The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank - 74 92
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.33% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £298 £263
% change year-on-year
+24.78% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +10.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
786 912 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.76% 91.20% 87.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 433 377
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 25
Average hourly rate £17.29 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.70% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £50.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (66.67%) C
2 3 (50.00%) GDB
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Game Development
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 1 (16.67%) Direct3D
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) OSPF
1 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) GDB
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Direct3D
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Game Development
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco