The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Web Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Engineer
Rank 552 522 512
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Web Engineer 98 123 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 94 53
Median daily rate £420 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £277 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £368
% change year-on-year
- +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.54 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.58% -13.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £32.54 -
% change year-on-year
-61.58% -

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
51163 53980 51056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33272 34147 30940
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1536 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Web Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Web Engineer in the job title.

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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -45 89 £425 +6.25% 31
London -32 35 £475 +18.75% 13
South East +25 27 £375 +33.92% 8
Berkshire - 23 £323 - 4
Bracknell - 17 £195 -
North West +5 11 £325 -29.72% 1
East of England +15 9 £400 +3.22% 4
Scotland - 9 £300 -
West Yorkshire +5 6 £425 +2.40% 2
Merseyside +4 6 £325 - 1
Leeds 0 6 £425 +2.40% 1
Yorkshire -4 6 £425 +2.40% 2
Luton - 6 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £400 -
Cheshire +2 5 £450 -2.70%
Erskine - 4 £300 -
Wirral - 4 £325 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £300 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
City of London +41 2 £450 - 4
Birmingham -13 2 £288 -
West Midlands -31 2 £288 -39.47%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Chester - 2 £463 -
Watford - 2 - -
Oxfordshire +6 1 £500 +5.26%
Hampshire +1 1 £375 +17.64% 1
Warrington +1 1 £650 +40.54%
Liverpool -1 1 - - 1

Web Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Web Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Web Engineer in the job title.

1 67 (40.61%) Linux
2 55 (33.33%) Java
3 49 (29.70%) Windows
4 43 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (23.64%) Puppet
6 35 (21.21%) DevOps
7 34 (20.61%) Git (software)
7 34 (20.61%) Active Directory
8 32 (19.39%) High Availability
8 32 (19.39%) Amazon AWS
8 32 (19.39%) IIS
9 31 (18.79%) Configuration Management
9 31 (18.79%) Security Cleared
9 31 (18.79%) Windows Server
10 30 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 26 (15.76%) SharePoint
11 26 (15.76%) Finance
12 25 (15.15%) SC Cleared
12 25 (15.15%) E-Commerce
13 24 (14.55%) Perl
13 24 (14.55%) Load Balancing
14 23 (13.94%) SQL
14 23 (13.94%) MySQL
14 23 (13.94%) Web Services
14 23 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (13.33%) Apache
16 21 (12.73%) Unix
16 21 (12.73%) HTML
16 21 (12.73%) Red Hat
16 21 (12.73%) Open Source

