Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 - 91
Rank change year-on-year - +91 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 29 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.23% - 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 2
Glasgow median daily rate £475 - £475
10th Percentile £375 - £353
90th Percentile £525 - £578
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £419
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.48% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1257 1062 1631
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 95.08% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 569 846
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £211 £213
90th Percentile £500 £464 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +9.00% -2.60% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 28
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £13.38 £36.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.48% -63.20% +120.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £41.35 £60.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
% change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Glasgow

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in Glasgow

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Developer in Glasgow

Lead Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Glasgow region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 20 (68.97%) TDD
2 19 (65.52%) Java
3 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) HTML
4 8 (27.59%) BDD
5 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
5 7 (24.14%) React
5 7 (24.14%) CSS
5 7 (24.14%) HTML5
6 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
6 6 (20.69%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (20.69%) jQuery
6 6 (20.69%) Marketing
6 6 (20.69%) SAP
6 6 (20.69%) Photoshop
6 6 (20.69%) ECMAScript
6 6 (20.69%) Electronics
6 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
6 6 (20.69%) Finance
6 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
6 6 (20.69%) gulp
6 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
6 6 (20.69%) Redux
6 6 (20.69%) Sass
6 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (20.69%) Grunt
6 6 (20.69%) Node.js
6 6 (20.69%) CSS3

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (6.90%) JBoss
1 2 (6.90%) Jetty
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) Couchbase
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.90%) Redis
1 2 (6.90%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Grunt
1 6 (20.69%) gulp
2 4 (13.79%) Ant
2 4 (13.79%) Eclipse
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Gradle
3 3 (10.34%) GitLab
4 2 (6.90%) Android Studio
4 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Maven
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 6 (20.69%) Electronics
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
1 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
2 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
2 7 (24.14%) CSS
2 7 (24.14%) HTML5
2 7 (24.14%) React
3 6 (20.69%) CSS3
3 6 (20.69%) jQuery
3 6 (20.69%) Node.js
3 6 (20.69%) Redux
3 6 (20.69%) Sass
3 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (10.34%) Dagger
4 3 (10.34%) Spring
5 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.90%) JPA
5 2 (6.90%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) JMS
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) STB
2 3 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) TDD
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) BDD
3 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.69%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
4 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.34%) Android Development
6 1 (3.45%) API Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (3.45%) DSDM
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Kanban
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.45%) RUP
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) System Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) ECMAScript
4 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
1 2 (6.90%) Cobbler
1 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) TIBCO