The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 133 131 124
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 25 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 7
Average daily rate £425 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £359 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.00 -
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
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -6 16 £425 +6.25% 12
Cheshire +1 8 - - 1
Lancashire 0 1 £338 -13.46%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 14 (33.33%) MVC
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
1 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) HTML
2 13 (30.95%) CSS
3 12 (28.57%) Scrum
4 9 (21.43%) Java
4 9 (21.43%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) Oracle
5 8 (19.05%) .NET
5 8 (19.05%) C#
5 8 (19.05%) XML
5 8 (19.05%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (19.05%) SAS
5 8 (19.05%) Analytics
6 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 7 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (16.67%) Workflow
6 7 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 6 (14.29%) MySQL
7 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (14.29%) Unix
7 6 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (14.29%) jQuery
7 6 (14.29%) Subversion
7 6 (14.29%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (19.05%) SAS
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (11.90%) CMS
3 5 (11.90%) Confluence
3 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Modbus
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (14.29%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.38%) SAS EBI
4 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (14.29%) Subversion
3 5 (11.90%) JIRA
3 5 (11.90%) JUnit
4 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.52%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.76%) Lombardi
6 1 (2.38%) CppUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) Grunt
6 1 (2.38%) gulp
6 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
6 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) CSS
1 13 (30.95%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) XML
3 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 6 (14.29%) jQuery
4 6 (14.29%) Spring
5 5 (11.90%) Ajax
5 5 (11.90%) JSP
5 5 (11.90%) Spring MVC
5 5 (11.90%) XSD
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.52%) CSS3
6 4 (9.52%) HTML5
6 4 (9.52%) Web Services
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.76%) Grails
8 2 (4.76%) React
9 1 (2.38%) JPA
9 1 (2.38%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.52%) iPad
2 4 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) BBC
3 1 (2.38%) CCTV
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) CentOS
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (33.33%) MVC
2 12 (28.57%) Scrum
3 8 (19.05%) Analytics
3 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (16.67%) Workflow
5 5 (11.90%) B2C
5 5 (11.90%) BDD
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Kanban
5 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.52%) Data Validation
6 4 (9.52%) Front End Development
6 4 (9.52%) OWASP
6 4 (9.52%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Java
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) R
5 1 (2.38%) VB
5 1 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) WCAG
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) hybris
3 4 (9.52%) EPiServer
3 4 (9.52%) Sitecore
4 3 (7.14%) IBM
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) SAP