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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Support Engineer
Rank - 432 440
Contract jobs requiring a Software Support Engineer 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.021% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.022% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £353 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £310 £388
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-53.75% -
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
21439 22237 23250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15235 15710 16069
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 348 446
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) BPEL
1 2 (100.00%) JSF
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database

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 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) JAX-RS
1 2 (100.00%) JSF
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BPEL
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle