The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Engineer
UK / England
Rank 535 565 559
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 44 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.099% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 17
Median daily rate £415 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £441 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £338 £200
% change year-on-year
+21.48% +68.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Median hourly rate £41.75 £29.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.73% -16.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £28.65 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £29.85 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +28.78%

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Development Engineer in the job title.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 24 £450 +5.88% 3
Yorkshire +24 7 £410 +90.69%
East Midlands +5 3 £300 -
North West +24 2 - - 1
South East +8 2 £163 -59.37% 5
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
North East - 2 £355 -
South West +7 1 £466 +37.92% 1
East of England +4 1 £388 +10.71% 8
Development Engineer
UK

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Development Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 48 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (49.46%) Java
3 24 (25.81%) BDD
4 20 (21.51%) C#
5 19 (20.43%) DevOps
6 18 (19.35%) SQL
7 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
8 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
9 15 (16.13%) Python
9 15 (16.13%) TDD
9 15 (16.13%) Cucumber
10 14 (15.05%) Selenium
11 13 (13.98%) Unit Testing
11 13 (13.98%) HTML
11 13 (13.98%) .NET
11 13 (13.98%) Web Services
11 13 (13.98%) SDET
12 12 (12.90%) Puppet
12 12 (12.90%) Linux
12 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 11 (11.83%) VMware
13 11 (11.83%) MVC
13 11 (11.83%) Pair Programming
14 10 (10.75%) Degree
14 10 (10.75%) Scrum
14 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
14 10 (10.75%) OO
14 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
14 10 (10.75%) Jenkins
14 10 (10.75%) Docker

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.38%) IIS
1 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
1 5 (5.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.23%) Apache Pig
2 3 (3.23%) JBoss
3 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) Confluence
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) Simulink
3 1 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.08%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.08%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.38%) GitHub
3 4 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.15%) PaaS
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.08%) IaaS
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) MQTT
2 3 (3.23%) HTTP
2 3 (3.23%) Internet
3 2 (2.15%) DVB
4 1 (1.08%) DNS
4 1 (1.08%) Firewall
4 1 (1.08%) Intranet
4 1 (1.08%) LDAP
4 1 (1.08%) RS-232
4 1 (1.08%) SMTP
4 1 (1.08%) SNMP
4 1 (1.08%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (1.08%) SSH
4 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (4.30%) Big Data
2 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 3 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) GIS
5 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Redis
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Cucumber
2 14 (15.05%) Selenium
3 10 (10.75%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.60%) Maven
4 8 (8.60%) Visual Studio
5 7 (7.53%) Ant
5 7 (7.53%) JIRA
5 7 (7.53%) WebDriver
6 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.45%) SoapUI
7 5 (5.38%) GitLab
7 5 (5.38%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.23%) Concordion
8 3 (3.23%) JUnit
8 3 (3.23%) Mockito
8 3 (3.23%) MSI
8 3 (3.23%) NMock
8 3 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (3.23%) SonarQube
8 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (7.53%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Automotive
2 6 (6.45%) Retail
3 5 (5.38%) Games
4 4 (4.30%) Electronics
5 2 (2.15%) Advertising
5 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.15%) Avionics
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Dutch Language
5 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.08%) French Language
6 1 (1.08%) Front Office
6 1 (1.08%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) .NET
1 13 (13.98%) HTML
1 13 (13.98%) Web Services
2 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.60%) .NET Framework
3 8 (8.60%) SOAP
4 7 (7.53%) CSS
5 6 (6.45%) Node.js
5 6 (6.45%) RESTful
5 6 (6.45%) Symfony
6 4 (4.30%) Gherkin
6 4 (4.30%) JSON
6 4 (4.30%) Kafka
6 4 (4.30%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (4.30%) Spring
6 4 (4.30%) XML
7 3 (3.23%) Guice
7 3 (3.23%) HTML5
7 3 (3.23%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.38%) User Experience
4 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.23%) Robotics
5 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.15%) STB
6 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.08%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.08%) IVR
6 1 (1.08%) MPEG
6 1 (1.08%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Linux
2 9 (9.68%) Windows
3 5 (5.38%) Unix
3 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.38%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.15%) AIX
5 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.08%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.81%) BDD
3 19 (20.43%) DevOps
4 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
5 15 (16.13%) TDD
6 13 (13.98%) Unit Testing
7 11 (11.83%) MVC
7 11 (11.83%) Pair Programming
8 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
8 10 (10.75%) OO
8 10 (10.75%) Scrum
9 8 (8.60%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.53%) Refactoring
10 7 (7.53%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.45%) Microservices
11 6 (6.45%) SDLC
11 6 (6.45%) Test Scripting
11 6 (6.45%) Test Strategy
12 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (49.46%) Java
2 20 (21.51%) C#
3 18 (19.35%) SQL
4 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
5 15 (16.13%) Python
6 8 (8.60%) PHP
7 7 (7.53%) C++
8 5 (5.38%) MATLAB
8 5 (5.38%) Ruby
9 4 (4.30%) C
9 4 (4.30%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.23%) AspectJ
10 3 (3.23%) Groovy
10 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.15%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.15%) Perl
11 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.08%) Clojure
12 1 (1.08%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Degree
2 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.98%) SDET
2 6 (6.45%) QA
3 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.15%) TickIT
4 1 (1.08%) DO-178B
4 1 (1.08%) ISO26262
4 1 (1.08%) MISRA
4 1 (1.08%) MISRA C
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Docker
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (4.30%) vSphere
4 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.23%) HDFS
5 1 (1.08%) Firmware
5 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) Puppet
2 7 (7.53%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.38%) Ansible
4 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.30%) Mesos
4 4 (4.30%) vRealize
5 3 (3.23%) Terraform
6 1 (1.08%) Marathon
6 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) VMware
3 5 (5.38%) IBM
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle
5 3 (3.23%) Google
5 3 (3.23%) HP
5 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.15%) Axway
6 2 (2.15%) Informatica
6 2 (2.15%) Siebel
7 1 (1.08%) Apple
7 1 (1.08%) Avaya
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco
7 1 (1.08%) Luciad
7 1 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
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