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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Engineer
Rank 601 569 516
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 27 46 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.091% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 28
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£350 £338 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £240 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £442 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.96 £34.60 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.99 £39.40 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%

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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Development Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Development Engineer
Top 25 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 30 July 2015. 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 -52 21 £350 +3.70% 31
South East -21 8 £388 +16.98% 8
Scotland - 6 £352 -
Erskine - 5 £352 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £352 -
East of England +4 4 £197 -53.73% 4
South West -2 4 - - 8
Hampshire -2 4 - -
London -16 4 £450 +38.46% 8
Oxfordshire -22 4 £388 - 4
City of London -7 3 £350 -19.72% 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £168 -
Dorset - 3 - - 3
Weymouth - 2 - -
Abingdon +4 1 £425 -
Hook 0 1 - -
Peterborough -2 1 £450 -
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £450 +5.88% 3
Devon - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £225 -
Exeter - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Farnborough - 1 - -

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 25 (37.31%) Linux
2 24 (35.82%) Windows
3 22 (32.84%) UNIX
4 20 (29.85%) VMware
4 20 (29.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (28.36%) Java
6 15 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
7 14 (20.90%) Perl
7 14 (20.90%) SAN
8 13 (19.40%) C++
9 12 (17.91%) C#
9 12 (17.91%) SQL
9 12 (17.91%) Network Security
9 12 (17.91%) Load Balancing
9 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
9 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
10 10 (14.93%) VBScript
10 10 (14.93%) Oracle
10 10 (14.93%) Cisco
11 9 (13.43%) HP
11 9 (13.43%) Juniper
11 9 (13.43%) WAN
11 9 (13.43%) DNS
11 9 (13.43%) ADSL
11 9 (13.43%) C
12 8 (11.94%) XML
12 8 (11.94%) Python
12 8 (11.94%) MS Excel

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Simulink
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.49%) MS Project
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.39%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) SAN
2 12 (17.91%) Network Security
3 9 (13.43%) DNS
3 9 (13.43%) ADSL
3 9 (13.43%) WAN
4 4 (5.97%) Firewall
5 3 (4.48%) Wireless
5 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.99%) Intranet
6 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.99%) DVB
7 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.49%) LTE
7 1 (1.49%) FCoE
7 1 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.49%) HTTP
7 1 (1.49%) WCDMA
7 1 (1.49%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.49%) GSM
7 1 (1.49%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.49%) DB2
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MSI
2 3 (4.48%) Maven
2 3 (4.48%) JIRA
3 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.99%) Gradle
3 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Calabash
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.49%) Ant
4 1 (1.49%) NUnit
4 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Electronics
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Automotive
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.49%) Front Office
5 1 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Military
5 1 (1.49%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) XML
1 8 (11.94%) WPF
2 7 (10.45%) XSD
2 7 (10.45%) WinForms
3 6 (8.96%) STL
3 6 (8.96%) Swing
4 4 (5.97%) .NET
4 4 (5.97%) jQuery
5 3 (4.48%) Web Services
5 3 (4.48%) Ajax
6 2 (2.99%) Spring
6 2 (2.99%) Classic ASP
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.99%) CSS
6 2 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.99%) HTML
6 2 (2.99%) Software Packaging
6 2 (2.99%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.49%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.49%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.99%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.99%) STB
6 2 (2.99%) DTV
6 2 (2.99%) Clustering
7 1 (1.49%) Equities
7 1 (1.49%) MPEG
7 1 (1.49%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.49%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.49%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.49%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (1.49%) IPTV
7 1 (1.49%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Linux
2 24 (35.82%) Windows
3 22 (32.84%) UNIX
4 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Android
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Load Balancing
2 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
2 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
2 7 (10.45%) Performance Management
2 7 (10.45%) Change Management
2 7 (10.45%) Validation
3 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.97%) OO
4 4 (5.97%) Multithreading
4 4 (5.97%) Performance Testing
5 3 (4.48%) UML
5 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.48%) Scrum
5 3 (4.48%) Office Automation
6 2 (2.99%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (2.99%) Patch Management
6 2 (2.99%) High Availability
6 2 (2.99%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.99%) DevOps
6 2 (2.99%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) Java
2 14 (20.90%) Perl
3 13 (19.40%) C++
4 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
4 12 (17.91%) SQL
4 12 (17.91%) C#
5 10 (14.93%) VBScript
6 9 (13.43%) C
7 8 (11.94%) Python
8 7 (10.45%) REXX
8 7 (10.45%) Tcl
9 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.97%) PHP
10 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
11 3 (4.48%) MATLAB
11 3 (4.48%) Ruby
11 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.48%) Embedded C
11 3 (4.48%) VB
12 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.94%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) HNC
6 1 (1.49%) HND
6 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) EFQM
1 1 (1.49%) QA
1 1 (1.49%) JTAG
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) OCFS2
2 2 (2.99%) GlusterFS
2 2 (2.99%) GFS2
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.49%) Docker
3 1 (1.49%) Firmware
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) XenApp
3 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (10.45%) WMI
3 3 (4.48%) SCCM
3 3 (4.48%) Cacti
3 3 (4.48%) Puppet
3 3 (4.48%) Nagios
3 3 (4.48%) Icinga
4 2 (2.99%) SELinux
5 1 (1.49%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) VMware
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle
2 10 (14.93%) Cisco
3 9 (13.43%) HP
3 9 (13.43%) Juniper
4 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.97%) SolarWinds
5 4 (5.97%) IBM
6 3 (4.48%) Dell
6 3 (4.48%) CommVault
6 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.99%) Remedy
8 1 (1.49%) McAfee
8 1 (1.49%) Infragistics
8 1 (1.49%) DataSynapse
8 1 (1.49%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.49%) Lumension
8 1 (1.49%) Symantec
8 1 (1.49%) Citrix
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