The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Software Developer
Rank 555 534 514
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Software Developer 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.012% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -8 1 - - 5
East of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Lead Software Developer
UK

Lead Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (33.33%) Fortran
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (33.33%) JRules
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) Moq
3 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database

Lead Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Moq
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (33.33%) JRules
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Fortran
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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