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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Engineer
Rank 565 529 508
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 25 57 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 30
Average daily rate
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£355 £338 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £448 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £295 £298
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +4.57%
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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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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
South East -32 9 £350 +45.83% 12
London -8 7 £575 +49.35% 3
South West -14 4 - - 6
East of England +7 2 £167 - 4
West Midlands - 2 - -
North West - 1 £513 -
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Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 24 (42.11%) Linux
2 21 (36.84%) Java
3 20 (35.09%) UNIX
4 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (26.32%) Windows
4 15 (26.32%) VMware
5 14 (24.56%) C++
6 13 (22.81%) Perl
7 12 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (19.30%) SQL
8 11 (19.30%) SAN
9 10 (17.54%) C
9 10 (17.54%) Degree
9 10 (17.54%) Network Security
10 9 (15.79%) Load Balancing
10 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
10 9 (15.79%) Oracle
10 9 (15.79%) Cisco
10 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (14.04%) Python
11 8 (14.04%) Validation
12 7 (12.28%) Juniper
12 7 (12.28%) WAN
12 7 (12.28%) DNS
12 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
13 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
13 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
13 6 (10.53%) MS Excel

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
3 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Simulink
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) SAN
2 10 (17.54%) Network Security
3 7 (12.28%) DNS
3 7 (12.28%) WAN
4 6 (10.53%) ADSL
5 4 (7.02%) Firewall
6 3 (5.26%) DVB
7 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.51%) Intranet
7 2 (3.51%) Internet
7 2 (3.51%) Wireless
7 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.75%) HTTP
8 1 (1.75%) WCDMA
8 1 (1.75%) DHCP
8 1 (1.75%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.75%) GSM
8 1 (1.75%) LAN
8 1 (1.75%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.75%) DB2
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) JIRA
2 4 (7.02%) Maven
2 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.51%) Ant
4 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 2 (3.51%) Selenium
4 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.51%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.51%) Gradle
4 2 (3.51%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.75%) Calabash
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.75%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.75%) MSI
5 1 (1.75%) NUnit
General
1 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Automotive
3 3 (5.26%) Electronics
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Front Office
5 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.75%) Military
5 1 (1.75%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.75%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) STL
1 6 (10.53%) Swing
2 5 (8.77%) .NET
3 3 (5.26%) CSS
3 3 (5.26%) Ajax
3 3 (5.26%) HTML
3 3 (5.26%) OpenGL ES
4 2 (3.51%) jQuery
4 2 (3.51%) Spring
4 2 (3.51%) Software Packaging
4 2 (3.51%) WPF
4 2 (3.51%) RESTful
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.51%) Classic ASP
4 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.51%) Web Services
5 1 (1.75%) XML
5 1 (1.75%) XSD
5 1 (1.75%) SOAP
5 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (5.26%) STB
4 3 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.51%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.51%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.51%) DTV
5 2 (3.51%) Wiki
5 2 (3.51%) Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) Equities
6 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.75%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.75%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.75%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Linux
2 20 (35.09%) UNIX
3 15 (26.32%) Windows
4 4 (7.02%) Android
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 8 (14.04%) Validation
3 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.26%) Project Management
5 3 (5.26%) UML
5 3 (5.26%) OO
5 3 (5.26%) Scrum
5 3 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 3 (5.26%) BDD
5 3 (5.26%) Android Development
5 3 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (5.26%) Office Automation
6 2 (3.51%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.51%) DevOps
6 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.51%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.51%) High Availability
6 2 (3.51%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) Java
2 14 (24.56%) C++
3 13 (22.81%) Perl
4 11 (19.30%) SQL
5 10 (17.54%) C
6 8 (14.04%) Python
7 6 (10.53%) C#
7 6 (10.53%) PHP
7 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.02%) VBScript
9 3 (5.26%) VB
9 3 (5.26%) Embedded C
9 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.26%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.26%) Ruby
9 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.26%) GLSL
10 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) HNC
6 1 (1.75%) HND
6 1 (1.75%) CCNP
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.75%) QA
1 1 (1.75%) JTAG
1 1 (1.75%) DO-160
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.51%) OCFS2
2 2 (3.51%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) GlusterFS
2 2 (3.51%) GFS2
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Nagios
1 3 (5.26%) Cacti
1 3 (5.26%) Puppet
1 3 (5.26%) Icinga
2 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.51%) SELinux
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.75%) WMI
3 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) VMware
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 9 (15.79%) Cisco
3 7 (12.28%) Juniper
4 5 (8.77%) IBM
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.26%) Dell
6 3 (5.26%) CommVault
6 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.51%) HP
7 2 (3.51%) Remedy
8 1 (1.75%) Infragistics
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix
8 1 (1.75%) DataSynapse
8 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.75%) Symantec
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