The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 75 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.22% 0.83% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.89% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+20.87% +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 Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
838 672 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.95% 92.69% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 343 231
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 66 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) jBPM
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Learning Management System
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Redmine
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) VLE
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Redmine
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) jBPM
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Learning Management System
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
1 1 (33.33%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle