The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Engineer
Rank 144 130 127
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.066% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.069% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +17.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
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
2785 2899 2486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.21% 95.49% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1553 1316
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 96 75
Average hourly rate £30.10 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.14% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Development Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Renfrewshire - 4 £284 -
Fife - 2 £355 -
Stirling - 1 £450 -
Development Engineer
UK

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (69.23%) C#
1 9 (69.23%) XML
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) XSD
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (61.54%) VBScript
2 8 (61.54%) WPF
2 8 (61.54%) MSI
2 8 (61.54%) WinForms
2 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
5 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) C
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (23.08%) C++
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) UniData
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MSI
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) WinForms
2 8 (61.54%) WPF
2 8 (61.54%) XSD
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) RequireJS
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Management
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) API Design
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile First
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 8 (61.54%) VBScript
3 4 (30.77%) C
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) COBOL
5 2 (15.38%) PL/1
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) SunGard
3 1 (7.69%) Xilinx