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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 139 164 126
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 21 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.23% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 4
Median daily rate £425 £530 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.81% +51.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £507 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
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 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
3322 4256 3007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.16% 95.06% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2111 2603 1713
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 217 198
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.33 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.98% +8.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £45.00
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 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 30 September 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 30 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
Manchester - 17 £425 - 16
Cheshire - 4 £384 - 2
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 23 (47.92%) Java
2 19 (39.58%) HTML
2 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (35.42%) CSS
4 16 (33.33%) Web Development
5 13 (27.08%) Mobile Development
6 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (25.00%) Retail
7 11 (22.92%) HTML5
8 10 (20.83%) CRM
8 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
9 9 (18.75%) .NET
9 9 (18.75%) CSS3
10 8 (16.67%) Spring
10 8 (16.67%) JSON
10 8 (16.67%) Android
10 8 (16.67%) TDD
10 8 (16.67%) Android Development
11 7 (14.58%) Line Management
11 7 (14.58%) User Experience
11 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (12.50%) Ruby
12 6 (12.50%) Ajax
12 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (12.50%) Sass
12 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
12 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
12 6 (12.50%) Node.js
12 6 (12.50%) Middleware
12 6 (12.50%) J2EE

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 1 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.08%) SAS
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Magento
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.42%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) JUnit
2 4 (8.33%) Maven
3 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.25%) Xcode
4 1 (2.08%) MorphX
4 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) Toad
General
1 12 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) HTML
2 17 (35.42%) CSS
3 11 (22.92%) HTML5
4 9 (18.75%) .NET
4 9 (18.75%) CSS3
5 8 (16.67%) JSON
5 8 (16.67%) Spring
6 6 (12.50%) Ajax
6 6 (12.50%) J2EE
6 6 (12.50%) Middleware
6 6 (12.50%) Node.js
6 6 (12.50%) Sass
6 6 (12.50%) XML
7 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
7 5 (10.42%) JSP
7 5 (10.42%) Web Services
8 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.25%) Cocoa
9 3 (6.25%) iOS SDK
10 2 (4.17%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) User Experience
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Android
2 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Web Development
3 13 (27.08%) Mobile Development
4 10 (20.83%) CRM
4 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.67%) Android Development
5 8 (16.67%) TDD
6 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.58%) Line Management
7 5 (10.42%) Analytics
7 5 (10.42%) ERP
7 5 (10.42%) SEO
7 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.33%) Front End Development
9 3 (6.25%) BDD
9 3 (6.25%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.25%) iOS Development
9 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) Java
2 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.50%) PHP
3 6 (12.50%) Ruby
4 5 (10.42%) Objective-C
4 5 (10.42%) SQL
5 4 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (4.17%) C++
6 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.08%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Google
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe
3 1 (2.08%) Zend
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