The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 79 74 90
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.58% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.62% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£373 £380 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £294 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £485 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £415 £434
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Lead Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1258 1133 1302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.02% 94.26% 90.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 581 630
Average daily rate £325 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 90 105
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Developer across the Manchester region.

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Django
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Qt
2 1 (20.00%) PyQt
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Django
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Qt
2 1 (20.00%) PyQt
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) VB6
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
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