The median contractor rate for a Development Engineer was £424 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 564 589
Rank change year-on-year +10 +25  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 29 56 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.12% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 12
Median daily rate £424 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.80% +14.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £312 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £588 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £352
% change year-on-year -3.22% +10.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.31% -2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £35.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £42.50 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -2.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40967 46994 47631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.77% 95.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91549 110551 112831
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4078 4763 6999
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £44.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Engineer in England

Development Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Engineer in England

Development Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Engineer in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Engineer in England

Development Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Engineer in England

Development Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
London +5 17 £441 +3.82% 6
South East +14 6 £320 -17.68% 4
East of England +2 5 - - 9
North of England +57 1 £410 -7.34% 4
Yorkshire +18 1 £410 -33.87% 2
Development Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (40.63%) Java
2 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.25%) Python
4 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 14 (21.88%) Linux
6 12 (18.75%) BDD
7 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
7 11 (17.19%) C#
8 10 (15.63%) SQL
8 10 (15.63%) TDD
8 10 (15.63%) MVC
8 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 10 (15.63%) DevOps
8 10 (15.63%) SDET
9 9 (14.06%) Docker
9 9 (14.06%) Scrum
10 8 (12.50%) C++
10 8 (12.50%) PHP
10 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 8 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.94%) Selenium
11 7 (10.94%) Symfony
11 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
11 7 (10.94%) Finance
12 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
12 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
12 6 (9.38%) .NET
12 6 (9.38%) User Stories

Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.69%) Apache Pig
1 3 (4.69%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.56%) Luigi
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Revit
1 1 (1.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) PaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.56%) GitHub
4 1 (1.56%) Heroku
4 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Internet
2 3 (4.69%) Bluetooth
2 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.69%) Wireless
3 2 (3.13%) Firewall
3 2 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (1.56%) DVB
4 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.56%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.56%) Intranet
4 1 (1.56%) Profibus
4 1 (1.56%) RS-232
4 1 (1.56%) SNMP
4 1 (1.56%) SSL
4 1 (1.56%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (1.56%) VLAN
4 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 4 (6.25%) Big Data
2 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.13%) MySQL
4 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.13%) Redis
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Selenium
2 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
2 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.69%) Bugzilla
3 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.13%) Maven
4 2 (3.13%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.56%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.56%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.56%) GitLab
5 1 (1.56%) Mockito
5 1 (1.56%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.56%) TestNG
5 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Advertising
2 4 (6.25%) Games
3 3 (4.69%) Automotive
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) Symfony
2 6 (9.38%) .NET
3 5 (7.81%) HTML
3 5 (7.81%) Node.js
3 5 (7.81%) SOAP
4 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.25%) Web Services
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.69%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (4.69%) JSON
5 3 (4.69%) Spring
5 3 (4.69%) Unreal Engine
5 3 (4.69%) XML
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.13%) CSS
6 2 (3.13%) Kendo UI
6 2 (3.13%) React
6 2 (3.13%) RESTful
6 2 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (3.13%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.69%) Internet of Things
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.56%) CCTV
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) Derivative
4 1 (1.56%) Equities
4 1 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.56%) Infotainment
4 1 (1.56%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.56%) STB
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) CoreOS
3 1 (1.56%) SUSE
3 1 (1.56%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
3 12 (18.75%) BDD
4 10 (15.63%) DevOps
4 10 (15.63%) MVC
4 10 (15.63%) SDET
4 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
4 10 (15.63%) TDD
5 9 (14.06%) Scrum
6 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
8 6 (9.38%) User Stories
9 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.81%) Functional Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Kanban
9 5 (7.81%) Open Source
10 4 (6.25%) Security Testing
10 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) Java
2 20 (31.25%) Python
3 11 (17.19%) C#
3 11 (17.19%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.63%) SQL
5 8 (12.50%) C++
5 8 (12.50%) PHP
6 6 (9.38%) Ruby
7 4 (6.25%) Perl
8 3 (4.69%) C
8 3 (4.69%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.69%) Tcl
9 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.56%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.56%) Go
10 1 (1.56%) Jython
10 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.56%) Pascal
10 1 (1.56%) Scala
10 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.13%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) MISRA
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Docker
2 3 (4.69%) Firmware
2 3 (4.69%) HDFS
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.81%) Puppet
3 4 (6.25%) Ansible
3 4 (6.25%) Mesos
4 3 (4.69%) Terraform
5 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.56%) Marathon
6 1 (1.56%) Oozie
6 1 (1.56%) rkt
6 1 (1.56%) Salt
6 1 (1.56%) vRealize
6 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) SAP
2 2 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (1.56%) Apple
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco
3 1 (1.56%) IBM
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Pega
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.56%) Sybase
City, London
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago