The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer 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 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 77 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.01% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£455 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £325 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £325 £248
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
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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
995 902 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.79% 94.85% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 554 394
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 44
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £9.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £27.00 £112.80
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 Leeds

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

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 30 January 2015.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 17 (80.95%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) Web Application Development
3 14 (66.67%) Mentoring
4 13 (61.90%) CSS
5 11 (52.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) Finance
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) AS400
7 2 (9.52%) RPG
7 2 (9.52%) DB2
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) RPG IV
7 2 (9.52%) REST
8 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) Mustache
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.76%) OpenIDM
8 1 (4.76%) SQL
8 1 (4.76%) J2EE
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle
8 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.76%) PHP
8 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.76%) Workflow
8 1 (4.76%) C#
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (4.76%) Python
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle 11i

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 13 (61.90%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) Mustache
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) JRules
4 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.76%) JPA
4 1 (4.76%) Drools
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Web Application Development
2 14 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 11 (52.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) RPG
2 2 (9.52%) RPG IV
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle