The first table below looks at the demand for the Development Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 207 194 219
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.046% 0.048% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.052% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate £550 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -4.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Development Engineer
London

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) WPF
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) XAML
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Sun
1 1 (12.50%) Intel