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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 103 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£530 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
1544 930 869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.73% 92.81% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 604 481
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 31 45
Average hourly rate £15.86 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) SAS
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (25.00%) Puppet
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (25.00%) Ansible
5 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (25.00%) Firewall
6 5 (20.83%) ERwin
6 5 (20.83%) Informatica
6 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
6 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
6 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.83%) ETL
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
6 5 (20.83%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) C#
9 2 (8.33%) C++
9 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (8.33%) VB.NET

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (41.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Base SAS
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) ERwin
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.17%) Ninject
3 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.17%) Mustache
3 1 (4.17%) Underscore.js
3 1 (4.17%) SignalR
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.17%) NLog
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (25.00%) TDD
2 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.83%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
3 5 (20.83%) ETL
3 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) User Stories
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
1 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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