The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 117 110 131
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 3 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.54% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.59% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £404
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2256 2186 2768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.67% 90.93% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 957 1023
Average daily rate £365 £370 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 77 92
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.94 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Lead Developer
South East

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Developer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 1 - -
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Lead Developer
South East

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) XML
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) Subversion
3 5 (50.00%) Ajax
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) Spring MVC
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Confluence
3 5 (50.00%) hybris
3 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) B2C
3 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (50.00%) XSD
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) JSP
3 5 (50.00%) J2EE
3 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Lead Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (20.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (20.00%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView
3 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JUnit
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) XSD
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) J2EE
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) JSP
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) Ajax
2 5 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) EDI
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (20.00%) BAPI
3 2 (20.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) AS400
1 2 (20.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) B2C
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) ABAP
2 2 (20.00%) SAPscript
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) hybris
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle