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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 233 212 232
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 28 60 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.61% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.64% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 45 12
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £390 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.33%
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
7704 9351 8799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.76% 94.73% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4701 5621 4842
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 438 469
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +13 11 £350 -12.50% 4
Oxfordshire -21 6 £500 +13.63% 2
Surrey +2 4 £459 +7.94% 1
West Sussex 0 3 £366 -11.21% 1
Berkshire +7 2 - - 4
Buckinghamshire +23 1 - - 3
East Sussex +1 1 - - 5
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (54.69%) Java
2 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
4 19 (29.69%) Scala
4 19 (29.69%) Scrum
4 19 (29.69%) Spring
4 19 (29.69%) SQL
5 17 (26.56%) HTML
6 16 (25.00%) CSS
6 16 (25.00%) Linux
7 14 (21.88%) REST
8 13 (20.31%) Subversion
8 13 (20.31%) .NET
8 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
8 13 (20.31%) C#
9 12 (18.75%) Web Services
9 12 (18.75%) MongoDB
10 11 (17.19%) RESTful
10 11 (17.19%) JUnit
10 11 (17.19%) TDD
11 10 (15.63%) Web Development
11 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
12 9 (14.06%) HTML5
12 9 (14.06%) JSON
12 9 (14.06%) jQuery
12 9 (14.06%) Unix
13 8 (12.50%) Oracle
13 8 (12.50%) Ruby
13 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (12.50%) Open Source

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 7 (10.94%) Apache
1 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.38%) Apache Solr
2 6 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.81%) Apache Spark
4 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (6.25%) Drupal
4 4 (6.25%) GemFire
5 3 (4.69%) Confluence
5 3 (4.69%) Jetty
5 3 (4.69%) nginx
6 2 (3.13%) JBoss
7 1 (1.56%) CMS
7 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.56%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) GitHub
3 4 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) LDAP
2 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.38%) Big Data
4 5 (7.81%) Apache Hive
4 5 (7.81%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.25%) HBase
5 4 (6.25%) OLTP
5 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.56%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (1.56%) Cognos Connection
8 1 (1.56%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (1.56%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (1.56%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.31%) Subversion
3 11 (17.19%) JUnit
4 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
5 8 (12.50%) Gradle
6 6 (9.38%) Eclipse
6 6 (9.38%) Selenium
7 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.81%) Maven
7 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (6.25%) Hamcrest
8 4 (6.25%) Mockito
9 3 (4.69%) JIRA
9 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.56%) NUnit
11 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
1 2 (3.13%) Law
1 2 (3.13%) Publishing
2 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) Spring
2 17 (26.56%) HTML
3 16 (25.00%) CSS
4 14 (21.88%) REST
5 13 (20.31%) .NET
6 12 (18.75%) Web Services
7 11 (17.19%) RESTful
8 9 (14.06%) HTML5
8 9 (14.06%) jQuery
8 9 (14.06%) JSON
9 7 (10.94%) Node.js
10 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.38%) SOAP
11 5 (7.81%) CSS3
11 5 (7.81%) Kafka
11 5 (7.81%) WCF
11 5 (7.81%) XML
12 4 (6.25%) Ajax
12 4 (6.25%) Lucene
12 4 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) User Experience
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.13%) Replication
4 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.56%) Contactless
5 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (14.06%) Unix
3 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.69%) Android
4 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.69%) Scrum
3 11 (17.19%) TDD
4 10 (15.63%) Web Development
5 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.50%) Open Source
6 7 (10.94%) Automation Testing
6 7 (10.94%) BDD
6 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.38%) DevOps
7 6 (9.38%) ETL
8 5 (7.81%) Automated Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Benchmarking
8 5 (7.81%) Build Automation
8 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.81%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (7.81%) OO
9 4 (6.25%) CQRS
9 4 (6.25%) OO PHP
9 4 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) Java
2 19 (29.69%) Scala
2 19 (29.69%) SQL
3 13 (20.31%) C#
3 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.50%) Ruby
5 7 (10.94%) Python
6 6 (9.38%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.81%) PHP
8 4 (6.25%) C++
8 4 (6.25%) Groovy
8 4 (6.25%) Perl
9 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) HDFS
1 4 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Control-M
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.38%) Google
4 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.13%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.13%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.56%) Avaya
6 1 (1.56%) Cognos
6 1 (1.56%) Genesys
6 1 (1.56%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.56%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.56%) KANA
6 1 (1.56%) Netezza
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