The median contractor rate for a Senior Web Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Web Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 155 193
Rank change year-on-year +2 +38  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Web Developer 11 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 8
Median daily rate £500 £588 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +43.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £350 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -19.44% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3152 3242 5437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.40% 95.72% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2407 2629 4189
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 96
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior Web Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Web Developer in the City of London

Senior Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Web Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Web Developer in the City of London

Senior Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Web Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Web Developer in the City of London

Senior Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Web Developer in the City of London

Senior Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior Web Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Web Developer in the job title.

1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) Web Development
3 12 (75.00%) HTML
4 11 (68.75%) CSS
5 10 (62.50%) AngularJS
6 9 (56.25%) Finance
7 8 (50.00%) HTML5
8 7 (43.75%) Node.js
9 6 (37.50%) Front End Development
9 6 (37.50%) Fixed Income
10 5 (31.25%) Banking
10 5 (31.25%) React
10 5 (31.25%) CSS3
10 5 (31.25%) Sass
11 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (25.00%) Java
11 4 (25.00%) PHP
11 4 (25.00%) C#
11 4 (25.00%) jQuery
11 4 (25.00%) JSON
11 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
11 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (18.75%) Derivative
12 3 (18.75%) WordPress
12 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr
12 3 (18.75%) MySQL
12 3 (18.75%) .NET
12 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (18.75%) LAMP
12 3 (18.75%) Equities

Senior Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Solr
1 3 (18.75%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
3 10 (62.50%) AngularJS
4 8 (50.00%) HTML5
5 7 (43.75%) Node.js
6 5 (31.25%) CSS3
6 5 (31.25%) React
6 5 (31.25%) Sass
7 4 (25.00%) jQuery
7 4 (25.00%) JSON
8 3 (18.75%) .NET
8 3 (18.75%) Express
8 3 (18.75%) LAMP
8 3 (18.75%) REST
8 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (12.50%) D3.js
10 1 (6.25%) Angular 2
10 1 (6.25%) Flask
10 1 (6.25%) J2EE
10 1 (6.25%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Fixed Income
2 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Derivative
3 3 (18.75%) Equities
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.25%) Reinsurance
5 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Web Development
2 6 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) API Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.25%) MVVM
5 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) ES6
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker