The median contractor rate for a Development Team Leader was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Development Team Lead
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 642 609
Rank change year-on-year +48 -33  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Team Leader 16 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.017% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.018% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 34
Median daily rate £540 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.68% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £318 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £490 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28819 33278 32902
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1391 1532 1988
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Development Team Leader
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Development Team Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Development Team Leader in the UK

Development Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Development Team Leader.

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Team Leader in the UK

Development Team Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Team Leader over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Team Leader in the UK

Development Team Leader
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Team Leader.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Team Leader in the UK

Development Team Leader
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +42 14 £575 +21.05% 27
London +22 11 £800 - 8
South West -2 1 £500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £500 -
Suffolk - 1 £450 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £450 -
Swindon - 1 £500 -
Worcester - 1 £385 -
Cardiff - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
South Wales - 1 £500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £385 -
West Midlands - 1 £385 - 3
East of England - 1 £450 - 2

Development Team Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Development Team Leader 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 featuring Development Team Leader in the job title.

1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Scrum
3 12 (50.00%) TDD
4 11 (45.83%) Java
5 10 (41.67%) Scala
6 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) Finance
7 7 (29.17%) CSS
7 7 (29.17%) jQuery
7 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (29.17%) HTML5
7 7 (29.17%) CSS3
7 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
8 6 (25.00%) Clojure
8 6 (25.00%) Puppet
8 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 6 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (25.00%) Groovy
8 6 (25.00%) MySQL
8 6 (25.00%) Python
9 5 (20.83%) Jython
9 5 (20.83%) Spring
9 5 (20.83%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) Unix
9 5 (20.83%) JRuby
9 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
9 5 (20.83%) YUI
9 5 (20.83%) Grails
9 5 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design

Development Team Leader Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (20.83%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.17%) Jetty
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.83%) Big Data
2 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.17%) BigQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Endeca
4 1 (4.17%) IDOL
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.17%) Gradle
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
2 7 (29.17%) CSS
2 7 (29.17%) CSS3
2 7 (29.17%) HTML5
2 7 (29.17%) jQuery
3 6 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (20.83%) Grails
4 5 (20.83%) JRuby
4 5 (20.83%) Spring
4 5 (20.83%) YUI
5 4 (16.67%) J2EE
6 3 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (12.50%) RESTful
7 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.33%) Java EE
7 2 (8.33%) JPA
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Scrum
3 12 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (16.67%) Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) ETL
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 4 (16.67%) People Management
6 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.33%) DevOps
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.17%) Kanban
8 1 (4.17%) Open Source
8 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
8 1 (4.17%) Release Management
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Scala
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) Clojure
4 6 (25.00%) Groovy
4 6 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (20.83%) Jython
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) COBOL
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
1 1 (4.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Ab Initio
1 4 (16.67%) Netezza
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.17%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Solace