The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 48 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 21 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.07% - 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate £460 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.75 -
% change year-on-year
-6.29% -
Lead Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire 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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
406 196 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 98.07% 96.55% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 101 55
Average daily rate £460 £420 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +23.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Telford - 19 £460 -
Lead Developer
West Midlands

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 28 (93.33%) SQL
1 28 (93.33%) Unix
2 25 (83.33%) Oracle
2 25 (83.33%) Informatica
2 25 (83.33%) Shell Script
3 22 (73.33%) BusinessObjects
3 22 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (70.00%) WebLogic
5 18 (60.00%) ClearCase
5 18 (60.00%) RUP
5 18 (60.00%) Pega
5 18 (60.00%) Waterfall
6 16 (53.33%) Java
7 15 (50.00%) J2EE
7 15 (50.00%) OO
8 13 (43.33%) Data Modelling
9 12 (40.00%) Perl
10 10 (33.33%) PL/SQL
11 9 (30.00%) Test Strategy
12 7 (23.33%) Big Data
12 7 (23.33%) Analytics
12 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
12 7 (23.33%) JIRA
12 7 (23.33%) Pentaho
12 7 (23.33%) Hadoop
12 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
12 7 (23.33%) Scrum
12 7 (23.33%) Confluence
13 6 (20.00%) webMethods
13 6 (20.00%) User Stories

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 21 (70.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (23.33%) Confluence
3 3 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (23.33%) Big Data
2 7 (23.33%) Hadoop
2 7 (23.33%) Pentaho
3 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) ClearCase
2 7 (23.33%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) CA Gen
3 3 (10.00%) ClearQuest
3 3 (10.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (10.00%) J2SE
2 3 (10.00%) JSON
2 3 (10.00%) Play Framework
2 3 (10.00%) REST
2 3 (10.00%) SOAP
2 3 (10.00%) Spring
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Unix
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (60.00%) RUP
2 18 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 15 (50.00%) OO
4 13 (43.33%) Data Modelling
5 9 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (23.33%) Analytics
6 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
6 7 (23.33%) Scrum
7 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (20.00%) User Stories
8 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) DevOps
9 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.00%) Microservices
9 3 (10.00%) Open Source
9 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) SQL
2 25 (83.33%) Shell Script
3 16 (53.33%) Java
4 12 (40.00%) Perl
5 10 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 5 (16.67%) Scala
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Informatica
1 25 (83.33%) Oracle
2 18 (60.00%) Pega
3 6 (20.00%) webMethods
4 3 (10.00%) BEA
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Google