The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Engineer
Rank 553 561 512
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Web Engineer 60 35 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.066% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.071% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 27
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£413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.50

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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Web Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Web Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Web Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Web Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Web Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Engineer
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 60 £413 +16.19% 14
London +20 44 £400 -5.88% 8
City of London +3 6 £538 - 3
South West - 6 £463 - 1
Bristol - 5 £463 -
Cheshire - 4 £425 - 1
North West - 4 £425 - 1
South East -15 3 £269 -10.41% 3
Hampshire - 2 £238 -
West Midlands +3 1 £475 +137.50%
Warwickshire -1 1 £475 +137.50%
Surrey -2 1 £300 -44.18%
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £315 - 1
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Croydon - 1 £260 -
Gloucester - 1 £315 -
Leeds - 1 - -

Web Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Web Engineer in their job title.

1 53 (46.09%) IIS
2 49 (42.61%) Windows
3 35 (30.43%) HTTP
4 34 (29.57%) SQL
5 33 (28.70%) Linux
6 30 (26.09%) DNS
6 30 (26.09%) PowerShell
7 29 (25.22%) Java
7 29 (25.22%) Firewall
8 28 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (22.61%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (20.87%) HTML
10 24 (20.87%) Puppet
11 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
12 22 (19.13%) Web Services
12 22 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (18.26%) DevOps
14 20 (17.39%) Migration
15 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (15.65%) SSL
15 18 (15.65%) TCP/IP
16 17 (14.78%) CSS
16 17 (14.78%) Configuration Management
17 16 (13.91%) VMware
17 16 (13.91%) E-Commerce
17 16 (13.91%) Opscode Chef
17 16 (13.91%) Open Source
18 15 (13.04%) Microsoft

Web Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Web Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 53 (46.09%) IIS
2 11 (9.57%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.96%) Apache
4 7 (6.09%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.22%) CMS
6 4 (3.48%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.61%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.74%) nginx
8 2 (1.74%) Jadu
8 2 (1.74%) WordPress
8 2 (1.74%) Jetty
9 1 (0.87%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.87%) JBoss
9 1 (0.87%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (22.61%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.61%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.74%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.74%) Office 365
5 2 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.87%) GitHub
6 1 (0.87%) PaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (30.43%) HTTP
2 30 (26.09%) DNS
3 29 (25.22%) Firewall
4 18 (15.65%) SSL
4 18 (15.65%) TCP/IP
5 14 (12.17%) DHCP
6 8 (6.96%) Internet
7 4 (3.48%) IPsec
8 3 (2.61%) FTP
9 2 (1.74%) LDAP
9 2 (1.74%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.74%) Skype
10 1 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.87%) SAN
10 1 (0.87%) DMZ
10 1 (0.87%) Intranet
10 1 (0.87%) LAN
10 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.70%) MySQL
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.87%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.87%) DB2
6 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.48%) Subversion
3 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.74%) JUnit
5 1 (0.87%) Introscope
5 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.87%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.87%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.87%) MSTest
5 1 (0.87%) Moq
5 1 (0.87%) Mockito
5 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (12.17%) Retail
2 11 (9.57%) Games
3 8 (6.96%) Finance
4 6 (5.22%) Banking
5 5 (4.35%) Back Office
6 4 (3.48%) Publishing
6 4 (3.48%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.74%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.87%) Marketing
9 1 (0.87%) Law
9 1 (0.87%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.87%) HTML
2 22 (19.13%) Web Services
3 17 (14.78%) CSS
4 14 (12.17%) XML
5 12 (10.43%) .NET
6 10 (8.70%) HTML5
7 9 (7.83%) Servlets
8 7 (6.09%) J2EE
8 7 (6.09%) jQuery
9 6 (5.22%) XSL
9 6 (5.22%) Scalatra
10 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.48%) JSP
10 4 (3.48%) RESTful
10 4 (3.48%) JSON
10 4 (3.48%) LAMP
11 3 (2.61%) Spring
11 3 (2.61%) X-Windows
11 3 (2.61%) WCF
11 3 (2.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Streaming Video
1 11 (9.57%) iPhone
1 11 (9.57%) iPad
2 6 (5.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.22%) User Experience
3 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.61%) Social Media
5 2 (1.74%) PKI
5 2 (1.74%) Derivative
5 2 (1.74%) BYOD
6 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.87%) Clustering
6 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.87%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 49 (42.61%) Windows
2 33 (28.70%) Linux
3 22 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.09%) UNIX
7 2 (1.74%) Android
8 1 (0.87%) Solaris
8 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.87%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (18.26%) DevOps
3 20 (17.39%) Migration
4 18 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (14.78%) Configuration Management
6 16 (13.91%) E-Commerce
6 16 (13.91%) Open Source
7 13 (11.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (10.43%) Mentoring
8 12 (10.43%) Load Balancing
9 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.57%) Web Development
10 10 (8.70%) Scrum
11 9 (7.83%) ITIL
11 9 (7.83%) TDD
11 9 (7.83%) MVC
12 8 (6.96%) Automated Testing
13 6 (5.22%) Pair Programming
13 6 (5.22%) SOA
13 6 (5.22%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.57%) SQL
2 30 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 29 (25.22%) Java
4 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.96%) C#
6 7 (6.09%) PHP
6 7 (6.09%) Python
7 6 (5.22%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.35%) Perl
9 3 (2.61%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.61%) Ruby
10 2 (1.74%) XPath
10 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.87%) C++
11 1 (0.87%) Delphi
11 1 (0.87%) C
11 1 (0.87%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) RHCE
3 1 (0.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.57%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.61%) QEMU
3 3 (2.61%) KVM
4 2 (1.74%) Xen
5 1 (0.87%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (20.87%) Puppet
2 16 (13.91%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.35%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (3.48%) SCOM
5 3 (2.61%) Salt
6 2 (1.74%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.74%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.87%) Cacti
7 1 (0.87%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.87%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) VMware
2 15 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.57%) Oracle
3 11 (9.57%) Barracuda Networks
4 9 (7.83%) IBM
5 6 (5.22%) New Relic
6 5 (4.35%) CA
7 4 (3.48%) F5
8 3 (2.61%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.61%) Gemalto
9 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.74%) Google
10 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.87%) Sybase
10 1 (0.87%) Cisco
10 1 (0.87%) Adobe
10 1 (0.87%) Juniper
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