Period
to 23 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £494 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +58
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.83% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Southampton median daily rate £494 - -
Hampshire median daily rate £519 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -1.19% +23.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 463 411 450
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 92.36% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 264 290
Southampton median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% - +6.90%
10th Percentile £231 £177 £187
90th Percentile £575 £575 £571
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 45
Southampton median hourly rate £15.08 £44.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.73% +214.29% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.83 £10.44
90th Percentile £31.25 £50.49 £33.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.91 £19.34 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.80% -3.30% -17.27%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Southampton

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in Southampton

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, Lead 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 Southampton region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) Java 8
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Talend
2 3 (75.00%) GitHub
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) React
2 3 (75.00%) DBS Check
2 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (75.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (75.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Talend
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle