The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 50 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.39% 0.29% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.30% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.45%
Lead Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
491 667 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.65% 96.39% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 420 242
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 25
Median hourly rate £34.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.20 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Sussex region that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Developer across the West Sussex region.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 West Sussex region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow