The median contractor rate for a Development Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 72 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 1 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.87% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £353 £375
% change year-on-year +16.31% -6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 628 951 938
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 92.49% 92.42% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 538 501
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 28
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Engineer in Reading

Development Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Engineer in Reading

Development Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Reading region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (100.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft