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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Engineer
Rank 589 598 588
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 57 47 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.084% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.089% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 16
Median daily rate £408 £352 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £309 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%

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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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
Top 29 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 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 49 £401 +14.42% 20
London +15 24 £425 +21.42% 4
South East -2 17 £394 +5.06% 2
Hampshire +7 7 £401 -
South West +1 6 - - 2
Dorset -1 6 - -
Scotland -18 6 £355 -4.57% 2
Berkshire - 5 £450 -
Reading - 5 £450 -
City of London +42 3 £425 -5.55%
Hook +1 2 £575 -
Eastleigh -5 2 £326 -
Surrey -5 2 £388 - 1
Renfrewshire -37 2 £273 -26.75%
Erskine -41 2 £273 -26.75%
Fife - 2 £355 -
East of England +5 1 £320 -5.18% 5
Oxfordshire 0 1 - -
West Sussex -24 1 £350 +600.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £265 -
North East - 1 £265 -
Staines - 1 £388 -
East Grinstead - 1 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £265 -
Middlesex - 1 £335 -
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £450 -
Essex - 1 £320 - 1

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 41 (36.94%) SQL
2 40 (36.04%) Windows
3 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (30.63%) Java
5 30 (27.03%) C
5 30 (27.03%) Degree
6 27 (24.32%) C#
7 26 (23.42%) Linux
8 25 (22.52%) C++
9 21 (18.92%) XML
9 21 (18.92%) Microsoft
9 21 (18.92%) Software Engineering
10 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (16.22%) Oracle
10 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
10 18 (16.22%) .NET
10 18 (16.22%) Python
11 17 (15.32%) Scrum
12 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
12 16 (14.41%) PowerShell
13 15 (13.51%) DTV
14 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
15 13 (11.71%) Git (software)
15 13 (11.71%) Windows Server
15 13 (11.71%) Web Services
15 13 (11.71%) HTML
15 13 (11.71%) Unix
15 13 (11.71%) QA
16 12 (10.81%) TDD
16 12 (10.81%) Configuration Management

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 6 (5.41%) Node.js
2 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.60%) ArcGIS
3 4 (3.60%) IIS
3 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (2.70%) Apache
4 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.90%) CMS
6 1 (0.90%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.90%) JBoss
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
2 4 (3.60%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.80%) MS Project
4 1 (0.90%) MODO
4 1 (0.90%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.90%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.90%) AdWords
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.90%) GitHub
3 1 (0.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.11%) HTTP
2 6 (5.41%) DVB
2 6 (5.41%) HbbTV
3 5 (4.50%) DNS
4 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.80%) Broadband
5 2 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.80%) SSL
5 2 (1.80%) WAAS
5 2 (1.80%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.90%) 4G
6 1 (0.90%) Firewall
6 1 (0.90%) H.323
6 1 (0.90%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.90%) Internet
6 1 (0.90%) IPsec
6 1 (0.90%) LTE
6 1 (0.90%) SAN
6 1 (0.90%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.01%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.11%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.31%) Big Data
4 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.60%) GIS
6 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.60%) Power BI
6 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.70%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.70%) Datazen
7 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.01%) MSI
3 7 (6.31%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.31%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.31%) Maven
3 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (4.50%) Mockito
5 4 (3.60%) ClearCase
5 4 (3.60%) JUnit
6 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.70%) Gradle
6 3 (2.70%) Selenium
6 3 (2.70%) TestNG
7 2 (1.80%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.80%) JIRA
7 2 (1.80%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.90%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 8 (7.21%) Aerospace
2 7 (6.31%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.50%) Automotive
3 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Advertising
4 3 (2.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Electronics
4 3 (2.70%) Finance
5 2 (1.80%) Games
5 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Avionics
6 1 (0.90%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.92%) XML
2 18 (16.22%) .NET
3 13 (11.71%) HTML
3 13 (11.71%) Web Services
4 12 (10.81%) REST
5 10 (9.01%) HTML5
5 10 (9.01%) WPF
6 8 (7.21%) WinForms
6 8 (7.21%) XSD
7 7 (6.31%) SOAP
8 6 (5.41%) CSS
9 5 (4.50%) ADO.NET
9 5 (4.50%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.50%) J2EE
9 5 (4.50%) JSF
9 5 (4.50%) Kafka
10 4 (3.60%) Ajax
10 4 (3.60%) Dojo
10 4 (3.60%) Regular Expression
10 4 (3.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) DTV
2 11 (9.91%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.01%) STB
4 8 (7.21%) MPEG
5 6 (5.41%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.50%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.50%) ASTM
6 5 (4.50%) User Experience
7 3 (2.70%) Clustering
7 3 (2.70%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.70%) HACMP
7 3 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.90%) DataPower
9 1 (0.90%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.90%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.04%) Windows
2 26 (23.42%) Linux
3 13 (11.71%) Unix
3 13 (11.71%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (7.21%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.50%) Android
6 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.50%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.60%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.70%) AIX
8 3 (2.70%) CentOS
8 3 (2.70%) HPUX
8 3 (2.70%) NetWare
8 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.70%) Solaris
9 1 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.92%) Software Engineering
3 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (15.32%) Scrum
5 12 (10.81%) Configuration Management
5 12 (10.81%) TDD
6 11 (9.91%) Open Source
7 10 (9.01%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.11%) DevOps
8 9 (8.11%) OO
9 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.21%) Test Scripting
9 8 (7.21%) User Stories
9 8 (7.21%) Web Application Development
10 7 (6.31%) BDD
10 7 (6.31%) Functional Testing
10 7 (6.31%) Information Security
10 7 (6.31%) SOA
10 7 (6.31%) Software Architecture
11 6 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.94%) SQL
2 34 (30.63%) Java
3 30 (27.03%) C
4 27 (24.32%) C#
5 25 (22.52%) C++
6 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
6 18 (16.22%) Python
7 16 (14.41%) PowerShell
8 9 (8.11%) VBScript
9 8 (7.21%) Bash Shell
9 8 (7.21%) Perl
10 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.50%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.60%) PHP
12 4 (3.60%) Scala
12 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.70%) Korn
13 3 (2.70%) Ruby
13 3 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (27.03%) Degree
2 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.11%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.60%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.60%) MCITP
5 4 (3.60%) MCTS
6 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.71%) QA
2 6 (5.41%) DO-160
3 4 (3.60%) GPG13
4 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.80%) OIPF
4 2 (1.80%) SDET
5 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.90%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) Apache Flume
2 4 (3.60%) Docker
3 3 (2.70%) GPFS
3 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.80%) etcd
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.80%) vSphere
4 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (2.70%) Ansible
2 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.70%) SCCM
3 2 (1.80%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.80%) Oozie
3 2 (1.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.90%) Control-M
4 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.90%) Puppet
4 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.22%) Oracle
3 7 (6.31%) HP
4 6 (5.41%) VMware
5 5 (4.50%) Google
6 4 (3.60%) ArcSight
6 4 (3.60%) ESRI
6 4 (3.60%) Fujitsu
6 4 (3.60%) Lumension
6 4 (3.60%) Sophos
7 3 (2.70%) IBM
7 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.70%) Remedy
7 3 (2.70%) Veritas
8 2 (1.80%) AppSense
8 2 (1.80%) Compaq
8 2 (1.80%) EMC
8 2 (1.80%) Hitachi
8 2 (1.80%) Wyse
9 1 (0.90%) Imperva
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