The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 82 83 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 0.24% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.26% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £35.22
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1111 1147 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.35% 93.18% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 659 414
Average daily rate £350 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £217 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 64 74
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.31% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Xcode
3 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) iPad
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) iOS SDK
3 2 (28.57%) iPhone
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) React
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (14.29%) SSDT
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Xcode
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) iOS SDK
2 1 (14.29%) React
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) JSLint
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
2 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) Flash
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle