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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Engineer
Rank 596 622 568
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 57 41 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.071% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.074% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 28
Median daily rate £370 £455 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.59% +18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £279 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £533 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £251 £323 £331
% change year-on-year
-22.32% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 4
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.25 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.63% -3.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £26.53 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £41.24 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.53 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+11.18% -12.82%

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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 September 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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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 +28 55 £375 -20.96% 27
London -1 21 £450 -10.62% 3
South East +28 15 £350 +0.28% 7
North East -16 7 £230 - 1
Tyne and Wear -22 7 £230 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 7 £230 - 1
Buckinghamshire +20 6 - -
Milton Keynes +16 5 - -
East of England +12 5 £500 +123.07% 9
Berkshire - 5 £375 - 1
Warwickshire -2 4 £220 -
West Midlands -30 4 £220 - 1
Cambridgeshire +23 3 - - 9
Cambridge +22 3 - - 4
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Warwick - 3 £220 -
Scotland +15 2 £338 +4.65%
Surrey +10 2 - - 3
Hampshire +4 2 £325 -6.87% 2
City of London +3 2 £425 -11.82%
Reading - 2 £400 -
South West +9 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +3 1 £500 +197.12%
Staines - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £338 -
Feltham - 1 £468 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £225 -

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 55 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.33%) Java
3 35 (29.17%) SQL
4 27 (22.50%) Windows
5 26 (21.67%) Linux
6 25 (20.83%) Degree
7 24 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 24 (20.00%) C
8 22 (18.33%) Scrum
8 22 (18.33%) C#
9 21 (17.50%) Python
9 21 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (16.67%) C++
11 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
11 17 (14.17%) Computer Science
11 17 (14.17%) TDD
11 17 (14.17%) Git (software)
11 17 (14.17%) BDD
12 16 (13.33%) Jenkins
12 16 (13.33%) DevOps
12 16 (13.33%) .NET
13 15 (12.50%) Web Services
13 15 (12.50%) QA
14 14 (11.67%) Active Directory
14 14 (11.67%) Security Cleared
14 14 (11.67%) PowerShell
15 13 (10.83%) Puppet
15 13 (10.83%) Docker
15 13 (10.83%) Oracle
15 13 (10.83%) Unix

