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 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 237 251 249
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 9 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 7
Median daily rate - £385 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £349 £384
% change year-on-year
-8.30% -9.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £46.25 £41.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.77% +0.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £43.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-43.67% +4.81%
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
7155 9029 9373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.87% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4174 5219 5144
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 507 511
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
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 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
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 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
Buckinghamshire +20 7 - - 1
Hampshire +19 1 - - 2
Surrey +15 1 - - 1
Development Engineer
England

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

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 South East region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) Java
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
4 6 (26.09%) BDD
4 6 (26.09%) Node.js
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
5 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 5 (21.74%) C#
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) Linux
6 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) Refactoring
6 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
6 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
6 4 (17.39%) Docker
7 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef

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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Simulink
2 1 (4.35%) Stateflow
2 1 (4.35%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) DVB
3 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) InfluxDB
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Redis
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
2 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.35%) Mockito
4 1 (4.35%) Moq
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Electronics
1 2 (8.70%) French Language
1 2 (8.70%) German Language
1 2 (8.70%) Italian Language
1 2 (8.70%) Military
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
1 2 (8.70%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Avionics
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Node.js
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) RESTful
4 3 (13.04%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
5 2 (8.70%) Java EE
5 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) MAPI
5 2 (8.70%) Regular Expression
5 2 (8.70%) REST
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) JavaFX
6 1 (4.35%) JPA
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) Digital TV
3 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) IVR
3 1 (4.35%) MPEG
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.35%) STB
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) VMS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) BDD
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Pair Programming
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Refactoring
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.04%) Memory Management
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security
7 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (8.70%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) C++
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
4 3 (13.04%) VBScript
5 2 (8.70%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.35%) ES6
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SDET
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) GPG13
3 1 (4.35%) DO-178B
3 1 (4.35%) ISO26262
3 1 (4.35%) MISRA
3 1 (4.35%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
2 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (4.35%) Grafana
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Luciad
4 1 (4.35%) MicroStrategy