The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 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 Developer
Rank 56 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.06% - 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£475 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £37.50
Lead Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
630 581 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.60% 94.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 297 377
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 39
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.10 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.27% +5.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire 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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £378 - 1
St Albans - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Welwyn - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Couchbase
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) WCF
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
6 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) CSS3
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) JSF
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) EJB
4 1 (8.33%) Worklight
4 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Web Design
4 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) ATG
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) BEA
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau
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Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
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Rate: £375 - £380 per day
Posted: 24 days ago