The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Lead Developer
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 129 125
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 9 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Median daily rate £525 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50%  
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 Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2063 2773 2573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.08% 96.72% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1269 1857 1622
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 114 138
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £40.60 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Developer in Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead Developer in Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
South Yorkshire - 5 £525 -
West Yorkshire +6 3 £450 -5.26% 7
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Web Design
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Line Management
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET

Lead Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) NuGet
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) Angular 2
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.69%) LESS
6 1 (7.69%) Node.js
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
1 1 (7.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
4 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore