The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £613 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 - 53
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 8 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.87% - 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% - 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Median daily rate £613 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +64.17% -29.47%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 404 469 625
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.61% 97.71% 97.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 225 378
Median daily rate £475 £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 109 44
Median hourly rate £32.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.93% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Essex

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in Essex

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Essex over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Developer in Essex

Lead Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Developer in Essex

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 1 £475 -
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Essex region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Maven
2 7 (77.78%) Electronics
2 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Manufacturing
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) SAP
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) XSLT
2 7 (77.78%) SOA
2 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (77.78%) Middleware
2 7 (77.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (77.78%) Marketing
2 7 (77.78%) XPath
2 7 (77.78%) JSON
2 7 (77.78%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (77.78%) Mule
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (77.78%) WSO2
2 7 (77.78%) Apache Camel
2 7 (77.78%) Swagger
2 7 (77.78%) WireMock
2 7 (77.78%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (77.78%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (77.78%) Mule
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Service Bus
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Maven
General
1 7 (77.78%) Electronics
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Manufacturing
1 7 (77.78%) Marketing
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Apache Camel
1 7 (77.78%) JSON
1 7 (77.78%) Middleware
1 7 (77.78%) Swagger
1 7 (77.78%) WireMock
1 7 (77.78%) XML
1 7 (77.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (77.78%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (77.78%) Programme Management
2 7 (77.78%) SOA
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) XPath
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) SAP
1 7 (77.78%) WSO2
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft