The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 64 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.54% 1.11% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.16% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Average daily rate
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£394 £370 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +37.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £360 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £420 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
694 601 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.78% 94.94% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 312 355
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -25.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £9.25 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (75.00%) STL
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) CppUnit
2 5 (62.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (62.50%) Google
2 5 (62.50%) GoogleTest
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (50.00%) ATL
3 4 (50.00%) COM+
3 4 (50.00%) DCOM
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) OLE DB
5 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (62.50%) CppUnit
2 5 (62.50%) GoogleTest
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) STL
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (50.00%) ATL
3 4 (50.00%) COM+
3 4 (50.00%) DCOM
4 2 (25.00%) OLE DB
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Google
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft