The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 142 125 121
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 8 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.24% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
Median daily rate £463 £280 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.17% -25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £280 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £280 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-29.47% -
Lead Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2780 2876 2469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.13% 95.45% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 1522 1325
Median daily rate £375 £366 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 98 72
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Developer across the Scotland region.

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Edinburgh -5 6 £438 +56.25% 1
Stirling +4 2 £500 -
Lead Developer
UK

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Scotland region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) Ab Initio
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Global One
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
7 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (8.33%) OpenEdge ABL
7 1 (8.33%) Investment Management

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (8.33%) OpenEdge
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Global One
2 1 (8.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Velocity
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) OpenEdge ABL
4 1 (8.33%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Ab Initio
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) SAP