The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 34 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.61% 0.58% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 0.60% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
177 166 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.16% 95.95% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 84 51
Median daily rate £413 £388 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -20.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £11.78 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Chester region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
4 2 (28.57%) XAML
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (14.29%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
3 1 (14.29%) Dropwizard
3 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) ETL Development
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) XAML
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C