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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Developer
Rank 23 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.06% 0.71% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £37.50
Lead Developer
East of 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 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
186 134 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 94.42% 95.71% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 84 121
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £9.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.13 £30.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Ipswich +3 6 £400 - 1
Lead Developer
East of England

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) LINQ
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) WSDL
4 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (37.50%) Groovy
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (25.00%) JPA
5 2 (25.00%) Apache CXF
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) PaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Moq
5 2 (25.00%) OSGi
5 2 (25.00%) Spring

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Moq
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) LINQ
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) WSDL
4 2 (25.00%) JPA
4 2 (25.00%) Apache CXF
4 2 (25.00%) OSGi
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Groovy
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) OpenAM
2 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) ForgeRock
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle