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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Engineer
Rank 552 501 524
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 31 52 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.11% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.12% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 4
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£375 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £261 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £37.25 £40.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.58% +7.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £36.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.35 £51.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -42 28 £400 +6.66% 31
London -12 13 £399 -6.23% 11
South East -15 10 £406 +28.96% 9
City of London +12 5 £422 +40.66% 4
East of England -2 3 - - 4
Oxfordshire -14 3 £400 +26.98% 1
Hampshire -22 2 - - 1
Essex - 2 - -
Surrey -4 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -7 1 £200 -37.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -12 1 - - 3
South Wales - 1 £325 - 1
Wales - 1 £325 - 1
Torfaen - - - -
South West - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Poole - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Reigate - - - -

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 29 (35.37%) Java
2 24 (29.27%) C++
3 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.17%) Linux
4 18 (21.95%) Python
5 16 (19.51%) Windows
5 16 (19.51%) Perl
6 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
7 13 (15.85%) SQL
8 12 (14.63%) Finance
8 12 (14.63%) Ruby
9 11 (13.41%) Degree
9 11 (13.41%) JIRA
9 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
9 11 (13.41%) Test Automation
10 10 (12.20%) C
11 9 (10.98%) HTML
11 9 (10.98%) PHP
11 9 (10.98%) UNIX
11 9 (10.98%) Scrum
11 9 (10.98%) VMware
11 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (10.98%) Bash Shell
12 8 (9.76%) Cucumber
12 8 (9.76%) Puppet
12 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
12 8 (9.76%) Selenium
12 8 (9.76%) Automated Testing
12 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
12 8 (9.76%) EMC

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (6.10%) Apache
2 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.88%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.44%) JBoss
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.44%) Node.js
4 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) GIMP
1 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.44%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.10%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.22%) Route 53
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) WCDMA
1 5 (6.10%) LTE
2 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.44%) DNS
3 2 (2.44%) VoIP
3 2 (2.44%) IPv4
3 2 (2.44%) IPv6
3 2 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.22%) DMZ
4 1 (1.22%) CTI
4 1 (1.22%) Intranet
4 1 (1.22%) SAN
4 1 (1.22%) DVB
4 1 (1.22%) MPLS
4 1 (1.22%) OSPF
4 1 (1.22%) BGP
4 1 (1.22%) Junos
4 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) MySQL
1 6 (7.32%) Big Data
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.22%) HBase
6 1 (1.22%) Redis
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) JIRA
1 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.76%) Cucumber
2 8 (9.76%) Selenium
2 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.32%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.10%) Maven
5 4 (4.88%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.66%) Gradle
6 3 (3.66%) Subversion
7 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.44%) Hudson
7 2 (2.44%) Ant
7 2 (2.44%) JUnit
7 2 (2.44%) NetBeans
7 2 (2.44%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.44%) PhantomJS
7 2 (2.44%) Trac
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.66%) Avionics
4 3 (3.66%) Electronics
5 2 (2.44%) Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.22%) Publishing
6 1 (1.22%) Military
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) HTML
2 7 (8.54%) Web Services
2 7 (8.54%) CSS
2 7 (8.54%) jQuery
3 6 (7.32%) .NET
4 4 (4.88%) Spring
4 4 (4.88%) RESTful
4 4 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.66%) Ajax
6 2 (2.44%) Dojo
6 2 (2.44%) MooTools
6 2 (2.44%) JPA
6 2 (2.44%) CSS3
6 2 (2.44%) HTML5
6 2 (2.44%) JSP
6 2 (2.44%) Servlets
6 2 (2.44%) SOAP
6 2 (2.44%) XML
6 2 (2.44%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Clustering
3 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.88%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.66%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (3.66%) Open Source
5 2 (2.44%) STB
5 2 (2.44%) DTV
6 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) HACMP
6 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.22%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Linux
2 16 (19.51%) Windows
3 9 (10.98%) UNIX
4 4 (4.88%) Android
5 3 (3.66%) Windows CE
6 2 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (1.22%) NetWare
7 1 (1.22%) AIX
7 1 (1.22%) HPUX
7 1 (1.22%) Solaris
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.41%) Test Automation
3 9 (10.98%) Scrum
3 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (9.76%) Automated Testing
5 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.54%) OO
5 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.32%) DevOps
7 5 (6.10%) MVC
7 5 (6.10%) Validation
7 5 (6.10%) SOA
7 5 (6.10%) Multithreading
8 4 (4.88%) Requirements Management
8 4 (4.88%) High Availability
8 4 (4.88%) BDD
8 4 (4.88%) UML
8 4 (4.88%) OOD
8 4 (4.88%) Android Development
9 3 (3.66%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) Java
2 24 (29.27%) C++
3 18 (21.95%) Python
4 16 (19.51%) Perl
5 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 13 (15.85%) SQL
7 12 (14.63%) Ruby
8 10 (12.20%) C
9 9 (10.98%) PHP
9 9 (10.98%) Bash Shell
10 7 (8.54%) C#
11 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
12 4 (4.88%) Scala
13 2 (2.44%) PHP5
13 2 (2.44%) GLSL
14 1 (1.22%) sed
14 1 (1.22%) AWK
14 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
14 1 (1.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) DO-160
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.44%) vCloud
4 1 (1.22%) GPFS
4 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) Puppet
2 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.88%) SELinux
4 2 (2.44%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.22%) logstash
5 1 (1.22%) Salt
5 1 (1.22%) Kibana
5 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.22%) Oozie
5 1 (1.22%) Ansible
5 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) VMware
2 8 (9.76%) EMC
3 6 (7.32%) Oracle
4 5 (6.10%) Remedy
4 5 (6.10%) IBM
5 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco
6 3 (3.66%) Juniper
6 3 (3.66%) HP
7 2 (2.44%) Adobe
7 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.44%) Perforce
7 2 (2.44%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.22%) New Relic
8 1 (1.22%) RedDot
8 1 (1.22%) Citrix
8 1 (1.22%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.22%) Veritas
8 1 (1.22%) Compaq
8 1 (1.22%) RightScale
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