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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Engineer
Rank 579 568 521
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 47 44 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.090% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 27
Average daily rate £350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £455 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £263 £320
% change year-on-year
+30.47% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.95 £22.50 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £39.50 £44.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -26.00%

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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
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 12 February 2016.

Development Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -4 40 £350 -6.66% 22
London +4 15 £425 +6.25% 4
South East +17 11 £380 -6.46% 4
South West - 7 £338 - 2
City of London +35 6 £397 -3.29% 2
Scotland 0 6 £343 -8.66%
Bristol - 6 £338 - 1
Berkshire +11 4 £420 +5.00% 1
Hampshire +7 4 £350 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £343 -
Erskine - 4 £343 -
Yorkshire -19 3 £215 +7.50% 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £215 - 2
Leeds - 3 £215 - 2
Reading - 3 £420 -
Southampton - 3 £350 -
Edinburgh -13 2 £415 +10.66%
Derbyshire - 2 - - 1
Derby - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Staines +11 1 - -
Essex 0 1 £350 - 1
East of England -2 1 £350 -6.66% 3
Surrey -8 1 - - 1
Manchester -15 1 £330 -12.00% 3
North West -19 1 £330 -12.00% 4
Somerset - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £380 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 34 (34.69%) Java
2 31 (31.63%) C#
3 30 (30.61%) Windows
4 27 (27.55%) SQL
5 26 (26.53%) Linux
6 25 (25.51%) .NET
6 25 (25.51%) SQL Server
6 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (24.49%) XML
8 23 (23.47%) C++
8 23 (23.47%) Degree
9 21 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 21 (21.43%) Python
10 18 (18.37%) Microsoft
10 18 (18.37%) Software Engineering
11 17 (17.35%) C
12 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
13 14 (14.29%) PowerShell
13 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 13 (13.27%) Unit Testing
14 13 (13.27%) HTML
14 13 (13.27%) Eclipse
15 12 (12.24%) Bash Shell
16 11 (11.22%) SC Cleared
16 11 (11.22%) REST
16 11 (11.22%) OO
16 11 (11.22%) Web Services
16 11 (11.22%) SOAP
16 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
17 10 (10.20%) CSS

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (5.10%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.08%) Apache
2 4 (4.08%) ArcGIS
2 4 (4.08%) Node.js
2 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.08%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (3.06%) IIS
3 3 (3.06%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.04%) CICS
4 2 (2.04%) CMS
4 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.02%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Office
1 4 (4.08%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MODO
3 1 (1.02%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.02%) GitHub
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) HbbTV
1 6 (6.12%) Internet
1 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.10%) Network Security
3 4 (4.08%) CTI
4 3 (3.06%) DVB
4 3 (3.06%) HTTP
5 2 (2.04%) Broadband
5 2 (2.04%) DNS
5 2 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.04%) FTP
5 2 (2.04%) GSM
5 2 (2.04%) H.323
5 2 (2.04%) SSL
6 1 (1.02%) 4G
6 1 (1.02%) BGP
6 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.02%) Intranet
6 1 (1.02%) LTE
6 1 (1.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.10%) Apache Hive
3 5 (5.10%) Big Data
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.08%) GIS
4 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.04%) Easytrieve
6 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.04%) HBase
6 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.27%) Eclipse
3 10 (10.20%) Selenium
3 10 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.20%) Visual Studio
4 8 (8.16%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.14%) MSI
6 5 (5.10%) ClearCase
6 5 (5.10%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.10%) Jasmine
6 5 (5.10%) Subversion
7 4 (4.08%) FxCop
7 4 (4.08%) JIRA
7 4 (4.08%) Mockito
7 4 (4.08%) Moq
8 3 (3.06%) JUnit
8 3 (3.06%) Maven
8 3 (3.06%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.06%) TestNG
9 2 (2.04%) NCover
General
1 7 (7.14%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.08%) Automotive
4 2 (2.04%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Electronics
4 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.02%) Avionics
5 1 (1.02%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.51%) .NET
2 24 (24.49%) XML
3 13 (13.27%) HTML
4 11 (11.22%) REST
4 11 (11.22%) SOAP
4 11 (11.22%) Web Services
5 10 (10.20%) CSS
6 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET
7 8 (8.16%) HTML5
7 8 (8.16%) WinForms
7 8 (8.16%) WPF
8 7 (7.14%) WCF
9 6 (6.12%) jQuery
9 6 (6.12%) RESTful
9 6 (6.12%) XSD
10 5 (5.10%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.10%) Cascading
11 4 (4.08%) Dojo
11 4 (4.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
1 8 (8.16%) DTV
2 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.08%) MPEG
3 4 (4.08%) STB
4 3 (3.06%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (3.06%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) Clustering
5 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.04%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.04%) HACMP
5 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.04%) VSAM
6 1 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.02%) Physics
6 1 (1.02%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.02%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.61%) Windows
2 26 (26.53%) Linux
3 10 (10.20%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.10%) Unix
6 3 (3.06%) Android
6 3 (3.06%) Solaris
7 2 (2.04%) AIX
7 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.04%) CentOS
7 2 (2.04%) HPUX
7 2 (2.04%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.04%) NetWare
7 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.37%) Software Engineering
3 13 (13.27%) Unit Testing
4 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
4 11 (11.22%) OO
5 10 (10.20%) DevOps
5 10 (10.20%) Scrum
5 10 (10.20%) TDD
5 10 (10.20%) Test Scripting
6 9 (9.18%) Project Management
7 8 (8.16%) OOD
8 7 (7.14%) BDD
8 7 (7.14%) Migration
8 7 (7.14%) Open Source
8 7 (7.14%) Web Application Development
9 6 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.12%) ETL
9 6 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.12%) MVC
9 6 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.69%) Java
2 31 (31.63%) C#
3 27 (27.55%) SQL
4 23 (23.47%) C++
5 21 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 21 (21.43%) Python
6 17 (17.35%) C
7 14 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 12 (12.24%) Bash Shell
9 10 (10.20%) Perl
10 6 (6.12%) VBScript
11 5 (5.10%) COBOL
11 5 (5.10%) VBA
12 4 (4.08%) Embedded C
12 4 (4.08%) PHP
12 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
12 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
12 4 (4.08%) VB.NET
13 3 (3.06%) PL/1
13 3 (3.06%) REXX
Qualifications
1 23 (23.47%) Degree
2 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.22%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.08%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.02%) CCNP
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.02%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.04%) FedRAMP
2 2 (2.04%) OIPF
2 2 (2.04%) SDET
3 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.02%) DO-160
3 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.04%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.04%) Docker
3 2 (2.04%) GPFS
3 2 (2.04%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.02%) Firmware
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.02%) vSphere
4 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Oozie
2 3 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.06%) Nagios
2 3 (3.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.06%) Puppet
3 1 (1.02%) Ansible
3 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.02%) SCCM
3 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.02%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.20%) Oracle
3 9 (9.18%) HP
4 7 (7.14%) VMware
5 4 (4.08%) ESRI
5 4 (4.08%) Fujitsu
5 4 (4.08%) Google
5 4 (4.08%) Lumension
5 4 (4.08%) Sophos
6 3 (3.06%) EMC
6 3 (3.06%) IBM
7 2 (2.04%) Apple
7 2 (2.04%) CA
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco
7 2 (2.04%) Compaq
7 2 (2.04%) Coverity
7 2 (2.04%) Hitachi
7 2 (2.04%) Micro Focus
7 2 (2.04%) Sybase
7 2 (2.04%) Veritas
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