Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Software Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 January 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 Software Developer
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 627 588 589
Rank change year-on-year -39 +1 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% 0.017% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.018% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
London median daily rate £450 £388 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.05% -24.34% +2.50%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £506
90th Percentile £475 £553 £519
England median daily rate £444 £475 £395
% change year-on-year -6.58% +20.25% -23.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44,182 39,483 41,678
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 95.00% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,150 28,140 29,428
London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.44% +4.39% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 585 558 647
London median hourly rate £19.82 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.32% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.83 £11.22
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.42 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.24% -0.43% +12.12%

Lead Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Developer in London

Lead Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Software Developer in London

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Lead Software 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 London region featuring Lead Software Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Demandware
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Express
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

Lead Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Express
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Demandware
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com