The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 64 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.13% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£510 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £17.78
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +133.40%
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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 Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
496 493 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 93.23% 90.79% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 265 215
Average daily rate £425 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £216 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 77 48
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £32.50 £35.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (83.33%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (33.33%) Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Neo4j
4 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) JAX-RS
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (33.33%) DataStage
4 2 (33.33%) Control-M
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 2 (33.33%) SQL

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) DataStage
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) Neo4j
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) MariaDB
2 1 (16.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) JAX-RS
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
3 1 (16.67%) XSD
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Web Design
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) CMMI
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Software AG
2 1 (16.67%) webMethods
2 1 (16.67%) Terracotta
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