The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 46 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.45% 0.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £465 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.75 -
% change year-on-year
-6.29% -
Lead Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
428 395 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 95.32% 91.01% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 236 253
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 43 46
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.88 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.62% +4.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.83 £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Preston 0 1 - -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft