Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Engineer was £469 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 745 685 684
Rank change year-on-year -60 -1 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Web Engineer 86 188 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 134 148
England median daily rate £469 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.61% +8.39% -1.90%
10th Percentile £301 £313 £270
90th Percentile £550 £547 £525
UK median daily rate £469 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +13.64% +6.45% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 6
England median hourly rate £41.25 £12.50 £35.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.00% -64.94% -12.50%
10th Percentile £40.13 £12.25 £21.90
90th Percentile £43.38 £46.00 £42.75
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £12.50 £35.66
% change year-on-year +230.00% -64.94% +20.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Web Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Web Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -37 57 £500 +11.11% 3
North of England +59 10 £463 +15.63% 3
North West +27 10 £463 +42.31% 2
South West - 6 £338 -
Midlands +22 4 £340 -19.05%
East of England -34 4 £400 - 3
South East -39 4 £250 -32.43% 2
East Midlands +8 3 £340 -19.05%
West Midlands +30 1 - -
Web Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 41 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.72%) HTML
2 29 (33.72%) JavaScript
2 29 (33.72%) Web Services
3 24 (27.91%) Java
4 23 (26.74%) E-Commerce
4 23 (26.74%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (25.58%) CSS
6 20 (23.26%) Python
7 19 (22.09%) HTTP
7 19 (22.09%) SQL
7 19 (22.09%) Web Development
8 18 (20.93%) QA
8 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
9 16 (18.60%) Linux
9 16 (18.60%) Jasmine
10 15 (17.44%) React
10 15 (17.44%) Node.js
10 15 (17.44%) Test Automation
11 14 (16.28%) HTML5
11 14 (16.28%) SEO
11 14 (16.28%) Scrum
12 13 (15.12%) DevOps
13 12 (13.95%) ES6
13 12 (13.95%) AngularJS
13 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
14 11 (12.79%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (12.79%) Jenkins
14 11 (12.79%) Docker
15 10 (11.63%) Enzyme

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 3 (3.49%) CMS
1 3 (3.49%) Drupal
2 2 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.33%) WordPress
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.74%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.79%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (8.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (5.81%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.81%) SaaS
6 4 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (4.65%) Serverless
7 3 (3.49%) GitHub
8 2 (2.33%) Google Analytics
8 2 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (2.33%) PaaS
9 1 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.09%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) Internet
3 2 (2.33%) LAN
3 2 (2.33%) SSL
3 2 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.16%) FTP
4 1 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.16%) Network Security
4 1 (1.16%) RFID
4 1 (1.16%) SAN
4 1 (1.16%) SSH
4 1 (1.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) MySQL
3 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.16%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 16 (18.60%) Jasmine
2 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.79%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.30%) Babel
4 8 (9.30%) webpack
5 7 (8.14%) Selenium
6 6 (6.98%) Mocha
6 6 (6.98%) Protractor
7 5 (5.81%) Appium
8 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.65%) JIRA
8 4 (4.65%) Subversion
9 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (2.33%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.33%) Xcode
11 1 (1.16%) Ant
11 1 (1.16%) JUnit
General
1 5 (5.81%) Retail
2 2 (2.33%) Banking
2 2 (2.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.72%) HTML
1 29 (33.72%) Web Services
2 22 (25.58%) CSS
3 15 (17.44%) Node.js
3 15 (17.44%) React
4 14 (16.28%) HTML5
5 12 (13.95%) AngularJS
6 10 (11.63%) Enzyme
6 10 (11.63%) Sass
7 9 (10.47%) Redux
8 8 (9.30%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
9 7 (8.14%) .NET
9 7 (8.14%) Spring
10 6 (6.98%) Nightwatchjs
10 6 (6.98%) OAuth2
10 6 (6.98%) SAML
10 6 (6.98%) Swagger
10 6 (6.98%) WSDL
11 5 (5.81%) CSS3
11 5 (5.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.49%) User Experience
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.33%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Replication
4 1 (1.16%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.16%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Linux
2 8 (9.30%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.81%) Android
4 4 (4.65%) Unix
5 2 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.16%) AIX
6 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.74%) E-Commerce
3 19 (22.09%) Web Development
4 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
5 15 (17.44%) Test Automation
6 14 (16.28%) Scrum
6 14 (16.28%) SEO
7 13 (15.12%) DevOps
8 10 (11.63%) TDD
9 9 (10.47%) BDD
9 9 (10.47%) Performance Testing
9 9 (10.47%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (9.30%) Configuration Management
11 7 (8.14%) Kanban
11 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.14%) Prototyping
11 7 (8.14%) QA Automation
11 7 (8.14%) SDET
11 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.98%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.72%) JavaScript
2 24 (27.91%) Java
3 20 (23.26%) Python
4 19 (22.09%) SQL
5 12 (13.95%) ES6
6 10 (11.63%) Ruby
7 8 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.30%) C#
8 7 (8.14%) PHP
9 3 (3.49%) Apple Swift
9 3 (3.49%) Groovy
9 3 (3.49%) Perl
10 2 (2.33%) Go
10 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.33%) VB
11 1 (1.16%) C++
11 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
3 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.93%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) GPG13
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (12.79%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Puppet
2 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.65%) Ansible
4 3 (3.49%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.49%) Terraform
5 1 (1.16%) Consul
5 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.16%) Graphite
5 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.16%) Kibana
5 1 (1.16%) logstash
5 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.16%) Packer
5 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Oracle
2 6 (6.98%) WSO2
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.65%) Google
5 3 (3.49%) Perforce
6 2 (2.33%) Adobe
6 2 (2.33%) F5
7 1 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.16%) Sybase
7 1 (1.16%) VMware