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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 137 125 113
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 11 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.099% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.11% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
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£463 £477 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% +15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £455 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £498 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £35.22
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
3418 2788 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.13% 92.20% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1934 1515 1046
Average daily rate £388 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 176 174
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.61 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Manchester -8 4 £356 - 9
Cheshire -10 3 £475 -0.31% 3
Lancashire - 1 £550 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £540 - 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Spring
3 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) SAS
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Ant
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) Maven
4 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (18.75%) Gradle
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) Base SAS
5 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (18.75%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Base SAS
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) OLAP
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Ant
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Gradle
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Spring
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) JSON
3 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) Akka
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) V-Model
5 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) HND
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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