The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Engineer
Rank 116 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £310 £378 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% -1.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £349 £384
% change year-on-year
-8.30% -9.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £43.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-43.67% +4.81%
Development Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1876 2698 2725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.94% 93.58% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 1388 1466
Median daily rate £363 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 46 53
Median hourly rate £14.93 £20.00 £16.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +24.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Development Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Renfrewshire -6 3 £310 -8.82%
Development Engineer
UK

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Scotland region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) XSD
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) MSI
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) MSI
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (16.67%) J2SE
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase