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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 218 222 227
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 28 41 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.44% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.46% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 28
Median daily rate £525 £450 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
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
7239 8931 9282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.53% 94.76% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 5169 5065
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 506 510
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
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 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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 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
Hampshire +21 10 £425 +41.66% 5
Berkshire +8 4 £350 -19.07% 4
Oxfordshire -9 4 £413 -21.42% 4
Surrey +10 3 £625 +21.95% 6
Kent +3 3 £525 +16.66%
West Sussex +9 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £525 +31.25%
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 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 South East region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Java
3 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
4 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 20 (32.26%) SQL
4 20 (32.26%) HTML
5 19 (30.65%) TDD
6 18 (29.03%) Spring
6 18 (29.03%) CSS
6 18 (29.03%) Linux
7 16 (25.81%) Scrum
8 12 (19.35%) Subversion
9 11 (17.74%) Unix
9 11 (17.74%) .NET
9 11 (17.74%) Oracle
9 11 (17.74%) Apache
9 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (17.74%) Web Development
10 10 (16.13%) Selenium
10 10 (16.13%) BDD
10 10 (16.13%) JUnit
10 10 (16.13%) OO
10 10 (16.13%) Web Services
11 9 (14.52%) C#
11 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
11 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
11 9 (14.52%) Gradle
12 8 (12.90%) Big Data
12 8 (12.90%) HTML5
12 8 (12.90%) QA

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 11 (17.74%) Apache
2 8 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.29%) Apache Spark
4 5 (8.06%) Apache Solr
4 5 (8.06%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (8.06%) GemFire
5 4 (6.45%) Drupal
6 3 (4.84%) Jetty
6 3 (4.84%) nginx
7 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.61%) CMS
8 1 (1.61%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.61%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) GitHub
2 5 (8.06%) PaaS
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
1 2 (3.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
2 8 (12.90%) Big Data
3 7 (11.29%) Hadoop
4 6 (9.68%) Apache Hive
5 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (8.06%) HBase
5 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
5 5 (8.06%) OLTP
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.23%) QlikView
8 1 (1.61%) Cognos Powerplay
8 1 (1.61%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.35%) Subversion
3 10 (16.13%) JUnit
3 10 (16.13%) Selenium
4 9 (14.52%) Gradle
5 7 (11.29%) Maven
6 6 (9.68%) Jasmine
6 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
6 6 (9.68%) Mockito
7 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
7 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
8 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.84%) Bower
9 3 (4.84%) gulp
9 3 (4.84%) Hamcrest
10 2 (3.23%) JIRA
10 2 (3.23%) jMock
10 2 (3.23%) NUnit
10 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
10 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) HTML
2 18 (29.03%) CSS
2 18 (29.03%) Spring
3 11 (17.74%) .NET
4 10 (16.13%) Web Services
5 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
6 8 (12.90%) HTML5
6 8 (12.90%) jQuery
6 8 (12.90%) RESTful
7 7 (11.29%) J2EE
7 7 (11.29%) REST
7 7 (11.29%) SOAP
7 7 (11.29%) XML
8 6 (9.68%) JSON
8 6 (9.68%) Kafka
8 6 (9.68%) Middleware
8 6 (9.68%) Node.js
9 5 (8.06%) CSS3
9 5 (8.06%) Spring Boot
9 5 (8.06%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.23%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.23%) Replication
5 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.61%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 11 (17.74%) Unix
3 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.23%) Windows
5 1 (1.61%) Android
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) TDD
3 16 (25.81%) Scrum
4 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (17.74%) Web Development
5 10 (16.13%) BDD
5 10 (16.13%) OO
6 7 (11.29%) Build Automation
7 6 (9.68%) Benchmarking
7 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.68%) ETL
7 6 (9.68%) SDLC
7 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Automation Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Front End Development
8 5 (8.06%) MVC
8 5 (8.06%) Validation
9 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.45%) OO PHP
9 4 (6.45%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) Java
2 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 20 (32.26%) SQL
3 9 (14.52%) C#
4 7 (11.29%) PHP
4 7 (11.29%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.68%) Scala
6 5 (8.06%) Perl
6 5 (8.06%) Python
7 4 (6.45%) Ruby
8 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.84%) C++
8 3 (4.84%) Groovy
9 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) PA-DSS
2 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) HDFS
2 4 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Control-M
2 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.84%) Ab Initio
3 3 (4.84%) Cognos
4 2 (3.23%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.61%) Avaya
5 1 (1.61%) Genesys
5 1 (1.61%) KANA
5 1 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.61%) Netezza
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.61%) Tableau
5 1 (1.61%) Teradata
5 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Martin & Conley
Rate: Unspecified Competitive daily rate
Posted: 12 days ago