The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Engineer
England / London
Rank 374 400 394
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 23 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.089% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.093% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £345 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £338 £200
% change year-on-year
+21.48% +68.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% -18.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +37.09%

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
18108 20378 20221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 14446 14220
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 308 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
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 London

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

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London +10 5 £425 +6.93%
Croydon +4 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Development Engineer
England

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Java
3 17 (39.53%) BDD
4 15 (34.88%) DevOps
5 12 (27.91%) Selenium
6 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
6 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
7 9 (20.93%) SDET
7 9 (20.93%) TDD
8 8 (18.60%) Puppet
8 8 (18.60%) Docker
9 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (16.28%) Pair Programming
9 7 (16.28%) SQL
9 7 (16.28%) Web Services
9 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
10 6 (13.95%) C#
10 6 (13.95%) HTML
10 6 (13.95%) SOAP
10 6 (13.95%) RESTful
10 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
11 5 (11.63%) Microservices
11 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
11 5 (11.63%) Linux
11 5 (11.63%) OO
11 5 (11.63%) Python
11 5 (11.63%) Finance
12 4 (9.30%) VMware
12 4 (9.30%) Scrum
12 4 (9.30%) Retail

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (6.98%) Apache Pig
1 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) GitHub
3 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) MQTT
2 1 (2.33%) DVB
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.98%) Apache Hive
2 3 (6.98%) Big Data
2 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) Redis
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Selenium
2 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
3 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
5 4 (9.30%) Ant
5 4 (9.30%) GitLab
5 4 (9.30%) Maven
5 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
5 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
6 3 (6.98%) Concordion
6 3 (6.98%) JIRA
6 3 (6.98%) SonarQube
7 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.33%) Gerrit
8 1 (2.33%) Mockito
8 1 (2.33%) Moq
8 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.33%) TestNG
8 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Games
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Web Services
2 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 6 (13.95%) RESTful
2 6 (13.95%) SOAP
3 4 (9.30%) JSON
3 4 (9.30%) Kafka
3 4 (9.30%) Node.js
3 4 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (6.98%) .NET
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) Gherkin
4 3 (6.98%) Guice
5 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (4.65%) Kendo UI
6 1 (2.33%) Core Data
6 1 (2.33%) LESS
6 1 (2.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.33%) STB
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) BDD
3 15 (34.88%) DevOps
4 9 (20.93%) TDD
5 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
5 7 (16.28%) Pair Programming
6 5 (11.63%) Microservices
6 5 (11.63%) OO
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (9.30%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.30%) User Stories
8 3 (6.98%) API Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (6.98%) Open Source
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Refactoring
8 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) C#
5 5 (11.63%) Python
6 4 (9.30%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) AspectJ
7 3 (6.98%) Groovy
8 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.33%) COBOL
9 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.33%) Perl
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) SDET
2 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Docker
2 3 (6.98%) HDFS
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Puppet
2 4 (9.30%) Ansible
2 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.30%) Mesos
3 3 (6.98%) Terraform
4 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.65%) vRealize
5 1 (2.33%) Marathon
5 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) VMware
2 3 (6.98%) Google
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Apple
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) IBM