Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 166 157
Rank change year-on-year +38 -9 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 26 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.86% 0.14% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.15% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 21
West Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.86% -7.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £268
90th Percentile £478 £488 £545
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -7.37% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2922 3435 4219
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 96.38% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2006 2232 2842
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £256 £259
90th Percentile £544 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 98 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%
10th Percentile £9.64 £8.75 £8.63
90th Percentile £34.23 £24.74 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £14.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.34% +0.35%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in West Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in West Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Developer in West Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +31 23 £440 -4.86% 4
Bradford - 2 £425 -
Lead Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 17 (65.38%) MVC
1 17 (65.38%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 16 (61.54%) Scrum
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) HTML
3 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
4 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (50.00%) CSS
6 12 (46.15%) SOA
6 12 (46.15%) TDD
6 12 (46.15%) Microservices
6 12 (46.15%) RESTful
7 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (38.46%) HTML5
9 9 (34.62%) CSS3
9 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
10 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
10 8 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (30.77%) Spring
10 8 (30.77%) Web Development
10 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
11 7 (26.92%) SQL
11 7 (26.92%) Java
11 7 (26.92%) Sass

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) Power BI
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
1 8 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) Maven
4 3 (11.54%) Hudson
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
1 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 15 (57.69%) HTML
3 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (50.00%) CSS
5 12 (46.15%) RESTful
6 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (38.46%) HTML5
8 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
8 9 (34.62%) CSS3
9 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
9 8 (30.77%) Spring
9 8 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Core
10 7 (26.92%) Sass
11 5 (19.23%) WCF
12 4 (15.38%) Spring Boot
12 4 (15.38%) Web Services
13 3 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (11.54%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) MVC
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Scrum
3 12 (46.15%) Microservices
3 12 (46.15%) SOA
3 12 (46.15%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) Coaching
5 4 (15.38%) User Stories
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
7 2 (7.69%) OOP
8 1 (3.85%) API Development
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) Open Source
8 1 (3.85%) OWASP
8 1 (3.85%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) C#
2 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter