The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.17% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £17.78
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +133.40%
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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 Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
306 233 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 89.47% 91.37% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 106 112
Average daily rate £365 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 33
Average hourly rate £22.69 £12.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.52% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) WCF
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) NUnit
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (14.29%) Moq
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) NBehave
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) LINQ
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP