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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Development Support Engineer
Rank 623 660 638
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Development Support Engineer 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.007% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Median daily rate £251 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.41% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £360 -
% change year-on-year
-36.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 9 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 1 October 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 +29 13 £251 -30.41% 1
Tyne and Wear -14 7 £230 -
North East -15 7 £230 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 7 £230 -
South East +12 4 £300 -16.66%
Berkshire - 4 £300 -
London - 2 £550 -
Reading - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £225 -

Development Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
1 9 (56.25%) C#
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 6 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 5 (31.25%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (25.00%) NMock
6 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) WiX
6 4 (25.00%) MSI
6 4 (25.00%) Validation
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (25.00%) Linux

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 4 (25.00%) IIS
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) ColdFusion
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) UniData
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) MSI
2 4 (25.00%) NMock
2 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) WiX
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Hudson
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (12.50%) French Language
1 2 (12.50%) German Language
1 2 (12.50%) Italian Language
1 2 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 5 (31.25%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) Node.js
7 2 (12.50%) MAPI
8 1 (6.25%) Ajax
8 1 (6.25%) CSS
8 1 (6.25%) HTML
8 1 (6.25%) HTML5
8 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (25.00%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Memory Management
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (18.75%) VBScript
7 2 (12.50%) Perl
8 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (6.25%) C
8 1 (6.25%) CFML
8 1 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) Terraform
2 1 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) SunGard