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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 90 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.97% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.04% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Average daily rate £425 £455 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% +29.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £356 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.00 -
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
1397 1059 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.71% 93.72% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 757 567
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) Analytics
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 8 (44.44%) MVC
4 7 (38.89%) Publishing
4 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) SOLID
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) SAS
5 3 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) LDAP
6 2 (11.11%) MySQL
6 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
6 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) TIBCO

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (16.67%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.56%) StyleCop
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Publishing
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) Spring
3 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) Grails
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) JSTL
4 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
4 1 (5.56%) Mustache
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) Analytics
2 8 (44.44%) MVC
3 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) SOLID
3 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Groovy
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
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