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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 518 511 521
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 57 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 14
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£350 £339 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.30% -9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +19.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 18
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £28.25 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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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
47165 45283 49370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.19% 92.85% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29205 27533 28388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £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 1871 1982 2460
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 £40.00 £40.57 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -3 22 £385 -8.33% 4
South East -6 17 £240 -26.73% 8
South West - 13 £400 - 5
East Midlands +2 1 - - 1
East of England -27 1 - - 2
North East - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 28 (34.57%) Linux
2 25 (30.86%) Python
3 24 (29.63%) UNIX
4 21 (25.93%) C++
5 20 (24.69%) Windows
6 19 (23.46%) Perl
7 18 (22.22%) C
7 18 (22.22%) Finance
8 17 (20.99%) Ruby
8 17 (20.99%) Puppet
9 16 (19.75%) PHP
9 16 (19.75%) Java
10 15 (18.52%) Oracle
10 15 (18.52%) Bash Shell
11 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
11 14 (17.28%) HTML
12 13 (16.05%) VMware
13 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
13 12 (14.81%) .NET
13 12 (14.81%) WebLogic
13 12 (14.81%) CSS
13 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (13.58%) JIRA
14 11 (13.58%) C#
14 11 (13.58%) IBM
15 10 (12.35%) SOA
15 10 (12.35%) Clustering
15 10 (12.35%) Scrum
15 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.11%) Apache
2 9 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.94%) CMS
4 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) WordPress
6 1 (1.23%) nginx
6 1 (1.23%) Node.js
6 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.23%) uWSGI
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.23%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) LTE
2 6 (7.41%) WCDMA
3 5 (6.17%) Internet
4 4 (4.94%) HTTP
4 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.70%) SAN
5 3 (3.70%) 3G
5 3 (3.70%) MPLS
5 3 (3.70%) OSPF
5 3 (3.70%) BGP
5 3 (3.70%) 2G
5 3 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.47%) VoIP
6 2 (2.47%) SSH
6 2 (2.47%) Telnet
6 2 (2.47%) Firewall
6 2 (2.47%) SNMP
6 2 (2.47%) FTP
7 1 (1.23%) DMZ
7 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) MySQL
1 9 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (2.47%) Redis
2 2 (2.47%) Big Data
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.23%) QlikView
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) JIRA
2 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.17%) Subversion
3 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.94%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.70%) Maven
5 3 (3.70%) Selenium
5 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.70%) GDB
6 2 (2.47%) Capybara
6 2 (2.47%) Gradle
6 2 (2.47%) PhantomJS
6 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.23%) JMeter
7 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.23%) NUnit
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.23%) Ant
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 9 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.41%) Electronics
4 4 (4.94%) Avionics
5 3 (3.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) French Language
7 1 (1.23%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.23%) Automotive
7 1 (1.23%) Publishing
7 1 (1.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) HTML
2 12 (14.81%) .NET
2 12 (14.81%) CSS
3 9 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (8.64%) LAMP
5 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.17%) JSON
6 5 (6.17%) WPF
6 5 (6.17%) HTML5
7 4 (4.94%) CSS3
7 4 (4.94%) XML
8 3 (3.70%) Web Services
8 3 (3.70%) Laravel
8 3 (3.70%) Symfony
8 3 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (3.70%) jQuery
8 3 (3.70%) RESTful
9 2 (2.47%) SAML
9 2 (2.47%) REST
9 2 (2.47%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Clustering
2 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.70%) STB
4 3 (3.70%) DTV
4 3 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (3.70%) Open Source
5 2 (2.47%) Physics
6 1 (1.23%) Wiki
6 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.23%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) HACMP
6 1 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.57%) Linux
2 24 (29.63%) UNIX
3 20 (24.69%) Windows
4 9 (11.11%) SELinux
5 4 (4.94%) Android
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.70%) Solaris
7 2 (2.47%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.47%) AIX
7 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.23%) NetWare
8 1 (1.23%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.23%) HPUX
8 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.23%) CentOS
8 1 (1.23%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) Configuration Management
2 10 (12.35%) SOA
2 10 (12.35%) Scrum
2 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.11%) DevOps
4 8 (9.88%) Migration
5 7 (8.64%) MVC
5 7 (8.64%) Test Automation
6 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.17%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (6.17%) OO
6 5 (6.17%) Automated Testing
6 5 (6.17%) Validation
6 5 (6.17%) Web Development
7 4 (4.94%) Requirements Management
7 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.94%) ETL
7 4 (4.94%) Kanban
8 3 (3.70%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) Python
2 21 (25.93%) C++
3 19 (23.46%) Perl
4 18 (22.22%) C
5 17 (20.99%) Ruby
6 16 (19.75%) Java
6 16 (19.75%) PHP
7 15 (18.52%) Bash Shell
8 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
9 11 (13.58%) C#
10 9 (11.11%) SQL
11 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
12 5 (6.17%) Korn
13 4 (4.94%) Embedded C
14 3 (3.70%) PHP5
15 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
15 2 (2.47%) Scala
16 1 (1.23%) sed
16 1 (1.23%) Groovy
16 1 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
1 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.47%) vCloud
4 1 (1.23%) Docker
4 1 (1.23%) GPFS
4 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.23%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 17 (20.99%) Puppet
2 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.47%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.23%) Oozie
4 1 (1.23%) Ansible
4 1 (1.23%) logstash
4 1 (1.23%) Salt
4 1 (1.23%) Kibana
4 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Oracle
2 13 (16.05%) VMware
3 11 (13.58%) IBM
4 9 (11.11%) Remedy
5 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.70%) JBoss
6 3 (3.70%) Cisco
6 3 (3.70%) Zend
6 3 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.47%) DevExpress
7 2 (2.47%) Motorola
7 2 (2.47%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) Compaq
8 1 (1.23%) EMC
8 1 (1.23%) Juniper
8 1 (1.23%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.23%) Veritas
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.23%) New Relic
8 1 (1.23%) Perforce
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