Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 101 87
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 14 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.14% 0.87% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.89% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 19
Oxfordshire median daily rate £588 £575 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.17% +30.68% -14.36%
10th Percentile £413 £451 £400
90th Percentile £650 £676 £485
South East median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1173 1230 1283
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.46% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 862 907
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 77
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.43 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.95% +3.60% +8.55%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.65 £9.99
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.00 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Oxfordshire

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in Oxfordshire

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Developer in Oxfordshire

Lead Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Developer in Oxfordshire

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Oxford -2 9 £600 +21.21% 1
Lead Developer
South East

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

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 Oxfordshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) JUnit
1 11 (78.57%) Mockito
2 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (71.43%) jQuery
2 10 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) Node.js
2 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 10 (71.43%) Ansible
2 10 (71.43%) React
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) Ant
4 8 (57.14%) Maven
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (50.00%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) Puppet
5 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (42.86%) Docker
6 6 (42.86%) Publishing
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
8 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
8 3 (21.43%) Subversion
8 3 (21.43%) Spring
8 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (21.43%) CMS
8 3 (21.43%) Hibernate

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (21.43%) CMS
1 3 (21.43%) Mongoose
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) JUnit
1 11 (78.57%) Mockito
2 8 (57.14%) Ant
2 8 (57.14%) Maven
3 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) Subversion
General
1 6 (42.86%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) AngularJS
1 10 (71.43%) jQuery
1 10 (71.43%) Node.js
1 10 (71.43%) React
2 3 (21.43%) Express
2 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
2 3 (21.43%) KeystoneJS
2 3 (21.43%) MEAN Stack
2 3 (21.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) BDD
4 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Coaching
6 3 (21.43%) Component Testing
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) Kanban
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) Microservices
8 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) ES6
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Ansible
2 7 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle