The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 23 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.81% 1.76% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.87% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£338 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £415 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
119 214 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 95.97% 94.27% 98.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 77 50
Average daily rate £305 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 22
Average hourly rate £20.75 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Lead Developer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Symfony
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) PHP5
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Memcached
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Behat
1 1 (100.00%) Gearman
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Behat
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Symfony
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Memcached
1 1 (100.00%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Zend