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 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.17%) IIS
3 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.67%) Apache
5 2 (1.67%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.67%) Confluence
5 2 (1.67%) JBoss
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.83%) Jetty
6 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Project
2 1 (0.83%) Simulink
2 1 (0.83%) Stateflow
2 1 (0.83%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) Global One
1 1 (0.83%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.50%) Office 365
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.67%) GitHub
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) AdWords
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.83%) Heroku
4 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.83%) PaaS
4 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) HTTP
2 4 (3.33%) Internet
2 4 (3.33%) MQTT
3 3 (2.50%) DVB
3 3 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.67%) DNS
4 2 (1.67%) Multicast
4 2 (1.67%) WAAS
4 2 (1.67%) Wireless
5 1 (0.83%) Firewall
5 1 (0.83%) Intranet
5 1 (0.83%) LDAP
5 1 (0.83%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.83%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.83%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.50%) Big Data
4 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.67%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.67%) DB2
5 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.67%) Redis
5 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.83%) UniData
Development Applications
1 17 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.17%) Visual Studio
4 10 (8.33%) JIRA
5 7 (5.83%) Maven
6 6 (5.00%) JUnit
6 6 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.17%) MSI
7 5 (4.17%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.33%) NMock
8 4 (3.33%) Selenium
8 4 (3.33%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.33%) Vagrant
8 4 (3.33%) WiX
9 3 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.50%) Hudson
9 3 (2.50%) Mockito
9 3 (2.50%) Subversion
9 3 (2.50%) TestNG
General
1 9 (7.50%) Automotive
2 7 (5.83%) Electronics
3 6 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.33%) Retail
6 3 (2.50%) Finance
7 2 (1.67%) Advertising
7 2 (1.67%) Avionics
7 2 (1.67%) French Language
7 2 (1.67%) Games
7 2 (1.67%) German Language
7 2 (1.67%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.67%) Military
7 2 (1.67%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.83%) Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.33%) .NET
2 15 (12.50%) Web Services
3 11 (9.17%) HTML
4 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.50%) RESTful
4 9 (7.50%) XML
5 8 (6.67%) Node.js
6 7 (5.83%) .NET Framework
6 7 (5.83%) Kafka
6 7 (5.83%) SOAP
7 6 (5.00%) CSS
7 6 (5.00%) HTML5
7 6 (5.00%) Regular Expression
7 6 (5.00%) REST
8 5 (4.17%) Spring
9 4 (3.33%) Java EE
9 4 (3.33%) JMS
9 4 (3.33%) JSON
9 4 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.33%) User Experience
3 7 (5.83%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.00%) Digital TV
4 6 (5.00%) STB
5 4 (3.33%) ASTM
6 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.50%) MPEG
7 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.67%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.67%) Telematics
8 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.83%) Psychology
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.50%) Windows
2 26 (21.67%) Linux
3 13 (10.83%) Unix
4 9 (7.50%) Android
4 9 (7.50%) Apple iOS
5 8 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.83%) Windows Vista
7 6 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.50%) CentOS
9 2 (1.67%) VxWorks
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 22 (18.33%) Scrum
4 21 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (14.17%) BDD
5 17 (14.17%) TDD
6 16 (13.33%) DevOps
7 11 (9.17%) Unit Testing
8 10 (8.33%) OO
9 9 (7.50%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.50%) Open Source
9 9 (7.50%) Pair Programming
10 8 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (6.67%) Information Security
11 7 (5.83%) Automated Testing
11 7 (5.83%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.83%) Microservices
11 7 (5.83%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (5.83%) SDLC
11 7 (5.83%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.33%) Java
2 35 (29.17%) SQL
3 24 (20.00%) C
4 22 (18.33%) C#
5 21 (17.50%) Python
6 20 (16.67%) C++
7 14 (11.67%) PowerShell
8 11 (9.17%) JavaScript
9 9 (7.50%) Perl
10 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.17%) PHP
11 5 (4.17%) Ruby
11 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.33%) Embedded C
12 4 (3.33%) Scala
12 4 (3.33%) VBScript
13 3 (2.50%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.50%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (20.83%) Degree
2 14 (11.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.67%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.67%) PhD
6 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.83%) CCNA
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.50%) QA
2 6 (5.00%) GPG13
3 5 (4.17%) DO-160
3 5 (4.17%) SDET
4 3 (2.50%) SLA
5 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.83%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.83%) MISRA
5 1 (0.83%) MISRA C
System Software
1 14 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.83%) Docker
3 8 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.67%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.67%) vSphere
6 1 (0.83%) Ceph
6 1 (0.83%) etcd
6 1 (0.83%) Firmware
6 1 (0.83%) GPFS
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) Puppet
2 7 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.00%) Ansible
3 6 (5.00%) ArcSight ESM
4 5 (4.17%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.50%) Terraform
6 2 (1.67%) Grafana
6 2 (1.67%) Mesos
6 2 (1.67%) SCCM
7 1 (0.83%) Consul
7 1 (0.83%) Control-M
7 1 (0.83%) Graphite
7 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.83%) logstash
7 1 (0.83%) Nagios
7 1 (0.83%) Rancher
7 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.83%) WSUS
7 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.83%) Oracle
3 11 (9.17%) VMware
4 6 (5.00%) ArcSight
5 4 (3.33%) HP
6 3 (2.50%) IBM
7 2 (1.67%) Sybase
8 1 (0.83%) AppSense
8 1 (0.83%) Avaya
8 1 (0.83%) Borland
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.83%) Google
8 1 (0.83%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.83%) Splunk
8 1 (0.83%) SunGard
8 1 (0.83%) Teradata
8 1 (0.83%) Veritas
8 1 (0.83%) Wyse
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £251 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 8 days ago