The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Team Leader role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development Team Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Team Lead
Rank 567 562 539
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Development Team Leader 36 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.045% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.048% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 18
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£400 £375 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £375 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50919 49737 45816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.58% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32112 30451 26557
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1925 1987 2121
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Development Team Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Development Team Leader in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Development Team Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Team Leader
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Team Leader within the UK.

Development Team Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Development Team Leader
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Development Team Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Development Team Leader
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Team Leader within the UK.

Development Team Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Development Team Leader
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Team Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 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
England +2 35 £400 +6.66% 28
London +14 12 £700 +16.66% 11
West Midlands -3 9 £400 +6.66% 5
South East -16 9 £450 - 4
Berkshire +13 7 £450 -
Staffordshire -10 7 £400 +6.66% 3
East Midlands - 7 £400 - 2
Reading - 6 £450 -
Cheshire -6 5 £400 +6.66% 1
North West -19 5 £400 +6.66% 3
Shropshire - 5 £400 -
Derbyshire - 5 £400 -
South West +3 3 £313 - 2
Somerset - 3 £313 -
Taunton - 3 £313 -
Stoke-on-Trent -6 2 £389 +3.66% 1
Birmingham - 2 £550 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £310 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £165 -
Scotland +3 1 - -
City of London -4 1 £725 +20.83% 3
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Development Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development Team Leader 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 Development Team Leader in their job title.

1 28 (43.08%) .NET
2 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (32.31%) C#
4 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 17 (26.15%) Java
5 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
6 16 (24.62%) Resource Management
6 16 (24.62%) N-Tier
7 15 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 15 (23.08%) Open Source
7 15 (23.08%) Mentoring
8 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
8 14 (21.54%) Finance
8 14 (21.54%) Scrum
8 14 (21.54%) SQL
9 11 (16.92%) VB
9 11 (16.92%) OOP
10 9 (13.85%) Erlang
10 9 (13.85%) IBM
11 8 (12.31%) ETL
11 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
11 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
11 8 (12.31%) System Testing
11 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
11 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
11 8 (12.31%) Degree
12 7 (10.77%) Retail
12 7 (10.77%) Ab Initio
12 7 (10.77%) SDLC
12 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills

Development Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development Team Leader 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 Development Team Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) Joomla!
2 2 (3.08%) Confluence
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.54%) Drupal
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) SAS
3 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Intranet
2 1 (1.54%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) OLTP
3 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) Mockito
3 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.08%) MorphX
3 2 (3.08%) JIRA
3 2 (3.08%) Selenium
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) .NET
2 15 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.69%) HTML
3 5 (7.69%) XML
4 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.15%) CSS
4 4 (6.15%) Web Services
4 4 (6.15%) WinForms
4 4 (6.15%) WCF
4 4 (6.15%) HTML5
5 3 (4.62%) jQuery
5 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.08%) JSON
6 2 (3.08%) Ext JS
6 2 (3.08%) PowerMock
6 2 (3.08%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.08%) Middleware
6 2 (3.08%) SOAP
7 1 (1.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) N-Tier
2 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.23%) DataPower
4 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) NHS
5 2 (3.08%) Statistics
6 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) AIX
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.62%) Resource Management
3 15 (23.08%) Open Source
3 15 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 14 (21.54%) Scrum
5 11 (16.92%) OOP
6 8 (12.31%) ETL
6 8 (12.31%) System Testing
7 7 (10.77%) SDLC
8 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.69%) Time Management
9 5 (7.69%) Line Management
9 5 (7.69%) TDD
10 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (3.08%) Workflow
12 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) C#
2 17 (26.15%) Java
3 14 (21.54%) SQL
4 11 (16.92%) VB
5 9 (13.85%) Erlang
6 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
6 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.62%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.08%) X++
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
1 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Varnish
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) IBM
3 7 (10.77%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Adobe
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