The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Engineer
Rank 580 591 586
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 62 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.075% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.079% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 16
Median daily rate £425 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £299 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £352 £406
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 6
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £100.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Development Engineer in the job title.

Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Engineer within the UK.

Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Development Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Development Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Engineer within the UK.

Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Development Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England +16 53 £413 +17.92% 12
London +25 24 £425 +21.42% 1
South East +6 17 £390 +7.58% 3
Hampshire +11 10 £488 - 2
Scotland -13 7 £390 +10.93% 1
South West +7 6 - - 2
Dorset -5 5 - -
Hook +8 4 £575 -
Surrey - 3 £375 -
City of London +32 2 £438 +9.37%
East of England +14 2 £320 -5.18% 2
West Midlands -19 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £420 -
Fife - 2 £355 -
Staines - 2 £375 -
Reading - 2 £420 -
Eastleigh - 2 £326 -
Edinburgh - 2 £343 -
Hertfordshire +16 1 - -
Oxfordshire +2 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £620 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £620 - 3
Middlesex - 1 £335 -
North East - 1 £265 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £265 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Hertford - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £620 - 1
Bristol - 1 - -

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (38.39%) SQL
2 41 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (32.14%) Windows
4 33 (29.46%) Java
5 30 (26.79%) C
5 30 (26.79%) Degree
6 26 (23.21%) Linux
7 23 (20.54%) C#
8 22 (19.64%) C++
8 22 (19.64%) Python
8 22 (19.64%) Scrum
9 21 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 19 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (14.29%) Oracle
11 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 15 (13.39%) DTV
12 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
12 15 (13.39%) QA
12 15 (13.39%) Git (software)
13 14 (12.50%) TDD
13 14 (12.50%) .NET
13 14 (12.50%) Unix
13 14 (12.50%) XML
14 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
14 13 (11.61%) PowerShell
14 13 (11.61%) REST
15 12 (10.71%) NoSQL
15 12 (10.71%) HTML
16 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
16 11 (9.82%) Web Services

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (5.36%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.57%) Apache
3 3 (2.68%) IIS
4 2 (1.79%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.79%) JBoss
4 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.89%) CMS
5 1 (0.89%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
2 2 (1.79%) MS Project
2 2 (1.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.89%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.89%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.89%) AdWords
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.89%) GitHub
3 1 (0.89%) Heroku
3 1 (0.89%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) HTTP
2 7 (6.25%) DVB
3 5 (4.46%) HbbTV
4 4 (3.57%) DNS
4 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.79%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.79%) Firewall
5 2 (1.79%) Multicast
5 2 (1.79%) SSL
5 2 (1.79%) WAAS
5 2 (1.79%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.89%) Broadband
6 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.89%) IPsec
6 1 (0.89%) LDAP
6 1 (0.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 11 (9.82%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.36%) Big Data
4 6 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.57%) Power BI
5 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.79%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.79%) Datazen
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (13.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.25%) Maven
4 6 (5.36%) MSI
5 5 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.46%) JUnit
5 5 (4.46%) Mockito
5 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.68%) Gradle
6 3 (2.68%) JIRA
6 3 (2.68%) Selenium
6 3 (2.68%) TestNG
7 2 (1.79%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.79%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.79%) Subversion
8 1 (0.89%) Hudson
8 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 7 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.46%) Automotive
4 4 (3.57%) Finance
4 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.68%) Banking
5 3 (2.68%) Electronics
6 2 (1.79%) Advertising
6 2 (1.79%) Games
6 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Avionics
7 1 (0.89%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.89%) Publishing
7 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.50%) .NET
1 14 (12.50%) XML
2 13 (11.61%) REST
3 12 (10.71%) HTML
4 11 (9.82%) Web Services
5 10 (8.93%) HTML5
6 8 (7.14%) SOAP
7 7 (6.25%) Node.js
7 7 (6.25%) WPF
8 6 (5.36%) Regular Expression
9 5 (4.46%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.46%) Spring
9 5 (4.46%) WinForms
9 5 (4.46%) XSD
10 4 (3.57%) ADO.NET
10 4 (3.57%) Ajax
10 4 (3.57%) CSS
10 4 (3.57%) J2EE
10 4 (3.57%) Kafka
10 4 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) DTV
2 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.82%) STB
4 8 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.14%) MPEG
4 8 (7.14%) User Experience
5 6 (5.36%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.46%) ASTM
7 3 (2.68%) Clustering
7 3 (2.68%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.68%) HACMP
8 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.79%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.89%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.89%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.14%) Windows
2 26 (23.21%) Linux
3 14 (12.50%) Unix
4 9 (8.04%) Windows 10
5 8 (7.14%) Android
5 8 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 8 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 7 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.36%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.57%) CentOS
8 4 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.68%) AIX
9 3 (2.68%) HPUX
9 3 (2.68%) NetWare
9 3 (2.68%) Solaris
10 2 (1.79%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.64%) Scrum
3 21 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 19 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (12.50%) TDD
6 11 (9.82%) DevOps
7 10 (8.93%) User Stories
8 9 (8.04%) Information Security
8 9 (8.04%) Open Source
8 9 (8.04%) SOA
9 8 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 8 (7.14%) BDD
9 8 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (7.14%) OO
9 8 (7.14%) Software Architecture
10 7 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.25%) Functional Testing
11 6 (5.36%) ITIL
11 6 (5.36%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.39%) SQL
2 33 (29.46%) Java
3 30 (26.79%) C
4 23 (20.54%) C#
5 22 (19.64%) C++
5 22 (19.64%) Python
6 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
7 13 (11.61%) PowerShell
8 10 (8.93%) Perl
9 9 (8.04%) Bash Shell
10 6 (5.36%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.36%) VBScript
11 5 (4.46%) PHP
11 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.57%) Ruby
12 4 (3.57%) Scala
13 3 (2.68%) Embedded C
13 3 (2.68%) Korn
13 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (26.79%) Degree
2 11 (9.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.04%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.57%) MCITP
5 4 (3.57%) MCTS
6 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.89%) CCNA
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.39%) QA
2 6 (5.36%) DO-160
2 6 (5.36%) GPG13
3 2 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.79%) SDET
4 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.89%) OIPF
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.25%) Docker
3 3 (2.68%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.68%) GPFS
4 2 (1.79%) etcd
4 2 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) ArcSight ESM
2 4 (3.57%) Ansible
2 4 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.79%) Consul
4 2 (1.79%) Grafana
4 2 (1.79%) Puppet
4 2 (1.79%) SCCM
5 1 (0.89%) Control-M
5 1 (0.89%) Graphite
5 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.89%) Mesos
5 1 (0.89%) Nagios
5 1 (0.89%) Oozie
5 1 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 16 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (5.36%) ArcSight
2 6 (5.36%) HP
3 5 (4.46%) VMware
4 3 (2.68%) Google
4 3 (2.68%) IBM
4 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.68%) Veritas
5 2 (1.79%) Compaq
5 2 (1.79%) EMC
5 2 (1.79%) ESRI
5 2 (1.79%) Fujitsu
5 2 (1.79%) Hitachi
5 2 (1.79%) Lumension
5 2 (1.79%) Remedy
5 2 (1.79%) Sophos
6 1 (0.89%) F5
6 1 (0.89%) Imperva
6 1 (0.89%) Splunk