The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 76 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.63% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +114.28%
Lead Developer
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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 Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
747 538 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.08% 93.73% 91.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 330 276
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 27
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -6 3 £398 -16.31%
West Wales - 1 - -
North Wales - - - - 3
Lead Developer
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Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (71.43%) SOAP
1 5 (71.43%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Spring

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) SOAP
1 5 (71.43%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Thunderhead
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Talend