The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 27 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 130 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 10 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% - 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £298 £263
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2945 2078 2979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.26% 92.77% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1278 1744
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 165 240
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Development Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 2
Dorset - 2 - -
Bristol - - - - 3
Somerset - - - - 1
Development Engineer
England

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (45.45%) Perl
1 5 (45.45%) WCDMA
1 5 (45.45%) LTE
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Avionics
2 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) 3G
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) 2G
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Wiki
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) WCDMA
1 5 (45.45%) LTE
2 2 (18.18%) 3G
2 2 (18.18%) 2G
3 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Avionics
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
2 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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