The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 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 Edinburgh 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 18 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.40% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £395
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1209 970 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.16% 95.19% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 449 442
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 17
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
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Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 11 (44.00%) XML
4 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (40.00%) .NET
5 9 (36.00%) JSON
5 9 (36.00%) Open Source
6 8 (32.00%) HTML5
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (32.00%) HTML
6 8 (32.00%) CSS
7 7 (28.00%) SOAP
7 7 (28.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
7 7 (28.00%) RESTful
8 6 (24.00%) Web Accessibility
8 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (24.00%) CSS3
8 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (24.00%) Dependency Management
8 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 6 (24.00%) HTTP
8 6 (24.00%) C#
8 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 6 (24.00%) QA
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) Web Development
9 5 (20.00%) Java EE

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (12.00%) Lync
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Maven
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) CruiseControl
3 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) XML
2 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 9 (36.00%) JSON
4 8 (32.00%) HTML5
4 8 (32.00%) HTML
4 8 (32.00%) CSS
5 7 (28.00%) SOAP
5 7 (28.00%) Web Services
5 7 (28.00%) RESTful
6 6 (24.00%) CSS3
7 5 (20.00%) Java EE
8 2 (8.00%) Spring
8 2 (8.00%) jQuery
8 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
9 1 (4.00%) RichFaces
9 1 (4.00%) OSGi
9 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
9 1 (4.00%) Apache CXF
9 1 (4.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) Web Accessibility
3 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (24.00%) Dependency Management
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Web Development
4 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 5 (20.00%) SOA
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Data Management
5 3 (12.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) JBoss
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
1 3 (12.00%) GoldenSource
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
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