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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Engineer
Rank 557 527 547
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Web Engineer 56 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.095% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 26
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£375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+38.09% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.85 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.09 - £33.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 - £44.50
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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 -27 49 £369 -1.66% 14
London -26 21 £435 +8.62% 8
East of England -4 12 £363 - 1
Bedfordshire - 10 £363 -
South East -15 8 £335 +27.61% 4
Luton - 8 £363 -
Berkshire +14 7 £335 +27.61% 1
Wales - 4 £425 -
City of London +8 3 £350 - 2
North West - 3 £313 -
Edinburgh -2 2 £418 -
Scotland -4 2 £418 - 2
North East - 2 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £325 -
Reading +7 1 £500 +45.45%
Leicestershire - 1 £425 -
Bracknell - 1 £325 -
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 - - 3
South West - 1 £325 -
South Wales - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Web Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 43 (44.33%) Linux
2 39 (40.21%) IIS
3 37 (38.14%) Windows
4 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
5 27 (27.84%) Web Services
6 24 (24.74%) .NET
6 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (21.65%) SQL
7 21 (21.65%) SQL Server
8 20 (20.62%) E-Commerce
8 20 (20.62%) Apache
9 19 (19.59%) PowerShell
9 19 (19.59%) Active Directory
9 19 (19.59%) Java
10 18 (18.56%) Puppet
11 16 (16.49%) Oracle
11 16 (16.49%) DNS
11 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (15.46%) Software Engineering
12 15 (15.46%) Tomcat
13 14 (14.43%) SSL
13 14 (14.43%) Configuration Management
13 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (14.43%) DevOps
14 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (13.40%) Banking
14 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
14 13 (13.40%) PHP
14 13 (13.40%) MySQL

Web Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 39 (40.21%) IIS
2 20 (20.62%) Apache
3 15 (15.46%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.22%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (6.19%) CMS
6 4 (4.12%) Node.js
7 3 (3.09%) JBoss
8 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.06%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
8 2 (2.06%) WordPress
8 2 (2.06%) Confluence
9 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.03%) nginx
9 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.03%) Drupal
9 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.25%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (7.22%) Amazon S3
5 6 (6.19%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (4.12%) SaaS
6 4 (4.12%) PaaS
7 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.06%) IaaS
8 1 (1.03%) Heroku
8 1 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.03%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.49%) DNS
2 14 (14.43%) SSL
3 12 (12.37%) TCP/IP
4 11 (11.34%) HTTP
5 10 (10.31%) FTP
6 9 (9.28%) Firewall
7 8 (8.25%) Intranet
7 8 (8.25%) Internet
7 8 (8.25%) DHCP
7 8 (8.25%) LDAP
8 6 (6.19%) BIG-IP
9 4 (4.12%) Network Security
10 3 (3.09%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (2.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (2.06%) SMTP
12 1 (1.03%) ATM
12 1 (1.03%) LAN
12 1 (1.03%) SMS
12 1 (1.03%) Extranet
12 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.40%) MySQL
3 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.12%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.06%) Redis
6 2 (2.06%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.03%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.03%) DB2
7 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.25%) Subversion
3 7 (7.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.09%) JIRA
6 2 (2.06%) JUnit
6 2 (2.06%) Maven
6 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.06%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.03%) VisualVM
7 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.03%) Sahi
7 1 (1.03%) StyleCop
7 1 (1.03%) MSTest
7 1 (1.03%) Moq
7 1 (1.03%) Hudson
7 1 (1.03%) Ant
7 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (13.40%) Banking
2 8 (8.25%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Investment Banking
3 6 (6.19%) Front Office
4 5 (5.15%) Legal
5 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Games
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.84%) Web Services
2 24 (24.74%) .NET
3 12 (12.37%) HTML
3 12 (12.37%) CSS
4 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET
5 9 (9.28%) XML
6 8 (8.25%) LAMP
6 8 (8.25%) WCF
7 7 (7.22%) Middleware
8 6 (6.19%) Java EE
9 5 (5.15%) jQuery
10 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.12%) HTML5
10 4 (4.12%) Ajax
11 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.09%) XSLT
11 3 (3.09%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (2.06%) RESTful
12 2 (2.06%) JSON
12 2 (2.06%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Open Source
2 3 (3.09%) Clustering
3 2 (2.06%) Video on Demand
3 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.06%) Derivative
3 2 (2.06%) Informatics
3 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) CMDB
4 1 (1.03%) Wiki
4 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.03%) SCORM
4 1 (1.03%) PKI
4 1 (1.03%) IPTV
4 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 43 (44.33%) Linux
2 37 (38.14%) Windows
3 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (10.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (9.28%) UNIX
6 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.09%) Android
7 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.62%) E-Commerce
3 15 (15.46%) Software Engineering
4 14 (14.43%) Configuration Management
4 14 (14.43%) DevOps
5 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (11.34%) Release Management
7 9 (9.28%) ITIL
8 8 (8.25%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.22%) Project Management
9 7 (7.22%) MVC
9 7 (7.22%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.22%) Capacity Management
10 6 (6.19%) Server Monitoring
10 6 (6.19%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.15%) Database Security
11 5 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.12%) Migration
12 4 (4.12%) TDD
12 4 (4.12%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.65%) SQL
2 19 (19.59%) Java
2 19 (19.59%) PowerShell
3 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
3 13 (13.40%) PHP
4 8 (8.25%) Python
5 7 (7.22%) VB
5 7 (7.22%) C#
6 3 (3.09%) Perl
6 3 (3.09%) Ruby
7 2 (2.06%) Golang
8 1 (1.03%) Scala
8 1 (1.03%) C
8 1 (1.03%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.03%) C++
8 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) Degree
1 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) PhD
2 1 (1.03%) ISEB
2 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 19 (19.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.03%) Xen
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) vSphere
2 1 (1.03%) Varnish
2 1 (1.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (18.56%) Puppet
2 10 (10.31%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.25%) SCOM
4 6 (6.19%) BladeLogic
4 6 (6.19%) Control-M
4 6 (6.19%) Nagios
4 6 (6.19%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (5.15%) Ansible
6 3 (3.09%) Ganglia
7 2 (2.06%) collectd
7 2 (2.06%) SCCM
7 2 (2.06%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.03%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.03%) StatsD
8 1 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.03%) Opsview
Vendors
1 29 (29.90%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.49%) Oracle
3 9 (9.28%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.19%) Altiris
5 5 (5.15%) Imperva
5 5 (5.15%) F5
5 5 (5.15%) VMware
6 4 (4.12%) Akamai
6 4 (4.12%) Sun
7 2 (2.06%) CA
7 2 (2.06%) McAfee
7 2 (2.06%) New Relic
8 1 (1.03%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.03%) Splunk
8 1 (1.03%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.03%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.03%) Radware
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