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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Web Developer
Rank 521 509 498
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Web Developer 55 57 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 31
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£435 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-19.68% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%

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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -19 51 £450 +12.50% 55
London -5 38 £450 +0.55% 20
City of London +21 14 £500 +3.09% 5
South East -31 7 £350 -12.50% 8
North West -14 4 £299 -27.57% 2
Surrey 0 3 £525 +28.04%
Manchester - 3 £299 - 1
Scotland -7 2 £275 +11.11% 1
Berkshire - 2 £330 - 1
Cheshire +3 1 - - 1
East of England +3 1 £490 +50.76% 7
Glasgow -1 1 £250 +1.01%
Birmingham -3 1 £260 -38.82%
West Midlands -6 1 £260 -38.82% 4
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £300 -25.00%
Warrington - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £490 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Reigate - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Skipton - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 1
Stafford - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Swindon - - - -

Senior Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 112 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 107 (74.31%) HTML
3 100 (69.44%) CSS
4 77 (53.47%) HTML5
5 61 (42.36%) CSS3
5 61 (42.36%) jQuery
6 57 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (37.50%) .NET
8 52 (36.11%) MVC
9 51 (35.42%) C#
10 48 (33.33%) AngularJS
11 44 (30.56%) TDD
12 39 (27.08%) ASP.NET
13 33 (22.92%) PHP
14 32 (22.22%) Web Services
15 31 (21.53%) OO
15 31 (21.53%) SQL
16 28 (19.44%) XML
16 28 (19.44%) User Experience
17 26 (18.06%) Java
18 24 (16.67%) Node.js
18 24 (16.67%) Git (software)
19 23 (15.97%) Ajax
19 23 (15.97%) CMS
20 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
21 21 (14.58%) Finance
21 21 (14.58%) RESTful
21 21 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
22 20 (13.89%) Web Development
23 19 (13.19%) LAMP

Senior Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 24 (16.67%) Node.js
2 23 (15.97%) CMS
3 10 (6.94%) Umbraco
4 9 (6.25%) Drupal
5 6 (4.17%) WordPress
6 5 (3.47%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (2.78%) Joomla!
8 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.39%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.69%) IIS
10 1 (0.69%) TYPO3
10 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Tridion
2 2 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.39%) GitHub
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.64%) HTTP
2 6 (4.17%) Internet
3 3 (2.08%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.94%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.47%) MySQL
5 4 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.08%) IDOL
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.69%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.69%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.69%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.69%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 24 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 17 (11.81%) Subversion
4 15 (10.42%) Grunt
5 12 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 11 (7.64%) NUnit
7 10 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (6.25%) Selenium
8 9 (6.25%) QUnit
9 7 (4.86%) Hudson
10 6 (4.17%) Cucumber
10 6 (4.17%) JIRA
11 5 (3.47%) JUnit
11 5 (3.47%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.47%) Mocha
11 5 (3.47%) SpecFlow
11 5 (3.47%) Sinon.JS
11 5 (3.47%) Bower
12 4 (2.78%) WebDriver
12 4 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 21 (14.58%) Finance
2 6 (4.17%) Banking
3 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.08%) Front Office
3 3 (2.08%) Back Office
3 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.08%) Publishing
4 2 (1.39%) Games
4 2 (1.39%) Advertising
4 2 (1.39%) Legal
4 2 (1.39%) Marketing
4 2 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (74.31%) HTML
2 100 (69.44%) CSS
3 77 (53.47%) HTML5
4 61 (42.36%) jQuery
4 61 (42.36%) CSS3
5 54 (37.50%) .NET
6 48 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 39 (27.08%) ASP.NET
8 32 (22.22%) Web Services
9 28 (19.44%) XML
10 23 (15.97%) Ajax
11 21 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (14.58%) RESTful
12 19 (13.19%) LAMP
13 18 (12.50%) .NET Framework
14 16 (11.11%) Backbone.js
15 15 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (9.03%) Sass
16 13 (9.03%) REST
16 13 (9.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.44%) User Experience
2 10 (6.94%) Social Media
3 8 (5.56%) Open Source
4 5 (3.47%) W3C
5 4 (2.78%) Blog
5 4 (2.78%) Social Network
5 4 (2.78%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.78%) Web 2.0
5 4 (2.78%) Animation
5 4 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.08%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.08%) Derivative
6 3 (2.08%) GIS
7 2 (1.39%) BBC
7 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.69%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.69%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.86%) Linux
2 5 (3.47%) UNIX
3 4 (2.78%) Windows
3 4 (2.78%) Mac OS X
3 4 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (0.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (36.11%) MVC
3 44 (30.56%) TDD
4 31 (21.53%) OO
5 20 (13.89%) Web Development
6 17 (11.81%) Scrum
7 16 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (9.72%) BDD
8 14 (9.72%) Web Design
9 13 (9.03%) OOP
9 13 (9.03%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.94%) SOA
11 9 (6.25%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.56%) Content Management
12 8 (5.56%) OOD
12 8 (5.56%) Software Engineering
13 6 (4.17%) Pair Programming
14 5 (3.47%) B2B
14 5 (3.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 112 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 51 (35.42%) C#
3 33 (22.92%) PHP
4 31 (21.53%) SQL
5 26 (18.06%) Java
6 14 (9.72%) Ruby
7 11 (7.64%) T-SQL
7 11 (7.64%) Python
8 6 (4.17%) Scala
9 4 (2.78%) XPath
10 3 (2.08%) Golang
11 2 (1.39%) PHP5
11 2 (1.39%) C
11 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.69%) Groovy
12 1 (0.69%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (1.39%) VCP4
3 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Varnish
1 3 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Puppet
1 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (4.17%) Adobe
2 5 (3.47%) Oracle
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.47%) Twitter
3 4 (2.78%) Zend
4 3 (2.08%) Facebook
5 2 (1.39%) Siebel
5 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.69%) Telerik
6 1 (0.69%) Google
6 1 (0.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
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