The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.72% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Lead Developer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
124 191 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 89.21% 89.67% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 63 50
Average daily rate £298 £312 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.01% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.84 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Lead Developer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) OSGi
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) OSGi
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe