Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Development Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Development Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 165 176
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.099% 0.16% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.18% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +13.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £43.50
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +28.21% -6.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3733 3954 4673
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.06% 92.17% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1982 2134 2524
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.75% +0.63% +6.00%
10th Percentile £250 £226 £218
90th Percentile £588 £568 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 186 249
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.71% +24.03%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.20 £45.75 £45.74
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +2.29% +18.75%

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Development Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Development Engineer in Berkshire

Development Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Engineer in Berkshire

Development Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Engineer in Berkshire

Development Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 2 £513 -
Reading +7 1 £450 +15.38%
Bracknell 0 1 - -
Development Engineer
South East

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Trello
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) git-flow
2 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Slack
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Slack
1 2 (50.00%) Trello
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) git-flow
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) pytest
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Groovy
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) VMware