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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 239 233 208
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 30 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.36% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 10
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £369 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £495 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
8397 9052 8442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.36% 94.71% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4998 5287 4554
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 426 428
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.37 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +7 9 £350 -9.09% 7
Oxfordshire +5 5 £626 +42.27% 1
West Sussex -1 5 £541 +11.59%
Surrey -7 5 £488 +14.70% 4
Berkshire +1 4 £445 +11.25% 4
East Sussex - 2 £675 -
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 44 (49.44%) Java
2 36 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (32.58%) C#
3 29 (32.58%) HTML
4 28 (31.46%) CSS
5 23 (25.84%) Spring
6 22 (24.72%) Scala
6 22 (24.72%) REST
7 19 (21.35%) HTML5
7 19 (21.35%) Scrum
7 19 (21.35%) JUnit
8 18 (20.22%) .NET
8 18 (20.22%) CSS3
9 16 (17.98%) Mentoring
9 16 (17.98%) RESTful
9 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
10 15 (16.85%) SQL
10 15 (16.85%) MVC
10 15 (16.85%) Ruby
10 15 (16.85%) Ajax
10 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
11 14 (15.73%) JSON
11 14 (15.73%) jQuery
11 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (15.73%) Web Development
11 14 (15.73%) Google
11 14 (15.73%) Subversion
12 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
12 13 (14.61%) JIRA
12 13 (14.61%) Confluence

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 (14.61%) Confluence
2 5 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.62%) JBoss
3 4 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.25%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Drupal
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) IaaS
3 2 (2.25%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) MongoDB
3 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.49%) MySQL
5 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (3.37%) RavenDB
7 2 (2.25%) Essbase
8 1 (1.12%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (1.12%) Cognos Powerplay
8 1 (1.12%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (1.12%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.12%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.12%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.12%) OLAP
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (21.35%) JUnit
2 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
3 14 (15.73%) Subversion
4 13 (14.61%) Jenkins
4 13 (14.61%) JIRA
5 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.49%) Hamcrest
7 4 (4.49%) Mockito
8 2 (2.25%) Grunt
8 2 (2.25%) JBehave
8 2 (2.25%) Maven
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.12%) Selenium
9 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (3.37%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Law
2 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Games
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.58%) HTML
2 28 (31.46%) CSS
3 23 (25.84%) Spring
4 22 (24.72%) REST
5 19 (21.35%) HTML5
6 18 (20.22%) .NET
6 18 (20.22%) CSS3
7 16 (17.98%) RESTful
8 15 (16.85%) Ajax
9 14 (15.73%) jQuery
9 14 (15.73%) JSON
10 12 (13.48%) Django
10 12 (13.48%) Guice
10 12 (13.48%) Play Framework
10 12 (13.48%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET
11 10 (11.24%) Web Services
12 9 (10.11%) AngularJS
12 9 (10.11%) XML
13 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) User Experience
2 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.25%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.25%) iPad
3 2 (2.25%) PKI
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Contactless
4 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Linux
2 5 (5.62%) Unix
3 4 (4.49%) Android
3 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.35%) Scrum
3 16 (17.98%) Mentoring
4 15 (16.85%) MVC
5 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (15.73%) Web Development
6 13 (14.61%) Open Source
7 12 (13.48%) Automated Testing
8 11 (12.36%) OWASP
8 11 (12.36%) TDD
9 9 (10.11%) CRM
9 9 (10.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (10.11%) Web Design
10 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.74%) DevOps
11 5 (5.62%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.62%) Project Management
11 5 (5.62%) SDLC
12 4 (4.49%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 44 (49.44%) Java
2 29 (32.58%) C#
3 22 (24.72%) Scala
4 16 (17.98%) JavaScript
5 15 (16.85%) Ruby
5 15 (16.85%) SQL
6 12 (13.48%) Python
7 6 (6.74%) PHP
8 4 (4.49%) Groovy
8 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.25%) Go
10 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.12%) C++
11 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.12%) Perl
11 1 (1.12%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.25%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Google
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) Oracle
3 3 (3.37%) hybris
4 2 (2.25%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.25%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.12%) ATG
5 1 (1.12%) Cognos
5 1 (1.12%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.12%) Netezza
5 1 (1.12%) Percussion
5 1 (1.12%) Zend
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + (dependent on experience)
Posted: 3 days ago