The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Lead Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Developer
Rank 119 121 95
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.53% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.55% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Median daily rate £475 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.33%
Lead Developer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1808 2189 1543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.53% 95.88% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 1470 922
Median daily rate £380 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 98 78
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £21.53 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Lead Developer in the job title.

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Developer across the West Yorkshire region.

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +5 4 £475 - 6
Lead Developer
Yorkshire

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Lead Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Lead Developer in the job title.

1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) Spring
5 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
5 5 (31.25%) JSP
5 5 (31.25%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) JUnit
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Maven
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Data Management
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 2 (12.50%) Legal
8 2 (12.50%) MVC
8 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (12.50%) X++
8 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (12.50%) Microservices
8 2 (12.50%) DevOps
8 2 (12.50%) Coaching

Lead Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
1 5 (31.25%) J2EE
1 5 (31.25%) JSP
1 5 (31.25%) Spring
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (6.25%) WSDL
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Management
3 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Microservices
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) DSDM
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.25%) RUP
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) X++
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) logstash
1 1 (6.25%) Piwik
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet