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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Engineer
Rank 551 536 550
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 61 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.095% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 9
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£393 £339 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% +17.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £464 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+23.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £29.45 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.37%

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 56 £395 +12.85% 15
London +9 19 £425 +1.19% 1
South East +8 18 £240 -26.73% 9
South West - 14 £400 - 3
East Sussex -8 5 £240 -
Edinburgh +1 4 £393 -
Oxfordshire -1 4 - -
Scotland -10 4 £393 -
Dorset - 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
City of London +26 2 - -
Nottingham +18 2 - -
Nottinghamshire +10 2 - -
Berkshire +7 2 - - 2
East Midlands +4 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 4
West Yorkshire - - - -

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (35.71%) Linux
2 28 (28.57%) Python
3 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (26.53%) C++
5 25 (25.51%) UNIX
6 24 (24.49%) Perl
7 23 (23.47%) Java
8 22 (22.45%) Windows
9 20 (20.41%) PHP
10 19 (19.39%) C
10 19 (19.39%) Finance
11 17 (17.35%) Ruby
11 17 (17.35%) Puppet
12 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
13 15 (15.31%) HTML
13 15 (15.31%) Oracle
14 14 (14.29%) .NET
14 14 (14.29%) CSS
14 14 (14.29%) VMware
14 14 (14.29%) Bash Shell
15 13 (13.27%) Degree
15 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (12.24%) Scrum
16 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (12.24%) Configuration Management
16 12 (12.24%) WebLogic
16 12 (12.24%) C#
17 11 (11.22%) SQL
17 11 (11.22%) MySQL
17 11 (11.22%) Telecoms

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.24%) WebLogic
2 9 (9.18%) Apache
2 9 (9.18%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.08%) CMS
4 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.04%) WordPress
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.02%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.02%) IIS
6 1 (1.02%) nginx
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.02%) uWSGI
6 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.02%) Node.js
6 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.04%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.18%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) LTE
2 7 (7.14%) WCDMA
3 5 (5.10%) Internet
3 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.08%) VoIP
4 4 (4.08%) BGP
4 4 (4.08%) MPLS
4 4 (4.08%) OSPF
5 3 (3.06%) HTTP
5 3 (3.06%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.04%) SSH
6 2 (2.04%) SNMP
6 2 (2.04%) FTP
6 2 (2.04%) DNS
6 2 (2.04%) IPv4
6 2 (2.04%) IPv6
6 2 (2.04%) Telnet
6 2 (2.04%) 3G
6 2 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) MySQL
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (5.10%) Big Data
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.04%) Redis
5 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.02%) HBase
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (11.22%) JIRA
2 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.10%) Subversion
5 4 (4.08%) Maven
5 4 (4.08%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.06%) GDB
6 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.06%) Selenium
6 3 (3.06%) Gradle
7 2 (2.04%) Capybara
7 2 (2.04%) PhantomJS
7 2 (2.04%) Hudson
8 1 (1.02%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.02%) JMeter
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.02%) Ant
General
1 19 (19.39%) Finance
2 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.18%) Financial Institution
4 7 (7.14%) Electronics
5 4 (4.08%) Marketing
5 4 (4.08%) Avionics
6 2 (2.04%) French Language
7 1 (1.02%) Games
7 1 (1.02%) Automotive
7 1 (1.02%) Publishing
7 1 (1.02%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.02%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.31%) HTML
2 14 (14.29%) .NET
2 14 (14.29%) CSS
3 9 (9.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (7.14%) LAMP
4 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.12%) JSON
5 6 (6.12%) HTML5
6 5 (5.10%) XML
7 4 (4.08%) CSS3
7 4 (4.08%) Spring
7 4 (4.08%) WPF
7 4 (4.08%) Web Services
8 3 (3.06%) OpenGL
8 3 (3.06%) RESTful
8 3 (3.06%) jQuery
8 3 (3.06%) Symfony
8 3 (3.06%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (3.06%) Ajax
8 3 (3.06%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.18%) Clustering
3 9 (9.18%) Hedge funds
4 5 (5.10%) Open Source
4 5 (5.10%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.08%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (3.06%) DTV
6 3 (3.06%) STB
7 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.04%) Physics
7 2 (2.04%) IPTV
8 1 (1.02%) VHDL
8 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.02%) Wiki
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.02%) User Experience
8 1 (1.02%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.71%) Linux
2 25 (25.51%) UNIX
3 22 (22.45%) Windows
4 9 (9.18%) SELinux
5 6 (6.12%) Android
6 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.04%) Solaris
7 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.04%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.02%) AIX
8 1 (1.02%) CentOS
8 1 (1.02%) OpenWrt
8 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (12.24%) Scrum
2 12 (12.24%) Configuration Management
3 11 (11.22%) DevOps
4 10 (10.20%) MVC
4 10 (10.20%) SOA
5 9 (9.18%) Test Automation
5 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
6 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.16%) Migration
7 7 (7.14%) OO
7 7 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (6.12%) Validation
9 5 (5.10%) Kanban
9 5 (5.10%) Web Development
9 5 (5.10%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.08%) Android Development
10 4 (4.08%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.08%) Requirements Management
10 4 (4.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.57%) Python
2 26 (26.53%) C++
3 24 (24.49%) Perl
4 23 (23.47%) Java
5 20 (20.41%) PHP
6 19 (19.39%) C
7 17 (17.35%) Ruby
8 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
9 14 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 12 (12.24%) C#
11 11 (11.22%) SQL
12 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
13 5 (5.10%) Embedded C
14 4 (4.08%) Korn
14 4 (4.08%) PHP5
15 2 (2.04%) Erlang
15 2 (2.04%) Scala
15 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
15 2 (2.04%) Embedded C++
16 1 (1.02%) AWK
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
2 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) SLA
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.04%) vCloud
4 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.02%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (17.35%) Puppet
2 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.04%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.02%) Ansible
4 1 (1.02%) Oozie
4 1 (1.02%) logstash
4 1 (1.02%) Salt
4 1 (1.02%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Oracle
2 14 (14.29%) VMware
3 10 (10.20%) IBM
4 9 (9.18%) Remedy
5 6 (6.12%) Cisco
6 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.08%) Juniper
8 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.06%) JBoss
8 3 (3.06%) Zend
9 2 (2.04%) DevExpress
9 2 (2.04%) Motorola
9 2 (2.04%) EMC
10 1 (1.02%) Perforce
10 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.02%) HP
10 1 (1.02%) Google
10 1 (1.02%) New Relic
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