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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 234 229 206
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 41 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 24
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£425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £380 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £620 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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
9157 8491 8122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.19% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 4748 4306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 425 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 - 15 £425 - 1
Hampshire +7 10 £400 -38.46% 5
Berkshire +1 5 £375 -11.76% 10
Kent -5 5 - -
Middlesex +5 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -11 2 £450 - 4
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
2 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (35.29%) Java
3 24 (35.29%) AngularJS
4 19 (27.94%) HTML
4 19 (27.94%) Ruby
4 19 (27.94%) Scrum
5 18 (26.47%) Node.js
6 16 (23.53%) MVC
6 16 (23.53%) UNIX
7 15 (22.06%) Backbone.js
7 15 (22.06%) Selenium
8 14 (20.59%) TDD
9 13 (19.12%) CSS
10 12 (17.65%) Spring
11 11 (16.18%) Workflow
11 11 (16.18%) RSpec
11 11 (16.18%) jQuery
12 10 (14.71%) HTML5
12 10 (14.71%) Linux
13 9 (13.24%) J2EE
13 9 (13.24%) Ajax
14 8 (11.76%) Subversion
14 8 (11.76%) OO
14 8 (11.76%) Data Modelling
14 8 (11.76%) JIRA
15 7 (10.29%) Marketing
15 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
15 7 (10.29%) REST
15 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (26.47%) Node.js
2 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) LDAP
2 3 (4.41%) HTTP
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) DNS
4 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.41%) Star Schema
2 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.47%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.47%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Selenium
2 11 (16.18%) RSpec
3 8 (11.76%) Subversion
3 8 (11.76%) JIRA
4 5 (7.35%) JUnit
5 3 (4.41%) Mockito
5 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.41%) Gradle
5 3 (4.41%) Artifactory
5 3 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.41%) Grunt
5 3 (4.41%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (4.41%) SonarQube
5 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.94%) Flyway
6 2 (2.94%) Maven
7 1 (1.47%) Ant
7 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.47%) WebSpeed
General
1 7 (10.29%) Marketing
2 5 (7.35%) Spanish Language
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Finance
4 3 (4.41%) Games
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.94%) Electronics
6 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) AngularJS
2 19 (27.94%) HTML
3 15 (22.06%) Backbone.js
4 13 (19.12%) CSS
5 12 (17.65%) Spring
6 11 (16.18%) jQuery
7 10 (14.71%) HTML5
8 9 (13.24%) Ajax
8 9 (13.24%) J2EE
9 7 (10.29%) REST
10 6 (8.82%) SOAP
10 6 (8.82%) XML
11 5 (7.35%) .NET
11 5 (7.35%) Spring MVC
12 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
12 4 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (4.41%) Spring Security
13 3 (4.41%) Java EE
13 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
13 3 (4.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
1 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.94%) DTV
3 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) UNIX
2 10 (14.71%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.94%) Scrum
3 16 (23.53%) MVC
4 14 (20.59%) TDD
5 11 (16.18%) Workflow
6 8 (11.76%) OO
6 8 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.29%) Project Management
8 6 (8.82%) SOA
8 6 (8.82%) Data Management
8 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.35%) Software Architecture
9 5 (7.35%) Analytics
9 5 (7.35%) Data Architecture
9 5 (7.35%) Workflow Management
9 5 (7.35%) Service Management
9 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.35%) ERP
10 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) JavaScript
2 24 (35.29%) Java
3 19 (27.94%) Ruby
4 6 (8.82%) C#
4 6 (8.82%) C++
4 6 (8.82%) SQL
5 3 (4.41%) C
6 2 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (1.47%) XQuery
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) XPath
7 1 (1.47%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.47%) Perl
7 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) SAP
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) Teradata
4 3 (4.41%) Ab Initio
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.94%) hybris
6 1 (1.47%) Pega
6 1 (1.47%) Adobe
6 1 (1.47%) Informatica
6 1 (1.47%) Apple
6 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.47%) webMethods
6 1 (1.47%) Siebel
6 1 (1.47%) Progress
6 1 (1.47%) IBM
Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £750 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago