The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 133 99 137
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 12 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.79% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.85% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £464 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2812 2248 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.74% 93.94% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1144 1419
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 230 366
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Lead Developer
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire -11 6 £363 -8.22% 4
Suffolk -14 3 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
Essex -3 1 - -
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) MVVM
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) OO
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) PHP
6 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
7 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.76%) Node.js
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Behat
2 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (11.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) WCF
6 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.88%) Symfony
7 1 (5.88%) Dojo
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) OO
1 4 (23.53%) Scrum
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (23.53%) TDD
1 4 (23.53%) MVVM
2 3 (17.65%) BDD
2 3 (17.65%) CRM
2 3 (17.65%) OOP
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) SOA
3 2 (11.76%) Web Design
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Kanban
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Feature Driven Development
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCITP
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Software AG
3 1 (5.88%) webMethods
3 1 (5.88%) Zend
3 1 (5.88%) Terracotta
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss