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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Development Engineer
UK
Rank 550 577 568
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 47 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.089% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.094% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 14
Median daily rate £360 £346 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +5.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £286 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £431 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £340 £200
% change year-on-year
-0.36% +70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £34.75 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £38.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £52.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.23% +88.88%

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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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 +34 42 £379 +8.21% 29
London +21 22 £425 +9.67% 13
Scotland +25 5 £320 -6.56% 1
East Midlands +1 4 £338 +22.72% 1
Erskine +28 3 £310 -9.48%
Renfrewshire +26 3 £310 -9.48%
West Yorkshire +12 3 £410 +90.69%
Yorkshire +8 3 £410 +90.69%
East of England +2 3 £388 +14.81% 8
City of London -4 3 £425 +17.24% 3
Leicestershire - 3 £338 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £340 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £340 -
North East - 3 £340 -
Leeds +12 2 £410 +90.69%
South East +6 2 - - 4
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £488 -
Warwickshire - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Leicester - 2 £338 -
North West +26 1 - - 1
Edinburgh +14 1 £423 +1.80% 1
South West +9 1 £466 +43.23% 1
Fife - 1 £325 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £388 -
Northampton - 1 £300 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 £466 -

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.88%) Java
3 25 (25.51%) BDD
4 24 (24.49%) C#
5 22 (22.45%) SQL
6 21 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 19 (19.39%) .NET
7 19 (19.39%) Software Engineering
7 19 (19.39%) DevOps
8 17 (17.35%) Cucumber
8 17 (17.35%) Web Services
9 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
9 16 (16.33%) Unit Testing
10 15 (15.31%) Selenium
10 15 (15.31%) TDD
10 15 (15.31%) HTML
11 14 (14.29%) Windows
11 14 (14.29%) Linux
11 14 (14.29%) Degree
12 13 (13.27%) VMware
12 13 (13.27%) OO
12 13 (13.27%) Python
12 13 (13.27%) Puppet
12 13 (13.27%) SDET
13 12 (12.24%) Jenkins
13 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET
13 12 (12.24%) Visual Studio
13 12 (12.24%) Scrum
13 12 (12.24%) Pair Programming
13 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared

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 7 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.10%) IIS
2 5 (5.10%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.08%) JBoss
3 4 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.02%) Apache
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.02%) Confluence
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.02%) Jetty
6 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
2 2 (2.04%) Simulink
3 1 (1.02%) MS Project
3 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.02%) Stateflow
3 1 (1.02%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.02%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.10%) GitHub
3 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.06%) Office 365
4 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.04%) PaaS
5 1 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.02%) IaaS
5 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) Internet
2 5 (5.10%) HTTP
3 4 (4.08%) MQTT
4 1 (1.02%) DNS
4 1 (1.02%) DVB
4 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.02%) Firewall
4 1 (1.02%) Intranet
4 1 (1.02%) LDAP
4 1 (1.02%) SMTP
4 1 (1.02%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (1.02%) SSH
4 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.04%) Big Data
5 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.02%) GIS
6 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (17.35%) Cucumber
2 15 (15.31%) Selenium
3 12 (12.24%) Jenkins
3 12 (12.24%) Visual Studio
4 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.18%) JIRA
4 9 (9.18%) Maven
5 7 (7.14%) Ant
5 7 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 7 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.10%) GitLab
7 5 (5.10%) MSI
7 5 (5.10%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.08%) JUnit
8 4 (4.08%) Mockito
9 3 (3.06%) Concordion
9 3 (3.06%) NMock
9 3 (3.06%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (3.06%) WiX
General
1 8 (8.16%) Automotive
2 7 (7.14%) Finance
3 6 (6.12%) Retail
4 5 (5.10%) Electronics
4 5 (5.10%) Games
5 3 (3.06%) French Language
6 2 (2.04%) Advertising
6 2 (2.04%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.04%) Avionics
6 2 (2.04%) Banking
6 2 (2.04%) Dutch Language
6 2 (2.04%) German Language
6 2 (2.04%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.04%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.02%) Front Office
7 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.02%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.39%) .NET
2 17 (17.35%) Web Services
3 15 (15.31%) HTML
4 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET
5 9 (9.18%) SOAP
6 8 (8.16%) .NET Framework
6 8 (8.16%) CSS
6 8 (8.16%) XML
7 7 (7.14%) Node.js
7 7 (7.14%) RESTful
8 5 (5.10%) Gherkin
8 5 (5.10%) JSON
8 5 (5.10%) Spring
9 4 (4.08%) HTML5
9 4 (4.08%) Java EE
9 4 (4.08%) Kafka
9 4 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (3.06%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.06%) Guice
11 2 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.12%) Algorithms
2 6 (6.12%) User Experience
3 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.06%) Psychology
4 3 (3.06%) Robotics
5 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.04%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Telematics
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.02%) MPEG
6 1 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.02%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Linux
1 14 (14.29%) Windows
2 7 (7.14%) Unix
3 5 (5.10%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.10%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.04%) AIX
6 2 (2.04%) Android
6 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.51%) BDD
3 19 (19.39%) DevOps
3 19 (19.39%) Software Engineering
4 16 (16.33%) Unit Testing
5 15 (15.31%) TDD
6 13 (13.27%) OO
7 12 (12.24%) Pair Programming
7 12 (12.24%) Scrum
8 10 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.16%) Microservices
9 8 (8.16%) Refactoring
9 8 (8.16%) SDLC
10 7 (7.14%) Test Strategy
11 6 (6.12%) MVC
11 6 (6.12%) Open Source
11 6 (6.12%) Validation
12 5 (5.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (43.88%) Java
2 24 (24.49%) C#
3 22 (22.45%) SQL
4 21 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.27%) Python
6 10 (10.20%) PowerShell
7 9 (9.18%) C++
8 7 (7.14%) C
9 5 (5.10%) MATLAB
10 4 (4.08%) PHP
10 4 (4.08%) Ruby
10 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.06%) AspectJ
11 3 (3.06%) Embedded C
11 3 (3.06%) Groovy
11 3 (3.06%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.06%) VBScript
12 2 (2.04%) Perl
12 2 (2.04%) Scala
12 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Degree
2 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.04%) PhD
5 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.27%) SDET
2 5 (5.10%) QA
3 3 (3.06%) SLA
4 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.04%) TickIT
5 1 (1.02%) DO-178B
5 1 (1.02%) ISO26262
5 1 (1.02%) MISRA
5 1 (1.02%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Docker
1 9 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.10%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (5.10%) vSphere
3 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.02%) Ceph
4 1 (1.02%) Firmware
4 1 (1.02%) HDFS
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Puppet
2 9 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.10%) Ansible
4 3 (3.06%) Mesos
4 3 (3.06%) vRealize
5 2 (2.04%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.02%) Marathon
6 1 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.27%) VMware
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle
4 5 (5.10%) IBM
5 3 (3.06%) Google
5 3 (3.06%) HP
5 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.04%) Axway
6 2 (2.04%) Informatica
6 2 (2.04%) Siebel
7 1 (1.02%) Avaya
7 1 (1.02%) Luciad
7 1 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
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