The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 41 - 43
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.58% - 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £365 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -7.14% +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £34.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 332 307 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 95.95% 95.05% 97.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 212 270
Median daily rate £418 £375 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £140.00 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Swindon

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in Swindon

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Swindon region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) CCTV
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Mockito
1 1 (50.00%) Varnish
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Mockito
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CCTV
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) Varnish