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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 227 223 226
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 33 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.53% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 39 9
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £393 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £442 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £410
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8166 9231 8767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.01% 95.04% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4940 5532 4856
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 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 428 431
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +18 14 £350 -11.94% 5
Oxfordshire -10 7 £626 +42.15% 1
Surrey -6 5 £430 +1.17% 5
Berkshire +2 3 £390 +11.42% 3
West Sussex - 3 £366 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - - 2
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 45 (50.56%) Java
2 44 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (32.58%) HTML
4 28 (31.46%) CSS
5 23 (25.84%) Spring
6 22 (24.72%) Git (software)
6 22 (24.72%) Scala
6 22 (24.72%) C#
7 21 (23.60%) SQL
7 21 (23.60%) Scrum
8 20 (22.47%) REST
9 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
10 18 (20.22%) JUnit
10 18 (20.22%) Subversion
11 16 (17.98%) Linux
11 16 (17.98%) Web Development
11 16 (17.98%) jQuery
12 15 (16.85%) HTML5
12 15 (16.85%) .NET
13 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (14.61%) JSON
14 13 (14.61%) RESTful
14 13 (14.61%) Web Services
14 13 (14.61%) Jenkins
15 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
15 12 (13.48%) MongoDB
15 12 (13.48%) Ruby
15 12 (13.48%) Ajax
16 11 (12.36%) Google
16 11 (12.36%) CSS3

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 10 (11.24%) Confluence
2 6 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.62%) JBoss
3 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.49%) Apache
4 4 (4.49%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.49%) Drupal
5 3 (3.37%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.37%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.25%) GemFire
7 1 (1.12%) CMS
7 1 (1.12%) Jetty
7 1 (1.12%) nginx
7 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (11.24%) 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 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.37%) PaaS
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.25%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) IaaS
4 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.12%) Firewall
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) MongoDB
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.37%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.37%) Big Data
4 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.37%) MySQL
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.25%) Essbase
5 2 (2.25%) HBase
5 2 (2.25%) OLTP
5 2 (2.25%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.12%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (24.72%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.22%) JUnit
2 18 (20.22%) Subversion
3 13 (14.61%) Jenkins
4 10 (11.24%) JIRA
5 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.74%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.62%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.49%) Gradle
8 4 (4.49%) Hamcrest
8 4 (4.49%) Maven
8 4 (4.49%) Mockito
9 3 (3.37%) Selenium
10 2 (2.25%) Grunt
10 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.25%) JBehave
11 1 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (3.37%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Law
2 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Publishing
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 20 (22.47%) REST
5 16 (17.98%) jQuery
6 15 (16.85%) .NET
6 15 (16.85%) HTML5
7 13 (14.61%) JSON
7 13 (14.61%) RESTful
7 13 (14.61%) Web Services
8 12 (13.48%) Ajax
9 11 (12.36%) CSS3
9 11 (12.36%) XML
10 9 (10.11%) AngularJS
10 9 (10.11%) Django
10 9 (10.11%) Guice
10 9 (10.11%) Play Framework
10 9 (10.11%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (8.99%) Node.js
12 7 (7.87%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) User Experience
2 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.25%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.25%) iPad
4 2 (2.25%) PKI
4 2 (2.25%) Replication
4 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.12%) Contactless
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.98%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) Unix
3 4 (4.49%) Android
3 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (49.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.60%) Scrum
3 16 (17.98%) Web Development
4 14 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
5 11 (12.36%) Open Source
5 11 (12.36%) TDD
6 10 (11.24%) Automated Testing
6 10 (11.24%) CRM
6 10 (11.24%) MVC
7 8 (8.99%) OWASP
8 7 (7.87%) OO
8 7 (7.87%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (7.87%) Web Design
9 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.74%) DevOps
9 6 (6.74%) ETL
9 6 (6.74%) Project Management
10 5 (5.62%) Automation Testing
10 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.56%) Java
2 22 (24.72%) C#
2 22 (24.72%) Scala
3 21 (23.60%) SQL
4 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.48%) Ruby
6 10 (11.24%) Python
7 7 (7.87%) PHP
8 4 (4.49%) Groovy
8 4 (4.49%) Perl
8 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.25%) C++
9 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.12%) Go
10 1 (1.12%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) Degree
4 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.25%) HDFS
3 1 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Control-M
2 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Google
2 8 (8.99%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.37%) hybris
5 2 (2.25%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.25%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.12%) ATG
6 1 (1.12%) Avaya
6 1 (1.12%) Cognos
6 1 (1.12%) Genesys
6 1 (1.12%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.12%) KANA
6 1 (1.12%) Netezza
6 1 (1.12%) Percussion
6 1 (1.12%) Zend
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