The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Web Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Web Developer
Rank 554 534 550
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Web Developer 52 58 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 36
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£375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52339 48993 54685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.05% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31928 29282 30681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2649
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Senior Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Web Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Web Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Web Developer within the UK.

Senior Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Senior Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Web Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Web Developer within the UK.

Senior Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Web Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 46 £375 +1.01% 54
London +9 27 £375 -6.25% 13
City of London +20 8 £438 +12.90% 4
South East -12 5 £390 +11.42% 10
South Wales - 5 £319 -
Wales - 5 £319 -
West Midlands -23 4 £313 -8.49% 5
East of England -31 4 £425 -17.47% 11
South West - 3 £375 - 1
Essex -8 2 £413 -19.90%
Kent - 2 £400 -
Ilford - 2 £375 -
Staffordshire - 2 £288 - 2
Bristol - 2 £375 - 1
Coventry - 2 £325 -
Berkshire +9 1 £350 -6.66% 3
West Sussex +3 1 - -
Surrey +1 1 £405 +15.71% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £475 - 9
Cambridge -12 1 £475 - 6
Cannock - 1 £300 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £330 -
Manchester - 1 £338 - 6
Swindon - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £350 - 1
Newport - 1 £350 -
Norfolk - 1 - - 2

Senior Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Web Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Web Developer in their job title.

1 66 (75.00%) HTML
2 65 (73.86%) CSS
3 62 (70.45%) JavaScript
4 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (43.18%) HTML5
6 36 (40.91%) jQuery
7 35 (39.77%) CSS3
7 35 (39.77%) .NET
8 29 (32.95%) C#
8 29 (32.95%) MVC
9 27 (30.68%) ASP.NET
10 20 (22.73%) TDD
10 20 (22.73%) Web Development
11 19 (21.59%) PHP
11 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
12 17 (19.32%) Web Services
12 17 (19.32%) OO
13 16 (18.18%) Java
14 15 (17.05%) SQL
14 15 (17.05%) AngularJS
15 14 (15.91%) XML
15 14 (15.91%) Finance
15 14 (15.91%) User Experience
16 13 (14.77%) Ruby
16 13 (14.77%) .NET Framework
17 12 (13.64%) RESTful
17 12 (13.64%) Scrum
18 11 (12.50%) CMS
18 11 (12.50%) Linux
18 11 (12.50%) Git (software)

Senior Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Web Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.50%) CMS
2 6 (6.82%) Node.js
3 4 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.41%) IIS
4 3 (3.41%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.14%) Apache
6 1 (1.14%) WordPress
6 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.14%) concrete5
6 1 (1.14%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.14%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) GitHub
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) Internet
2 6 (6.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.09%) MySQL
4 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.14%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.36%) Subversion
3 8 (9.09%) Selenium
4 7 (7.95%) Grunt
5 5 (5.68%) NUnit
5 5 (5.68%) Bower
5 5 (5.68%) Maven
6 4 (4.55%) JIRA
6 4 (4.55%) JUnit
6 4 (4.55%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.55%) Jasmine
6 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.27%) QUnit
8 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.27%) Mocha
8 2 (2.27%) Gradle
8 2 (2.27%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (1.14%) PhantomJS
General
1 14 (15.91%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Publishing
4 3 (3.41%) Front Office
4 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Back Office
5 2 (2.27%) Automotive
6 1 (1.14%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (75.00%) HTML
2 65 (73.86%) CSS
3 38 (43.18%) HTML5
4 36 (40.91%) jQuery
5 35 (39.77%) .NET
5 35 (39.77%) CSS3
6 27 (30.68%) ASP.NET
7 17 (19.32%) Web Services
8 15 (17.05%) AngularJS
9 14 (15.91%) XML
10 13 (14.77%) .NET Framework
11 12 (13.64%) RESTful
12 10 (11.36%) JSON
13 9 (10.23%) WCF
13 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (10.23%) REST
14 8 (9.09%) Sass
14 8 (9.09%) Ajax
15 7 (7.95%) SOAP
15 7 (7.95%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) User Experience
2 7 (7.95%) Open Source
2 7 (7.95%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.55%) W3C
5 3 (3.41%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.27%) SCORM
7 1 (1.14%) IPTV
7 1 (1.14%) Derivative
7 1 (1.14%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.14%) Biology
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) FMCG
7 1 (1.14%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Linux
2 6 (6.82%) Windows
3 4 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.27%) Android
4 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.95%) MVC
3 20 (22.73%) TDD
3 20 (22.73%) Web Development
4 17 (19.32%) OO
5 12 (13.64%) Scrum
6 11 (12.50%) BDD
7 10 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (11.36%) OOP
8 9 (10.23%) Project Management
9 7 (7.95%) Web Design
10 6 (6.82%) SOA
10 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.68%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (5.68%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.68%) Content Management
11 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.68%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (5.68%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 62 (70.45%) JavaScript
2 29 (32.95%) C#
3 19 (21.59%) PHP
4 16 (18.18%) Java
5 15 (17.05%) SQL
6 13 (14.77%) Ruby
7 9 (10.23%) Python
8 7 (7.95%) Scala
9 6 (6.82%) Perl
10 3 (3.41%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.41%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.27%) Groovy
11 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.14%) C
12 1 (1.14%) C++
12 1 (1.14%) R
12 1 (1.14%) Golang
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) MCSD
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Zend
3 5 (5.68%) Adobe
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle
5 3 (3.41%) Capita
5 3 (3.41%) Google
6 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.14%) Sencha
7 1 (1.14%) Twitter
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
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