The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Engineer
Rank 381 383 372
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 14 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.091% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.098% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 4
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£422 £429 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £545 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £278
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.66% -
Development Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19679 20400 18724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.93% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13782 13797 12751
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 391 430
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.85 £19.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -1.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Development Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Engineer across the London region.

Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Engineer across the London region.

Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Development Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 5 £422 +40.66% 1
Development Engineer
England

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (56.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) JIRA
3 9 (36.00%) Ruby
3 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) C++
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (28.00%) Python
6 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (24.00%) Selenium
6 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) Remedy
7 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) VMware
8 4 (16.00%) Clustering
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (16.00%) IBM
8 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
8 4 (16.00%) Web Services
8 4 (16.00%) UNIX
8 4 (16.00%) SOA
8 4 (16.00%) Hedge funds
8 4 (16.00%) Puppet
8 4 (16.00%) Amazon EC2

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (16.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) HBase
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) Spotfire
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) JIRA
2 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (24.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (8.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) Maven
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) Trac
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) JBehave
5 1 (4.00%) Mockito
5 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.00%) Ant
5 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (16.00%) RESTful
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) MFC
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) CSS3
3 2 (8.00%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (4.00%) Guava
4 1 (4.00%) Cascading
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Commons
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
1 4 (16.00%) Hedge funds
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.00%) STB
3 2 (8.00%) DTV
3 2 (8.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Android
4 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) SOA
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (16.00%) High Availability
4 3 (12.00%) Android Development
4 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) C++
2 9 (36.00%) Ruby
3 7 (28.00%) Python
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) GLSL
6 2 (8.00%) PHP5
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) sed
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
1 4 (16.00%) SELinux
2 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
1 5 (20.00%) Remedy
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) RedDot
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago