Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 96 105
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 0.068% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.075% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Reading median daily rate £413 - £420
10th Percentile £401 - £368
90th Percentile £434 - £476
Berkshire median daily rate £431 £358 £365
% change year-on-year +20.63% -2.05% -16.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1189 1331 1803
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.25% 90.42% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 711 1076
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £228 £219
90th Percentile £575 £569 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 78 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -31.55% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Reading

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Reading region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Route 53
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Trello
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) API Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Software Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (50.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Route 53
1 1 (50.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Composer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared