The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 226 228 220
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 31 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.43% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 16
Average daily rate £450 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £360 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.00 -
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7953 8828 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.19% 93.80% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4824 4748 4160
Average daily rate £385 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 432 468
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Developer across the South East region.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Developer across the South East region.

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +6 13 £525 +82.60% 3
Oxfordshire -2 6 £375 -27.53% 5
Kent - 4 £450 -
Hampshire +13 3 £425 - 2
Berkshire +11 3 - - 4
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £360 -15.29% 3
West Sussex +7 1 - - 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 33 (41.25%) MVC
4 29 (36.25%) Node.js
5 28 (35.00%) Java
6 23 (28.75%) Scrum
7 21 (26.25%) Open Source
8 20 (25.00%) HTML
8 20 (25.00%) SQL
8 20 (25.00%) CSS
9 17 (21.25%) OO
9 17 (21.25%) E-Commerce
10 16 (20.00%) Linux
11 15 (18.75%) C#
12 14 (17.50%) PHP
12 14 (17.50%) .NET
12 14 (17.50%) XML
12 14 (17.50%) JSON
12 14 (17.50%) NoSQL
12 14 (17.50%) Mentoring
13 13 (16.25%) REST
13 13 (16.25%) AngularJS
13 13 (16.25%) Unix
14 12 (15.00%) Subversion
14 12 (15.00%) Ruby
14 12 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (13.75%) User Experience
15 11 (13.75%) MongoDB
15 11 (13.75%) TDD
15 11 (13.75%) MySQL

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (36.25%) Node.js
2 3 (3.75%) Apache
2 3 (3.75%) Confluence
3 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) JBoss
4 1 (1.25%) SAS
4 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) BigMachines
1 2 (2.50%) Eloqua
1 2 (2.50%) Magento
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.25%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.25%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) GitHub
2 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.50%) SaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Heroku
3 1 (1.25%) IaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) NoSQL
2 11 (13.75%) MongoDB
2 11 (13.75%) MySQL
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.25%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.25%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) Power BI
6 1 (1.25%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.25%) QlikView
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Subversion
2 7 (8.75%) Cucumber
2 7 (8.75%) JIRA
2 7 (8.75%) JUnit
3 6 (7.50%) Selenium
4 5 (6.25%) Grunt
5 4 (5.00%) Artifactory
5 4 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (5.00%) Mockito
5 4 (5.00%) Protractor
5 4 (5.00%) SonarQube
6 3 (3.75%) Flyway
6 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.75%) Gradle
6 3 (3.75%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.50%) Marketing
1 6 (7.50%) Publishing
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) CSS
1 20 (25.00%) HTML
2 14 (17.50%) .NET
2 14 (17.50%) JSON
2 14 (17.50%) XML
3 13 (16.25%) AngularJS
3 13 (16.25%) REST
4 10 (12.50%) J2EE
5 9 (11.25%) CSS3
5 9 (11.25%) jQuery
5 9 (11.25%) RESTful
5 9 (11.25%) Web Services
6 8 (10.00%) Express
6 8 (10.00%) Spring
7 7 (8.75%) Ajax
7 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.75%) CakePHP
7 7 (8.75%) HTML5
7 7 (8.75%) LAMP
8 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) User Experience
2 3 (3.75%) Fintech
3 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Linux
2 13 (16.25%) Unix
3 9 (11.25%) Windows
4 3 (3.75%) CentOS
4 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.25%) MVC
3 23 (28.75%) Scrum
4 21 (26.25%) Open Source
5 17 (21.25%) E-Commerce
5 17 (21.25%) OO
6 14 (17.50%) Mentoring
7 12 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (13.75%) TDD
9 8 (10.00%) OOD
9 8 (10.00%) Pair Programming
10 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.75%) Kanban
10 7 (8.75%) SDLC
10 7 (8.75%) SOA
10 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.50%) Change Control
12 5 (6.25%) BDD
13 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (35.00%) Java
3 20 (25.00%) SQL
4 15 (18.75%) C#
5 14 (17.50%) PHP
6 12 (15.00%) Ruby
7 4 (5.00%) ActionScript
7 4 (5.00%) Apex Code
7 4 (5.00%) C++
7 4 (5.00%) PHP 4
7 4 (5.00%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.50%) Python
9 1 (1.25%) C
9 1 (1.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.25%) Scala
9 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.25%) VB
9 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) CCNP
1 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) MCSE
3 1 (1.25%) MCT
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.50%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.50%) hybris
5 2 (2.50%) Informatica
5 2 (2.50%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) Siebel
5 2 (2.50%) Talend
5 2 (2.50%) Teradata
6 1 (1.25%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.25%) Apple
6 1 (1.25%) ATG
6 1 (1.25%) Google
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.25%) Tableau
6 1 (1.25%) VMware
6 1 (1.25%) webMethods
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