The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank - 41 22
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 1.09% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.13% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £410
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
246 265 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.23% 96.01% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 207 92
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -67.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk