97%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.97%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.65%) DKIM
3 2 (0.65%) DMARC
3 2 (0.65%) DNS
3 2 (0.65%) Internet
3 2 (0.65%) SMTP
4 1 (0.32%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.32%) Skype
4 1 (0.32%) SNMP
4 1 (0.32%) SSL
4 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.10%) MongoDB
3 21 (6.77%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.84%) MySQL
5 8 (2.58%) Big Data
6 7 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.26%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.94%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.29%) SAP BW
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.97%) HBase
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.97%) QlikView
9 3 (0.97%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (13.23%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.77%) Grunt
3 16 (5.16%) gulp
4 15 (4.84%) JIRA
5 14 (4.52%) Jenkins
6 11 (3.55%) Maven
6 11 (3.55%) Selenium
7 10 (3.23%) JUnit
7 10 (3.23%) Subversion
8 8 (2.58%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.26%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.61%) Mocha
10 5 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.61%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.61%) Travis CI
10 5 (1.61%) webpack
11 4 (1.29%) Mockito
11 4 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.29%) Xcode
General
1 43 (13.87%) Finance
2 35 (11.29%) Banking
3 19 (6.13%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.84%) Retail
5 14 (4.52%) Marketing
6 10 (3.23%) Front Office
7 7 (2.26%) Advertising
8 6 (1.94%) Games
9 4 (1.29%) Automotive
10 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.65%) Back Office
11 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.65%) Law
11 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.32%) Electronics
12 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
12 1 (0.32%) Local Government
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (34.52%) HTML
2 100 (32.26%) CSS
3 65 (20.97%) .NET
3 65 (20.97%) HTML5
4 63 (20.32%) AngularJS
5 53 (17.10%) CSS3
6 47 (15.16%) React
7 38 (12.26%) RESTful
8 37 (11.94%) Node.js
9 36 (11.61%) Spring
10 29 (9.35%) jQuery
11 28 (9.03%) REST
12 24 (7.74%) Hibernate
12 24 (7.74%) JSON
13 23 (7.42%) Web Services
14 21 (6.77%) ASP.NET
14 21 (6.77%) Sass
14 21 (6.77%) XML
15 15 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (4.52%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.16%) Fixed Income
2 15 (4.84%) User Experience
3 13 (4.19%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (3.55%) Fintech
6 10 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.58%) Equities
8 6 (1.94%) Derivative
8 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.61%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.61%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.29%) Semantic Web
10 4 (1.29%) W3C
11 3 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.97%) Animation
11 3 (0.97%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (0.97%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.97%) iPhone
11 3 (0.97%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.84%) Linux
2 13 (4.19%) Android
2 13 (4.19%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.58%) Windows
4 6 (1.94%) Unix
5 2 (0.65%) HPUX
5 2 (0.65%) Solaris
6 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.32%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (21.94%) TDD
3 52 (16.77%) Scrum
4 48 (15.48%) Front End Development
5 43 (13.87%) Software Engineering
6 38 (12.26%) Mentoring
7 34 (10.97%) BDD
8 33 (10.65%) MVC
9 31 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 29 (9.35%) SDLC
11 27 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (7.10%) Pair Programming
12 22 (7.10%) Web Development
13 21 (6.77%) Microservices
13 21 (6.77%) Open Source
13 21 (6.77%) Workflow
14 20 (6.45%) Coaching
14 20 (6.45%) OO
15 19 (6.13%) DevOps
16 17 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 125 (40.32%) JavaScript
2 107 (34.52%) Java
3 56 (18.06%) SQL
4 46 (14.84%) C#
5 18 (5.81%) Scala
6 14 (4.52%) PHP
6 14 (4.52%) Ruby
7 13 (4.19%) Python
8 11 (3.55%) ES6
9 10 (3.23%) Objective-C
10 9 (2.90%) C++
11 7 (2.26%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.94%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.61%) ActionScript
14 4 (1.29%) C
14 4 (1.29%) Go
14 4 (1.29%) Groovy
14 4 (1.29%) SPARQL
14 4 (1.29%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (4.52%) Degree
2 7 (2.26%) SC Cleared
2 7 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.65%) ISEB
3 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.23%) QA
2 4 (1.29%) SDET
3 3 (0.97%) WAI
4 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.65%) EMIR
4 2 (0.65%) 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%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (2.90%) Docker
2 3 (0.97%) HDFS
3 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.26%) Kibana
2 3 (0.97%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.32%) Oozie
4 1 (0.32%) Packer
4 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 22 (7.10%) Adobe
1 22 (7.10%) Oracle
2 17 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.26%) IBM
4 7 (2.26%) ServiceNow
5 6 (1.94%) SAP
6 4 (1.29%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.29%) Google
6 4 (1.29%) hybris
6 4 (1.29%) Reuters
6 4 (1.29%) Tableau
7 3 (0.97%) ION Trading
7 3 (0.97%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.65%) ATG
8 2 (0.65%) Siebel
8 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.65%) Sybase
8 2 (0.65%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.65%) VMware
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