The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester 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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank - 25 26
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - 2.67% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.99% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £415 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Lead Developer
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
151 134 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 98.05% 89.33% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 55 40
Average daily rate £350 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leicester