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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 401 410 388
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 19 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.095% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.10% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 3
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£425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £515 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+23.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.37%
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Development Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
Matching
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 +26 2 - -
Development Engineer
England

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Ruby
3 15 (44.12%) Python
4 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (38.24%) Puppet
6 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (35.29%) Bash Shell
6 12 (35.29%) VMware
6 12 (35.29%) WebLogic
6 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
7 11 (32.35%) Oracle
7 11 (32.35%) UNIX
7 11 (32.35%) Finance
7 11 (32.35%) JIRA
8 10 (29.41%) Java
8 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 10 (29.41%) PHP
8 10 (29.41%) SOA
8 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (26.47%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (26.47%) Hedge funds
9 9 (26.47%) Oracle Exadata
9 9 (26.47%) SELinux
9 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (26.47%) IBM
9 9 (26.47%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (26.47%) Remedy
9 9 (26.47%) Financial Institution
9 9 (26.47%) C++
9 9 (26.47%) HTML

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (35.29%) WebLogic
2 9 (26.47%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.76%) Apache
4 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.88%) WordPress
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.94%) ColdFusion
6 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.94%) Node.js
6 1 (2.94%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (26.47%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) DMZ
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (14.71%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) Big Data
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.88%) Redis
5 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) HBase
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) JIRA
2 8 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.88%) Capybara
4 2 (5.88%) PhantomJS
4 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.94%) JMeter
5 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.94%) Ant
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
5 1 (2.94%) VisualVM
5 1 (2.94%) Gradle
5 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.82%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) WebSphere MQ
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
2 8 (23.53%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) CSS
3 5 (14.71%) JSON
3 5 (14.71%) XML
4 4 (11.76%) HTML5
4 4 (11.76%) CSS3
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.76%) LAMP
5 3 (8.82%) Symfony
5 3 (8.82%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (8.82%) Web Services
5 3 (8.82%) Laravel
6 2 (5.88%) WPF
6 2 (5.88%) REST
6 2 (5.88%) MFC
6 2 (5.88%) SAML
6 2 (5.88%) Spring
7 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Hedge funds
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (26.47%) Clustering
2 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.82%) DTV
4 2 (5.88%) Open Source
4 2 (5.88%) Physics
5 1 (2.94%) STB
5 1 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) UNIX
3 9 (26.47%) SELinux
4 5 (14.71%) Windows
5 2 (5.88%) Windows CE
5 2 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 10 (29.41%) SOA
4 8 (23.53%) MVC
5 7 (20.59%) Scrum
6 5 (14.71%) DevOps
7 4 (11.76%) ETL
8 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) CRM
8 3 (8.82%) UML
8 3 (8.82%) OO
8 3 (8.82%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
8 3 (8.82%) Kanban
8 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
9 2 (5.88%) BDD
9 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
9 2 (5.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Ruby
2 15 (44.12%) Python
3 12 (35.29%) Bash Shell
4 10 (29.41%) Java
4 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 10 (29.41%) PHP
5 9 (26.47%) C++
6 8 (23.53%) SQL
7 7 (20.59%) C#
8 5 (14.71%) Perl
9 4 (11.76%) C
9 4 (11.76%) PHP5
10 2 (5.88%) Scala
11 1 (2.94%) AWK
11 1 (2.94%) XPath
11 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.94%) sed
11 1 (2.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.88%) vCloud
4 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (2.94%) Salt
3 1 (2.94%) Kibana
3 1 (2.94%) logstash
3 1 (2.94%) Oozie
3 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) VMware
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle
3 9 (26.47%) IBM
3 9 (26.47%) Remedy
4 3 (8.82%) Zend
4 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (8.82%) JBoss
5 2 (5.88%) DevExpress
6 1 (2.94%) Perforce
6 1 (2.94%) Google
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) New Relic