Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Development Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - +66 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Development Engineer 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.64% - 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Southampton median daily rate £350 - £350
Hampshire median daily rate £300 £575 £349
% change year-on-year -47.83% +64.76% +11.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Southampton median hourly rate £44.00 - £41.25
10th Percentile £42.00 - £36.88
90th Percentile £46.00 - £46.63
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% -11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 438 474 675
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.79% 94.23% 97.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 329 457
Southampton median daily rate £375 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +5.52% +3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £206 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £502
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 67
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -12.50% -6.49%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.84 £25.50 £46.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% -

Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Engineer in Southampton

Development Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Engineer in Southampton

Development Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Engineer in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Southampton region featuring Development Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) WiX
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) CTI
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) zsh
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (33.33%) FishEye

Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) CTI
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) WiX
3 1 (33.33%) FishEye
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) zsh
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian