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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 525 508 507
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 54 44 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.091% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.098% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £268 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £291 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.17% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 17
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £30.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -10.62%
Development Engineer
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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 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
46312 45019 50103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.74% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27333 28780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1956 2521
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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
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 20 August 2014. 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 +16 22 £385 -6.66% 5
South East +6 19 £240 -26.73% 4
South West - 9 £400 - 7
East of England -21 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - -
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Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 29 (36.25%) Linux
2 25 (31.25%) UNIX
3 24 (30.00%) Python
4 21 (26.25%) C++
5 20 (25.00%) Java
6 19 (23.75%) Perl
6 19 (23.75%) Windows
7 18 (22.50%) C
8 17 (21.25%) Finance
8 17 (21.25%) Ruby
8 17 (21.25%) Puppet
9 15 (18.75%) Bash Shell
9 15 (18.75%) PHP
9 15 (18.75%) Oracle
10 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
11 13 (16.25%) HTML
11 13 (16.25%) VMware
12 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (15.00%) WebLogic
12 12 (15.00%) Configuration Management
13 11 (13.75%) CSS
13 11 (13.75%) IBM
13 11 (13.75%) JIRA
14 10 (12.50%) Clustering
14 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (12.50%) SOA
14 10 (12.50%) SQL
14 10 (12.50%) .NET
14 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
15 9 (11.25%) Financial Institution

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 12 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.25%) Apache
2 9 (11.25%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.00%) CMS
4 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.50%) WordPress
6 1 (1.25%) nginx
6 1 (1.25%) Node.js
6 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.25%) uWSGI
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.25%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.25%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) LTE
2 6 (7.50%) HTTP
2 6 (7.50%) Internet
3 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.25%) WCDMA
4 3 (3.75%) 3G
4 3 (3.75%) MPLS
4 3 (3.75%) OSPF
4 3 (3.75%) BGP
4 3 (3.75%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.75%) 4G
4 3 (3.75%) SAN
4 3 (3.75%) Firewall
4 3 (3.75%) 2G
5 2 (2.50%) SSH
5 2 (2.50%) Telnet
5 2 (2.50%) FTP
5 2 (2.50%) SNMP
5 2 (2.50%) GSM
5 2 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) MySQL
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (2.50%) Redis
2 2 (2.50%) Big Data
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.25%) QlikView
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) JIRA
2 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.25%) Subversion
3 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.00%) Selenium
5 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.75%) GDB
6 2 (2.50%) Capybara
6 2 (2.50%) PhantomJS
6 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (2.50%) Maven
6 2 (2.50%) JUnit
6 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.25%) JMeter
7 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.25%) NUnit
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.25%) Gerrit
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.25%) Financial Institution
4 8 (10.00%) Electronics
5 3 (3.75%) Marketing
6 2 (2.50%) French Language
6 2 (2.50%) Avionics
7 1 (1.25%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.25%) Automotive
7 1 (1.25%) Publishing
7 1 (1.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) HTML
2 11 (13.75%) CSS
3 10 (12.50%) .NET
4 9 (11.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (8.75%) LAMP
6 5 (6.25%) JSON
6 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.00%) WPF
7 4 (5.00%) XML
7 4 (5.00%) HTML5
8 3 (3.75%) Web Services
8 3 (3.75%) CSS3
8 3 (3.75%) Laravel
8 3 (3.75%) Symfony
8 3 (3.75%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (3.75%) jQuery
8 3 (3.75%) RESTful
9 2 (2.50%) OpenGL
9 2 (2.50%) REST
10 1 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Clustering
2 9 (11.25%) Hedge funds
3 8 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.75%) STB
5 3 (3.75%) DTV
5 3 (3.75%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (3.75%) Open Source
6 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.50%) Firmware
6 2 (2.50%) Physics
7 1 (1.25%) Wiki
7 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.25%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.25%) HACMP
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.25%) Linux
2 25 (31.25%) UNIX
3 19 (23.75%) Windows
4 9 (11.25%) SELinux
5 4 (5.00%) Android
6 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.75%) Solaris
7 2 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.50%) AIX
7 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.25%) NetWare
8 1 (1.25%) HPUX
8 1 (1.25%) CentOS
8 1 (1.25%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (12.50%) SOA
3 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.00%) Migration
4 8 (10.00%) Scrum
4 8 (10.00%) DevOps
5 7 (8.75%) Test Automation
6 6 (7.50%) MVC
7 5 (6.25%) OO
7 5 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.25%) Validation
7 5 (6.25%) Web Development
7 5 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (5.00%) Requirements Management
8 4 (5.00%) ETL
9 3 (3.75%) CRM
9 3 (3.75%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) Python
2 21 (26.25%) C++
3 20 (25.00%) Java
4 19 (23.75%) Perl
5 18 (22.50%) C
6 17 (21.25%) Ruby
7 15 (18.75%) PHP
7 15 (18.75%) Bash Shell
8 14 (17.50%) JavaScript
9 10 (12.50%) SQL
10 8 (10.00%) C#
11 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
12 5 (6.25%) Korn
13 4 (5.00%) Embedded C
14 2 (2.50%) PHP5
14 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
14 2 (2.50%) Scala
15 1 (1.25%) sed
15 1 (1.25%) Groovy
15 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.50%) vCloud
4 1 (1.25%) Docker
4 1 (1.25%) GPFS
4 1 (1.25%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) Puppet
2 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.25%) Ansible
3 1 (1.25%) logstash
3 1 (1.25%) Salt
3 1 (1.25%) Kibana
3 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.25%) Oozie
3 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (18.75%) Oracle
2 13 (16.25%) VMware
3 11 (13.75%) IBM
4 9 (11.25%) Remedy
5 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.75%) JBoss
6 3 (3.75%) Cisco
6 3 (3.75%) Zend
6 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.50%) Motorola
7 2 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (1.25%) Compaq
8 1 (1.25%) EMC
8 1 (1.25%) Juniper
8 1 (1.25%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.25%) Veritas
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.25%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.25%) New Relic
8 1 (1.25%) Perforce
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