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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 86 86 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 0.15% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.25
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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
1151 1208 869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.52% 93.21% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 686 430
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 59 78
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) JSLint
3 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) SSDT
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (20.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) JSLint
1 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) API Design
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle