The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Engineer
Rank 155 195 215
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.091% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.096% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £433 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +17.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
Development Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3313 5225 5882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.56% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 3966 4276
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £283 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 76 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £36.35 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Mockito
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Kafka
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Flume
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Oozie
3 2 (25.00%) Cascading
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) HBase
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Mockito
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) GitLab
3 1 (12.50%) Gradle
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) TestNG
General
1 1 (12.50%) Japanese Language
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) Cascading
2 2 (25.00%) Kafka
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Commons
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Guava
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) JDBC
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
3 1 (12.50%) Garbage Collection
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) AWK
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oozie
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat