The median contractor rate for a Development Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 March 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
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 128
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £338 £288
% change year-on-year +21.48% +17.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2027 2371 2568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.48% 96.38% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1231 1381 1443
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 173 252
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Development Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Development Engineer in the East of England

Development Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Engineer in the East of England

Development Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Engineer in the East of England

Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 East of England region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Rust
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Complexity Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Go
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) F#
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity

Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) JBehave
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ATDD
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Complexity Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Clojure
2 1 (33.33%) F#
2 1 (33.33%) Go
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Rust
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet