The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Support Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Support Engineer
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs requiring a Development Support Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.00
Development Support Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1202 1065 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.05% 91.34% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 493 447
Average daily rate £388 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £249 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 28
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.28 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Development Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Development Support Engineer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Development Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh