The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 27 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.82% 0.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £540 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £435
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
215 216 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 88.11% 86.40% 89.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 116 114
Average daily rate £370 £350 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £224 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
Average hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +74.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £32.30 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £39.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Lead Developer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Internet

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#