The median contractor rate for a Web Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Engineer
England / London
Rank 357 387 370
Rank change year-on-year +30 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Engineer 51 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 36
Median daily rate £425 £458 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +20.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £338 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -10.58% +41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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 18077 20886 19765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.05% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12856 14960 13636
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 281 362
Median hourly rate £22.75 £15.75 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -17.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £55.00
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 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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 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
Westminster - 1 - -
Web Engineer
England

Web Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region featuring Web Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (45.74%) JavaScript
2 39 (41.49%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (34.04%) HTML
4 30 (31.91%) CSS
5 29 (30.85%) Python
5 29 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (26.60%) Selenium
7 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (24.47%) Linux
7 23 (24.47%) Java
8 18 (19.15%) SQL
8 18 (19.15%) Web Services
8 18 (19.15%) Django
8 18 (19.15%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (18.09%) PhantomJS
9 17 (18.09%) Kafka
9 17 (18.09%) CasperJS
9 17 (18.09%) Celery
9 17 (18.09%) Scrapy
9 17 (18.09%) XPath
9 17 (18.09%) Apache Solr
10 15 (15.96%) Finance
11 14 (14.89%) BDD
11 14 (14.89%) Web Development
11 14 (14.89%) QA
12 13 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
12 13 (13.83%) DevOps
13 12 (12.77%) Jenkins
13 12 (12.77%) HTTP

Web Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 18 (19.15%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (18.09%) Apache Solr
3 9 (9.57%) Apache
4 6 (6.38%) IIS
4 6 (6.38%) nginx
5 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (41.49%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.57%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (5.32%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (4.26%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.26%) Route 53
5 4 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (3.19%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (3.19%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (3.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (3.19%) IaaS
6 3 (3.19%) PaaS
7 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.06%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) HTTP
2 9 (9.57%) Firewall
2 9 (9.57%) Internet
3 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.13%) DNS
4 2 (2.13%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.13%) SSL
5 1 (1.06%) DKIM
5 1 (1.06%) DMARC
5 1 (1.06%) Intranet
5 1 (1.06%) SAN
5 1 (1.06%) SMTP
5 1 (1.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.19%) CouchDB
4 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.19%) Riak
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) MySQL
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.06%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (26.60%) Selenium
2 17 (18.09%) CasperJS
2 17 (18.09%) PhantomJS
3 12 (12.77%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.45%) WebDriver
5 6 (6.38%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.26%) JUnit
7 4 (4.26%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (2.13%) Appium
8 2 (2.13%) Grunt
8 2 (2.13%) gulp
8 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.13%) JIRA
8 2 (2.13%) JMeter
8 2 (2.13%) Maven
9 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.06%) Subversion
9 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Banking
2 6 (6.38%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Games
3 4 (4.26%) Retail Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.19%) Advertising
5 2 (2.13%) Electronics
5 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Publishing
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (34.04%) HTML
2 30 (31.91%) CSS
3 18 (19.15%) Django
3 18 (19.15%) Web Services
4 17 (18.09%) Celery
4 17 (18.09%) Kafka
4 17 (18.09%) Scrapy
5 11 (11.70%) .NET
6 10 (10.64%) Node.js
7 8 (8.51%) AngularJS
7 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET
8 7 (7.45%) HTML5
9 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.26%) XML
11 3 (3.19%) Gherkin
11 3 (3.19%) Kendo UI
11 3 (3.19%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (3.19%) Sass
11 3 (3.19%) Spring
11 3 (3.19%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.19%) W3C
3 2 (2.13%) Clustering
3 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.13%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (2.13%) Replication
3 2 (2.13%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.06%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.06%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.06%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.06%) Online Games
4 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.06%) User Experience
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.47%) Linux
2 7 (7.45%) Unix
2 7 (7.45%) Windows
3 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.13%) Android
4 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.13%) CentOS
4 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) AIX
5 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.89%) BDD
2 14 (14.89%) Web Development
3 13 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (13.83%) DevOps
3 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
4 11 (11.70%) Web Operations
5 9 (9.57%) MVC
5 9 (9.57%) Scrum
5 9 (9.57%) TDD
6 8 (8.51%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.51%) Test Scripting
7 7 (7.45%) Automated Testing
7 7 (7.45%) High Availability
8 5 (5.32%) OO
8 5 (5.32%) Open Source
8 5 (5.32%) QA Automation
8 5 (5.32%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.74%) JavaScript
2 29 (30.85%) Python
3 23 (24.47%) Java
4 18 (19.15%) SQL
5 17 (18.09%) XPath
6 12 (12.77%) C#
7 7 (7.45%) Ruby
8 6 (6.38%) Perl
9 5 (5.32%) C
9 5 (5.32%) C++
9 5 (5.32%) Go
9 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.32%) Scala
9 5 (5.32%) VBScript
10 2 (2.13%) PHP
10 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.06%) ES6
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.89%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) Docker
2 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (10.64%) Ansible
1 10 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (10.64%) Puppet
2 4 (4.26%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.13%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.13%) SCCM
3 2 (2.13%) SCOM
3 2 (2.13%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.13%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.06%) Consul
4 1 (1.06%) Kibana
4 1 (1.06%) logstash
4 1 (1.06%) Mesos
4 1 (1.06%) Rancher
4 1 (1.06%) Salt
4 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (3.19%) Google
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe
3 1 (1.06%) IBM
3 1 (1.06%) Mercator
3 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.06%) SAP
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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