The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 16 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 South West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 135 123 140
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate £393 £513 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.41% +36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £373
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +9.06%
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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3096 2254 3356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.14% 94.43% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1342 1944
Average daily rate £350 £343 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 153 247
Average hourly rate £19.31 £15.10 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.88% -39.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Lead Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 5 £475 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £310 - 1
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (70.00%) Scrum
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) JTA
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) SEO
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (30.00%) JAX-RPC
4 3 (30.00%) JTS
4 3 (30.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (30.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Android Development
5 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (20.00%) Confluence
5 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) hybris
5 2 (20.00%) Data Validation
5 2 (20.00%) B2C
5 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) JSP

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (30.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 3 (30.00%) AquaLogic Service Bus
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) BODI
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) LSMW
3 1 (10.00%) Xcode
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) JTA
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) JAX-RPC
3 3 (30.00%) JTS
3 3 (30.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) JSP
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XSD
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
5 1 (10.00%) Flash
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) iPhone
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) SEO
2 3 (30.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) Android Development
3 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (20.00%) Data Validation
3 2 (20.00%) B2C
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
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