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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Team Lead
Rank 571 556 517
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Development Team Leader 24 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.050% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.054% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 22
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£386 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £332 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £375 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +8.82%
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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 30 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 19 December 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
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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 -32 23 £388 +6.16% 22
East of England -9 11 £538 +56.36% 1
Essex - 6 £538 -
London +17 5 £400 +21.21% 3
Yorkshire -9 3 £385 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £315 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £385 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £385 -
East Midlands -1 1 - - 2
Scotland -2 1 £320 -
Leeds -7 1 - -
West Yorkshire -12 1 - -
West Midlands -18 1 £388 +4.72% 1
South West -22 1 £340 +28.30% 5
South East -23 1 £475 +26.66% 2
Wiltshire - 1 £340 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 £340 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £600 -
Berkshire - 1 £475 -
Luton - 1 £600 -
Reading - 1 £475 -
Lutterworth - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - - 2
Northampton - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Leicester - - - - 1

Development Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 20 (54.05%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
4 14 (37.84%) C#
5 13 (35.14%) HTML
6 11 (29.73%) SQL
7 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 9 (24.32%) jQuery
8 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
8 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) MVC
8 8 (21.62%) CSS
9 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
9 7 (18.92%) Java
9 7 (18.92%) Scrum
10 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
10 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (16.22%) TDD
11 5 (13.51%) QA
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (13.51%) XML
11 5 (13.51%) Oracle
11 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
11 5 (13.51%) Project Management
11 5 (13.51%) HTML5
12 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
12 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
12 4 (10.81%) Coaching
12 4 (10.81%) ERP
12 4 (10.81%) SOA

Development Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (8.11%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) Node.js
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.70%) Agresso
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) QlikView
4 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.41%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.70%) Spotfire
6 1 (2.70%) Star Schema
6 1 (2.70%) OLTP
6 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.70%) Redis
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.41%) GoogleTest
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) Selenium
4 2 (5.41%) CppUnit
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) JMeter
5 1 (2.70%) Xcode
5 1 (2.70%) Gradle
5 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.70%) Gerrit
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) .NET
2 13 (35.14%) HTML
3 9 (24.32%) jQuery
4 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
4 8 (21.62%) CSS
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
6 5 (13.51%) XML
6 5 (13.51%) HTML5
7 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.11%) Java EE
7 3 (8.11%) XSLT
7 3 (8.11%) Web Services
7 3 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (5.41%) REST
8 2 (5.41%) CSS3
8 2 (5.41%) STL
8 2 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (5.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (5.41%) Ajax
9 1 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Open Source
1 3 (8.11%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.70%) Animation
3 1 (2.70%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) CentOS
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) MVC
3 7 (18.92%) Scrum
4 6 (16.22%) TDD
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) Coaching
6 4 (10.81%) ERP
6 4 (10.81%) SOA
6 4 (10.81%) CRM
6 4 (10.81%) Web Development
7 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.11%) Line Management
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Analytics
8 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.41%) User Stories
8 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) C#
2 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.81%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.11%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) logstash
2 1 (2.70%) Salt
2 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Tableau
4 2 (5.41%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) VMware