Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 159 194
Rank change year-on-year -12 +35 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 28 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.57% 0.65% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.68% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 11
Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% -7.37% -1.04%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £398
90th Percentile £535 £508 £700
England median daily rate £538 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +2.38% +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year +4.65% - -

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 4,739 4,296 5,092
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.54% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,210 2,846 3,267
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £226 £235
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 140 210
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +9.29% +0.96%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.23 £9.23
90th Percentile £32.40 £40.00 £28.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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 -9 23 £450 +2.27% 16
South Yorkshire 0 5 £475 - 1
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, Lead Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) HTML
3 10 (35.71%) CSS
4 9 (32.14%) C#
4 9 (32.14%) .NET
4 9 (32.14%) Docker
5 8 (28.57%) Microservices
6 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (21.43%) Web Services
7 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (17.86%) Spring Boot
8 5 (17.86%) REST
8 5 (17.86%) SQL
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) TDD
8 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
9 4 (14.29%) Spring
9 4 (14.29%) Scrum
9 4 (14.29%) SOAP
9 4 (14.29%) OO
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (14.29%) DevOps
9 4 (14.29%) WCF
9 4 (14.29%) jQuery
9 4 (14.29%) .NET Core
9 4 (14.29%) Java 8
9 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API

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 3 (10.71%) Confluence
1 3 (10.71%) Drupal
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) GitHub
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.57%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) OLAP
3 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) IntelliJ
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.57%) JSUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) CSS
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) .NET
3 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (21.43%) Web Services
5 5 (17.86%) REST
5 5 (17.86%) Spring Boot
6 4 (14.29%) .NET Core
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 4 (14.29%) SOAP
6 4 (14.29%) Spring
6 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (14.29%) WCF
7 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.71%) CSS3
7 3 (10.71%) JSON
7 3 (10.71%) LAMP
7 3 (10.71%) Laravel
7 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Microservices
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) OO
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) BDD
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
5 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) OOP
6 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.14%) SOA
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
1 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) Java 8
5 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 3 (10.71%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) Clojure
6 2 (7.14%) Groovy
6 2 (7.14%) Scala
7 1 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Terraform
2 1 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.57%) Splunk
3 1 (3.57%) Tableau