The median contractor rate for a Web Engineer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Engineer
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 547 499
Rank change year-on-year -8 -48  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Engineer 46 76 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 104
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £258 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +3.84% -16.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £26.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -52.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £32.54
% change year-on-year -4.00% -61.58%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Web Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Web Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Web Engineer in England

Web Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Engineer in England

Web Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Engineer in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Engineer in England

Web Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Engineer in England

Web Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
London -10 26 £475 +2.70% 13
South East +2 7 £294 +15.19% 1
South West - 4 £338 -
North West +15 3 £463 +42.30% 3
West Midlands +20 2 £435 +51.30% 1
East of England 0 2 - - 6
East Midlands - 2 - -
Web Engineer
UK

Web Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Web Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 44 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.50%) HTML
4 29 (24.17%) Java
5 28 (23.33%) Python
6 26 (21.67%) E-Commerce
7 25 (20.83%) CSS
7 25 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (17.50%) SQL
8 21 (17.50%) Web Development
9 20 (16.67%) QA
9 20 (16.67%) Linux
9 20 (16.67%) HTTP
10 18 (15.00%) Selenium
10 18 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 18 (15.00%) Software Engineering
10 18 (15.00%) TDD
10 18 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (14.17%) Web Operations
12 16 (13.33%) Security Cleared
12 16 (13.33%) DevOps
13 15 (12.50%) Puppet
13 15 (12.50%) Web Services
13 15 (12.50%) Finance
14 14 (11.67%) C#
14 14 (11.67%) Ruby
15 13 (10.83%) AngularJS
15 13 (10.83%) Git (software)
16 12 (10.00%) .NET
16 12 (10.00%) Configuration Management

Web Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (9.17%) Apache
3 10 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (3.33%) IIS
5 4 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.50%) Drupal
6 3 (2.50%) JBoss
6 3 (2.50%) nginx
7 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Fireworks
1 2 (1.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 25 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.50%) Google Tag Manager
4 7 (5.83%) PaaS
5 4 (3.33%) SaaS
6 3 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.50%) Datadog
6 3 (2.50%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.67%) GitHub
7 2 (1.67%) IaaS
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.83%) Office 365
8 1 (0.83%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.67%) HTTP
2 8 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.83%) DNS
4 6 (5.00%) Internet
4 6 (5.00%) SSL
5 4 (3.33%) Firewall
5 4 (3.33%) Intranet
6 2 (1.67%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.67%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.67%) SAN
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.83%) LAN
7 1 (0.83%) LDAP
7 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.17%) MySQL
2 9 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.33%) Redis
5 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.67%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.83%) MS Access
7 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (15.00%) Selenium
2 13 (10.83%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.33%) CasperJS
3 10 (8.33%) PhantomJS
4 9 (7.50%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.83%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.00%) Maven
7 4 (3.33%) Appium
7 4 (3.33%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.33%) JIRA
7 4 (3.33%) Protractor
7 4 (3.33%) Subversion
8 3 (2.50%) Hudson
8 3 (2.50%) JUnit
8 3 (2.50%) Mocha
8 3 (2.50%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.67%) Ant
9 2 (1.67%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.67%) Capybara
9 2 (1.67%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Marketing
3 7 (5.83%) Retail
4 4 (3.33%) Banking
5 3 (2.50%) Advertising
5 3 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.50%) HTML
2 25 (20.83%) CSS
3 15 (12.50%) Web Services
4 13 (10.83%) AngularJS
5 12 (10.00%) .NET
6 11 (9.17%) REST
7 10 (8.33%) Celery
7 10 (8.33%) Django
7 10 (8.33%) Kafka
7 10 (8.33%) Node.js
7 10 (8.33%) Scrapy
8 9 (7.50%) jQuery
8 9 (7.50%) Regular Expression
9 8 (6.67%) Spring
10 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.17%) HTML5
11 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.33%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.33%) J2EE
11 4 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.17%) User Experience
3 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.83%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.83%) Online Games
5 1 (0.83%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.83%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (5.83%) Unix
3 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.17%) Windows
4 3 (2.50%) Android
4 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.50%) Solaris
5 2 (1.67%) SUSE
5 2 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.83%) AIX
6 1 (0.83%) CentOS
6 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.67%) E-Commerce
3 21 (17.50%) Web Development
4 18 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 18 (15.00%) TDD
4 18 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 17 (14.17%) Web Operations
6 16 (13.33%) DevOps
7 12 (10.00%) Analytics
7 12 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (9.17%) Web Analytics
9 10 (8.33%) BDD
9 10 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (7.50%) MVC
11 7 (5.83%) Open Source
11 7 (5.83%) SDLC
12 6 (5.00%) QA Automation
12 6 (5.00%) Scrum
12 6 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 29 (24.17%) Java
3 28 (23.33%) Python
4 21 (17.50%) SQL
5 14 (11.67%) C#
5 14 (11.67%) Ruby
6 10 (8.33%) XPath
7 9 (7.50%) PHP
8 8 (6.67%) Perl
9 5 (4.17%) Go
10 4 (3.33%) C
10 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.67%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.67%) C++
11 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.67%) Scala
11 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.67%) VB
12 1 (0.83%) ES6
Qualifications
1 16 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.17%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.83%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Docker
2 3 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.67%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.67%) pfSense
4 1 (0.83%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (12.50%) Puppet
2 10 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.67%) Ansible
4 4 (3.33%) Salt
5 3 (2.50%) HAProxy
5 3 (2.50%) Terraform
6 2 (1.67%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.67%) SCCM
6 2 (1.67%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.67%) SCOM
6 2 (1.67%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.67%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.83%) Graphite
7 1 (0.83%) Kibana
7 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.83%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (9.17%) Adobe
2 9 (7.50%) Google
2 9 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.00%) Oracle
4 5 (4.17%) F5
5 3 (2.50%) HP
5 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.67%) Cognos
6 2 (1.67%) Meridio
6 2 (1.67%) NetApp
6 2 (1.67%) VMware
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco
7 1 (0.83%) Dell
7 1 (0.83%) Gemalto
7 1 (0.83%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) Juniper
7 1 (0.83%) Omniture
7 1 (0.83%) Tealeaf
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