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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 85 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 14 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £403 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +23.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 - -
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
1711 1457 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.21% 95.73% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 855 661
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 64 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £33.55 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £300 -
Lead Developer
North West

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 15 (68.18%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Spring
4 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 10 (45.45%) CSS
5 9 (40.91%) JSP
5 9 (40.91%) JUnit
6 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
7 7 (31.82%) MVC
8 6 (27.27%) Web Services
8 6 (27.27%) Scrum
9 5 (22.73%) Subversion
9 5 (22.73%) Ajax
9 5 (22.73%) JIRA
9 5 (22.73%) XML
9 5 (22.73%) XSD
9 5 (22.73%) Unix
9 5 (22.73%) J2EE
9 5 (22.73%) MySQL
9 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
9 5 (22.73%) B2C
9 5 (22.73%) Confluence
9 5 (22.73%) hybris
9 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
9 5 (22.73%) jQuery
9 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
10 4 (18.18%) CSS3
10 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (22.73%) Confluence
1 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Magento
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.55%) QlikView
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) JUnit
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) Xcode
5 1 (4.55%) MorphX
5 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Spring
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) JSP
4 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) Ajax
5 5 (22.73%) J2EE
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) Spring MVC
5 5 (22.73%) XML
5 5 (22.73%) XSD
6 4 (18.18%) CSS3
6 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 4 (18.18%) HTML5
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) Cocoa
8 2 (9.09%) iOS SDK
9 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
9 1 (4.55%) WCF
9 1 (4.55%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) iPad
2 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 7 (31.82%) MVC
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) B2C
5 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 4 (18.18%) Data Validation
6 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
6 4 (18.18%) Mobile Development
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) SEO
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Validation
7 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
7 3 (13.64%) ERP
7 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) hybris
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore