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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Engineer
Rank 571 526 576
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Web Engineer 42 58 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.11% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.12% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 20
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £250 £313
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.85 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.85 - -

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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -49 39 £375 +7.14% 19
London -32 20 £400 +12.28% 8
East of England -22 7 £369 - 1
South East -2 6 £325 +62.50% 5
Bedfordshire - 6 £369 - 1
Luton - 5 £375 -
Berkshire +6 4 £325 -23.52% 4
City of London +14 3 £350 - 3
Wales - 3 £425 -
North East - 2 £325 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 2 £325 - 3
Slough - 2 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £325 - 3
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £538 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £425 -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 1

Web Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 39 (48.75%) Linux
2 30 (37.50%) IIS
3 29 (36.25%) Windows
4 26 (32.50%) Web Services
5 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 19 (23.75%) SQL
6 19 (23.75%) .NET
6 19 (23.75%) Apache
6 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
6 19 (23.75%) PowerShell
7 18 (22.50%) Java
8 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (20.00%) Oracle
9 16 (20.00%) Puppet
10 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
11 14 (17.50%) Tomcat
12 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
13 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
13 12 (15.00%) MySQL
13 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
13 12 (15.00%) PHP
14 11 (13.75%) HTML
14 11 (13.75%) CSS
14 11 (13.75%) DNS
14 11 (13.75%) SSL
14 11 (13.75%) Configuration Management
15 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
15 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Web Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 30 (37.50%) IIS
2 19 (23.75%) Apache
3 14 (17.50%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.75%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (7.50%) CMS
6 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.50%) Confluence
7 2 (2.50%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.50%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.50%) WordPress
7 2 (2.50%) Node.js
8 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.25%) nginx
8 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.25%) Drupal
8 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.75%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (8.75%) Amazon S3
4 6 (7.50%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.50%) SaaS
5 2 (2.50%) PaaS
6 1 (1.25%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.25%) Route 53
6 1 (1.25%) IaaS
6 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) DNS
1 11 (13.75%) SSL
2 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 9 (11.25%) HTTP
3 9 (11.25%) Intranet
4 8 (10.00%) LDAP
5 7 (8.75%) FTP
5 7 (8.75%) Internet
6 6 (7.50%) BIG-IP
7 5 (6.25%) DHCP
8 4 (5.00%) Firewall
9 3 (3.75%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (2.50%) Extranet
11 1 (1.25%) SPDY
11 1 (1.25%) LAN
11 1 (1.25%) SMTP
11 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.00%) MySQL
3 5 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.25%) Big Data
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) DB2
6 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Subversion
1 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.50%) JUnit
4 2 (2.50%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.25%) VisualVM
5 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.25%) Sahi
5 1 (1.25%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.25%) MSTest
5 1 (1.25%) Moq
5 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.25%) Hudson
5 1 (1.25%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.25%) WATIR
5 1 (1.25%) Selenium
5 1 (1.25%) Maven
General
1 9 (11.25%) Banking
2 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Front Office
4 5 (6.25%) Legal
5 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.50%) Law
7 1 (1.25%) Music Industry
7 1 (1.25%) Automotive
7 1 (1.25%) Games
7 1 (1.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.50%) Web Services
2 19 (23.75%) .NET
3 11 (13.75%) HTML
3 11 (13.75%) CSS
4 9 (11.25%) XML
4 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
5 7 (8.75%) Middleware
5 7 (8.75%) LAMP
5 7 (8.75%) WCF
6 6 (7.50%) Java EE
7 4 (5.00%) jQuery
7 4 (5.00%) HTML5
8 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (3.75%) Ajax
8 3 (3.75%) XSLT
9 2 (2.50%) Flash
9 2 (2.50%) JSON
9 2 (2.50%) XSD
9 2 (2.50%) SOAP
9 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Open Source
2 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.50%) Video on Demand
3 2 (2.50%) Derivative
3 2 (2.50%) Informatics
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) SCORM
4 1 (1.25%) PKI
4 1 (1.25%) IPTV
4 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.25%) W3C
4 1 (1.25%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.25%) Replication
4 1 (1.25%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.25%) CMDB
4 1 (1.25%) Wiki
4 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.75%) Linux
2 29 (36.25%) Windows
3 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.00%) UNIX
6 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.75%) Android
7 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
3 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
4 11 (13.75%) Configuration Management
5 10 (12.50%) Release Management
6 9 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (11.25%) ITIL
6 9 (11.25%) DevOps
7 8 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 7 (8.75%) Capacity Management
9 6 (7.50%) Server Monitoring
9 6 (7.50%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.50%) MVC
9 6 (7.50%) Project Management
10 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.25%) Database Security
10 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.00%) Migration
12 3 (3.75%) TDD
12 3 (3.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) SQL
1 19 (23.75%) PowerShell
2 18 (22.50%) Java
3 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.00%) PHP
4 8 (10.00%) Python
5 7 (8.75%) VB
6 6 (7.50%) C#
7 3 (3.75%) Perl
7 3 (3.75%) Ruby
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.25%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
1 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) PhD
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
3 1 (1.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) Puppet
2 10 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.50%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (7.50%) Control-M
3 6 (7.50%) BladeLogic
3 6 (7.50%) SCOM
4 4 (5.00%) Nagios
5 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.50%) Ganglia
5 2 (2.50%) collectd
5 2 (2.50%) Ansible
6 1 (1.25%) Opsview
6 1 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.25%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.25%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.00%) Oracle
3 9 (11.25%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.50%) Altiris
5 4 (5.00%) Sun
6 3 (3.75%) JBoss
7 2 (2.50%) CA
7 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.50%) McAfee
7 2 (2.50%) New Relic
7 2 (2.50%) VMware
8 1 (1.25%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.25%) Websense
8 1 (1.25%) Radware
8 1 (1.25%) Imperva
8 1 (1.25%) Akamai
8 1 (1.25%) F5
8 1 (1.25%) Splunk
8 1 (1.25%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.25%) IronPort
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