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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Team Lead
Rank 599 550 564
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Development Team Leader 13 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.068% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.074% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 23
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£489 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 September 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 10 £509 +7.10% 33
London -7 4 £550 - 6
South East +5 3 - - 5
Milton Keynes - 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Scotland -14 2 £413 - 1
North West - 2 £485 - 3
Glasgow - 2 £413 - 1
East of England -21 1 £493 +3.68% 2
Wales - 1 - - 2
Manchester - 1 - - 2
South Wales - 1 - - 2
Cardiff - 1 - - 2
Cheadle - - - -
Chester - - - -
Chorley - - - - 1
Crewe - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Darlington - - - -
Derby - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birkenhead - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -

Development Team Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (63.41%) .NET
2 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
3 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (36.59%) MVC
5 14 (34.15%) Degree
6 13 (31.71%) Finance
7 12 (29.27%) Scrum
8 9 (21.95%) Resource Management
8 9 (21.95%) Maven
8 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
8 9 (21.95%) C#
8 9 (21.95%) Java
9 8 (19.51%) SQL
9 8 (19.51%) Struts
9 8 (19.51%) Web Services
9 8 (19.51%) SOAP
9 8 (19.51%) UML
9 8 (19.51%) Java EE
9 8 (19.51%) Spring
10 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
10 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
10 7 (17.07%) Spring Web Flow
10 7 (17.07%) JPA
10 7 (17.07%) JMS
10 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
10 7 (17.07%) Ant
10 7 (17.07%) JUnit
10 7 (17.07%) J2EE
10 7 (17.07%) WinForms
10 7 (17.07%) Hibernate

Development Team Leader
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) Agresso
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Maven
2 7 (17.07%) Ant
2 7 (17.07%) JUnit
2 7 (17.07%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.88%) GoogleTest
4 2 (4.88%) CppUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.88%) NUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Back Office
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) Struts
2 8 (19.51%) Web Services
2 8 (19.51%) SOAP
2 8 (19.51%) Java EE
2 8 (19.51%) Spring
3 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
3 7 (17.07%) Spring Web Flow
3 7 (17.07%) JPA
3 7 (17.07%) JMS
3 7 (17.07%) J2EE
3 7 (17.07%) WinForms
3 7 (17.07%) Hibernate
4 6 (14.63%) HTML
5 5 (12.20%) HTML5
5 5 (12.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (9.76%) jQuery
6 4 (9.76%) XML
6 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Mathematics
1 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (14.63%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) N-Tier
4 3 (7.32%) Open Source
5 2 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (4.88%) DTV
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
1 1 (2.44%) UNIX
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) MVC
3 12 (29.27%) Scrum
4 9 (21.95%) Resource Management
4 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
5 8 (19.51%) UML
6 7 (17.07%) Mobile Commerce
7 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.76%) TDD
9 3 (7.32%) Migration
10 2 (4.88%) Line Management
10 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
10 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) C#
1 9 (21.95%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) SAP