Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 22 November 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 73 54
Rank change year-on-year +13 -19 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.54% 0.75% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.81% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Coventry median daily rate £506 £400 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.56% -17.10% +5.75%
10th Percentile £431 £400 £424
90th Percentile £597 £531 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £400 £473
% change year-on-year -15.63% -15.34% +9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Contract vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 692 983 660
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.89% 92.74% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 705 431
Coventry median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £181 £291 £213
90th Percentile £550 £540 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 45 48
Coventry median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -39.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.45 £9.50
90th Percentile £38.40 £39.50 £25.64
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Coventry over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Developer in Coventry

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (100.00%) Dapper ORM
1 4 (100.00%) SOLID
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Dapper ORM
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) SOLID
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL