Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 169 180
Rank change year-on-year +23 +11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 63 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.22% 0.57% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.60% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 9
East of England median daily rate £513 £481 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +13.24% -5.56%
10th Percentile £323 £347 £343
90th Percentile £600 £588 £599
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £41.00
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 of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4856 4661 5558
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 95.65% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2691 3248
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £205
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 375 531
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.90 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in the East of England

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in the East of England

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Developer in the East of England

Lead Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Developer in the East of England

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 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
Essex +13 34 £600 +70.58% 2
Hertfordshire +5 23 £388 -22.50% 6
Norfolk - 3 £310 - 2
Cambridgeshire -17 2 £500 +14.29% 7
Bedfordshire -7 1 £425 -11.69% 1
Lead Developer
England

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

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 East of England region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 39 (61.90%) Finance
2 37 (58.73%) Oracle
3 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (50.79%) JSON
4 32 (50.79%) XML
5 28 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (44.44%) SOA
6 27 (42.86%) SAP
6 27 (42.86%) TDD
6 27 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 26 (41.27%) Oracle Service Bus
7 26 (41.27%) WSO2
7 26 (41.27%) Apache Camel
7 26 (41.27%) Swagger
7 26 (41.27%) WireMock
7 26 (41.27%) Greenfield Project
7 26 (41.27%) Maven
7 26 (41.27%) Marketing
7 26 (41.27%) XPath
7 26 (41.27%) Digital Marketing
7 26 (41.27%) Mule
7 26 (41.27%) XSLT
7 26 (41.27%) Middleware
7 26 (41.27%) Manufacturing
7 26 (41.27%) Electronics
7 26 (41.27%) Telecoms
7 26 (41.27%) Programme Management
8 24 (38.10%) .NET
9 19 (30.16%) C#
9 19 (30.16%) JavaScript

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 27 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (41.27%) Mule
2 26 (41.27%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (7.94%) Apache
4 4 (6.35%) nginx
4 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.59%) Confluence
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (7.94%) Magento
3 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.59%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.59%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (1.59%) GitHub
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) MySQL
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.17%) Power BI
6 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) HDInsight
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.59%) QlikView
6 1 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (41.27%) Maven
2 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.35%) Vagrant
5 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.17%) NUnit
7 1 (1.59%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.59%) JIRA
7 1 (1.59%) MSTest
7 1 (1.59%) Selenium
7 1 (1.59%) Subversion
7 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.59%) WiX
General
1 39 (61.90%) Finance
2 26 (41.27%) Electronics
2 26 (41.27%) Manufacturing
2 26 (41.27%) Marketing
2 26 (41.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Back Office
3 3 (4.76%) Local Government
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.79%) JSON
1 32 (50.79%) XML
2 26 (41.27%) Apache Camel
2 26 (41.27%) Middleware
2 26 (41.27%) Swagger
2 26 (41.27%) WireMock
2 26 (41.27%) XSLT
3 24 (38.10%) .NET
4 18 (28.57%) CSS
4 18 (28.57%) HTML
4 18 (28.57%) Web Services
5 15 (23.81%) RESTful
6 13 (20.63%) jQuery
7 11 (17.46%) SOAP
8 9 (14.29%) Ajax
9 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 6 (9.52%) XSL
11 5 (7.94%) LAMP
11 5 (7.94%) WCF
12 4 (6.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.27%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.17%) DataPower
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (44.44%) SOA
3 27 (42.86%) TDD
4 26 (41.27%) Digital Marketing
4 26 (41.27%) Programme Management
5 14 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (9.52%) Release Management
7 6 (9.52%) User Stories
8 5 (7.94%) MVC
9 4 (6.35%) Coaching
9 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.35%) OO
10 3 (4.76%) API Integration
10 3 (4.76%) CRM
10 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.76%) OO PHP
10 3 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) XPath
2 19 (30.16%) C#
2 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.05%) SQL
4 5 (7.94%) PHP
5 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.76%) X++
6 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.17%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) ES6
7 1 (1.59%) R
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (58.73%) Oracle
2 27 (42.86%) SAP
3 26 (41.27%) WSO2
4 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.35%) Zend
6 3 (4.76%) Sitecore
7 2 (3.17%) IBM
8 1 (1.59%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.59%) Tableau
8 1 (1.59%) Xamarin