The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Developer
Rank 59 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.54% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£450 £475 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £25.28
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +64.16%
Lead Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
693 456 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.29% 91.38% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 301 406
Average daily rate £400 £378 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £229 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 33 48
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Lead Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Lead Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Lead Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Lead Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Lead Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Lead Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Lead Developer
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Swindon -5 3 £450 -5.26%
Trowbridge - - - -
Lead Developer
South West

Lead Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Base SAS
2 3 (60.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Lead Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (60.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Base SAS
1 3 (60.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 3 (60.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle