The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Development Engineer
Rank 630 659 633
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Development Engineer 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.009% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £438 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £482 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £525 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £409
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
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 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
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 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Senior Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Development Engineer in the job title.

Senior Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Development Engineer within the UK.

Senior Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Development Engineer within the UK.

Senior Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Development Engineer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +21 6 £438 -16.66% 1
London +4 2 £438 -16.66%
East of England - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
South East - 2 - -
City of London +19 1 £425 -19.04%
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -

Senior Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Senior 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 Senior Development Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) QA
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) Android
4 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
4 7 (41.18%) Mobile App
4 7 (41.18%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) Exploratory Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (29.41%) User Experience
6 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Black-Box Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) C
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 3 (17.65%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) SDLC
9 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
9 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.76%) BDD
9 2 (11.76%) Node.js
9 2 (11.76%) Docker
9 2 (11.76%) Redis
9 2 (11.76%) Scala

Senior 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 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) AdWords
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.76%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) UniData
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) JBehave
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) MSI
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) TestNG
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Node.js
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) Akka
2 1 (5.88%) ELK Stack
2 1 (5.88%) Java EE
2 1 (5.88%) Pandas
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) scikit-learn
2 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
1 7 (41.18%) Mobile App
2 5 (29.41%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Android
1 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Exploratory Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Mobile Application Development
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Black-Box Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (5.88%) Feature Driven Development
7 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) C
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) etcd
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Consul
1 1 (5.88%) Control-M
1 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.88%) logstash
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Rancher
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) Terraform
1 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) AppSense
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) SunGard
2 1 (5.88%) Wyse