The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £263 £320
% change year-on-year
+30.47% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -26.00%
Development Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
361 302 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.78% 96.49% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 181 132
Average daily rate £400 £368 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Engineer across the Cambridge region.

Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Development Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) QADirector
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) WorldPay
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Development Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) QADirector
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Sun
1 1 (25.00%) WorldPay