The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 11 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 Essex 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.43% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 -
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
453 433 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 91.89% 92.72% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 205 226
Average daily rate £375 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £165 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 76 71
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.84 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.75% -21.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.99 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 11 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
Chelmsford - - - -
Witham - - - -
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) JAX-RPC
2 4 (80.00%) Mac OS X
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) EJB
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) J2EE
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) XDoclet
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) DataStage
4 1 (20.00%) Control-M
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (80.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) XDoclet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) EJB
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) JAX-RPC
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle