The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 95 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 8 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.53% 1.36% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.44% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
Median daily rate £450 £458 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +20.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £425 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-29.47% -
Lead Developer
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
1442 1251 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.69% 94.42% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1025 833 735
Median daily rate £405 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 36
Median hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £21.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Lead Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) Puppet
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
5 3 (23.08%) Microservices
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) SOLID
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (15.38%) logstash
6 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
6 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Ruby

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
1 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (15.38%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
2 1 (7.69%) StyleCop
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) Ajax
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Grails
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) JSTL
4 1 (7.69%) MSMQ
4 1 (7.69%) Mustache
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) WSDL
4 1 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
1 1 (7.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
3 3 (23.08%) Microservices
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) SOLID
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Groovy
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) logstash
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Piwik
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO