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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 540 528 540
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 55 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.094% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 14
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£350 £328 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £254 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+21.73% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 18
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £28.75 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 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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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 -18 54 £350 +3.30% 26
London +16 21 £385 -6.66% 4
South East +4 19 £240 -25.82% 7
South West - 10 £400 - 7
Berkshire +11 5 £435 -
East Sussex 0 5 £240 -
Oxfordshire +7 4 - - 2
Hampshire -11 4 £350 +6.83% 1
Reading +14 3 £435 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 2
City of London +30 2 - - 4
Dorset - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -10 1 - - 2
East of England -33 1 - - 2
Scotland - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 2
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Essex - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 2
West Lothian - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (36.14%) Linux
2 24 (28.92%) UNIX
2 24 (28.92%) Python
3 21 (25.30%) C++
4 19 (22.89%) C
4 19 (22.89%) Windows
5 18 (21.69%) Java
5 18 (21.69%) Perl
6 17 (20.48%) Ruby
6 17 (20.48%) Puppet
6 17 (20.48%) Finance
7 15 (18.07%) PHP
7 15 (18.07%) Oracle
7 15 (18.07%) Bash Shell
8 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
8 14 (16.87%) HTML
9 13 (15.66%) VMware
10 12 (14.46%) Configuration Management
10 12 (14.46%) WebLogic
10 12 (14.46%) CSS
10 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (13.25%) JIRA
11 11 (13.25%) .NET
11 11 (13.25%) IBM
12 10 (12.05%) SOA
12 10 (12.05%) Clustering
12 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
12 10 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (10.84%) Hedge funds
13 9 (10.84%) Oracle Exadata

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (14.46%) WebLogic
2 9 (10.84%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.84%) Apache
3 4 (4.82%) CMS
4 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.41%) WordPress
6 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.20%) Node.js
6 1 (1.20%) uWSGI
6 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.20%) nginx
6 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.20%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.84%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) LTE
2 5 (6.02%) WCDMA
2 5 (6.02%) Internet
3 4 (4.82%) HTTP
4 3 (3.61%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.61%) 2G
4 3 (3.61%) BGP
4 3 (3.61%) 3G
4 3 (3.61%) MPLS
4 3 (3.61%) OSPF
4 3 (3.61%) SAN
5 2 (2.41%) Telnet
5 2 (2.41%) Firewall
5 2 (2.41%) SNMP
5 2 (2.41%) FTP
5 2 (2.41%) GSM
5 2 (2.41%) VoIP
5 2 (2.41%) SSH
6 1 (1.20%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) Oracle Exadata
2 8 (9.64%) MySQL
3 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.41%) Redis
3 2 (2.41%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.20%) HBase
4 1 (1.20%) QlikView
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) JIRA
2 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.02%) Subversion
4 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.61%) Selenium
5 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.61%) GDB
5 3 (3.61%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.41%) Maven
6 2 (2.41%) PhantomJS
6 2 (2.41%) Capybara
7 1 (1.20%) Gradle
7 1 (1.20%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.20%) Trac
7 1 (1.20%) VisualVM
7 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.84%) Financial Institution
4 8 (9.64%) Electronics
5 3 (3.61%) Marketing
5 3 (3.61%) Avionics
6 2 (2.41%) French Language
7 1 (1.20%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.20%) Games
7 1 (1.20%) Automotive
7 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) HTML
2 12 (14.46%) CSS
3 11 (13.25%) .NET
4 9 (10.84%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (8.43%) LAMP
6 5 (6.02%) JSON
6 5 (6.02%) HTML5
6 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.82%) Web Services
7 4 (4.82%) XML
7 4 (4.82%) WPF
8 3 (3.61%) Symfony
8 3 (3.61%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (3.61%) jQuery
8 3 (3.61%) RESTful
8 3 (3.61%) CSS3
8 3 (3.61%) Laravel
9 2 (2.41%) OpenGL
9 2 (2.41%) REST
10 1 (1.20%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Clustering
2 9 (10.84%) Hedge funds
2 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.82%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.61%) STB
4 3 (3.61%) Open Source
4 3 (3.61%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (3.61%) DTV
5 2 (2.41%) Firmware
5 2 (2.41%) IPTV
5 2 (2.41%) Physics
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.20%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.20%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.20%) Wiki
6 1 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 30 (36.14%) Linux
2 24 (28.92%) UNIX
3 19 (22.89%) Windows
4 9 (10.84%) SELinux
5 5 (6.02%) Android
6 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.61%) Solaris
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.41%) AIX
7 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.20%) CentOS
8 1 (1.20%) OpenWrt
8 1 (1.20%) NetWare
8 1 (1.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.46%) Configuration Management
2 10 (12.05%) SOA
3 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.84%) DevOps
4 8 (9.64%) Migration
4 8 (9.64%) Scrum
5 6 (7.23%) MVC
5 6 (7.23%) OO
5 6 (7.23%) Test Automation
5 6 (7.23%) Validation
5 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
5 6 (7.23%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (6.02%) Automated Testing
6 5 (6.02%) Web Development
6 5 (6.02%) Requirements Management
6 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.82%) ETL
7 4 (4.82%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.61%) Android Development
8 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.92%) Python
2 21 (25.30%) C++
3 19 (22.89%) C
4 18 (21.69%) Java
4 18 (21.69%) Perl
5 17 (20.48%) Ruby
6 15 (18.07%) PHP
6 15 (18.07%) Bash Shell
7 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
8 9 (10.84%) C#
9 8 (9.64%) SQL
10 7 (8.43%) Shell Script
11 5 (6.02%) Korn
11 5 (6.02%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.41%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.41%) Scala
12 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.41%) Erlang
12 2 (2.41%) PHP5
13 1 (1.20%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Degree
2 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.41%) vCloud
4 1 (1.20%) Docker
4 1 (1.20%) GPFS
4 1 (1.20%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (20.48%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.20%) Ansible
3 1 (1.20%) Oozie
3 1 (1.20%) logstash
3 1 (1.20%) Salt
3 1 (1.20%) Kibana
3 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Oracle
2 13 (15.66%) VMware
3 11 (13.25%) IBM
4 9 (10.84%) Remedy
5 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.61%) Zend
6 3 (3.61%) JBoss
6 3 (3.61%) Cisco
6 3 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.41%) Motorola
7 2 (2.41%) HP
8 1 (1.20%) New Relic
8 1 (1.20%) Google
8 1 (1.20%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.20%) Compaq
8 1 (1.20%) EMC
8 1 (1.20%) Juniper
8 1 (1.20%) Perforce
8 1 (1.20%) Veritas
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
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