The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Developer
Rank 564 527 560
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.005% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £575 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48348 40743 51574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29873 23952 29018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 2112 2464
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Lead Software Developer
UK

Lead Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Lead Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Lead Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Lead Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Lead Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Lead Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -38 1 £575 - 3
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Lead Software Developer
UK

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Lead Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) Classic ASP
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) WF
4 3 (42.86%) LINQ
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) WinForms
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl

Lead Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Lead Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) EasyMock
2 1 (14.29%) Mockito
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) Classic ASP
4 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) WF
4 3 (42.86%) LINQ
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) WinForms
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) JSON
4 3 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) JMS
5 1 (14.29%) JMX
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Capistrano
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle