The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 533 476 478
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 33 53 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 14
Average daily rate £413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 29
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £25.60 £33.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £38.50 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.16%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48348 40743 51574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29873 23952 29018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 2112 2464
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Development Engineer
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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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -41 13 £425 +6.25% 7
West Midlands -1 6 £290 - 3
South East -22 6 £413 +7.84% 4
East of England -39 4 £430 +63.80% 11
East Midlands -6 2 £300 - 2
Yorkshire -18 1 £208 -17.00% 3
North West - 1 - - 7
Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 7
Development Engineer
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Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 32 (39.02%) C#
2 26 (31.71%) C++
2 26 (31.71%) OO
3 25 (30.49%) Java
4 24 (29.27%) Windows
5 23 (28.05%) .NET
6 22 (26.83%) Linux
7 20 (24.39%) Test Automation
7 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (21.95%) SQL
8 18 (21.95%) Telecoms
9 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (17.07%) OOD
9 14 (17.07%) Degree
10 13 (15.85%) Python
10 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
10 13 (15.85%) Internet
11 12 (14.63%) UNIX
11 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
11 12 (14.63%) REST
12 11 (13.41%) JSON
12 11 (13.41%) Web Services
12 11 (13.41%) C
12 11 (13.41%) Perl
12 11 (13.41%) Scrum
13 10 (12.20%) IPTV
13 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (10.98%) Selenium
14 9 (10.98%) Unit Testing
14 9 (10.98%) HTML

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.44%) Documentum
1 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.44%) Apache
1 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.44%) IIS
1 2 (2.44%) Node.js
2 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.22%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) Internet
2 9 (10.98%) HTTP
3 4 (4.88%) SMPP
4 3 (3.66%) 4G
4 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.44%) GSM
5 2 (2.44%) VoIP
5 2 (2.44%) SAN
5 2 (2.44%) Firewall
5 2 (2.44%) Network Security
5 2 (2.44%) NGN
5 2 (2.44%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.22%) LTE
6 1 (1.22%) 3G
6 1 (1.22%) 2G
6 1 (1.22%) LDAP
6 1 (1.22%) WAN
6 1 (1.22%) LAN
6 1 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.22%) QlikView
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Selenium
1 9 (10.98%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.66%) Trac
2 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) Subversion
2 3 (3.66%) JIRA
2 3 (3.66%) Bugzilla
2 3 (3.66%) JUnit
3 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.44%) MSTest
4 1 (1.22%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.22%) NUnit
4 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (21.95%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.32%) Electronics
3 5 (6.10%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Games
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.05%) .NET
2 12 (14.63%) REST
3 11 (13.41%) JSON
3 11 (13.41%) Web Services
4 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (10.98%) HTML
6 7 (8.54%) CSS
7 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
7 6 (7.32%) Silverlight
8 4 (4.88%) XMPP
8 4 (4.88%) WPF
9 3 (3.66%) HTML5
9 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.66%) WCF
9 3 (3.66%) Ajax
9 3 (3.66%) Middleware
10 2 (2.44%) Drools
10 2 (2.44%) jQuery
10 2 (2.44%) Backbone.js
10 2 (2.44%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.20%) IPTV
3 4 (4.88%) DTV
3 4 (4.88%) Social Media
4 3 (3.66%) STB
5 2 (2.44%) Clustering
5 2 (2.44%) Firmware
5 2 (2.44%) HACMP
5 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) Open Source
6 1 (1.22%) Xbox
6 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.22%) Physics
6 1 (1.22%) VHDL
6 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 22 (26.83%) Linux
3 12 (14.63%) UNIX
4 9 (10.98%) Solaris
5 6 (7.32%) AIX
6 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.44%) NetWare
7 2 (2.44%) HPUX
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.22%) Android
8 1 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) OO
2 20 (24.39%) Test Automation
3 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.07%) OOD
4 11 (13.41%) Scrum
5 9 (10.98%) Unit Testing
6 8 (9.76%) Web Development
7 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.54%) UML
8 6 (7.32%) TDD
8 6 (7.32%) MVC
8 6 (7.32%) Multithreading
8 6 (7.32%) Test Strategy
9 5 (6.10%) Validation
10 4 (4.88%) Project Management
10 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.88%) Software Testing
11 3 (3.66%) Web Application Development
11 3 (3.66%) Performance Testing
11 3 (3.66%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.02%) C#
2 26 (31.71%) C++
3 25 (30.49%) Java
4 18 (21.95%) SQL
5 13 (15.85%) Python
5 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.41%) C
6 11 (13.41%) Perl
7 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.10%) Korn
8 4 (4.88%) Ruby
8 4 (4.88%) Erlang
9 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.44%) PHP
10 2 (2.44%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.44%) XAML
11 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.44%) vSphere
2 1 (1.22%) XenServer
2 1 (1.22%) Xen
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Puppet
1 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.66%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.22%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) IBM
2 5 (6.10%) VMware
2 5 (6.10%) HP
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) Intel
4 3 (3.66%) Sun
5 2 (2.44%) Compaq
5 2 (2.44%) EMC
5 2 (2.44%) JBoss
5 2 (2.44%) Hitachi
5 2 (2.44%) Veritas
6 1 (1.22%) EnterpriseDB
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