The median contractor rate for a Senior Web Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 382 415 408
Rank change year-on-year +33 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Web Developer 40 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.088% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.092% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 26
Median daily rate £500 £525 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +34.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £380 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £700 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -19.44% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
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 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 15005 15229
Median daily rate £500 £465 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +5.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 228 364
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.57 £52.17
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Web Developer in London

Senior Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Web Developer in London

Senior Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Web Developer in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Web Developer in London

Senior Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Web Developer in London

Senior Web Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Web Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 11 £500 -14.89% 2
Feltham - 1 £460 -
Hounslow - 1 £600 -
Senior Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring Senior Web Developer in the job title.

1 65 (97.01%) Web Development
2 47 (70.15%) JavaScript
3 38 (56.72%) HTML
4 36 (53.73%) CSS
5 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (47.76%) Finance
7 31 (46.27%) HTML5
7 31 (46.27%) Node.js
8 27 (40.30%) Git (software)
9 25 (37.31%) CSS3
10 24 (35.82%) AngularJS
10 24 (35.82%) Banking
11 22 (32.84%) TDD
11 22 (32.84%) Python
12 21 (31.34%) Java
12 21 (31.34%) React
13 20 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (28.36%) MySQL
14 19 (28.36%) BDD
15 18 (26.87%) NoSQL
15 18 (26.87%) Docker
15 18 (26.87%) Continuous Deployment
16 17 (25.37%) DevOps
16 17 (25.37%) Data Modelling
17 16 (23.88%) .NET
17 16 (23.88%) RDBMS
17 16 (23.88%) RESTful
17 16 (23.88%) User Experience
17 16 (23.88%) Relational Database
17 16 (23.88%) Software Delivery

Senior Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (4.48%) Apache Solr
1 3 (4.48%) WordPress
2 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Heroku
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Akamai
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) MySQL
2 18 (26.87%) NoSQL
3 16 (23.88%) RDBMS
3 16 (23.88%) Relational Database
4 15 (22.39%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.48%) Redis
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (40.30%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.97%) JIRA
2 4 (5.97%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.48%) Gradle
3 3 (4.48%) Jasmine
3 3 (4.48%) JUnit
3 3 (4.48%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (4.48%) Maven
3 3 (4.48%) Mockito
3 3 (4.48%) Spock
4 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.49%) MSTest
4 1 (1.49%) NUnit
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 32 (47.76%) Finance
2 24 (35.82%) Banking
3 12 (17.91%) Marketing
4 10 (14.93%) Electronics
4 10 (14.93%) Front Office
5 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
6 7 (10.45%) Manufacturing
7 6 (8.96%) Legal
8 5 (7.46%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (56.72%) HTML
2 36 (53.73%) CSS
3 31 (46.27%) HTML5
3 31 (46.27%) Node.js
4 25 (37.31%) CSS3
5 24 (35.82%) AngularJS
6 21 (31.34%) React
7 16 (23.88%) .NET
7 16 (23.88%) RESTful
8 11 (16.42%) Redux
9 9 (13.43%) Reactive Extensions
9 9 (13.43%) RxJS
10 8 (11.94%) jQuery
11 7 (10.45%) JSON
11 7 (10.45%) Sass
11 7 (10.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (10.45%) Web Services
12 6 (8.96%) REST
13 4 (5.97%) Express
13 4 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) User Experience
2 13 (19.40%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.43%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (13.43%) Virtual Team
4 7 (10.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (8.96%) Fixed Income
6 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.48%) Derivative
7 3 (4.48%) Equities
8 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.49%) Contactless
9 1 (1.49%) Fintech
9 1 (1.49%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Linux
1 3 (4.48%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (97.01%) Web Development
2 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.84%) TDD
4 20 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (28.36%) BDD
6 18 (26.87%) Continuous Deployment
7 17 (25.37%) Data Modelling
7 17 (25.37%) DevOps
8 16 (23.88%) Microservices
8 16 (23.88%) Software Delivery
8 16 (23.88%) User Stories
9 15 (22.39%) Parallel Processing
10 9 (13.43%) Open Source
10 9 (13.43%) Scrum
11 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (10.45%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (10.45%) Front End Development
11 7 (10.45%) Programme Management
12 4 (5.97%) Analytics
12 4 (5.97%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (70.15%) JavaScript
2 22 (32.84%) Python
3 21 (31.34%) Java
4 9 (13.43%) TypeScript
5 8 (11.94%) ES6
6 7 (10.45%) C#
6 7 (10.45%) SQL
7 4 (5.97%) PHP
7 4 (5.97%) Ruby
8 3 (4.48%) ECMAScript
8 3 (4.48%) Korn
8 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.48%) XPath
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) Scala
9 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.43%) Degree
4 3 (4.48%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) Data Quality
1 3 (4.48%) FATCA
System Software
1 18 (26.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (23.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) SAP
2 3 (4.48%) Solace
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