The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 68 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.89% 0.58% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.63% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £25.28
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +64.16%
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
701 315 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.30% 90.78% 91.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 143 176
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 41
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -34 7 £450 +15.38% 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Scala
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) Web Design
4 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Spring

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (14.29%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Django
3 1 (14.29%) Guice
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Web Design
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) OWASP
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Scala
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google