The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 75 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.091% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.098% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£393 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £298 £263
% change year-on-year
+24.78% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +10.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1156 1024 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 92.84% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 461 455
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 30
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.25 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Development Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C++
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