The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 40 39 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.27% 0.57% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.59% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -7.14% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £34.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 341 337 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 93.68% 95.74% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 217 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Coventry

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in Coventry

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Coventry region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Django
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Django
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft