The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Development Team Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Team Lead
Rank 647 619 630
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Development Team Leader 10 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.073% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.077% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 7
Median daily rate £450 £438 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -11.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £411 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Development Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Development Team Leader in the job title.

Development Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Team Leader within the UK.

Development Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Development Team Leader
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Development Team Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Development Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Team Leader within the UK.

Development Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Development Team Leader
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
England -1 10 £450 +5.88% 25
London -17 4 £450 +5.88% 3
South East +7 3 £438 -12.50% 4
West Sussex - 2 £438 -
Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 2
West Midlands -30 1 £450 +7.14% 6
Coventry - 1 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £450 -
East Grinstead - 1 £425 -
Halifax - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1

Development Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Development Team Leader 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 featuring Development Team Leader in the job title.

1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 3 (15.00%) Games
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Game Development
4 3 (15.00%) cocos2d
4 3 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (10.00%) Big Data
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) .NET
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.00%) Sophis

Development Team Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) DataStage
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Front Office
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) cocos2d
1 3 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.00%) Java EE
3 1 (5.00%) NancyFx
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Economics
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Game Development
1 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (15.00%) Scrum
1 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (15.00%) Validation
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) DevOps
2 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) ETL
3 1 (5.00%) MVC
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Security Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) SOA
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Calypso
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Murex
2 1 (5.00%) Sophis
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau