The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Telford during the 3 months to 24 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
Shropshire / Telford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 38 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Telford 2.68% 4.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 4.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 0
Median daily rate £550 £415 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.53% -  
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 £47.50
% change year-on-year +64.17% -29.47%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Telford. 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
Telford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 140 281 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Telford 93.96% 95.58% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 116 28
Median daily rate £515 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.09% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £10.15 £25.12 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.59% +47.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Telford

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in Telford

Lead Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Developer in Telford

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Telford region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) WSDL
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSD
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) WSO2
2 3 (75.00%) MuleSoft
2 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (75.00%) JSON Schema
2 3 (75.00%) Conceptual Models
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (25.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Telford 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 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) JSON Schema
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) WSDL
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSD
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Conceptual Models
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) MuleSoft
1 3 (75.00%) WSO2
2 1 (25.00%) BEA
2 1 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods