The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Development Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Support Engineer
Rank 637 643 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Development Support Engineer 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.002% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.25 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51265 53978 50296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33271 34120 30516
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1545 2017 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Development Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Development Support Engineer in the job title.

Development Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Support Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Development Support Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Development Support Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Development Support Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Development Support Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Development Support Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Development Support Engineer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 6 £488 - 1
London - 3 £550 - 1
North East - 2 £170 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £170 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £170 -
South East - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -

Development Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Development 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 featuring Development Support Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) IIS
5 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework

Development Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) ColdFusion
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (15.38%) Datazen
4 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Power BI
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) UniData
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Hudson
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) StarTeam
3 1 (7.69%) MSI
3 1 (7.69%) NMock
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) WiX
General
1 1 (7.69%) French Language
1 1 (7.69%) German Language
1 1 (7.69%) Italian Language
1 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 3 (23.08%) Ajax
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) ADO
4 2 (15.38%) Autofac
4 2 (15.38%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (15.38%) FastCGI
4 2 (15.38%) LINQ
4 2 (15.38%) ODBC
4 2 (15.38%) OLE
4 2 (15.38%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 2 (15.38%) WPF
4 2 (15.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
1 2 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.69%) C
6 1 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) CFML
6 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) AWS Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) MCTS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Terraform
2 1 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) SunGard
4 1 (7.69%) VMware