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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 391 408 382
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 23 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.092% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.099% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 7
Average daily rate
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£385 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £263
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +17 2 - - 3
Development Engineer
England

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) Ruby
3 15 (46.88%) Python
4 13 (40.63%) Puppet
5 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (37.50%) WebLogic
5 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 12 (37.50%) VMware
6 11 (34.38%) Finance
6 11 (34.38%) JIRA
6 11 (34.38%) UNIX
6 11 (34.38%) Oracle
7 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 10 (31.25%) SOA
7 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (28.13%) Hedge funds
8 9 (28.13%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (28.13%) Oracle Exadata
8 9 (28.13%) SELinux
8 9 (28.13%) IBM
8 9 (28.13%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (28.13%) Financial Institution
8 9 (28.13%) Remedy
8 9 (28.13%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (28.13%) PHP
8 9 (28.13%) HTML
8 9 (28.13%) Java
8 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
8 9 (28.13%) Oracle RAC

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
3 4 (12.50%) Apache
4 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.25%) WordPress
6 1 (3.13%) ColdFusion
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.13%) Node.js
6 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (28.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) VoIP
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) DMZ
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) Redis
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) HBase
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) JIRA
2 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) Capybara
4 2 (6.25%) PhantomJS
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) JMeter
5 1 (3.13%) Ant
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.13%) VisualVM
5 1 (3.13%) Gradle
5 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.13%) Trac
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.38%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) WebSphere MQ
1 9 (28.13%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) CSS
3 7 (21.88%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) HTML5
4 4 (12.50%) CSS3
4 4 (12.50%) LAMP
4 4 (12.50%) JSON
4 4 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 3 (9.38%) WPF
5 3 (9.38%) Symfony
5 3 (9.38%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (9.38%) Laravel
6 2 (6.25%) REST
6 2 (6.25%) SAML
7 1 (3.13%) JMX
7 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
7 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Hedge funds
1 9 (28.13%) Clustering
2 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) DTV
3 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.25%) Physics
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.13%) STB
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) UNIX
3 9 (28.13%) SELinux
4 5 (15.63%) Windows
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows CE
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.13%) Android
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 10 (31.25%) SOA
3 6 (18.75%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) MVC
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) DevOps
5 4 (12.50%) ETL
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 3 (9.38%) Kanban
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.25%) BDD
7 2 (6.25%) Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Ruby
2 15 (46.88%) Python
3 12 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (28.13%) PHP
5 9 (28.13%) Java
6 8 (25.00%) C++
7 7 (21.88%) C#
7 7 (21.88%) SQL
8 5 (15.63%) Perl
9 4 (12.50%) C
10 3 (9.38%) PHP5
11 2 (6.25%) Scala
12 1 (3.13%) XAML
12 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
12 1 (3.13%) XPath
12 1 (3.13%) Groovy
12 1 (3.13%) AWK
12 1 (3.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.25%) vCloud
4 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Puppet
2 2 (6.25%) ZABBIX
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Salt
3 1 (3.13%) Kibana
3 1 (3.13%) Oozie
3 1 (3.13%) logstash
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle
3 9 (28.13%) IBM
3 9 (28.13%) Remedy
4 3 (9.38%) JBoss
4 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (9.38%) Zend
5 2 (6.25%) DevExpress
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) Perforce
6 1 (3.13%) New Relic