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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 226 224 203
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 30 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £316 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £43.75
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
9070 8358 7307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.50% 91.32% 92.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4935 4518 3555
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 468 591
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 - 9 £475 - 1
Berkshire +2 8 £400 -5.88% 9
Hampshire -5 6 £450 +28.57% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £425 +6.25% 6
East Sussex - 3 £300 - 1
West Sussex -17 1 £400 +50.94%
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 6
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.13%) Java
3 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
4 29 (45.31%) HTML
5 24 (37.50%) TDD
6 21 (32.81%) SOA
6 21 (32.81%) HTML5
7 20 (31.25%) OO
7 20 (31.25%) XML
8 19 (29.69%) Software Engineering
9 18 (28.13%) CSS
9 18 (28.13%) Oracle
10 17 (26.56%) Scrum
11 15 (23.44%) Oracle Fusion
12 14 (21.88%) Oracle BPM
12 14 (21.88%) Oracle Identity Management
12 14 (21.88%) Oracle ADF
13 13 (20.31%) Publishing
13 13 (20.31%) XPath
13 13 (20.31%) XSLT
13 13 (20.31%) WebLogic
13 13 (20.31%) Linux
13 13 (20.31%) XQuery
13 13 (20.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (20.31%) jQuery
14 12 (18.75%) SOAP
15 11 (17.19%) .NET
15 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
15 11 (17.19%) REST
16 10 (15.63%) Digital Media

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 13 (20.31%) WebLogic
1 13 (20.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (10.94%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.81%) Gerrit
4 4 (6.25%) JIRA
5 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.69%) Xcode
5 3 (4.69%) Subversion
5 3 (4.69%) Maven
6 2 (3.13%) Ant
6 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.13%) Selenium
7 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.56%) RSpec
7 1 (1.56%) Grunt
7 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.56%) JUnit
7 1 (1.56%) Checkstyle
General
1 13 (20.31%) Publishing
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Spanish Language
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (45.31%) HTML
2 21 (32.81%) HTML5
3 20 (31.25%) XML
4 18 (28.13%) CSS
5 15 (23.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 14 (21.88%) Oracle ADF
7 13 (20.31%) XSLT
7 13 (20.31%) jQuery
8 12 (18.75%) SOAP
9 11 (17.19%) .NET
9 11 (17.19%) REST
9 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
10 9 (14.06%) CSS3
11 7 (10.94%) Web Services
11 7 (10.94%) Spring
12 5 (7.81%) Ajax
12 5 (7.81%) Middleware
13 4 (6.25%) J2EE
13 4 (6.25%) iOS SDK
13 4 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Digital Media
2 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) iPhone
4 3 (4.69%) Open Source
4 3 (4.69%) iPad
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Linux
2 9 (14.06%) Apple iOS
3 7 (10.94%) UNIX
4 6 (9.38%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) Windows
5 1 (1.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) TDD
3 21 (32.81%) SOA
4 20 (31.25%) OO
5 19 (29.69%) Software Engineering
6 17 (26.56%) Scrum
7 9 (14.06%) MVC
8 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.81%) Analytics
9 5 (7.81%) Project Management
9 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.81%) Web Development
10 4 (6.25%) Data Management
10 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.25%) ERP
10 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.25%) Service Management
10 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) Java
2 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.31%) XQuery
3 13 (20.31%) XPath
4 10 (15.63%) Objective-C
5 9 (14.06%) Python
5 9 (14.06%) C#
6 6 (9.38%) SQL
7 5 (7.81%) Ruby
8 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.69%) C++
8 3 (4.69%) Apex Code
9 2 (3.13%) Perl
9 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (1.56%) VB
10 1 (1.56%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.56%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.56%) VB6
10 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) TIBCO
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