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 3 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Engineer
Rank 551 543 450
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -93
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 30 25 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.052% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.056% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 33
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£350 £416 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.91% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £262 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.93 £35.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
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
45670 44831 38950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.38% 92.58% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28976 28139 22977
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £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 1776 1874 1982
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 3 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 3 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 3 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 +3 13 £350 -17.64% 7
South East -5 11 £400 -3.03% 6
East of England +1 4 £338 -20.58% 6
South West +6 1 - - 9
West Midlands -13 1 - - 1
Development Engineer
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Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 24 (40.00%) Linux
2 23 (38.33%) UNIX
3 22 (36.67%) Java
4 17 (28.33%) C++
5 16 (26.67%) VMware
6 15 (25.00%) Windows
6 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (21.67%) Oracle
9 11 (18.33%) SQL
9 11 (18.33%) SAN
10 10 (16.67%) Perl
10 10 (16.67%) Cisco
11 9 (15.00%) WAN
11 9 (15.00%) DNS
11 9 (15.00%) Juniper
11 9 (15.00%) Python
11 9 (15.00%) ADSL
11 9 (15.00%) C
11 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (15.00%) Load Balancing
11 9 (15.00%) Network Security
12 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
12 7 (11.67%) Finance
12 7 (11.67%) Validation
13 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
13 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
13 6 (10.00%) STL
13 6 (10.00%) Swing

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.67%) Node.js
3 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Simulink
2 1 (1.67%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) SAN
2 9 (15.00%) DNS
2 9 (15.00%) ADSL
2 9 (15.00%) WAN
2 9 (15.00%) Network Security
3 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) DVB
5 1 (1.67%) Wireless
5 1 (1.67%) HSDPA
5 1 (1.67%) IGMP
5 1 (1.67%) RTSP
5 1 (1.67%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) HSUPA
5 1 (1.67%) Intranet
5 1 (1.67%) Internet
5 1 (1.67%) WCDMA
5 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.67%) HTTP
5 1 (1.67%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.67%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.67%) DB2
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) JIRA
2 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.33%) Maven
3 2 (3.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.67%) MSI
4 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.67%) NUnit
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.67%) Selenium
4 1 (1.67%) Trac
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.67%) Gradle
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (3.33%) Automotive
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.67%) Front Office
5 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) STL
1 6 (10.00%) Swing
1 6 (10.00%) jQuery
2 4 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.00%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) OpenGL ES
4 2 (3.33%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) WPF
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 2 (3.33%) XML
4 2 (3.33%) Spring
4 2 (3.33%) Ajax
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.67%) Java EE
5 1 (1.67%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.67%) Middleware
5 1 (1.67%) WinForms
5 1 (1.67%) XSD
5 1 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Clustering
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.00%) DTV
3 3 (5.00%) STB
3 3 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.67%) MPEG
5 1 (1.67%) HACMP
5 1 (1.67%) IPTV
5 1 (1.67%) Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Linux
2 23 (38.33%) UNIX
3 15 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) AIX
5 1 (1.67%) HPUX
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
5 1 (1.67%) NetWare
5 1 (1.67%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.67%) Validation
3 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 4 (6.67%) SOA
5 4 (6.67%) High Availability
5 4 (6.67%) Android Development
5 4 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 3 (5.00%) OO
7 2 (3.33%) ETL
7 2 (3.33%) Project Management
7 2 (3.33%) UML
7 2 (3.33%) System Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.33%) DevOps
7 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) Java
2 17 (28.33%) C++
3 11 (18.33%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) Perl
5 9 (15.00%) Python
5 9 (15.00%) C
6 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.33%) Ruby
9 4 (6.67%) C#
9 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 3 (5.00%) GLSL
11 2 (3.33%) MATLAB
11 2 (3.33%) PHP
11 2 (3.33%) Embedded C
11 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.33%) VBScript
12 1 (1.67%) VB
12 1 (1.67%) VC++
12 1 (1.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
1 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) JTAG
2 1 (1.67%) EFQM
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) OCFS2
2 4 (6.67%) GlusterFS
2 4 (6.67%) GFS2
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.67%) Docker
3 1 (1.67%) GPFS
3 1 (1.67%) XenApp
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Puppet
2 4 (6.67%) SELinux
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.67%) WMI
3 1 (1.67%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) VMware
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle
3 10 (16.67%) Cisco
4 9 (15.00%) Juniper
5 6 (10.00%) IBM
6 5 (8.33%) Remedy
7 4 (6.67%) HP
8 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.33%) EMC
9 2 (3.33%) Citrix
10 1 (1.67%) Compaq
10 1 (1.67%) Infragistics
10 1 (1.67%) RedDot
10 1 (1.67%) DataSynapse
10 1 (1.67%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.67%) Veritas
10 1 (1.67%) Symantec
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