The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 210 192 230
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 32 38 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.45% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.49% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 10
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£425 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £353 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £395
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8445 7813 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.67% 91.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4591 4020 4129
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.37 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Lead Developer
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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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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
Kent - 17 - -
Surrey -7 5 £450 +28.57% 3
Berkshire -6 4 £425 -5.55% 1
Hampshire -19 3 £650 +71.05% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £400 - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 36 (63.16%) SQL
2 34 (59.65%) XML
3 30 (52.63%) Mobile App
4 27 (47.37%) REST
5 26 (45.61%) Mobile Application Development
5 26 (45.61%) Facebook
5 26 (45.61%) Twitter
5 26 (45.61%) OAuth
5 26 (45.61%) Internet
5 26 (45.61%) SOA
5 26 (45.61%) Google
5 26 (45.61%) JSON
6 24 (42.11%) TDD
7 23 (40.35%) Rapid Prototyping
7 23 (40.35%) Use Case
8 22 (38.60%) Java
9 21 (36.84%) Spring
10 14 (24.56%) Games
10 14 (24.56%) HTML
10 14 (24.56%) Game Development
11 12 (21.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 11 (19.30%) MVC
13 10 (17.54%) Unity DI Container
14 9 (15.79%) CSS
15 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
15 8 (14.04%) Ajax
15 8 (14.04%) jQuery
16 7 (12.28%) Web Services
16 7 (12.28%) Scrum
16 7 (12.28%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 5 (8.77%) Confluence
1 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) Node.js
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
4 2 (3.51%) CMS
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.51%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.51%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.51%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.51%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (45.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.51%) DTS
4 2 (3.51%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.75%) QlikView
5 1 (1.75%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Subversion
2 5 (8.77%) JIRA
2 5 (8.77%) JUnit
3 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.51%) Maven
4 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.75%) TestNG
5 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.75%) Redmine
5 1 (1.75%) Mockito
5 1 (1.75%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (24.56%) Games
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (59.65%) XML
2 27 (47.37%) REST
3 26 (45.61%) OAuth
3 26 (45.61%) JSON
4 21 (36.84%) Spring
5 14 (24.56%) HTML
6 12 (21.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 10 (17.54%) Unity DI Container
8 9 (15.79%) CSS
9 8 (14.04%) Ajax
9 8 (14.04%) jQuery
10 7 (12.28%) Web Services
10 7 (12.28%) .NET
11 5 (8.77%) Spring MVC
11 5 (8.77%) J2EE
11 5 (8.77%) XSD
11 5 (8.77%) JSP
12 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
12 4 (7.02%) HTML5
12 4 (7.02%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 30 (52.63%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.51%) AS400
2 2 (3.51%) iSeries
3 1 (1.75%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) VLE
3 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) UNIX
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Mobile Application Development
1 26 (45.61%) SOA
2 24 (42.11%) TDD
3 23 (40.35%) Rapid Prototyping
3 23 (40.35%) Use Case
4 14 (24.56%) Game Development
5 11 (19.30%) MVC
6 7 (12.28%) Scrum
6 7 (12.28%) OO
7 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Workflow
8 5 (8.77%) ETL
8 5 (8.77%) B2C
9 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.51%) ITIL
10 2 (3.51%) Project Management
10 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (63.16%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) Java
3 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.28%) C#
5 4 (7.02%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.51%) ABAP
7 2 (3.51%) PHP
7 2 (3.51%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.75%) Groovy
8 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Facebook
1 26 (45.61%) Twitter
1 26 (45.61%) Google
2 5 (8.77%) hybris
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Sencha
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.75%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.75%) Splunk
6 1 (1.75%) Atomikos
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
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