The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 20 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.49% 0.96% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 1.08% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+20.87% +40.00%
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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 Ipswich 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
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
168 93 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 97.67% 89.42% 96.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 59 94
Average daily rate £403 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 8
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.16 £9.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.22% +47.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) LINQ
3 3 (50.00%) Groovy
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) ForgeRock
4 2 (33.33%) OpenAM
4 2 (33.33%) IaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (33.33%) PaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Moq
4 2 (33.33%) OSGi
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) Apache CXF
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) JUnit
4 2 (33.33%) CSS

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Moq
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) LINQ
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (33.33%) OSGi
3 2 (33.33%) Apache CXF
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JPA
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) CentOS
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Groovy
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) OpenAM
2 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ForgeRock
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat