The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 16 April 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 Cambridge 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £373
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +9.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.49 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -1.28%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
350 349 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.58% 89.26% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 149 229
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 60 57
Average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Lead Developer
Cambridgeshire

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Lead Developer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) CGI
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) CGI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sybase
1 2 (100.00%) Sun