The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 75 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 0.11% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.12% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
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£413 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
966 847 1064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.51% 94.22% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 447 632
Average daily rate £325 £308 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 49
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.90% +89.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.65 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £43.96 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
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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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) NHS
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle