The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Engineer
Rank 254 252 238
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 17 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £394 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £115 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £415 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Median hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8661 9039 8527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.63% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5213 5053 4667
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 437 468
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Development Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Development Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Development Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
(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
Hampshire +7 7 £401 -
Berkshire - 5 £450 -
Surrey -5 2 £388 - 1
Oxfordshire 0 1 - -
West Sussex -24 1 £350 +600.00%
Middlesex - 1 £335 -
Development Engineer
England

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 South East region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 12 (38.71%) C
3 12 (38.71%) C++
4 11 (35.48%) .NET
5 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
6 9 (29.03%) Degree
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (29.03%) C#
6 9 (29.03%) Linux
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) REST
7 8 (25.81%) HTTP
7 8 (25.81%) DTV
7 8 (25.81%) Java
7 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
7 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
7 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.81%) STB
7 8 (25.81%) Scrum
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
8 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
8 7 (22.58%) SOA
8 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (22.58%) HTML5
9 6 (19.35%) Software Architecture
9 6 (19.35%) Node.js

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (19.35%) Node.js
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) HTTP
2 6 (19.35%) DVB
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.23%) 4G
4 1 (3.23%) H.323
4 1 (3.23%) IPsec
4 1 (3.23%) LTE
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) NoSQL
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.90%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (12.90%) Big Data
3 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.68%) Datazen
4 3 (9.68%) Power BI
5 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Fiddler
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) REST
3 7 (22.58%) HTML
3 7 (22.58%) HTML5
4 5 (16.13%) ADO.NET
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.68%) ADO
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 3 (9.68%) Autofac
5 3 (9.68%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
5 3 (9.68%) ODBC
5 3 (9.68%) OLE
5 3 (9.68%) OLE DB
5 3 (9.68%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (9.68%) WCF
5 3 (9.68%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) XML Schema
6 2 (6.45%) FastCGI
6 2 (6.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) DTV
1 8 (25.81%) STB
2 6 (19.35%) MPEG
3 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.68%) Clustering
4 3 (9.68%) HACMP
4 3 (9.68%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (3.23%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Unix
4 3 (9.68%) AIX
4 3 (9.68%) HPUX
4 3 (9.68%) NetWare
4 3 (9.68%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (25.81%) Scrum
3 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (22.58%) SOA
4 6 (19.35%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (19.35%) Software Architecture
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) User Stories
5 4 (12.90%) High Availability
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.90%) Service Management
6 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) Open Source
6 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Web Development
7 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) C
2 12 (38.71%) C++
3 9 (29.03%) C#
4 8 (25.81%) Java
5 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
6 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
6 5 (16.13%) Perl
7 4 (12.90%) Python
7 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
8 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.68%) Korn
8 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
9 2 (6.45%) Embedded C
9 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++
9 2 (6.45%) PHP
9 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
9 2 (6.45%) Ruby
9 2 (6.45%) Tcl
10 1 (3.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.90%) MCITP
3 4 (12.90%) MCTS
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) GPG13
2 1 (3.23%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) GPFS
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) ArcSight ESM
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) Remedy
3 3 (9.68%) Veritas
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) ArcSight
4 2 (6.45%) Compaq
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
4 2 (6.45%) Hitachi
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Borland