The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Development in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Development
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Development 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£700 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £800 - £385
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Head of Development
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
900 832 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.00% 94.98% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 458 551
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 38
Average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Head of Development
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Development across the Leeds region.

Head of Development Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Head of Development
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Head of Development 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 Head of Development in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Jetty
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Xen

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Head of Development 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 Head of Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Jetty
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Google