Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 143 121
Rank change year-on-year +23 -22 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 24 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.76% 0.34% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.35% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 14
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.96% +5.21%
10th Percentile £340 £380 £357
90th Percentile £565 £483 £475
England median daily rate £523 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 - £50.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3003 3141 3085
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.82% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1856 1962 1858
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £559 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 130 182
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £31.68
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in the East Midlands

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in the East Midlands

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Developer in the East Midlands

Lead Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Developer in the East Midlands

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +9 14 £425 -5.56% 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £525 -
Derbyshire -7 4 £463 -7.59%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 East Midlands region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (20.83%) DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
4 5 (20.83%) Sitecore
4 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (20.83%) J2EE
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 5 (20.83%) Spring
5 4 (16.67%) Angular 2
5 4 (16.67%) TDD
5 4 (16.67%) JBoss
5 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.67%) JMS
5 4 (16.67%) SOA
5 4 (16.67%) Internet
5 4 (16.67%) RESTful
5 4 (16.67%) Java EE
5 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (16.67%) JBoss
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) webpack
3 2 (8.33%) gulp
3 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.17%) Hudson
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.17%) Mockito
4 1 (4.17%) Moq
4 1 (4.17%) MyEclipse
4 1 (4.17%) NUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
3 5 (20.83%) J2EE
3 5 (20.83%) Spring
4 4 (16.67%) Angular 2
4 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (16.67%) Java EE
4 4 (16.67%) JMS
4 4 (16.67%) RESTful
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Core
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.17%) CSS3
7 1 (4.17%) JSON
7 1 (4.17%) Laravel
7 1 (4.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Life Science
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) DevOps
2 5 (20.83%) MVC
2 5 (20.83%) Scrum
2 5 (20.83%) SDLC
3 4 (16.67%) BDD
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) API Development
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) SOLID
4 2 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) TypeScript
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) ABAP
5 1 (4.17%) ECMAScript
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP