The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Software Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank 415 423 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.009% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £158 -
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
Software Support Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20640 21725 21929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.90% 94.58% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15039 15000 15432
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 406 397
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.01 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Software Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Software Support Engineer in the job title.

Software Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the London region.

Software Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Software Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Software Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Software Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Support Engineer across the London region.

Software Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Software Support 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 London region featuring Software Support Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Java EE
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) BPEL
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (33.33%) JAX-RS
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)

Software Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Mimecast
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) Java EE
1 2 (33.33%) JAX-RS
1 2 (33.33%) JSF
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) BPEL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) BCP
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetVault Backup
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Meraki
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) SendGrid
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter