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 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 227 237 203
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 36 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.34% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 11
Median daily rate £538 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.12% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £385 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 - -
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
8423 8943 8664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 95.02% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 5113 4698
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 £255 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 431 445
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 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 1 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
West Sussex -1 11 £500 +3.09%
Hampshire +13 9 £500 +32.01% 4
Surrey -5 7 £600 +33.33% 2
Berkshire -3 4 £500 +25.00% 2
Oxfordshire +8 3 £651 +30.20% 1
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 1 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 42 (50.60%) Java
2 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (34.94%) HTML
4 28 (33.73%) CSS
5 27 (32.53%) C#
6 22 (26.51%) Scala
7 21 (25.30%) Spring
8 20 (24.10%) HTML5
9 19 (22.89%) REST
9 19 (22.89%) CSS3
10 18 (21.69%) Scrum
11 17 (20.48%) JUnit
11 17 (20.48%) Mentoring
12 16 (19.28%) RESTful
12 16 (19.28%) .NET
13 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
13 15 (18.07%) MVC
13 15 (18.07%) Ruby
13 15 (18.07%) Ajax
14 14 (16.87%) Google
14 14 (16.87%) JSON
14 14 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
15 13 (15.66%) Open Source
15 13 (15.66%) Confluence
15 13 (15.66%) User Experience
15 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
15 13 (15.66%) JIRA
15 13 (15.66%) Web Development
15 13 (15.66%) Subversion

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 (15.66%) Confluence
2 5 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.02%) JBoss
3 4 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.41%) WordPress
5 1 (1.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.20%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.41%) IaaS
3 2 (2.41%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.02%) MySQL
5 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (3.61%) RavenDB
6 2 (2.41%) Essbase
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.20%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (1.20%) Cognos Connection
7 1 (1.20%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (1.20%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (1.20%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.20%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.20%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.20%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.20%) OLAP
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 17 (20.48%) JUnit
2 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
2 13 (15.66%) JIRA
2 13 (15.66%) Subversion
3 6 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.41%) Grunt
6 2 (2.41%) Hamcrest
6 2 (2.41%) JBehave
6 2 (2.41%) Maven
6 2 (2.41%) Mockito
6 2 (2.41%) Selenium
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (3.61%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Law
2 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Games
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.94%) HTML
2 28 (33.73%) CSS
3 21 (25.30%) Spring
4 20 (24.10%) HTML5
5 19 (22.89%) CSS3
5 19 (22.89%) REST
6 16 (19.28%) .NET
6 16 (19.28%) RESTful
7 15 (18.07%) Ajax
8 14 (16.87%) JSON
9 12 (14.46%) Django
9 12 (14.46%) Guice
9 12 (14.46%) jQuery
9 12 (14.46%) Play Framework
9 12 (14.46%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET
10 9 (10.84%) Web Services
10 9 (10.84%) XML
11 8 (9.64%) AngularJS
11 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) User Experience
2 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.41%) Cryptography
2 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.41%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.41%) iPad
2 2 (2.41%) PKI
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.20%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Linux
2 5 (6.02%) Unix
3 4 (4.82%) Android
3 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.69%) Scrum
3 17 (20.48%) Mentoring
4 15 (18.07%) MVC
5 14 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (15.66%) Open Source
6 13 (15.66%) Web Development
7 12 (14.46%) TDD
8 11 (13.25%) Automated Testing
8 11 (13.25%) OWASP
9 9 (10.84%) CRM
9 9 (10.84%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (10.84%) Web Design
10 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.02%) Automation Testing
11 5 (6.02%) DevOps
11 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.02%) Project Management
11 5 (6.02%) SDLC
12 4 (4.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.60%) Java
2 27 (32.53%) C#
3 22 (26.51%) Scala
4 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.07%) Ruby
5 12 (14.46%) Python
6 10 (12.05%) SQL
7 6 (7.23%) PHP
8 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.41%) Go
9 2 (2.41%) Groovy
9 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.20%) C++
10 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.20%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.20%) Docker
1 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Google
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) Ab Initio
4 3 (3.61%) hybris
5 2 (2.41%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.20%) ATG
6 1 (1.20%) Cognos
6 1 (1.20%) IBM
6 1 (1.20%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.20%) Netezza
6 1 (1.20%) Percussion
6 1 (1.20%) Zend