Period
to 25 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 25 April 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 132 127
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 17 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.57% 0.29% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.31% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 10
East Midlands median daily rate £500 £375 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -15.49% +14.52%
10th Percentile £190 £294 £413
90th Percentile £558 £438 £475
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £55.00 £55.00

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 2,837 2,940 3,025
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 95.64% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,735 1,779 1,765
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £215 £210 £219
90th Percentile £544 £538 £539
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 131 131
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.45 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.36% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.38 £9.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.00 £39.25
England median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% - +11.76%

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 25 April 2018.

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 25 April 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
Nottinghamshire -4 10 £500 +42.86% 7
Derbyshire +9 4 £519 +22.06% 2
Leicestershire +7 3 £550 +115.69% 4
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 East Midlands region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 6 (35.29%) CMS
3 5 (29.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (29.41%) Sitecore
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) Ajax
4 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Microservices
5 3 (17.65%) Trello
5 3 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (17.65%) Line Management
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
5 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
5 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
5 3 (17.65%) Spring Boot
5 3 (17.65%) Java 8
5 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 3 (17.65%) HTML

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 6 (35.29%) CMS
2 5 (29.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (17.65%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.88%) Kentico
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Maven
2 3 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) Ajax
1 4 (23.53%) jQuery
1 4 (23.53%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) Spring Boot
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) EJB
4 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) JAX-RS
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) Vaadin
4 1 (5.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) NHS
4 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Debian
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Coaching
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) Line Management
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 3 (17.65%) Microservices
4 2 (11.76%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) SEO
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Java 8
4 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
5 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Sitecore
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft