The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 114 136 107
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 10 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £530 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.62% +32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £478 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £560 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £43.75
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2484 2897 2122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.13% 92.91% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1616 1078
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £218 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 210 248
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +9 5 £325 -38.67% 1
Hertfordshire +7 5 £313 - 5
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (44.44%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle
3 10 (37.04%) CSS
3 10 (37.04%) HTML
4 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) jQuery
6 6 (22.22%) HTML5
6 6 (22.22%) CSS3
7 5 (18.52%) REST
7 5 (18.52%) Spring
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.81%) E-Learning
8 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
8 4 (14.81%) Intranet
8 4 (14.81%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) OO
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) Taleo
8 4 (14.81%) CIPD
8 4 (14.81%) Groovy
8 4 (14.81%) Degree
8 4 (14.81%) JSON
8 4 (14.81%) WCF
8 4 (14.81%) LINQ
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle UPK
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (14.81%) Inversion of Control

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (14.81%) Oracle UPK
2 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Taleo
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Couchbase
3 3 (11.11%) QlikView
3 3 (11.11%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (11.11%) Star Schema
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Moq
1 3 (11.11%) Xcode
2 2 (7.41%) JUnit
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) CSS
1 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) jQuery
2 6 (22.22%) HTML5
2 6 (22.22%) CSS3
3 5 (18.52%) REST
3 5 (18.52%) Spring
4 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
4 4 (14.81%) JSON
4 4 (14.81%) WCF
4 4 (14.81%) LINQ
5 3 (11.11%) Android SDK
5 3 (11.11%) Worklight
5 3 (11.11%) iOS SDK
5 3 (11.11%) PhoneGap
5 3 (11.11%) WSDL
5 3 (11.11%) J2EE
5 3 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) E-Learning
1 4 (14.81%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) iPhone
2 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 3 (11.11%) iPad
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Open Source
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) OO
2 4 (14.81%) Coaching
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Development
3 3 (11.11%) Android Development
3 3 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 3 (11.11%) Analytics
3 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) ETL
3 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.11%) ERP
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Web Design
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
4 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Groovy
5 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CIPD
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
2 2 (7.41%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Tableau
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) ATG
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) ForgeRock
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe