Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 193 172
Rank change year-on-year +38 -21 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 28 13 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.63% 0.24% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.25% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 34
Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.37% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £398 £352
90th Percentile £478 £700 £545
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 - £50.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4294 5188 5852
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.13% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2846 3331 3898
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £221 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 198 320
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.34% +0.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.48 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.58 £29.88 £28.78
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 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
West Yorkshire +40 26 £440 -4.86% 7
South Yorkshire +11 1 - - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 2
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 18 (64.29%) MVC
2 17 (60.71%) C#
2 17 (60.71%) Scrum
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) .NET
3 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 15 (53.57%) HTML
4 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
5 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
6 13 (46.43%) CSS
7 12 (42.86%) SOA
7 12 (42.86%) TDD
7 12 (42.86%) Microservices
7 12 (42.86%) RESTful
8 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (35.71%) HTML5
10 9 (32.14%) Spring
10 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
10 9 (32.14%) CSS3
11 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
11 8 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (28.57%) Web Development
11 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
11 8 (28.57%) Java
12 7 (25.00%) SQL
12 7 (25.00%) Sass

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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Jetty
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) Power BI
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 8 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) JIRA
3 4 (14.29%) Maven
4 3 (10.71%) Hudson
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) .NET
1 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 15 (53.57%) HTML
3 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (46.43%) CSS
5 12 (42.86%) RESTful
6 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (35.71%) HTML5
8 9 (32.14%) AngularJS
8 9 (32.14%) CSS3
8 9 (32.14%) Spring
9 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
9 8 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Core
10 7 (25.00%) Sass
11 5 (17.86%) WCF
12 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
12 4 (14.29%) Web Services
13 3 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (10.71%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) MVC
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) Scrum
3 12 (42.86%) Microservices
3 12 (42.86%) SOA
3 12 (42.86%) TDD
4 8 (28.57%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) Coaching
5 4 (14.29%) User Stories
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.14%) Matrix Management
7 2 (7.14%) OOP
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.57%) API Development
8 1 (3.57%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (3.57%) OWASP
8 1 (3.57%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (3.57%) Service Design
8 1 (3.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.57%) Twitter