Web Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (19.39%) IIS
2 26 (15.76%) SharePoint
3 22 (13.33%) Apache
4 9 (5.45%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.85%) nginx
6 6 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (3.64%) CMS
6 6 (3.64%) JBoss
6 6 (3.64%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.42%) Drupal
7 4 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.82%) Mule
8 3 (1.82%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.21%) Confluence
9 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.61%) Jetty
10 1 (0.61%) Lightstreamer
10 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.21%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.61%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.39%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.45%) PaaS
4 5 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.03%) CloudFront
4 5 (3.03%) IaaS
5 4 (2.42%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.82%) Route 53
7 2 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.21%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (1.21%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.61%) GitHub
8 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.52%) Firewall
2 16 (9.70%) HTTP
2 16 (9.70%) TCP/IP
3 14 (8.48%) SSL
4 13 (7.88%) Internet
5 9 (5.45%) DNS
6 7 (4.24%) Network Security
7 5 (3.03%) Intranet
8 4 (2.42%) SNMP
9 3 (1.82%) FTP
9 3 (1.82%) LDAP
9 3 (1.82%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (1.82%) SMTP
10 2 (1.21%) DHCP
10 2 (1.21%) DMZ
10 2 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.21%) SAN
11 1 (0.61%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.61%) IPsec
11 1 (0.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.94%) MySQL
2 18 (10.91%) MongoDB
2 18 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (10.30%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.03%) EDRMS
5 5 (3.03%) Redis
6 4 (2.42%) Data Mining
6 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.21%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.61%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (20.61%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.27%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.67%) Subversion
4 8 (4.85%) Selenium
5 5 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.03%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.42%) gulp
6 4 (2.42%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (2.42%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.82%) Bower
7 3 (1.82%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.82%) Grunt
7 3 (1.82%) JIRA
7 3 (1.82%) JUnit
7 3 (1.82%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.82%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.82%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.21%) Burp Suite
8 2 (1.21%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (15.76%) Finance
2 10 (6.06%) Retail
3 9 (5.45%) Banking
4 8 (4.85%) Games
5 6 (3.64%) Law
6 5 (3.03%) Publishing
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.94%) Web Services
2 21 (12.73%) HTML
3 19 (11.52%) CSS
4 18 (10.91%) Flash
5 16 (9.70%) .NET
5 16 (9.70%) Node.js
6 12 (7.27%) LAMP
7 11 (6.67%) jQuery
7 11 (6.67%) XML
8 10 (6.06%) AngularJS
8 10 (6.06%) RESTful
9 7 (4.24%) HTML5
9 7 (4.24%) J2EE
9 7 (4.24%) REST
9 7 (4.24%) Servlets
9 7 (4.24%) Spring
10 6 (3.64%) CSS3
10 6 (3.64%) Hibernate
11 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.85%) Cryptography
3 7 (4.24%) PlayStation
4 6 (3.64%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.03%) PMI
6 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.21%) PKI
7 2 (1.21%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.61%) Blog
8 1 (0.61%) Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) Replication
8 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (40.61%) Linux
2 49 (29.70%) Windows
3 31 (18.79%) Windows Server
4 21 (12.73%) Unix
5 17 (10.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (6.67%) CentOS
7 9 (5.45%) Solaris
8 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.82%) Debian
9 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.21%) Android
10 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.21%) DevOps
3 32 (19.39%) High Availability
4 31 (18.79%) Configuration Management
5 25 (15.15%) E-Commerce
6 24 (14.55%) Load Balancing
7 23 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (12.73%) Open Source
9 19 (11.52%) TDD
9 19 (11.52%) Web Operations
10 17 (10.30%) Software Engineering
11 16 (9.70%) Time Management
12 15 (9.09%) Scrum
13 14 (8.48%) Automated Testing
13 14 (8.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (7.27%) ITIL
15 11 (6.67%) Web Development
16 10 (6.06%) BDD
17 9 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
17 9 (5.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (33.33%) Java
2 30 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 24 (14.55%) Perl
4 23 (13.94%) SQL
5 18 (10.91%) Python
6 17 (10.30%) Ruby
7 14 (8.48%) PHP
8 11 (6.67%) C#
9 9 (5.45%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.85%) Go
11 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.03%) R
11 5 (3.03%) Scala
11 5 (3.03%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.82%) C++
12 3 (1.82%) Clojure
12 3 (1.82%) Haskell
12 3 (1.82%) VB
12 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (18.79%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.03%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.21%) MCITP
5 2 (1.21%) MCTS
5 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.21%) RHCE
6 1 (0.61%) Degree
6 1 (0.61%) ISEB
6 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.52%) SLA
2 14 (8.48%) QA
3 5 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.61%) WAI
System Software
1 34 (20.61%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.09%) ISA Server
3 14 (8.48%) Docker
4 7 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.03%) Xen
7 4 (2.42%) KVM
8 2 (1.21%) UAG
8 2 (1.21%) vCloud
9 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (23.64%) Puppet
2 11 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.45%) Ansible
4 7 (4.24%) Xymon
5 5 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (2.42%) Ganglia
6 4 (2.42%) Graphite
6 4 (2.42%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.42%) StatsD
7 3 (1.82%) Salt
8 2 (1.21%) logstash
8 2 (1.21%) Mesos
8 2 (1.21%) Nagios
8 2 (1.21%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.61%) SCCM
9 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (12.73%) Red Hat
2 18 (10.91%) Oracle
3 15 (9.09%) Fujitsu
4 8 (4.85%) Intel Security
4 8 (4.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.24%) Forcepoint
5 7 (4.24%) VMware
6 6 (3.64%) F5
6 6 (3.64%) Symantec
7 5 (3.03%) Brocade
7 5 (3.03%) Meridio
8 4 (2.42%) Tableau
8 4 (2.42%) Talend
8 4 (2.42%) Vertica
9 3 (1.82%) Akamai
9 3 (1.82%) Google
10 2 (1.21%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.21%) IBM
10 2 (1.21%) ILOG
10 2 (1.21%) Sybase
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