Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 148 173
Rank change year-on-year +12 +25 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 37 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.94% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 6
Berkshire median daily rate £513 £444 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.49% -11.25% +25.00%
10th Percentile £400 £301 £405
90th Percentile £609 £538 £569
South East median daily rate £550 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,675 3,536 4,423
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 92.66% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,906 1,744 2,348
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £421 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.48% +5.31% +5.96%
10th Percentile £231 £233 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 149 169
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £10.55 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.45 £39.80 £29.20
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year +5.56% -9.15% +13.21%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Lead Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Berkshire

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in Berkshire

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Developer in Berkshire

Lead Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Developer in Berkshire

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +8 6 - - 5
Newbury -7 6 £550 +69.23% 1
Reading -8 6 £475 -9.52% 2
Maidenhead - 5 £569 -
Slough - 1 £325 - 1
Lead Developer
South East

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, Lead Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (27.03%) TDD
2 10 (27.03%) OO
2 10 (27.03%) BDD
3 8 (21.62%) C#
3 8 (21.62%) .NET
3 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (16.22%) Sitecore
4 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
4 6 (16.22%) ETL
4 6 (16.22%) SaaS
4 6 (16.22%) GitHub
4 6 (16.22%) Analytics
4 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
5 5 (13.51%) Talend
5 5 (13.51%) SQL
5 5 (13.51%) Java
5 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
6 4 (10.81%) RESTful
6 4 (10.81%) MySQL
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle
6 4 (10.81%) SOA
6 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.81%) Middleware
6 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Magento
2 1 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.22%) GitHub
2 6 (16.22%) SaaS
3 4 (10.81%) Serverless
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.11%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.11%) IntelliJ
3 3 (8.11%) JUnit
3 3 (8.11%) Maven
3 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.11%) Subversion
3 3 (8.11%) XMLSpy
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.70%) LSMW
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.81%) Middleware
3 4 (10.81%) RESTful
4 3 (8.11%) EJB
4 3 (8.11%) J2EE
4 3 (8.11%) Java EE
4 3 (8.11%) Java EE 5
4 3 (8.11%) JAX-WS
4 3 (8.11%) JDBC
4 3 (8.11%) JNDI
4 3 (8.11%) JSON
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (8.11%) REST
4 3 (8.11%) SOAP
4 3 (8.11%) Spring
4 3 (8.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.11%) XML
4 3 (8.11%) XSD
4 3 (8.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
1 4 (10.81%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Life Science
3 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
1 3 (8.11%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) AIX
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) BDD
1 10 (27.03%) OO
1 10 (27.03%) TDD
2 6 (16.22%) Analytics
2 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (16.22%) ETL
3 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.81%) Data Analytics
4 4 (10.81%) Personalization
4 4 (10.81%) SOA
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Coaching
5 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Logistics
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) SDLC
5 3 (8.11%) Web Development
6 2 (5.41%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) C#
2 5 (13.51%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) ABAP
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Sitecore
2 5 (13.51%) Talend
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 2 (5.41%) Serena
6 1 (2.70%) Anaplan
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) webMethods