The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 130 142 122
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 14 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate £375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.00 -
Lead Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2867 3062 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.34% 95.84% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1938 1957 1414
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 176 161
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
Wiltshire +5 7 £500 +11.11%
Bristol +1 5 £375 -11.76% 5
Somerset +3 1 £375 +17.18% 5
Lead Developer
England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 14 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 12 (42.86%) Data Analytics
4 12 (42.86%) Analytics
5 11 (39.29%) Data Transformation
5 11 (39.29%) Use Case
5 11 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (39.29%) Data Modelling
6 10 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (35.71%) Amazon S3
6 10 (35.71%) Amazon Redshift
6 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (35.71%) Tableau
6 10 (35.71%) Amazon Kinesis
7 9 (32.14%) Open Source
7 9 (32.14%) Finance
7 9 (32.14%) ETL
8 8 (28.57%) Customer Insight
8 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
10 5 (17.86%) .NET
10 5 (17.86%) Scrum
11 4 (14.29%) C#
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (10.71%) IIS
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon Kinesis
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (35.71%) Amazon Redshift
3 10 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.14%) Big Data
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) Ajax
3 1 (3.57%) Android SDK
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) Laravel
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) SAML
3 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.57%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
1 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (42.86%) Analytics
3 12 (42.86%) Data Analytics
3 12 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 11 (39.29%) Data Modelling
4 11 (39.29%) Data Transformation
4 11 (39.29%) Use Case
5 9 (32.14%) ETL
5 9 (32.14%) Open Source
6 8 (28.57%) Customer Insight
7 7 (25.00%) Database Optimisation
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
9 4 (14.29%) Release Management
10 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (10.71%) Document Management
10 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
11 2 (7.14%) Coaching
11 2 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
11 2 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Tableau
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Freescale
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