The median contractor rate for a Web Engineer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 398 389 350
Rank change year-on-year -9 -39  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Engineer 24 38 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 63
Median daily rate £488 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £363 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £595 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +3.84% -16.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £35.66
% change year-on-year -4.00% -64.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19622 20610 22172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 14955 15445
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 383
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Web Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Engineer in London

Web Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Engineer in London

Web Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Engineer in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Engineer in London

Web Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Engineer in London

Web Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London -6 1 £550 +37.50% 4
Web Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Web Engineer in the job title.

1 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
2 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.51%) HTML
4 22 (30.14%) Python
4 22 (30.14%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (28.77%) CSS
6 17 (23.29%) HTTP
6 17 (23.29%) Web Development
7 16 (21.92%) QA
7 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (21.92%) E-Commerce
8 15 (20.55%) Linux
8 15 (20.55%) TDD
8 15 (20.55%) Puppet
9 14 (19.18%) Selenium
9 14 (19.18%) DevOps
10 13 (17.81%) Web Operations
10 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
10 13 (17.81%) Java
11 12 (16.44%) Configuration Management
11 12 (16.44%) Finance
11 12 (16.44%) Ruby
11 12 (16.44%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
12 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
12 11 (15.07%) C#
12 11 (15.07%) SQL
13 10 (13.70%) CasperJS
13 10 (13.70%) Scrapy
13 10 (13.70%) Celery

Web Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (16.44%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (13.70%) Apache Solr
3 6 (8.22%) Apache
4 4 (5.48%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (4.11%) nginx
5 3 (4.11%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.74%) IIS
7 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.14%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.59%) PaaS
4 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.11%) Datadog
5 2 (2.74%) GitHub
5 2 (2.74%) IaaS
5 2 (2.74%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) HTTP
2 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.22%) DNS
3 6 (8.22%) SSL
4 3 (4.11%) Firewall
4 3 (4.11%) Internet
5 2 (2.74%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.74%) Intranet
6 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.48%) Redis
4 3 (4.11%) MySQL
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Selenium
2 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
3 10 (13.70%) CasperJS
3 10 (13.70%) PhantomJS
4 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.48%) Jasmine
5 4 (5.48%) Protractor
5 4 (5.48%) Subversion
6 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.11%) JUnit
6 3 (4.11%) Mocha
7 2 (2.74%) Appium
7 2 (2.74%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.74%) Maven
7 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.37%) gulp
8 1 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.37%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.37%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Advertising
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Publishing
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.51%) HTML
2 21 (28.77%) CSS
3 10 (13.70%) Celery
3 10 (13.70%) Django
3 10 (13.70%) Kafka
3 10 (13.70%) Scrapy
4 9 (12.33%) .NET
4 9 (12.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.22%) Node.js
5 6 (8.22%) Web Services
6 5 (6.85%) REST
7 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.48%) HTML5
7 4 (5.48%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (4.11%) Java EE
8 3 (4.11%) React
8 3 (4.11%) Sass
9 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (2.74%) Embperl
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.11%) User Experience
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.74%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.37%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.37%) Online Games
5 1 (1.37%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.37%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Linux
2 6 (8.22%) Unix
3 3 (4.11%) Solaris
4 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.74%) SUSE
4 2 (2.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.74%) Windows
5 1 (1.37%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.29%) Web Development
3 16 (21.92%) E-Commerce
4 15 (20.55%) TDD
5 14 (19.18%) DevOps
6 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
6 13 (17.81%) Web Operations
7 12 (16.44%) Configuration Management
8 10 (13.70%) BDD
9 9 (12.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.22%) MVC
10 6 (8.22%) OOP
10 6 (8.22%) Open Source
10 6 (8.22%) QA Automation
10 6 (8.22%) Scrum
10 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.85%) High Availability
11 5 (6.85%) Test Scripting
11 5 (6.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
2 22 (30.14%) Python
3 13 (17.81%) Java
4 12 (16.44%) Ruby
5 11 (15.07%) C#
5 11 (15.07%) SQL
6 10 (13.70%) XPath
7 7 (9.59%) Perl
8 4 (5.48%) C
8 4 (5.48%) Go
8 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.74%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.74%) C++
9 2 (2.74%) PHP
9 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.74%) Scala
9 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.37%) ES6
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.92%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) Puppet
2 10 (13.70%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.96%) Ansible
4 4 (5.48%) Salt
5 3 (4.11%) HAProxy
5 3 (4.11%) Terraform
6 2 (2.74%) CFEngine
6 2 (2.74%) SCCM
6 2 (2.74%) SCOM
6 2 (2.74%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.74%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.37%) Graphite
7 1 (1.37%) Kibana
7 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.37%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (5.48%) F5
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) NetApp
3 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) VMware
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