The first table below looks at the demand for the Development Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 233 213 234
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 16 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.13% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£331 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% +11.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8443 7880 9019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.77% 92.77% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4593 4073 4128
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 547 637
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Development Engineer
England

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 28 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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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
Hampshire -11 5 £375 +17.37%
Berkshire +4 4 £420 - 4
East Sussex - 3 £240 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Development Engineer
England

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (50.00%) C
1 10 (50.00%) C++
2 9 (45.00%) UNIX
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (25.00%) Perl
5 5 (25.00%) PHP
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) Python
6 4 (20.00%) Apache
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (15.00%) CMS
7 3 (15.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) MPLS
7 3 (15.00%) OSPF
7 3 (15.00%) BGP
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco
7 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
7 3 (15.00%) Korn
7 3 (15.00%) RESTful
7 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (15.00%) Puppet
7 3 (15.00%) GDB
7 3 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Windows 8

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
1 3 (15.00%) MPLS
1 3 (15.00%) OSPF
1 3 (15.00%) BGP
1 3 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (10.00%) Telnet
2 2 (10.00%) SSH
2 2 (10.00%) FTP
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) GDB
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) RESTful
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) LAMP
2 2 (10.00%) WPF
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) ODBC
3 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.00%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.00%) Direct3D
3 1 (5.00%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) STB
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) UNIX
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Solaris
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) NetWare
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Web Development
2 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Game Development
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.00%) RAD
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Android Development
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C
1 10 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) PHP
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Korn
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Shibboleth
1 1 (5.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Motorola
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Compaq
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
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