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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Engineer
Rank 553 501 550
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Web Engineer 48 74 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.14% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.15% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 35
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£370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £246 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £200 £300
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.85 £26.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.32% -37.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.85 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year
-21.32% -

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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -59 42 £363 +3.57% 13
London -20 26 £438 +25.00% 4
East of England -14 6 £363 +11.53% 4
Scotland - 4 £405 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £363 - 3
Edinburgh - 4 £405 -
City of London +21 3 £350 - 1
South East -3 3 £300 +71.42% 3
Luton - 3 £363 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £325 -
East Midlands - 2 £200 -
North East - 2 £325 -
Leicestershire - 2 £200 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £325 -
Wales - 2 - -
Berkshire +4 1 £300 -
Surrey +2 1 £538 +283.92% 1
Oxfordshire -2 1 £300 +60.00%
Warwickshire -6 1 £200 -
West Midlands -13 1 £200 -
Reading - 1 £300 -
Essex - 1 £360 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 - 1
Slough - 1 £300 -
Leicester - 1 £200 -
Letchworth - - - -
Mansfield - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

Web Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (51.32%) Linux
2 26 (34.21%) Web Services
2 26 (34.21%) Windows
3 23 (30.26%) IIS
4 21 (27.63%) Puppet
5 17 (22.37%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (22.37%) .NET
6 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 16 (21.05%) Java
6 16 (21.05%) Apache
7 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
7 15 (19.74%) SQL
7 15 (19.74%) Oracle
7 15 (19.74%) PowerShell
7 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (17.11%) Tomcat
8 13 (17.11%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
10 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
10 11 (14.47%) SSL
11 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
11 10 (13.16%) Release Management
11 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
11 10 (13.16%) JavaScript
11 10 (13.16%) ITIL
12 9 (11.84%) CSS
12 9 (11.84%) HTML
12 9 (11.84%) PHP
12 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce

Web Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 23 (30.26%) IIS
2 16 (21.05%) Apache
3 13 (17.11%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.21%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (6.58%) CMS
6 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.63%) Node.js
7 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.63%) Confluence
7 2 (2.63%) WordPress
7 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.32%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.32%) Drupal
8 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.32%) nginx
8 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.21%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (9.21%) Amazon S3
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.89%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.63%) SaaS
5 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.32%) PaaS
5 1 (1.32%) Route 53
5 1 (1.32%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) SSL
2 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 9 (11.84%) HTTP
4 8 (10.53%) Intranet
4 8 (10.53%) LDAP
5 6 (7.89%) BIG-IP
5 6 (7.89%) DNS
6 5 (6.58%) Internet
6 5 (6.58%) Firewall
7 4 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (5.26%) DHCP
8 3 (3.95%) FTP
9 2 (2.63%) Extranet
10 1 (1.32%) SPDY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) MySQL
3 5 (6.58%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (6.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.32%) DB2
6 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.32%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Subversion
1 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.63%) JIRA
3 2 (2.63%) JUnit
3 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.32%) Ant
4 1 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.32%) WATIR
4 1 (1.32%) Selenium
4 1 (1.32%) Maven
4 1 (1.32%) Sahi
4 1 (1.32%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.32%) MSTest
4 1 (1.32%) Moq
4 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (10.53%) Banking
2 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Investment Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Front Office
4 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
5 2 (2.63%) Law
6 1 (1.32%) Games
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) Web Services
2 17 (22.37%) .NET
3 9 (11.84%) CSS
3 9 (11.84%) HTML
4 8 (10.53%) XML
5 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.21%) Middleware
5 7 (9.21%) WCF
6 6 (7.89%) Java EE
7 4 (5.26%) jQuery
8 3 (3.95%) LAMP
8 3 (3.95%) Ajax
8 3 (3.95%) HTML5
9 2 (2.63%) Sensu
9 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.63%) JSON
9 2 (2.63%) XSLT
9 2 (2.63%) SOAP
10 1 (1.32%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Open Source
2 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.63%) Video on Demand
2 2 (2.63%) Informatics
3 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.32%) W3C
3 1 (1.32%) Replication
3 1 (1.32%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.32%) SCORM
3 1 (1.32%) Clustering
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) CMDB
3 1 (1.32%) Wiki
3 1 (1.32%) PKI
3 1 (1.32%) IPTV
3 1 (1.32%) Derivative
3 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (51.32%) Linux
2 26 (34.21%) Windows
3 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.21%) UNIX
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.63%) Android
9 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
3 10 (13.16%) Release Management
3 10 (13.16%) ITIL
4 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
5 8 (10.53%) DevOps
5 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 6 (7.89%) Problem Management
6 6 (7.89%) Project Management
6 6 (7.89%) Server Monitoring
6 6 (7.89%) Capacity Management
7 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.26%) TDD
9 3 (3.95%) Scrum
9 3 (3.95%) MVC
9 3 (3.95%) Migration
9 3 (3.95%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) Java
2 15 (19.74%) SQL
2 15 (19.74%) PowerShell
3 10 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.84%) PHP
5 8 (10.53%) Python
6 7 (9.21%) VB
7 5 (6.58%) C#
8 3 (3.95%) Ruby
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.32%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.32%) MCSE
2 1 (1.32%) PhD
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) XenApp
3 1 (1.32%) XenServer
3 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.32%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.32%) vSphere
3 1 (1.32%) Varnish
3 1 (1.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (27.63%) Puppet
2 13 (17.11%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.89%) BladeLogic
3 6 (7.89%) Control-M
3 6 (7.89%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (6.58%) Nagios
5 4 (5.26%) SCOM
6 3 (3.95%) Ganglia
7 2 (2.63%) collectd
7 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.32%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (1.32%) Salt
8 1 (1.32%) Opsview
8 1 (1.32%) Ansible
8 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.32%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (1.32%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle
2 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.89%) Altiris
4 4 (5.26%) Sun
5 2 (2.63%) New Relic
5 2 (2.63%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) McAfee
5 2 (2.63%) JBoss
5 2 (2.63%) CA
6 1 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Compaq
6 1 (1.32%) Dell
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
6 1 (1.32%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) Cognos
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