The median contractor rate for a Senior Development Engineer was £450 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.

Senior Development Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 610 618
Rank change year-on-year +32 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Development Engineer 5 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.020% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.021% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.62% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £355 £400
% change year-on-year - -11.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £39.00

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 26673 31019 30520
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 £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1259 1391 1823
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 £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.28 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Development Engineer in England

Senior Development Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Development Engineer in England

Senior 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 Senior Development Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Development Engineer in England

Senior 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 Senior 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
East of England +1 3 - - 1
London +5 2 £450 - 2
Senior Development Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Senior Development Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Internet of Things
2 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Firmware
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) Tcl
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Bluetooth
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) CCTV
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL

Senior 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Bluetooth
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Bugzilla
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Core Data
1 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Internet of Things
2 1 (14.29%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Tcl
3 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple