Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 27 July 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
England > North East
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 134 85
Rank change year-on-year +28 -49 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.31% 0.88% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.97% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 19
North East median daily rate £450 £469 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -8.09% -
10th Percentile £379 £363 £348
90th Percentile £502 £540 £540
England median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year +64.18% -6.29% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1212 2373 1579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 94.32% 91.13% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 1500 930
North East median daily rate £365 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% -10.96% +12.31%
10th Percentile £237 £224 £220
90th Percentile £531 £503 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 119 117
North East median hourly rate £21.32 £27.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.06% +80.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.96 £11.70 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.40 £26.75
England median hourly rate £18.35 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.42% +8.57% +2.94%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in the North East

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in the North East

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Tyne and Wear +33 4 £450 -2.70%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 North East region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ETL

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Informatica
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP