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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 132 146 125
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 22 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 6
Median daily rate £425 £450 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £431 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
3463 3674 2905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.88% 94.98% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2164 2158 1565
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 193 198
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +12 15 £425 -5.55% 17
Cheshire +4 5 £425 -5.55% 2
Lead Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (47.73%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) HTML
3 15 (34.09%) CSS
4 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.27%) .NET
5 11 (25.00%) Web Development
5 11 (25.00%) HTML5
5 11 (25.00%) CSS3
6 10 (22.73%) Spring
6 10 (22.73%) CRM
7 9 (20.45%) Web Services
7 9 (20.45%) Retail
8 8 (18.18%) Android
8 8 (18.18%) XML
8 8 (18.18%) MVC
8 8 (18.18%) Mobile Development
9 7 (15.91%) Android Development
9 7 (15.91%) SEO
9 7 (15.91%) JSP
9 7 (15.91%) jQuery
10 6 (13.64%) TDD
10 6 (13.64%) J2EE
10 6 (13.64%) C#
10 6 (13.64%) JUnit
10 6 (13.64%) Middleware
10 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
10 6 (13.64%) Line Management
10 6 (13.64%) User Experience
11 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (4.55%) Confluence
1 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Magento
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.27%) QlikView
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) JUnit
2 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.09%) JIRA
3 4 (9.09%) Maven
4 3 (6.82%) Xcode
5 2 (4.55%) Android Studio
5 2 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.55%) Gradle
5 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.55%) Subversion
6 1 (2.27%) MorphX
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 9 (20.45%) Retail
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) CSS
1 15 (34.09%) HTML
2 12 (27.27%) .NET
3 11 (25.00%) CSS3
3 11 (25.00%) HTML5
4 10 (22.73%) Spring
5 9 (20.45%) Web Services
6 8 (18.18%) XML
7 7 (15.91%) jQuery
7 7 (15.91%) JSP
8 6 (13.64%) J2EE
8 6 (13.64%) Middleware
9 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
9 5 (11.36%) Cocoa
9 5 (11.36%) iOS SDK
10 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
11 3 (6.82%) JSON
12 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
12 2 (4.55%) Spring MVC
12 2 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) User Experience
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.09%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.55%) iPad
5 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Android
2 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Web Development
3 10 (22.73%) CRM
4 8 (18.18%) Mobile Development
4 8 (18.18%) MVC
5 7 (15.91%) Android Development
5 7 (15.91%) SEO
6 6 (13.64%) Line Management
6 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) Analytics
7 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.36%) ERP
7 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 4 (9.09%) Front End Development
8 4 (9.09%) iOS Development
8 4 (9.09%) OO
8 4 (9.09%) Project Management
8 4 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.64%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) Objective-C
4 5 (11.36%) PHP
4 5 (11.36%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.55%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) VB
5 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.55%) XAML
6 1 (2.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Google
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.55%) hybris
4 1 (2.27%) SAP