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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Web Developer
Rank 559 522 538
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Web Developer 47 57 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.12% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 35
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£375 £366 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 -

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -33 41 £375 +2.04% 40
London +7 26 £413 +3.12% 11
City of London +12 7 £500 +19.40% 4
West Midlands -15 5 £325 -4.83% 2
South East -21 5 £390 +11.42% 7
South Wales - 5 £319 -
Wales - 5 £319 -
South West - 3 £375 -
Coventry - 3 £325 -
Surrey -2 2 £405 +15.71% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £288 - 1
Kent - 2 £400 -
Bristol - 2 £375 -
Berkshire +7 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire -5 1 £475 - 3
Cambridge -10 1 £475 - 2
East of England -25 1 £475 - 9
Scotland - 1 £250 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Cannock - 1 £300 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £250 -
Ilford - 1 £375 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £330 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £350 -
Northampton - - - -
Norwich - - - - 2
Nottingham - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -

Senior Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (75.00%) HTML
2 58 (72.50%) CSS
3 56 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 37 (46.25%) jQuery
4 37 (46.25%) HTML5
5 32 (40.00%) CSS3
5 32 (40.00%) .NET
6 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET
7 25 (31.25%) MVC
8 24 (30.00%) C#
9 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (23.75%) Web Development
10 17 (21.25%) TDD
10 17 (21.25%) PHP
11 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 15 (18.75%) OO
13 14 (17.50%) Java
13 14 (17.50%) Web Services
14 13 (16.25%) SQL
14 13 (16.25%) Scrum
15 12 (15.00%) Ruby
15 12 (15.00%) AngularJS
16 11 (13.75%) Finance
17 10 (12.50%) XML
17 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
17 10 (12.50%) WCF
17 10 (12.50%) RESTful
18 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
18 9 (11.25%) .NET Framework
18 9 (11.25%) Zend

Senior Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (11.25%) CMS
2 6 (7.50%) Node.js
3 3 (3.75%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (3.75%) IIS
3 3 (3.75%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) WordPress
5 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.25%) concrete5
5 1 (1.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) HTTP
1 5 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.75%) MySQL
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.25%) FileMaker
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.25%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.75%) Subversion
3 6 (7.50%) Grunt
4 4 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.00%) Bower
4 4 (5.00%) Maven
4 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.75%) JIRA
5 3 (3.75%) Selenium
5 3 (3.75%) JUnit
5 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.50%) QUnit
6 2 (2.50%) Gradle
6 2 (2.50%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (2.50%) Mocha
6 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.25%) Hudson
7 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.25%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Publishing
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Front Office
4 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 2 (2.50%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (75.00%) HTML
2 58 (72.50%) CSS
3 37 (46.25%) jQuery
3 37 (46.25%) HTML5
4 32 (40.00%) CSS3
4 32 (40.00%) .NET
5 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET
6 14 (17.50%) Web Services
7 12 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 10 (12.50%) RESTful
8 10 (12.50%) XML
8 10 (12.50%) WCF
9 9 (11.25%) .NET Framework
10 8 (10.00%) JSON
10 8 (10.00%) REST
10 8 (10.00%) Sass
11 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (8.75%) Ajax
11 7 (8.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.75%) Open Source
3 4 (5.00%) W3C
4 3 (3.75%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) SCORM
6 1 (1.25%) IPTV
6 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.25%) Biology
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) FMCG
6 1 (1.25%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.50%) Android
4 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) MVC
2 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.75%) Web Development
3 17 (21.25%) TDD
4 15 (18.75%) OO
5 13 (16.25%) Scrum
6 9 (11.25%) Project Management
6 9 (11.25%) BDD
7 8 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (10.00%) OOP
8 7 (8.75%) Web Design
9 6 (7.50%) SOA
10 5 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.25%) Content Management
10 5 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (5.00%) OO PHP
11 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (30.00%) C#
3 17 (21.25%) PHP
4 14 (17.50%) Java
5 13 (16.25%) SQL
6 12 (15.00%) Ruby
7 8 (10.00%) Python
8 6 (7.50%) Scala
8 6 (7.50%) Perl
9 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.75%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.50%) Groovy
11 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.25%) C
12 1 (1.25%) C++
12 1 (1.25%) R
12 1 (1.25%) Golang
12 1 (1.25%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) MCSD
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Zend
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle
4 5 (6.25%) Adobe
5 3 (3.75%) Capita
5 3 (3.75%) Google
6 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.50%) Sencha
7 1 (1.25%) Twitter
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