The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
England / South East
Rank 206 213 217
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 27 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.53% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 28
Median daily rate £525 £450 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £310 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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 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
6771 7870 8682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.25% 94.24% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3911 4624 4712
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 412 423
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.02 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Hampshire +17 8 £353 +22.60% 5
Berkshire +12 4 £318 -36.50% 1
Surrey +5 4 £625 +28.20% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £525 +40.00% 1
Kent -6 3 £525 +16.66% 1
East Sussex +6 1 £525 - 2
Oxfordshire -8 1 - - 6
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 South East region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (51.85%) Java
3 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
4 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 21 (38.89%) HTML
5 20 (37.04%) TDD
6 19 (35.19%) Linux
7 18 (33.33%) CSS
8 16 (29.63%) Spring
8 16 (29.63%) Scrum
9 13 (24.07%) Apache
9 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (22.22%) Subversion
11 11 (20.37%) Web Services
11 11 (20.37%) SQL
11 11 (20.37%) Web Development
12 10 (18.52%) Selenium
12 10 (18.52%) Hadoop
12 10 (18.52%) Big Data
12 10 (18.52%) Unix
12 10 (18.52%) Apache Spark
13 9 (16.67%) .NET
13 9 (16.67%) J2EE
13 9 (16.67%) Middleware
13 9 (16.67%) OO
13 9 (16.67%) Maven
13 9 (16.67%) HTML5
13 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 9 (16.67%) Gradle
14 8 (14.81%) Scala

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (24.07%) Apache
2 10 (18.52%) Apache Spark
3 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.26%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (9.26%) GemFire
5 4 (7.41%) Apache Solr
5 4 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (5.56%) Drupal
6 3 (5.56%) Jetty
6 3 (5.56%) nginx
6 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.85%) CMS
8 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.85%) SAS
8 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) GitHub
2 5 (9.26%) PaaS
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) HTTP
1 4 (7.41%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) Big Data
1 10 (18.52%) Hadoop
2 7 (12.96%) Apache Hive
3 5 (9.26%) HBase
3 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.26%) OLTP
4 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) QlikView
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (1.85%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.85%) Impala
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.85%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 12 (22.22%) Subversion
3 10 (18.52%) Selenium
4 9 (16.67%) Gradle
4 9 (16.67%) Maven
5 8 (14.81%) JUnit
6 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
7 6 (11.11%) Jasmine
8 5 (9.26%) Eclipse
9 4 (7.41%) Mockito
10 3 (5.56%) Bower
10 3 (5.56%) gulp
10 3 (5.56%) JIRA
10 3 (5.56%) jMock
11 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
11 2 (3.70%) NUnit
11 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.85%) LabVIEW
12 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.41%) Banking
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (1.85%) Law
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) HTML
2 18 (33.33%) CSS
3 16 (29.63%) Spring
4 11 (20.37%) Web Services
5 9 (16.67%) .NET
5 9 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.67%) HTML5
5 9 (16.67%) J2EE
5 9 (16.67%) Middleware
6 8 (14.81%) RESTful
7 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
7 7 (12.96%) JMS
7 7 (12.96%) Kafka
8 6 (11.11%) CSS3
8 6 (11.11%) JSON
8 6 (11.11%) Node.js
8 6 (11.11%) REST
8 6 (11.11%) XML
9 5 (9.26%) SOAP
9 5 (9.26%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) Cryptography
3 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) iPad
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Unix
3 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.70%) Windows
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) TDD
3 16 (29.63%) Scrum
4 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.37%) Web Development
6 9 (16.67%) OO
7 8 (14.81%) BDD
7 8 (14.81%) Build Automation
8 6 (11.11%) Benchmarking
8 6 (11.11%) MVC
9 5 (9.26%) Automation Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Front End Development
9 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Validation
10 4 (7.41%) Code Coverage
10 4 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.41%) Multithreading
10 4 (7.41%) Open Source
10 4 (7.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) Java
2 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.37%) SQL
4 8 (14.81%) Scala
5 7 (12.96%) C#
6 6 (11.11%) PHP
7 5 (9.26%) Perl
7 5 (9.26%) Python
7 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.41%) Ruby
9 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.56%) C++
10 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) PA-DSS
2 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) HDFS
2 2 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.85%) Oozie
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.70%) Cognos
4 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.85%) Avaya
4 1 (1.85%) Genesys
4 1 (1.85%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (1.85%) KANA
4 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.85%) Tableau
4 1 (1.85%) Teradata
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
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