Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 65 -
Rank change year-on-year -31 - +90
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 14 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.82% 2.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 2.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 0
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% - -
Scotland median daily rate £424 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.78% +12.50% -4.48%
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 1,636 1,250 1,053
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.67% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 659 562
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £247 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +45.74% -56.24%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.35 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.08 £36.50 £41.35
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.21 £16.16
% change year-on-year -13.41% +25.08% -29.52%

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 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 20 November 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 Glasgow region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) Python
5 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (35.71%) Spring
6 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 4 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (28.57%) XPath
7 4 (28.57%) BPMN
7 4 (28.57%) Reference Data
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (28.57%) AquaLogic BPM
7 4 (28.57%) Apache MINA
7 4 (28.57%) Apache Camel
7 4 (28.57%) Front Office
7 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) C
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) SOAP
7 4 (28.57%) XML
7 4 (28.57%) OOP
7 4 (28.57%) OO
7 4 (28.57%) JMS
8 3 (21.43%) CSS

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) AquaLogic BPM
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Power BI
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Hudson
1 1 (7.14%) webpack
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Camel
2 4 (28.57%) Apache MINA
2 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 4 (28.57%) JMS
2 4 (28.57%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) React
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) lodash
5 1 (7.14%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Reference Data
2 4 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (28.57%) BPMN
4 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) OOP
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) Innovative Thinking
7 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) C
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) XPath
4 1 (7.14%) ES6
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft