The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Engineer
Rank 582 595 544
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 54 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.050% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.053% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 18
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £167 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £480 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 3
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.13 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% -2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.00 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.24 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £39.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -2.18%
Development Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47329 49028 46882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31108 31722 28936
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1425 1851 1927
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Development Engineer in the job title.

Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Development Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Development Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Development Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Development Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 20 £438 -2.77% 3
South East +20 18 £381 -1.61% 5
East of England +22 4 - - 6
South West -1 4 - - 1
West Midlands -32 2 - - 2
North East - 2 £170 -
North West - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £620 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Development Engineer
UK

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Development Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.86%) SQL
3 28 (27.18%) Windows
3 28 (27.18%) Degree
4 27 (26.21%) Java
5 25 (24.27%) C
6 24 (23.30%) Linux
7 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
7 21 (20.39%) Scrum
8 20 (19.42%) C++
8 20 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (18.45%) C#
9 19 (18.45%) Python
10 16 (15.53%) QA
11 15 (14.56%) Git (software)
11 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
12 14 (13.59%) .NET
12 14 (13.59%) Computer Science
12 14 (13.59%) TDD
12 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
13 12 (11.65%) REST
13 12 (11.65%) Open Source
13 12 (11.65%) Oracle
13 12 (11.65%) Unix
14 11 (10.68%) Digital TV
15 10 (9.71%) HTTP
15 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
15 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
15 10 (9.71%) Web Services
15 10 (9.71%) BDD

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.83%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.85%) IIS
3 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.91%) Apache
5 2 (1.94%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.97%) CMS
6 1 (0.97%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.97%) JBoss
6 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) MS Project
3 1 (0.97%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.94%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) AdWords
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.97%) GitHub
4 1 (0.97%) Heroku
4 1 (0.97%) Office 365
4 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.71%) HTTP
2 6 (5.83%) DVB
3 4 (3.88%) DNS
3 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.94%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.94%) Firewall
4 2 (1.94%) HbbTV
4 2 (1.94%) Multicast
4 2 (1.94%) SSL
4 2 (1.94%) WAAS
4 2 (1.94%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.97%) Internet
5 1 (0.97%) IPsec
5 1 (0.97%) LDAP
5 1 (0.97%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.97%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.97%) SSH
5 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) NoSQL
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.83%) Big Data
4 4 (3.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.88%) Power BI
4 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.91%) Redis
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.94%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.94%) Datazen
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (14.56%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.80%) JIRA
3 7 (6.80%) Maven
4 6 (5.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (5.83%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.88%) JUnit
5 4 (3.88%) Selenium
5 4 (3.88%) TestNG
6 3 (2.91%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.91%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.91%) Gradle
6 3 (2.91%) Mockito
7 2 (1.94%) MSI
7 2 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.94%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.94%) StarTeam
7 2 (1.94%) Subversion
General
1 8 (7.77%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.85%) Automotive
2 5 (4.85%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Electronics
3 3 (2.91%) Finance
4 2 (1.94%) Advertising
4 2 (1.94%) Games
4 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Avionics
5 1 (0.97%) French Language
5 1 (0.97%) German Language
5 1 (0.97%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.97%) Military
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
5 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.59%) .NET
2 12 (11.65%) REST
3 10 (9.71%) Web Services
4 8 (7.77%) HTML
4 8 (7.77%) HTML5
4 8 (7.77%) Node.js
4 8 (7.77%) XML
5 6 (5.83%) SOAP
6 5 (4.85%) Hibernate
6 5 (4.85%) RESTful
7 4 (3.88%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.88%) ADO.NET
7 4 (3.88%) Ajax
7 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.88%) Kafka
7 4 (3.88%) Regular Expression
8 3 (2.91%) Dropwizard
8 3 (2.91%) JDBC
8 3 (2.91%) Spring
9 2 (1.94%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.68%) Digital TV
3 9 (8.74%) STB
4 8 (7.77%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.77%) User Experience
5 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.83%) MPEG
7 5 (4.85%) Algorithms
7 5 (4.85%) ASTM
8 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.91%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.94%) Clustering
10 2 (1.94%) HACMP
10 2 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.97%) Statistics
11 1 (0.97%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.97%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.18%) Windows
2 24 (23.30%) Linux
3 12 (11.65%) Unix
4 8 (7.77%) Android
4 8 (7.77%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.80%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.85%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.88%) CentOS
7 4 (3.88%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.94%) AIX
9 2 (1.94%) HPUX
9 2 (1.94%) NetWare
9 2 (1.94%) Solaris
9 2 (1.94%) VxWorks
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.39%) Scrum
2 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
3 20 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (13.59%) TDD
5 12 (11.65%) Open Source
6 10 (9.71%) BDD
6 10 (9.71%) DevOps
7 8 (7.77%) Configuration Management
7 8 (7.77%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (7.77%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (7.77%) User Stories
8 7 (6.80%) Automated Testing
8 7 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.80%) Information Security
8 7 (6.80%) ITIL
8 7 (6.80%) OO
9 6 (5.83%) Functional Testing
9 6 (5.83%) Security Testing
9 6 (5.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.86%) SQL
2 27 (26.21%) Java
3 25 (24.27%) C
4 20 (19.42%) C++
5 19 (18.45%) C#
5 19 (18.45%) Python
6 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.74%) Perl
7 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.80%) Ruby
7 7 (6.80%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.83%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.85%) PHP
9 5 (4.85%) Scala
9 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.91%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.94%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.94%) Tcl
11 2 (1.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (27.18%) Degree
2 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.88%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.88%) MCITP
4 4 (3.88%) MCTS
4 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.97%) CCNA
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.97%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.53%) QA
2 6 (5.83%) DO-160
3 4 (3.88%) GPG13
4 3 (2.91%) SDET
5 2 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.71%) Docker
2 8 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.91%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.94%) etcd
4 2 (1.94%) GPFS
4 2 (1.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) Puppet
2 5 (4.85%) Ansible
2 5 (4.85%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.88%) ArcSight ESM
3 4 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.91%) Terraform
5 2 (1.94%) Consul
5 2 (1.94%) Grafana
5 2 (1.94%) SCCM
6 1 (0.97%) Graphite
6 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.97%) logstash
6 1 (0.97%) Mesos
6 1 (0.97%) Nagios
6 1 (0.97%) Rancher
6 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.97%) WSUS
6 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.65%) Oracle
3 4 (3.88%) ArcSight
3 4 (3.88%) HP
3 4 (3.88%) VMware
4 2 (1.94%) IBM
4 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.94%) Remedy
4 2 (1.94%) Veritas
5 1 (0.97%) AppSense
5 1 (0.97%) Borland
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco
5 1 (0.97%) Compaq
5 1 (0.97%) EMC
5 1 (0.97%) F5
5 1 (0.97%) Google
5 1 (0.97%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.97%) Splunk
5 1 (0.97%) Teradata
5 1 (0.97%) Wyse