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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Web Developer
Rank 505 538 472
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -66
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Web Developer 90 44 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.085% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.092% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 21 64
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£413 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% -18.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.57%

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +8 79 £425 +9.67% 34
London +47 56 £425 +9.67% 12
City of London +22 20 £500 +26.58% 5
Scotland +8 11 £263 - 1
South East -17 10 £361 +3.14% 4
Glasgow - 10 £262 -
Surrey 0 5 £350 +7.69%
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £361 +3.14%
East of England -14 5 £483 - 3
Essex - 3 £483 -
Yorkshire -10 2 - - 4
West Yorkshire -11 2 - - 3
Berkshire - 2 £443 -
East Midlands - 2 £315 - 2
Norwich +9 1 £450 -
Norfolk +8 1 £450 -
North West -11 1 £285 +3.63% 5
South West - 1 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £430 - 1
North East - 1 £430 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £430 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £600 -
Reading - 1 £443 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £285 - 3
Guildford - 1 £433 -
Bristol - 1 £425 -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - -

Senior Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 117 (78.00%) JavaScript
2 114 (76.00%) HTML
3 108 (72.00%) CSS
4 75 (50.00%) HTML5
5 66 (44.00%) jQuery
5 66 (44.00%) CSS3
6 59 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (38.00%) .NET
8 56 (37.33%) MVC
9 47 (31.33%) C#
10 46 (30.67%) ASP.NET
11 40 (26.67%) AngularJS
12 38 (25.33%) TDD
13 36 (24.00%) PHP
14 33 (22.00%) OO
15 30 (20.00%) Web Services
16 28 (18.67%) Java
16 28 (18.67%) SQL
17 27 (18.00%) SQL Server
17 27 (18.00%) User Experience
18 26 (17.33%) Ajax
19 25 (16.67%) CMS
20 24 (16.00%) .NET Framework
20 24 (16.00%) Git (software)
21 23 (15.33%) XML
22 22 (14.67%) RESTful
22 22 (14.67%) Web Development
23 21 (14.00%) Finance
24 20 (13.33%) Ruby
25 19 (12.67%) ASP.NET MVC

Senior Web Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (16.67%) CMS
2 17 (11.33%) Node.js
3 10 (6.67%) Umbraco
4 8 (5.33%) Drupal
5 7 (4.67%) WordPress
5 7 (4.67%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (2.67%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.67%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.67%) Apache
8 1 (0.67%) TYPO3
8 1 (0.67%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.67%) concrete5
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Tridion
2 2 (1.33%) Magento
2 2 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.33%) GitHub
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.00%) HTTP
2 10 (6.67%) Internet
3 3 (2.00%) Intranet
4 1 (0.67%) SSL
4 1 (0.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.33%) MySQL
4 4 (2.67%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.00%) IDOL
5 3 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.67%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.67%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 24 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.67%) Subversion
3 16 (10.67%) Jasmine
4 15 (10.00%) Grunt
5 14 (9.33%) Jenkins
6 11 (7.33%) NUnit
6 11 (7.33%) Selenium
7 9 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (5.33%) Cucumber
8 8 (5.33%) JIRA
9 7 (4.67%) Hudson
9 7 (4.67%) Sinon.JS
9 7 (4.67%) QUnit
10 6 (4.00%) SpecFlow
10 6 (4.00%) JUnit
11 5 (3.33%) Maven
11 5 (3.33%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.33%) Bower
12 4 (2.67%) WebDriver
12 4 (2.67%) Fiddler
General
1 21 (14.00%) Finance
2 6 (4.00%) Banking
3 5 (3.33%) Publishing
4 4 (2.67%) Back Office
4 4 (2.67%) Retail
5 3 (2.00%) Front Office
5 3 (2.00%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Legal
6 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.33%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Automotive
7 1 (0.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (76.00%) HTML
2 108 (72.00%) CSS
3 75 (50.00%) HTML5
4 66 (44.00%) jQuery
4 66 (44.00%) CSS3
5 57 (38.00%) .NET
6 46 (30.67%) ASP.NET
7 40 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 30 (20.00%) Web Services
9 26 (17.33%) Ajax
10 24 (16.00%) .NET Framework
11 23 (15.33%) XML
12 22 (14.67%) RESTful
13 19 (12.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (12.00%) LAMP
15 16 (10.67%) REST
16 15 (10.00%) Sass
16 15 (10.00%) WCF
17 14 (9.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.00%) User Experience
2 12 (8.00%) Open Source
3 9 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.00%) Social Media
6 5 (3.33%) W3C
7 4 (2.67%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.67%) Blog
7 4 (2.67%) Social Network
7 4 (2.67%) Animation
7 4 (2.67%) Web 2.0
8 3 (2.00%) GIS
8 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.33%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.33%) SCORM
10 1 (0.67%) DTV
10 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.33%) Linux
2 7 (4.67%) Windows
3 6 (4.00%) Android
4 5 (3.33%) UNIX
4 5 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (37.33%) MVC
3 38 (25.33%) TDD
4 33 (22.00%) OO
5 22 (14.67%) Web Development
6 19 (12.67%) BDD
7 17 (11.33%) Scrum
7 17 (11.33%) OOP
8 13 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.00%) Web Design
9 12 (8.00%) SOA
10 11 (7.33%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (6.00%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.33%) OOD
13 8 (5.33%) Content Management
14 7 (4.67%) Project Management
14 7 (4.67%) Unit Testing
15 6 (4.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 117 (78.00%) JavaScript
2 47 (31.33%) C#
3 36 (24.00%) PHP
4 28 (18.67%) Java
4 28 (18.67%) SQL
5 20 (13.33%) Ruby
6 15 (10.00%) Python
7 11 (7.33%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.00%) Scala
9 4 (2.67%) XPath
10 3 (2.00%) Perl
10 3 (2.00%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.33%) Golang
11 2 (1.33%) PHP5
11 2 (1.33%) C
11 2 (1.33%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.67%) Groovy
12 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) MCSD
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (2.67%) Varnish
2 3 (2.00%) Docker
3 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (5.33%) Zend
1 8 (5.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.00%) Twitter
2 6 (4.00%) Adobe
3 4 (2.67%) Google
3 4 (2.67%) Oracle
4 3 (2.00%) Facebook
5 2 (1.33%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.33%) Capita
5 2 (1.33%) Siebel
6 1 (0.67%) SAP
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.67%) EPiServer
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