The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 71 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
- +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.49 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -1.28%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
958 710 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.20% 91.97% 90.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 303 350
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 46
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Lead Developer
Berkshire

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (12.50%) Facebook
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) WCF

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Symfony
2 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Google Maps API
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter
2 1 (12.50%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Netezza
2 1 (12.50%) Open Text
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle