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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
England / South East
Rank 215 236 226
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 24 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 18
Median daily rate £523 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £362 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £34.00

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
7170 8265 8983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.47% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4175 5039 4802
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 386 422
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +23 5 £333 - 5
Hampshire +13 4 £353 -2.75% 11
Surrey +9 4 £625 +19.04% 5
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £469 +23.35%
Kent +5 2 £525 +16.66%
Oxfordshire -1 2 £520 +38.66% 1
East Sussex +4 1 £525 +40.00% 2
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 23 (50.00%) Java
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (41.30%) TDD
4 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.26%) HTML
6 12 (26.09%) Spring
6 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 11 (23.91%) Scrum
8 10 (21.74%) CSS
8 10 (21.74%) Linux
8 10 (21.74%) Apache
8 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (19.57%) .NET
9 9 (19.57%) MVC
10 8 (17.39%) C#
10 8 (17.39%) Web Services
11 7 (15.22%) JUnit
11 7 (15.22%) Oracle
11 7 (15.22%) SQL
11 7 (15.22%) OO
11 7 (15.22%) JMS
11 7 (15.22%) Middleware
11 7 (15.22%) Maven
11 7 (15.22%) Selenium
11 7 (15.22%) Hadoop
11 7 (15.22%) BDD
11 7 (15.22%) HTML5
11 7 (15.22%) Big Data
11 7 (15.22%) Apache Spark
12 6 (13.04%) Build Automation

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 (21.74%) Apache
2 7 (15.22%) Apache Spark
3 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (6.52%) GemFire
4 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.35%) Jetty
5 2 (4.35%) nginx
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.17%) CMS
6 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.17%) SAS
6 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) GitHub
2 3 (6.52%) PaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
1 4 (8.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Big Data
1 7 (15.22%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.70%) Apache Hive
4 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.52%) HBase
4 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.52%) OLTP
5 2 (4.35%) QlikView
6 1 (2.17%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.17%) Impala
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.17%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) JUnit
2 7 (15.22%) Maven
2 7 (15.22%) Selenium
3 6 (13.04%) Mockito
4 5 (10.87%) Gradle
4 5 (10.87%) Subversion
5 4 (8.70%) Jasmine
5 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.52%) Bower
6 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.52%) gulp
6 3 (6.52%) JIRA
6 3 (6.52%) jMock
6 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.35%) NUnit
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.17%) NSubstitute
8 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) HTML
2 12 (26.09%) Spring
3 10 (21.74%) CSS
4 9 (19.57%) .NET
5 8 (17.39%) Web Services
6 7 (15.22%) HTML5
6 7 (15.22%) JMS
6 7 (15.22%) Middleware
7 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 6 (13.04%) CSS3
7 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
7 6 (13.04%) J2EE
7 6 (13.04%) REST
7 6 (13.04%) SOAP
8 5 (10.87%) Kafka
8 5 (10.87%) Node.js
8 5 (10.87%) RESTful
9 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.70%) JSON
9 4 (8.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Android
4 2 (4.35%) Windows
5 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) TDD
3 11 (23.91%) Scrum
4 10 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (19.57%) MVC
6 7 (15.22%) BDD
6 7 (15.22%) OO
7 6 (13.04%) Build Automation
7 6 (13.04%) Web Development
8 5 (10.87%) Front End Development
8 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.70%) UML
9 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Benchmarking
10 3 (6.52%) Cryptography
10 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
10 3 (6.52%) SOA
10 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.39%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) Python
5 5 (10.87%) Scala
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby
6 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.17%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) HNC
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PA-DSS
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) HDFS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.35%) Cognos
5 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Serena
5 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.17%) Tableau
5 1 (2.17%) Teradata
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
Berkshire
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Rate: £250 - £330 per day
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