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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 212 208 221
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 30 34 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.42% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 12
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£450 £400 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £353 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £415 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
8583 8102 9061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.18% 92.73% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4763 4277 4206
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 501 624
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.43 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 +11 17 - -
Surrey -2 4 £450 +28.57% 6
Hampshire -12 3 £650 +71.05% 4
Middlesex -2 2 £450 -16.66%
Berkshire -8 2 £425 -5.55% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 3
East Sussex - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
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England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 35 (64.81%) SQL
2 34 (62.96%) XML
3 30 (55.56%) Mobile App
4 27 (50.00%) Internet
5 26 (48.15%) Google
5 26 (48.15%) JSON
5 26 (48.15%) OAuth
5 26 (48.15%) REST
5 26 (48.15%) Facebook
5 26 (48.15%) Twitter
5 26 (48.15%) Mobile Application Development
6 25 (46.30%) SOA
7 24 (44.44%) TDD
8 23 (42.59%) Use Case
8 23 (42.59%) Rapid Prototyping
9 22 (40.74%) Java
10 21 (38.89%) Spring
11 14 (25.93%) Games
11 14 (25.93%) Game Development
12 13 (24.07%) HTML
13 12 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 10 (18.52%) MVC
14 10 (18.52%) Unity DI Container
15 8 (14.81%) CSS
16 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
16 7 (12.96%) OO
16 7 (12.96%) Scrum
16 7 (12.96%) Ajax
16 7 (12.96%) jQuery
17 6 (11.11%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (9.26%) Tomcat
1 5 (9.26%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) Node.js
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.70%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.70%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.70%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) MySQL
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) DTS
3 2 (3.70%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) QlikView
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) JUnit
1 5 (9.26%) Subversion
1 5 (9.26%) JIRA
2 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.70%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.85%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Mockito
4 1 (1.85%) Redmine
4 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.85%) TestNG
General
1 14 (25.93%) Games
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (62.96%) XML
2 26 (48.15%) JSON
2 26 (48.15%) OAuth
2 26 (48.15%) REST
3 21 (38.89%) Spring
4 13 (24.07%) HTML
5 12 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 10 (18.52%) Unity DI Container
7 8 (14.81%) CSS
8 7 (12.96%) Ajax
8 7 (12.96%) jQuery
9 6 (11.11%) Web Services
10 5 (9.26%) Spring MVC
10 5 (9.26%) JSP
10 5 (9.26%) .NET
10 5 (9.26%) J2EE
10 5 (9.26%) XSD
11 4 (7.41%) Sencha Touch
11 4 (7.41%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (7.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.70%) AS400
2 2 (3.70%) iSeries
3 1 (1.85%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.85%) VLE
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) UNIX
2 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Mobile Application Development
2 25 (46.30%) SOA
3 24 (44.44%) TDD
4 23 (42.59%) Use Case
4 23 (42.59%) Rapid Prototyping
5 14 (25.93%) Game Development
6 10 (18.52%) MVC
7 7 (12.96%) Scrum
7 7 (12.96%) OO
8 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Workflow
9 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.26%) ETL
9 5 (9.26%) B2C
10 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (3.70%) Project Management
11 2 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) SQL
2 22 (40.74%) Java
3 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.70%) ABAP
6 2 (3.70%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Google
1 26 (48.15%) Facebook
1 26 (48.15%) Twitter
2 5 (9.26%) hybris
3 4 (7.41%) Sencha
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (3.70%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.85%) Informatica
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) Splunk
6 1 (1.85%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.85%) Atomikos
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