The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 London 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 389 370 390
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 17 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £32.50 £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £32.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +2.15%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21143 22043 24232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.79% 92.40% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14595 14981 15695
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 477 629
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Development Engineer
England

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 11 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 1 £436 +12.51% 2
Development Engineer
England

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Python
3 12 (41.38%) Ruby
4 11 (37.93%) VMware
4 11 (37.93%) JIRA
4 11 (37.93%) UNIX
4 11 (37.93%) WebLogic
5 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
5 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (34.48%) Puppet
6 9 (31.03%) Oracle
6 9 (31.03%) SOA
7 8 (27.59%) Java
7 8 (27.59%) Remedy
7 8 (27.59%) Financial Institution
7 8 (27.59%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (27.59%) IBM
7 8 (27.59%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (27.59%) Clustering
7 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
7 8 (27.59%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (27.59%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (27.59%) Hedge funds
7 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
7 8 (27.59%) Oracle Exadata
7 8 (27.59%) SELinux
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) C++

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 11 (37.93%) WebLogic
2 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.45%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) JIRA
2 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Bugzilla
3 3 (10.34%) Subversion
3 3 (10.34%) Trac
4 2 (6.90%) Selenium
5 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) Capybara
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.34%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) .NET
4 3 (10.34%) XML
4 3 (10.34%) JSON
4 3 (10.34%) Middleware
5 2 (6.90%) LAMP
5 2 (6.90%) Laravel
5 2 (6.90%) WPF
5 2 (6.90%) Symfony
5 2 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (6.90%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) CSS3
6 1 (3.45%) WinRT
6 1 (3.45%) JSF
6 1 (3.45%) SAML
6 1 (3.45%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Clustering
1 8 (27.59%) Hedge funds
2 5 (17.24%) DTV
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) STB
3 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.90%) Physics
5 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) UNIX
3 8 (27.59%) SELinux
4 4 (13.79%) Windows
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Configuration Management
2 9 (31.03%) SOA
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Scrum
4 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) BDD
4 3 (10.34%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.90%) Kanban
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Python
2 12 (41.38%) Ruby
3 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
3 8 (27.59%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) C++
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.79%) C
6 4 (13.79%) C#
6 4 (13.79%) PHP
7 3 (10.34%) Perl
8 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.45%) XAML
8 1 (3.45%) XPath
8 1 (3.45%) Groovy
8 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (27.59%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 8 (27.59%) IBM
3 8 (27.59%) Remedy
4 3 (10.34%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.90%) JBoss
5 2 (6.90%) Zend
6 1 (3.45%) DevExpress
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