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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Engineer
Rank 570 569 497
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -72
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 39 34 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.060% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.065% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 24
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£363 £413 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
+52.22% +16.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 11
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.60 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.48% -1.33%

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
51667 51948 44219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31335 31547 25314
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2014 2069 2202
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 20 April 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
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 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 April 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 -16 36 £350 -15.15% 28
London +5 15 £350 -17.64% 8
South East 0 13 £375 -9.09% 11
City of London +31 4 £436 -20.72% 2
East of England +27 4 - - 4
Cambridgeshire +6 2 - - 2
Scotland - 2 £600 - 2
South West - 2 - - 5
Hertfordshire +10 1 - -
Cambridge +3 1 - - 2
Hampshire -1 1 - -
Berkshire -2 1 £375 - 2
West Yorkshire -5 1 - -
Leeds -7 1 - -
Yorkshire -16 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 3
Wiltshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -

Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 27 (39.13%) Linux
2 26 (37.68%) Java
3 23 (33.33%) UNIX
4 21 (30.43%) C++
5 17 (24.64%) VMware
6 16 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (21.74%) SQL
7 15 (21.74%) Windows
8 14 (20.29%) Oracle
8 14 (20.29%) Python
9 12 (17.39%) Perl
10 11 (15.94%) C
11 10 (14.49%) Cisco
11 10 (14.49%) SAN
12 9 (13.04%) Juniper
12 9 (13.04%) WAN
12 9 (13.04%) ADSL
12 9 (13.04%) DNS
12 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
12 9 (13.04%) Network Security
12 9 (13.04%) Load Balancing
12 9 (13.04%) Bash Shell
12 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (11.59%) jQuery
13 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
14 7 (10.14%) Degree
14 7 (10.14%) JIRA
14 7 (10.14%) IBM

Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (7.25%) WebSphere
1 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) Node.js
4 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.45%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
1 2 (2.90%) GIMP
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.45%) MS Project
2 1 (1.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) SAN
2 9 (13.04%) WAN
2 9 (13.04%) ADSL
2 9 (13.04%) DNS
2 9 (13.04%) Network Security
3 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.35%) DVB
4 1 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.45%) IGMP
4 1 (1.45%) RTSP
4 1 (1.45%) VLAN
4 1 (1.45%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.45%) HTTP
4 1 (1.45%) Firewall
4 1 (1.45%) Wireless
4 1 (1.45%) Intranet
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
2 2 (2.90%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.45%) Spotfire
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.35%) Subversion
3 2 (2.90%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.90%) NetBeans
3 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.90%) Trac
3 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.45%) Gradle
4 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.45%) NUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Maven
4 1 (1.45%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) JUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.45%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.45%) MSI
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.35%) Electronics
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.90%) Automotive
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.45%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.45%) Military
5 1 (1.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) jQuery
2 6 (8.70%) Swing
2 6 (8.70%) STL
3 5 (7.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (5.80%) CSS
4 4 (5.80%) HTML
5 3 (4.35%) OpenGL ES
5 3 (4.35%) Web Services
6 2 (2.90%) Middleware
6 2 (2.90%) JSP
6 2 (2.90%) Servlets
6 2 (2.90%) .NET
6 2 (2.90%) Dojo
6 2 (2.90%) MooTools
6 2 (2.90%) Ajax
7 1 (1.45%) REST
7 1 (1.45%) Laravel
7 1 (1.45%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.45%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Clustering
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Hedge funds
3 4 (5.80%) DTV
3 4 (5.80%) STB
4 3 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.45%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.45%) Social Media
5 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.45%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.45%) IPTV
5 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) MPEG
5 1 (1.45%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Linux
2 23 (33.33%) UNIX
3 15 (21.74%) Windows
4 5 (7.25%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.45%) AIX
5 1 (1.45%) HPUX
5 1 (1.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.45%) NetWare
5 1 (1.45%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.04%) Load Balancing
2 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
3 7 (10.14%) Validation
3 7 (10.14%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.25%) High Availability
4 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (7.25%) OO
4 5 (7.25%) SOA
5 4 (5.80%) Multithreading
5 4 (5.80%) Android Development
6 3 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (4.35%) Integration Testing
6 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.35%) UML
6 3 (4.35%) Scrum
6 3 (4.35%) Project Management
7 2 (2.90%) System Testing
7 2 (2.90%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) Java
2 21 (30.43%) C++
3 15 (21.74%) SQL
4 14 (20.29%) Python
5 12 (17.39%) Perl
6 11 (15.94%) C
7 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 9 (13.04%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.70%) Ruby
9 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.35%) Scala
10 3 (4.35%) GLSL
11 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.90%) C#
11 2 (2.90%) PHP
12 1 (1.45%) sed
12 1 (1.45%) Korn
12 1 (1.45%) Groovy
12 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) EFQM
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.25%) OCFS2
2 5 (7.25%) GlusterFS
2 5 (7.25%) GFS2
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.45%) Docker
3 1 (1.45%) GPFS
3 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Puppet
2 5 (7.25%) SELinux
3 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) SCOM
4 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) VMware
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle
3 10 (14.49%) Cisco
4 9 (13.04%) Juniper
5 7 (10.14%) IBM
6 6 (8.70%) Remedy
7 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.80%) HP
7 4 (5.80%) EMC
8 2 (2.90%) Adobe
9 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.45%) Lumension
9 1 (1.45%) Citrix
9 1 (1.45%) Compaq
9 1 (1.45%) RedDot
9 1 (1.45%) Perforce
9 1 (1.45%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.45%) Veritas
9 1 (1.45%) McAfee
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