The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 98 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 16 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.18% 0.91% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.96% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 5
Median daily rate £475 £530 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% +17.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.33%
Lead Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1251 1042 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.46% 95.25% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 662 402
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 51 49
Median hourly rate £26.50 £15.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.08% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.50 £32.09
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 the North East

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Tyne and Wear -22 15 £475 -12.84% 3
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) C++
3 10 (38.46%) Unix
4 9 (34.62%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) Oracle
5 8 (30.77%) Scrum
6 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
6 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (26.92%) QA
7 6 (23.08%) Project Planning
7 6 (23.08%) TDD
7 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
8 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 5 (19.23%) HTML
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 5 (19.23%) XML
8 5 (19.23%) JSON
8 5 (19.23%) BDD
9 4 (15.38%) Node.js
9 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 4 (15.38%) jQuery
9 4 (15.38%) ETL
9 4 (15.38%) C
9 4 (15.38%) CSS
9 4 (15.38%) Informatica
9 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
9 4 (15.38%) SDLC
10 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
10 3 (11.54%) Microservices

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (11.54%) Confluence
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Force.com
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.85%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
1 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Grunt
2 2 (7.69%) gulp
2 2 (7.69%) IntelliJ
2 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 2 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (7.69%) NetBeans
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) GCC
3 1 (3.85%) GDB
3 1 (3.85%) JMeter
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) ProC
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
1 5 (19.23%) JSON
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
1 5 (19.23%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 4 (15.38%) CSS
2 4 (15.38%) jQuery
2 4 (15.38%) Node.js
3 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
4 2 (7.69%) CSS3
4 2 (7.69%) D3.js
4 2 (7.69%) LESS
4 2 (7.69%) RESTful
4 2 (7.69%) Sass
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) JDBC
5 1 (3.85%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.85%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Scrum
3 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
4 6 (23.08%) Project Planning
4 6 (23.08%) TDD
5 5 (19.23%) BDD
6 4 (15.38%) ETL
6 4 (15.38%) SDLC
7 3 (11.54%) Microservices
7 3 (11.54%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Data Management
8 2 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 2 (7.69%) Mobile Development
8 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
8 2 (7.69%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) C++
3 9 (34.62%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) C
5 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (11.54%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) Python
7 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.69%) Ruby
8 1 (3.85%) Apex Code
8 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.85%) Scala
8 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) CLAS
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) MCAD
3 1 (3.85%) MCSD
3 1 (3.85%) MCTS
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Informatica
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Rally
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Siebel