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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 224 219 212
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 27 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 17
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £35.22
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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
8314 8244 7570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.89% 91.80% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4710 4537 3853
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 424 589
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
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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 +21 11 £450 +24.13% 1
Berkshire +4 7 £400 -5.88% 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £500 - 5
Buckinghamshire +4 2 - - 2
Hampshire -1 2 £363 +6.61% 5
Home Counties - 1 - -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 29 (54.72%) JavaScript
2 26 (49.06%) HTML
3 21 (39.62%) Java
3 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (39.62%) HTML5
4 17 (32.08%) OO
5 15 (28.30%) CSS
5 15 (28.30%) TDD
5 15 (28.30%) jQuery
6 13 (24.53%) Linux
7 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
7 11 (20.75%) Scrum
8 10 (18.87%) SOA
8 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
9 9 (16.98%) Apple iOS
9 9 (16.98%) Python
9 9 (16.98%) .NET
9 9 (16.98%) Objective-C
10 8 (15.09%) C#
10 8 (15.09%) XML
10 8 (15.09%) UNIX
10 8 (15.09%) REST
11 7 (13.21%) Node.js
11 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
11 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
11 7 (13.21%) Project Management
11 7 (13.21%) MVC
12 6 (11.32%) Retail
12 6 (11.32%) Data Management
12 6 (11.32%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (13.21%) Node.js
2 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.89%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) PowerPivot
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.77%) Big Data
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) SSDT
5 1 (1.89%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
1 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) Gerrit
3 3 (5.66%) Subversion
3 3 (5.66%) Xcode
4 2 (3.77%) Selenium
4 2 (3.77%) Maven
4 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.89%) RSpec
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.89%) Ant
5 1 (1.89%) JUnit
5 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.89%) Checkstyle
5 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 6 (11.32%) Retail
2 5 (9.43%) Spanish Language
3 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
4 3 (5.66%) Publishing
4 3 (5.66%) Games
5 2 (3.77%) Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) HTML
2 21 (39.62%) HTML5
3 15 (28.30%) CSS
3 15 (28.30%) jQuery
4 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.98%) .NET
6 8 (15.09%) XML
6 8 (15.09%) REST
7 6 (11.32%) Spring
7 6 (11.32%) Ajax
7 6 (11.32%) SOAP
8 5 (9.43%) CSS3
8 5 (9.43%) Web Services
8 5 (9.43%) XSLT
9 4 (7.55%) Oracle ADF
9 4 (7.55%) iOS SDK
9 4 (7.55%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (7.55%) WCF
9 4 (7.55%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) iPhone
4 3 (5.66%) iPad
4 3 (5.66%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.77%) User Experience
6 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Apple iOS
3 8 (15.09%) UNIX
4 6 (11.32%) Android
5 3 (5.66%) Windows
6 1 (1.89%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) OO
3 15 (28.30%) TDD
4 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
4 11 (20.75%) Scrum
5 10 (18.87%) SOA
6 7 (13.21%) Project Management
6 7 (13.21%) MVC
7 6 (11.32%) Data Management
8 5 (9.43%) Software Architecture
8 5 (9.43%) Analytics
8 5 (9.43%) Service Management
8 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.43%) ERP
8 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.43%) Web Development
8 5 (9.43%) Workflow
9 4 (7.55%) Coaching
9 4 (7.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) JavaScript
2 21 (39.62%) Java
3 9 (16.98%) Python
3 9 (16.98%) Objective-C
4 8 (15.09%) C#
5 6 (11.32%) Ruby
6 5 (9.43%) SQL
7 4 (7.55%) XPath
7 4 (7.55%) XQuery
8 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.77%) Perl
9 2 (3.77%) C++
9 2 (3.77%) C
10 1 (1.89%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (1.89%) VB
10 1 (1.89%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
1 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) SAP
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Informatica
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