The median contractor rate for a Web Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Engineer
UK / England
Rank 500 564 514
Rank change year-on-year +64 -50  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Engineer 74 49 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.100% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 39 63
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £475 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -9.41% +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £31.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year -4.00% -  

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 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Engineer in England

Web Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Engineer in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 March 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 +45 49 £425 -3.13% 9
South East +32 15 £363 -14.70% 7
East of England +1 4 £450 +21.62% 4
East Midlands - 3 - -
North West +28 1 - - 2
South West +1 1 £575 +24.32%
West Midlands - 1 £435 -
Web Engineer
UK

Web Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 69 (44.52%) JavaScript
2 51 (32.90%) HTML
3 47 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (28.39%) Amazon AWS
5 40 (25.81%) Java
5 40 (25.81%) Linux
6 38 (24.52%) Python
7 37 (23.87%) CSS
8 33 (21.29%) E-Commerce
9 32 (20.65%) Web Services
9 32 (20.65%) Selenium
10 30 (19.35%) SQL
11 29 (18.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (15.48%) Finance
13 23 (14.84%) HTTP
14 22 (14.19%) Apache
15 20 (12.90%) Adobe
15 20 (12.90%) QA
16 19 (12.26%) Web Development
16 19 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (12.26%) BDD
16 19 (12.26%) Analytics
16 19 (12.26%) Jenkins
17 18 (11.61%) Elasticsearch
17 18 (11.61%) Marketing
17 18 (11.61%) Django
17 18 (11.61%) .NET
18 17 (10.97%) XPath
18 17 (10.97%) Apache Solr
18 17 (10.97%) Kafka

Web Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 22 (14.19%) Apache
2 18 (11.61%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (10.97%) Apache Solr
4 11 (7.10%) IIS
5 6 (3.87%) nginx
6 5 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.23%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.58%) JBoss
8 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.65%) CMS
9 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
Applications
1 13 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.94%) Fireworks
2 3 (1.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (9.03%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (28.39%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (18.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.39%) Google Tag Manager
4 9 (5.81%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (2.58%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.58%) IaaS
6 4 (2.58%) Route 53
6 4 (2.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.94%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (1.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.94%) PaaS
8 1 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.65%) Heroku
8 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.84%) HTTP
2 16 (10.32%) Internet
3 10 (6.45%) Firewall
3 10 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.23%) DNS
4 5 (3.23%) SSL
5 3 (1.94%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.94%) Intranet
6 2 (1.29%) SAN
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.65%) FTP
7 1 (0.65%) LAN
7 1 (0.65%) LDAP
7 1 (0.65%) SMTP
7 1 (0.65%) SNMP
7 1 (0.65%) SSH
7 1 (0.65%) Telnet
7 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (3.87%) MySQL
4 5 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (3.23%) MS Access
4 5 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.94%) CouchDB
6 3 (1.94%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.94%) Riak
6 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.29%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.65%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (20.65%) Selenium
2 19 (12.26%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.97%) CasperJS
3 17 (10.97%) PhantomJS
4 13 (8.39%) Git (software)
5 11 (7.10%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.16%) WebDriver
7 7 (4.52%) JIRA
8 6 (3.87%) Maven
9 5 (3.23%) JUnit
10 4 (2.58%) Appium
10 4 (2.58%) Hudson
10 4 (2.58%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (2.58%) Subversion
11 3 (1.94%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.29%) Calabash
12 2 (1.29%) Capybara
12 2 (1.29%) Grunt
12 2 (1.29%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.29%) Sahi
General
1 24 (15.48%) Finance
2 18 (11.61%) Marketing
3 8 (5.16%) Banking
4 6 (3.87%) Retail
4 6 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.58%) Games
5 4 (2.58%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.94%) Advertising
6 3 (1.94%) Electronics
7 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.29%) Publishing
8 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (32.90%) HTML
2 37 (23.87%) CSS
3 32 (20.65%) Web Services
4 18 (11.61%) .NET
4 18 (11.61%) Django
5 17 (10.97%) Celery
5 17 (10.97%) Kafka
5 17 (10.97%) Scrapy
6 13 (8.39%) Regular Expression
7 12 (7.74%) AngularJS
7 12 (7.74%) Node.js
8 11 (7.10%) ASP.NET
8 11 (7.10%) J2EE
9 10 (6.45%) HTML5
9 10 (6.45%) jQuery
9 10 (6.45%) Spring
10 8 (5.16%) Hibernate
10 8 (5.16%) RESTful
11 7 (4.52%) Middleware
11 7 (4.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.94%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.94%) W3C
6 2 (1.29%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.29%) Clustering
6 2 (1.29%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.29%) Replication
6 2 (1.29%) User Experience
6 2 (1.29%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.65%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.65%) Online Games
7 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.81%) Linux
2 13 (8.39%) Windows
3 12 (7.74%) Unix
4 8 (5.16%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.58%) Android
5 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.58%) Solaris
6 3 (1.94%) CentOS
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) AIX
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.32%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (21.29%) E-Commerce
3 19 (12.26%) Analytics
3 19 (12.26%) BDD
3 19 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (12.26%) Web Development
4 17 (10.97%) DevOps
5 16 (10.32%) Software Engineering
5 16 (10.32%) Web Analytics
6 15 (9.68%) TDD
6 15 (9.68%) Web Operations
7 13 (8.39%) MVC
8 12 (7.74%) Configuration Management
8 12 (7.74%) High Availability
8 12 (7.74%) Scrum
9 10 (6.45%) Open Source
9 10 (6.45%) Test Scripting
10 9 (5.81%) Automated Testing
11 8 (5.16%) OO
12 7 (4.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 69 (44.52%) JavaScript
2 40 (25.81%) Java
3 38 (24.52%) Python
4 30 (19.35%) SQL
5 17 (10.97%) XPath
6 14 (9.03%) C#
7 13 (8.39%) Ruby
8 11 (7.10%) Perl
9 8 (5.16%) PHP
10 5 (3.23%) C
10 5 (3.23%) C++
10 5 (3.23%) Go
10 5 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.23%) Scala
10 5 (3.23%) VBScript
11 2 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.29%) R
11 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.65%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.29%) Degree
4 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.90%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) SLA
3 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.29%) SDET
4 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (7.10%) Docker
2 7 (4.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.94%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.65%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (9.03%) Puppet
2 13 (8.39%) Ansible
2 13 (8.39%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.58%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.58%) Salt
4 2 (1.29%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.29%) SCCM
4 2 (1.29%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.29%) SCOM
4 2 (1.29%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.29%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.65%) Consul
5 1 (0.65%) Kibana
5 1 (0.65%) logstash
5 1 (0.65%) Mesos
5 1 (0.65%) Rancher
5 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (12.90%) Adobe
2 16 (10.32%) Google
3 12 (7.74%) Oracle
4 10 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.16%) Cognos
6 5 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.94%) HP
8 2 (1.29%) Cisco
8 2 (1.29%) Meridio
8 2 (1.29%) SAP
8 2 (1.29%) Tealeaf
8 2 (1.29%) VMware
9 1 (0.65%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.65%) F5
9 1 (0.65%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.65%) Gemalto
9 1 (0.65%) IBM
9 1 (0.65%) Omniture
9 1 (0.65%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.65%) SaltStack
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