The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 145 144 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 12 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Median daily rate £340 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.48% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £345 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £512 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2959 3903 3098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.18% 94.07% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1952 2331 1831
Median daily rate £400 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 189 181
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Developer across the North West region.

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Manchester +1 9 £340 -20.00% 14
Cheshire - 3 £368 - 1
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 West region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 13 (37.14%) Mobile Development
3 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (34.29%) Web Development
5 11 (31.43%) Retail
5 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
5 11 (31.43%) CSS
6 8 (22.86%) Ruby
6 8 (22.86%) Ajax
6 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (22.86%) Android
6 8 (22.86%) Node.js
6 8 (22.86%) Android Development
7 7 (20.00%) JSON
8 6 (17.14%) TDD
8 6 (17.14%) PHP
8 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
8 6 (17.14%) Sass
8 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
9 5 (14.29%) XML
9 5 (14.29%) CRM
9 5 (14.29%) ERP
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.29%) Objective-C
10 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
10 4 (11.43%) Web Services
10 4 (11.43%) IBM Domino

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (11.43%) IBM Domino
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) Couchbase
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
1 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Xcode
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) MorphX
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (31.43%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) HTML
2 11 (31.43%) CSS
3 8 (22.86%) Ajax
3 8 (22.86%) Node.js
4 7 (20.00%) JSON
5 6 (17.14%) Sass
6 5 (14.29%) XML
7 4 (11.43%) Web Services
8 3 (8.57%) .NET
8 3 (8.57%) Cocoa
8 3 (8.57%) HTML5
8 3 (8.57%) iOS SDK
9 2 (5.71%) DOM
9 2 (5.71%) REST
9 2 (5.71%) SAX
9 2 (5.71%) SOAP
9 2 (5.71%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (5.71%) WebGL
9 2 (5.71%) XML Schema
10 1 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Digital Media
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Android
2 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Mobile Development
3 12 (34.29%) Web Development
4 8 (22.86%) Android Development
4 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.14%) TDD
6 5 (14.29%) CRM
6 5 (14.29%) ERP
7 4 (11.43%) BDD
7 4 (11.43%) People Management
7 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
7 4 (11.43%) Resource Allocation
7 4 (11.43%) SDLC
7 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
8 3 (8.57%) Kanban
8 3 (8.57%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) Ruby
4 6 (17.14%) PHP
5 5 (14.29%) Objective-C
6 3 (8.57%) SQL
7 2 (5.71%) Groovy
7 2 (5.71%) Python
7 2 (5.71%) Scala
8 1 (2.86%) C#
8 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Adobe
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Zend
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