Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 19 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 83 100
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 23 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.48% 0.65% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.67% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £325 £474 £500
90th Percentile £570 £720 £550
East of England median daily rate £513 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% +11.76% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £41.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1441 1335 1529
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.91% 96.67% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 766 776
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £200 £207 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 80 156
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.84 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.10% -14.71% +10.43%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.88 £20.94
% change year-on-year -17.71% +4.49% +4.68%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Hertfordshire

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in Hertfordshire

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Developer in Hertfordshire

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Letchworth - 9 £388 - 1
Watford +3 8 £500 -
Hatfield - 1 £550 - 2
Lead Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 18 (78.26%) HTML
1 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
1 18 (78.26%) CSS
2 15 (65.22%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) .NET
3 13 (56.52%) jQuery
4 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle
5 9 (39.13%) Ajax
5 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) XSL
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) MVC
8 5 (21.74%) LAMP
8 5 (21.74%) Apache
8 5 (21.74%) PHP
8 5 (21.74%) MySQL
8 5 (21.74%) Magento
9 4 (17.39%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (17.39%) nginx
9 4 (17.39%) WCF
9 4 (17.39%) Zend
9 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
9 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
9 4 (17.39%) OO

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (21.74%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) nginx
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) NServiceBus
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Magento
2 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.35%) Power BI
5 1 (4.35%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (4.35%) QlikView
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
4 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) MSTest
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.35%) WiX
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) CSS
1 18 (78.26%) HTML
2 15 (65.22%) .NET
3 13 (56.52%) jQuery
4 9 (39.13%) Ajax
5 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 6 (26.09%) XSL
7 5 (21.74%) LAMP
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
8 4 (17.39%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (17.39%) WCF
9 3 (13.04%) CAML
9 3 (13.04%) JSON
9 3 (13.04%) RESTful
9 3 (13.04%) XHTML
9 3 (13.04%) XML
10 2 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
11 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
11 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
11 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) DataPower
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
2 5 (21.74%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) OO PHP
4 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) OOP
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
6 1 (4.35%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 15 (65.22%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) R
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Zend
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Alteryx
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.35%) Tableau
5 1 (4.35%) Xamarin