The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 561 534 520
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 46 44 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.085% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.091% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 6
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£400 £368 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +25.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £340 £250
% change year-on-year
+12.86% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £29.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -26.66%

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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 21 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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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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
England -24 40 £400 +8.84% 28
South East -28 15 £303 -14.78% 8
London +4 12 £400 -4.76% 5
East of England -12 5 - - 3
Scotland - 5 £384 -
South West - 5 £400 - 10
Edinburgh - 5 £384 -
Essex - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 3
City of London +7 2 £468 - 4
Oxfordshire -24 2 £400 - 3
East Midlands - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Dorset - 2 - - 4
Oxford -21 1 - - 2
Hampshire -22 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 3
Devon - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - - 3
Cirencester - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Maldon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
North East - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 30 (29.70%) Linux
2 28 (27.72%) Java
3 25 (24.75%) C++
4 24 (23.76%) Python
5 23 (22.77%) Perl
6 22 (21.78%) Windows
6 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (20.79%) UNIX
8 19 (18.81%) Finance
9 18 (17.82%) PHP
9 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
10 17 (16.83%) HTML
11 16 (15.84%) SQL
11 16 (15.84%) Ruby
12 15 (14.85%) JIRA
12 15 (14.85%) Puppet
12 15 (14.85%) CSS
13 14 (13.86%) Bash Shell
13 14 (13.86%) Git (software)
13 14 (13.86%) Degree
14 13 (12.87%) Scrum
14 13 (12.87%) Test Automation
14 13 (12.87%) Oracle
14 13 (12.87%) C
15 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (11.88%) VMware
15 12 (11.88%) Automated Testing
16 11 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (10.89%) C#
16 11 (10.89%) .NET

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (9.90%) Apache
2 9 (8.91%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.92%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.96%) CMS
5 2 (1.98%) JBoss
5 2 (1.98%) WordPress
6 1 (0.99%) nginx
6 1 (0.99%) Node.js
6 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.99%) uWSGI
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.99%) IIS
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.98%) GIMP
2 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.98%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.91%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.99%) Route 53
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) LTE
2 7 (6.93%) WCDMA
3 4 (3.96%) MPLS
3 4 (3.96%) OSPF
3 4 (3.96%) BGP
3 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.97%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.98%) VoIP
5 2 (1.98%) Internet
5 2 (1.98%) 3G
5 2 (1.98%) Telnet
5 2 (1.98%) 2G
5 2 (1.98%) SSH
5 2 (1.98%) DNS
5 2 (1.98%) IPv4
5 2 (1.98%) IPv6
5 2 (1.98%) SAN
5 2 (1.98%) FTP
5 2 (1.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) MySQL
2 8 (7.92%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (6.93%) Big Data
4 4 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.96%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.98%) HBase
6 2 (1.98%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.99%) Redis
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (14.85%) JIRA
2 14 (13.86%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.91%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.92%) Cucumber
4 8 (7.92%) Selenium
4 8 (7.92%) Eclipse
5 6 (5.94%) Maven
6 5 (4.95%) Subversion
7 4 (3.96%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (2.97%) GDB
8 3 (2.97%) Gradle
8 3 (2.97%) JUnit
8 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.98%) Mockito
9 2 (1.98%) Ant
9 2 (1.98%) NetBeans
9 2 (1.98%) PhantomJS
9 2 (1.98%) Capybara
9 2 (1.98%) Hudson
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.92%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.96%) Electronics
5 3 (2.97%) Marketing
5 3 (2.97%) Avionics
6 2 (1.98%) French Language
6 2 (1.98%) Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Retail
7 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.99%) Automotive
7 1 (0.99%) Publishing
7 1 (0.99%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.83%) HTML
2 15 (14.85%) CSS
3 11 (10.89%) .NET
4 8 (7.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (6.93%) Web Services
5 7 (6.93%) LAMP
6 6 (5.94%) RESTful
7 5 (4.95%) HTML5
7 5 (4.95%) jQuery
7 5 (4.95%) Spring
7 5 (4.95%) XML
7 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.96%) JSON
8 4 (3.96%) CSS3
9 3 (2.97%) Laravel
9 3 (2.97%) Symfony
9 3 (2.97%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (2.97%) Ajax
9 3 (2.97%) OpenGL
10 2 (1.98%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) Hedge funds
2 8 (7.92%) Clustering
2 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.95%) Open Source
5 4 (3.96%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.97%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.97%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.98%) STB
8 1 (0.99%) IPTV
8 1 (0.99%) DTV
8 1 (0.99%) Wiki
8 1 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.70%) Linux
2 22 (21.78%) Windows
3 21 (20.79%) UNIX
4 8 (7.92%) SELinux
5 5 (4.95%) Android
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.98%) CentOS
7 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.98%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) Solaris
8 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.99%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.87%) Scrum
2 13 (12.87%) Test Automation
3 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (11.88%) Automated Testing
4 10 (9.90%) Configuration Management
4 10 (9.90%) MVC
5 9 (8.91%) SOA
5 9 (8.91%) DevOps
6 8 (7.92%) OO
6 8 (7.92%) Migration
7 6 (5.94%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.94%) Validation
8 5 (4.95%) ETL
9 4 (3.96%) OOD
9 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.96%) Requirements Management
9 4 (3.96%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.96%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (3.96%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.72%) Java
2 25 (24.75%) C++
3 24 (23.76%) Python
4 23 (22.77%) Perl
5 18 (17.82%) PHP
5 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
6 16 (15.84%) SQL
6 16 (15.84%) Ruby
7 14 (13.86%) Bash Shell
8 13 (12.87%) C
9 11 (10.89%) C#
10 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.96%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.96%) PHP5
12 3 (2.97%) Korn
13 2 (1.98%) AWK
13 2 (1.98%) Scala
13 2 (1.98%) sed
14 1 (0.99%) XPath
14 1 (0.99%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Degree
2 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) SLA
1 1 (0.99%) QA
1 1 (0.99%) DO-160
System Software
1 9 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.92%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.98%) vCloud
4 1 (0.99%) Docker
4 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.99%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 15 (14.85%) Puppet
2 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.98%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.98%) Oozie
4 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.99%) Ansible
4 1 (0.99%) logstash
4 1 (0.99%) Salt
4 1 (0.99%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) Oracle
2 12 (11.88%) VMware
3 8 (7.92%) Remedy
3 8 (7.92%) IBM
4 6 (5.94%) EMC
4 6 (5.94%) Cisco
5 4 (3.96%) Juniper
5 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.97%) Zend
6 3 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.98%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.98%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.98%) Perforce
7 2 (1.98%) Adobe
7 2 (1.98%) Motorola
7 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.99%) HP
8 1 (0.99%) RightScale
8 1 (0.99%) New Relic
8 1 (0.99%) Google
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