The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Lead Developer
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.28% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +64.17% -29.47%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 340 304 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.32% 94.70% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 204 237
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.77% +14.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Bedfordshire

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lead Developer in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in Bedfordshire

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Dunstable - 1 £425 -
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft