The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 93 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 17 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.94% - 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.33%
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
1711 1774 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.43% 94.66% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 1025 806
Median daily rate £400 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 73 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.25 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Lead Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) HTML
4 11 (37.93%) Mobile Development
5 10 (34.48%) CSS
6 9 (31.03%) Retail
6 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
7 8 (27.59%) Web Development
8 7 (24.14%) Spring
8 7 (24.14%) Android
8 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
8 7 (24.14%) Android Development
9 6 (20.69%) Sass
9 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
9 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
9 6 (20.69%) Node.js
9 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (20.69%) Ruby
9 6 (20.69%) Ajax
9 6 (20.69%) TDD
9 6 (20.69%) JSON
10 5 (17.24%) J2EE
10 5 (17.24%) JSP
10 5 (17.24%) HTML5
11 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (13.79%) Web Services
11 4 (13.79%) JUnit
11 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
11 4 (13.79%) Objective-C

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Magento
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) JUnit
2 4 (13.79%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) Xcode
4 1 (3.45%) MorphX
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (31.03%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) CSS
3 7 (24.14%) Spring
4 6 (20.69%) Ajax
4 6 (20.69%) JSON
4 6 (20.69%) Node.js
4 6 (20.69%) Sass
5 5 (17.24%) HTML5
5 5 (17.24%) J2EE
5 5 (17.24%) JSP
6 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
6 4 (13.79%) Web Services
7 3 (10.34%) CSS3
8 2 (6.90%) .NET
8 2 (6.90%) Cocoa
8 2 (6.90%) iOS SDK
8 2 (6.90%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (6.90%) WebGL
9 1 (3.45%) WCF
9 1 (3.45%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Mobile Development
3 9 (31.03%) Mentoring
4 8 (27.59%) Web Development
5 7 (24.14%) Android Development
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) ERP
7 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) CRM
8 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
8 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
8 2 (6.90%) SDLC
8 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) Ruby
4 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) X++
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft