The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 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
South East > Berkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 115 110
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Berkshire median daily rate £488 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +25.00%  
10th Percentile £321 £403 £292
90th Percentile £538 £525 £470
South East median daily rate £525 £525 £438
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1677 2182 2279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.74% 92.73% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3044 4121 4069
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £250 £260 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 296 377
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -25.00%  
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.50 £30.88 £39.05
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
% change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Reading +17 3 £525 +5.00%
Newbury - 1 £295 -
Lead Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Berkshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SOA
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Java EE
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (25.00%) Node.js
6 3 (25.00%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (25.00%) nginx
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (25.00%) User Stories
6 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (25.00%) OAuth2
6 3 (25.00%) Apigee
6 3 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (25.00%) Use Case
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio

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 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (25.00%) nginx
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Power BI
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) Java EE
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) Node.js
3 3 (25.00%) OAuth2
3 3 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) SAML
3 3 (25.00%) SOAP
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) XSLT
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Use Case
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Complex ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) HNC
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Apigee
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Serena
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) Teradata
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