The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Developer
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 1.05% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 1.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £34.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
475 885 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.00% 92.67% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 553 425
Median daily rate £380 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 58
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +7 1 £325 - 1
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Lead Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Zend
3 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Magento
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Ember.js

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (20.00%) Line Management
1 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Zend