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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Web Developer
Rank 534 535 514
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Web Developer 84 51 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.097% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 30 38
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £340 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £319
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.63 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.63 -
% change year-on-year
+26.39% -

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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Web Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Senior Web Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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 +1 77 £413 +10.00% 48
London +7 48 £413 +3.12% 14
City of London +25 15 £500 +37.93% 4
East of England -10 9 £450 -12.62% 5
Wales - 7 £338 - 1
South East -26 6 £433 +20.97% 7
South Wales - 6 £319 -
Essex -12 5 £413 -19.90%
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £397 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £397 -
South West - 4 £400 - 3
North West - 4 £388 - 5
Manchester - 3 £388 - 3
Bristol - 3 £400 -
Norwich - 2 £450 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £350 -
North East - 2 £390 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 2 £390 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £450 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £390 - 1
West Sussex +3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £475 - 3
Cambridge -2 1 £475 - 2
West Midlands -15 1 £275 -22.86% 6
Berkshire - 1 £443 - 1
West Wales - 1 £450 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £315 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £433 - 1
Newport - 1 £350 -

Senior Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 89 (74.79%) HTML
2 87 (73.11%) CSS
3 86 (72.27%) JavaScript
4 56 (47.06%) HTML5
5 55 (46.22%) jQuery
6 53 (44.54%) CSS3
7 51 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (38.66%) MVC
9 41 (34.45%) .NET
10 36 (30.25%) C#
11 30 (25.21%) PHP
11 30 (25.21%) TDD
12 28 (23.53%) ASP.NET
13 27 (22.69%) Java
13 27 (22.69%) OO
14 24 (20.17%) Web Development
14 24 (20.17%) AngularJS
15 19 (15.97%) User Experience
15 19 (15.97%) Ruby
15 19 (15.97%) Ajax
15 19 (15.97%) Git (software)
15 19 (15.97%) Web Services
16 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
16 18 (15.13%) Finance
16 18 (15.13%) RESTful
17 17 (14.29%) BDD
17 17 (14.29%) SQL
17 17 (14.29%) XML
18 16 (13.45%) OOP
18 16 (13.45%) Python

Senior Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 14 (11.76%) CMS
2 6 (5.04%) Umbraco
2 6 (5.04%) Node.js
3 5 (4.20%) WordPress
4 4 (3.36%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.52%) Joomla!
5 3 (2.52%) Drupal
6 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.68%) IIS
7 1 (0.84%) Apache
7 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.84%) TYPO3
7 1 (0.84%) concrete5
7 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) GitHub
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.24%) Internet
2 8 (6.72%) HTTP
3 3 (2.52%) Intranet
4 1 (0.84%) SSL
4 1 (0.84%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.24%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.72%) MySQL
5 6 (5.04%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.36%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.84%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.84%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.84%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 19 (15.97%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.45%) Subversion
3 14 (11.76%) Jasmine
4 9 (7.56%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.56%) Selenium
5 8 (6.72%) JUnit
5 8 (6.72%) JIRA
5 8 (6.72%) Grunt
6 7 (5.88%) Sinon.JS
6 7 (5.88%) QUnit
7 6 (5.04%) Eclipse
7 6 (5.04%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.20%) Maven
8 5 (4.20%) NUnit
8 5 (4.20%) Bower
9 4 (3.36%) SpecFlow
9 4 (3.36%) Hudson
9 4 (3.36%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.52%) JBehave
10 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (15.13%) Finance
2 6 (5.04%) Retail
3 5 (4.20%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Back Office
4 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.36%) Front Office
5 3 (2.52%) Marketing
6 2 (1.68%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.68%) Automotive
6 2 (1.68%) Advertising
6 2 (1.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.84%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (74.79%) HTML
2 87 (73.11%) CSS
3 56 (47.06%) HTML5
4 55 (46.22%) jQuery
5 53 (44.54%) CSS3
6 41 (34.45%) .NET
7 28 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 24 (20.17%) AngularJS
9 19 (15.97%) Ajax
9 19 (15.97%) Web Services
10 18 (15.13%) RESTful
11 17 (14.29%) XML
12 15 (12.61%) .NET Framework
12 15 (12.61%) REST
13 13 (10.92%) JSON
14 12 (10.08%) LAMP
14 12 (10.08%) Sass
14 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (9.24%) Spring
16 10 (8.40%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) User Experience
2 8 (6.72%) Open Source
3 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.04%) W3C
5 4 (3.36%) Animation
5 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.52%) GIS
6 3 (2.52%) Social Media
7 2 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.68%) SCORM
7 2 (1.68%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.68%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.84%) NHS
8 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.84%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.92%) Linux
2 7 (5.88%) Windows
3 6 (5.04%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.20%) UNIX
5 2 (1.68%) Android
5 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.84%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.66%) MVC
3 30 (25.21%) TDD
4 27 (22.69%) OO
5 24 (20.17%) Web Development
6 17 (14.29%) BDD
7 16 (13.45%) OOP
8 13 (10.92%) Scrum
9 12 (10.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (8.40%) Web Design
10 10 (8.40%) SOA
11 8 (6.72%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.88%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.88%) Mentoring
13 6 (5.04%) OO PHP
13 6 (5.04%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (5.04%) Project Management
14 5 (4.20%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 86 (72.27%) JavaScript
2 36 (30.25%) C#
3 30 (25.21%) PHP
4 27 (22.69%) Java
5 19 (15.97%) Ruby
6 17 (14.29%) SQL
7 16 (13.45%) Python
8 11 (9.24%) Scala
9 5 (4.20%) Perl
10 3 (2.52%) C
10 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.52%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.68%) PHP5
11 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.84%) C++
12 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.84%) R
12 1 (0.84%) Golang
Qualifications
1 6 (5.04%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.84%) MCSD
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.84%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Puppet
1 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
1 10 (8.40%) Adobe
1 10 (8.40%) Zend
2 6 (5.04%) Oracle
3 5 (4.20%) Twitter
4 4 (3.36%) Google
5 3 (2.52%) Facebook
5 3 (2.52%) Capita
6 2 (1.68%) Siebel
6 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.84%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.84%) SAP
7 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
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