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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Engineer
Rank 498 499 471
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Web Engineer 85 54 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 28 41
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £448 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +62.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 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 30 January 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 +12 84 £406 -1.51% 12
London -8 38 £385 -3.75% 6
East of England +26 28 £425 -5.02% 2
South East +2 12 £413 -29.78% 1
City of London +16 11 £425 -1.44% 2
Berkshire +7 5 £425 - 1
Reading - 3 £425 -
West Midlands +3 2 £215 - 2
Surrey -5 1 £400 -
South West -17 1 £450 -
Hampshire -22 1 £400 +33.33%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Slough - 1 £425 -
Warwick - - - -
York - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 2
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Web Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 79 (56.83%) IIS
2 62 (44.60%) Windows
3 61 (43.88%) Microsoft
4 54 (38.85%) E-Commerce
5 50 (35.97%) Active Directory
6 47 (33.81%) DNS
7 41 (29.50%) .NET
8 40 (28.78%) Linux
9 37 (26.62%) Web Services
10 35 (25.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 32 (23.02%) DevOps
12 30 (21.58%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (20.14%) SCOM
14 25 (17.99%) FTP
15 24 (17.27%) DHCP
15 24 (17.27%) PowerShell
16 23 (16.55%) SCCM
17 22 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (15.11%) SQL
19 19 (13.67%) Java
19 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
20 18 (12.95%) Akamai
21 17 (12.23%) Puppet
21 17 (12.23%) HTML
22 15 (10.79%) HTTP
23 14 (10.07%) MS Excel
23 14 (10.07%) MySQL
23 14 (10.07%) Configuration Management
23 14 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
24 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008

Web Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 79 (56.83%) IIS
2 11 (7.91%) Apache
2 11 (7.91%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.88%) Node.js
3 4 (2.88%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.16%) GlassFish
4 3 (2.16%) CMS
4 3 (2.16%) JBoss
5 2 (1.44%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.44%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.72%) Drupal
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) Confluence
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.72%) JRun
6 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (10.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) assyst
2 2 (1.44%) Magento
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (25.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (21.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.16%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.16%) SaaS
4 3 (2.16%) PaaS
5 2 (1.44%) IaaS
5 2 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.72%) Heroku
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.72%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 47 (33.81%) DNS
2 25 (17.99%) FTP
3 24 (17.27%) DHCP
4 15 (10.79%) HTTP
5 13 (9.35%) TCP/IP
5 13 (9.35%) SSL
6 8 (5.76%) Internet
7 7 (5.04%) Firewall
8 5 (3.60%) Network Security
9 4 (2.88%) Intranet
10 2 (1.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.44%) SMTP
10 2 (1.44%) LDAP
10 2 (1.44%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.44%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.72%) IPsec
11 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.72%) ATM
11 1 (0.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.07%) MySQL
3 9 (6.47%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.16%) MariaDB
7 3 (2.16%) Redis
8 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.47%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.04%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.32%) Subversion
5 4 (2.88%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.16%) JUnit
7 2 (1.44%) Calabash
7 2 (1.44%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.44%) JIRA
7 2 (1.44%) Selenium
8 1 (0.72%) Maven
8 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.72%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.72%) MSTest
8 1 (0.72%) Moq
8 1 (0.72%) RSpec
8 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
General
1 12 (8.63%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Banking
2 7 (5.04%) Legal
3 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.60%) Retail
5 4 (2.88%) Publishing
6 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.16%) Online Betting
6 3 (2.16%) Front Office
6 3 (2.16%) Back Office
7 2 (1.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.72%) Electronics
8 1 (0.72%) Automotive
8 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (29.50%) .NET
2 37 (26.62%) Web Services
3 17 (12.23%) HTML
4 13 (9.35%) CSS
5 8 (5.76%) XML
5 8 (5.76%) HTML5
5 8 (5.76%) jQuery
6 7 (5.04%) LAMP
7 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (2.88%) J2EE
8 4 (2.88%) Middleware
8 4 (2.88%) WCF
9 3 (2.16%) JSON
9 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.16%) XSD
9 3 (2.16%) XSLT
9 3 (2.16%) CSS3
10 2 (1.44%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) Open Source
2 5 (3.60%) Video on Demand
2 5 (3.60%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.16%) Derivative
4 3 (2.16%) Streaming Video
4 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.16%) DTV
4 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.44%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) RIA
6 1 (0.72%) Informatics
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.72%) IPTV
6 1 (0.72%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.72%) W3C
6 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
6 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (44.60%) Windows
2 40 (28.78%) Linux
3 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.04%) UNIX
6 5 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.16%) Android
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.44%) CentOS
8 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.72%) Solaris
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.85%) E-Commerce
2 32 (23.02%) DevOps
3 22 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.07%) Configuration Management
4 14 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (8.63%) ITIL
6 9 (6.47%) Load Balancing
7 8 (5.76%) Database Security
7 8 (5.76%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.04%) OO
9 6 (4.32%) MVC
9 6 (4.32%) Project Management
9 6 (4.32%) TDD
10 5 (3.60%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (2.88%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (2.88%) Scrum
11 4 (2.88%) Release Management
12 3 (2.16%) Web Development
12 3 (2.16%) Content Management
12 3 (2.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.27%) PowerShell
2 21 (15.11%) SQL
3 19 (13.67%) Java
4 12 (8.63%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.63%) PHP
5 5 (3.60%) Ruby
5 5 (3.60%) C#
5 5 (3.60%) Python
6 3 (2.16%) Golang
7 2 (1.44%) VB
7 2 (1.44%) Perl
8 1 (0.72%) Scala
8 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.72%) C++
8 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.44%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) ISEB
2 1 (0.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.16%) QA
System Software
1 50 (35.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.44%) Xen
3 1 (0.72%) vSphere
3 1 (0.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (20.14%) SCOM
2 23 (16.55%) SCCM
3 17 (12.23%) Puppet
4 7 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.32%) Ansible
6 5 (3.60%) Nagios
7 3 (2.16%) Ganglia
8 2 (1.44%) collectd
8 2 (1.44%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (1.44%) Control-M
8 2 (1.44%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.72%) Cacti
9 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.72%) Graphite
9 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.72%) Salt
9 1 (0.72%) StatsD
Vendors
1 61 (43.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.95%) Akamai
3 10 (7.19%) VMware
4 9 (6.47%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.47%) Oracle
4 9 (6.47%) F5
5 4 (2.88%) Imperva
6 3 (2.16%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.16%) Remedy
6 3 (2.16%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.44%) Cisco
7 2 (1.44%) Altiris
8 1 (0.72%) Symantec
8 1 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) EMC
8 1 (0.72%) Citrix
8 1 (0.72%) Lotus
8 1 (0.72%) SAP
8 1 (0.72%) Adobe
8 1 (0.72%) Sun
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