The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 June 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 / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 136 135
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Median daily rate £405 £460 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +18.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £402 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £472 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year +64.17% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2617 2845 2953
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.83% 95.44% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1626 1839 1907
Median daily rate £375 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 140 196
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in the South West

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in the South West

Lead Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Developer in the South West

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset 0 5 £403 - 2
Wiltshire 0 1 - - 7
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South West region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 8 (36.36%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) .NET
5 7 (31.82%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) Internet
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
7 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
7 5 (22.73%) DevOps
8 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
8 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 4 (18.18%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.64%) Web Services
9 3 (13.64%) XML
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
9 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) GeoServer
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (4.55%) NServiceBus
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
3 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.09%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) Ant
5 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.55%) Gradle
5 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Mockito
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) CSS
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) .NET
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.64%) Ajax
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (13.64%) jQuery
4 3 (13.64%) Middleware
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (13.64%) RESTful
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 2 (9.09%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 2 (9.09%) Spring
5 2 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Internet of Things
1 3 (13.64%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) CCTV
2 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.09%) iPad
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) DevOps
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) BDD
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) OOD
6 2 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Typography
6 2 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO 14001
1 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) vRealize
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.55%) Oozie
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Capita
3 1 (4.55%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) hybris
3 1 (4.55%) Sencha
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