The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Engineer
Rank 555 543 483
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -60
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 27 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.059% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.064% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 27
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£350 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £327 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £400 £305
% change year-on-year
-12.11% +31.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 9
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.47 £34.30 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -4.10%
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
47107 45196 41281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.71% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30238 28237 24557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1775 1819 1985
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 9 £350 -17.64% 5
South East -25 9 £375 -6.25% 13
East of England +3 5 £225 -47.05% 4
South West +4 2 - - 7
West Midlands +2 2 - -
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Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 27 (42.19%) Linux
2 23 (35.94%) Java
3 22 (34.38%) UNIX
4 18 (28.13%) Windows
4 18 (28.13%) VMware
5 17 (26.56%) C++
5 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (21.88%) SAN
8 13 (20.31%) Perl
9 12 (18.75%) Load Balancing
9 12 (18.75%) Network Security
9 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (17.19%) SQL
10 11 (17.19%) Oracle
11 10 (15.63%) Cisco
12 9 (14.06%) DNS
12 9 (14.06%) ADSL
12 9 (14.06%) WAN
12 9 (14.06%) C
12 9 (14.06%) Juniper
13 8 (12.50%) Python
13 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
14 7 (10.94%) Validation
14 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
15 6 (9.38%) jQuery
15 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
15 6 (9.38%) Finance

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.56%) Node.js
2 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Simulink
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) SAN
2 12 (18.75%) Network Security
3 9 (14.06%) DNS
3 9 (14.06%) ADSL
3 9 (14.06%) WAN
4 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.69%) Firewall
5 2 (3.13%) Wireless
5 2 (3.13%) Intranet
5 2 (3.13%) DVB
6 1 (1.56%) LTE
6 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.56%) Internet
6 1 (1.56%) HSDPA
6 1 (1.56%) IGMP
6 1 (1.56%) RTSP
6 1 (1.56%) VLAN
6 1 (1.56%) HSUPA
6 1 (1.56%) WCDMA
6 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.56%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) Maven
2 2 (3.13%) Gradle
2 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.13%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.56%) MSI
3 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.56%) NUnit
3 1 (1.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.56%) Trac
3 1 (1.56%) Calabash
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Electronics
3 3 (4.69%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.69%) Automotive
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Military
4 1 (1.56%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) STL
1 6 (9.38%) Swing
1 6 (9.38%) jQuery
2 4 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 3 (4.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (4.69%) Ajax
3 3 (4.69%) OpenGL ES
4 2 (3.13%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (3.13%) HTML
4 2 (3.13%) Spring
4 2 (3.13%) WPF
4 2 (3.13%) XML
4 2 (3.13%) Classic ASP
4 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (1.56%) SOAP
5 1 (1.56%) XSD
5 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.25%) Clustering
4 3 (4.69%) STB
4 3 (4.69%) DTV
4 3 (4.69%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.69%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.56%) MPEG
6 1 (1.56%) HACMP
6 1 (1.56%) IPTV
6 1 (1.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Linux
2 22 (34.38%) UNIX
3 18 (28.13%) Windows
4 5 (7.81%) Android
5 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) AIX
6 1 (1.56%) HPUX
6 1 (1.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.56%) NetWare
6 1 (1.56%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.94%) Validation
3 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
4 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.81%) Multithreading
5 4 (6.25%) Android Development
6 3 (4.69%) Patch Management
6 3 (4.69%) High Availability
6 3 (4.69%) OO
6 3 (4.69%) SOA
7 2 (3.13%) ETL
7 2 (3.13%) Project Management
7 2 (3.13%) MVC
7 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.13%) TDD
7 2 (3.13%) Scrum
7 2 (3.13%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.13%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) Java
2 17 (26.56%) C++
3 13 (20.31%) Perl
4 11 (17.19%) SQL
5 9 (14.06%) C
6 8 (12.50%) Python
7 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
8 6 (9.38%) C#
8 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
9 5 (7.81%) Ruby
10 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 4 (6.25%) PHP
10 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
11 3 (4.69%) Embedded C
11 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.69%) GLSL
12 2 (3.13%) VBScript
12 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.56%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) JTAG
2 1 (1.56%) EFQM
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) OCFS2
2 3 (4.69%) GlusterFS
2 3 (4.69%) GFS2
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.56%) Docker
3 1 (1.56%) GPFS
3 1 (1.56%) XenApp
3 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Puppet
2 3 (4.69%) SELinux
2 3 (4.69%) Icinga
2 3 (4.69%) Nagios
2 3 (4.69%) Cacti
3 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.56%) WMI
3 1 (1.56%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) VMware
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
4 9 (14.06%) Juniper
5 5 (7.81%) IBM
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.25%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) Remedy
6 4 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.69%) Dell
7 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.69%) CommVault
8 2 (3.13%) Citrix
9 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.56%) Veritas
9 1 (1.56%) Compaq
9 1 (1.56%) Symantec
9 1 (1.56%) EMC
9 1 (1.56%) Infragistics
9 1 (1.56%) RedDot
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