The median contractor rate for a Senior Web Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 612 606
Rank change year-on-year +69 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Web Developer 58 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.060% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.063% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 34
Median daily rate £488 £481 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +21.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £381 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £700 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £463 £463
% change year-on-year -21.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 - £40.00
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Senior Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Web Developer in the UK

Senior Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Web Developer in the UK

Senior Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Web Developer over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Web Developer in the UK

Senior Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Web Developer in the UK

Senior Web Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +73 53 £500 +5.26% 28
London +36 40 £500 -4.76% 8
City of London +2 11 £500 -14.89% 1
South East +32 5 £469 +13.63% 8
East of England - 4 £340 - 5
Scotland +47 3 £363 -
East Sussex - 3 £350 - 2
Glasgow +3 2 £363 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £340 - 3
Surrey - 2 £494 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £340 -
Brighton - 2 £350 - 2
West Yorkshire +23 1 - - 1
Leeds +21 1 - -
Yorkshire +20 1 - - 1
South West +5 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 £550 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £363 -
Wales - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £400 -
Feltham - 1 £460 -
Hounslow - 1 £600 -
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £550 -
Ipswich - 1 - - 1
Epsom - 1 £488 - 1
Cardiff - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 featuring Senior Web Developer in the job title.

1 96 (97.96%) Web Development
2 73 (74.49%) JavaScript
3 59 (60.20%) HTML
4 53 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (53.06%) CSS
6 44 (44.90%) HTML5
7 39 (39.80%) Node.js
8 38 (38.78%) AngularJS
9 34 (34.69%) Git (software)
9 34 (34.69%) Finance
10 31 (31.63%) Java
10 31 (31.63%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (29.59%) CSS3
11 29 (29.59%) React
11 29 (29.59%) Banking
12 26 (26.53%) TDD
12 26 (26.53%) .NET
13 24 (24.49%) MySQL
14 23 (23.47%) Python
14 23 (23.47%) BDD
15 22 (22.45%) NoSQL
15 22 (22.45%) Relational Database
15 22 (22.45%) Continuous Deployment
16 21 (21.43%) RESTful
17 20 (20.41%) jQuery
17 20 (20.41%) Scrum
18 19 (19.39%) PostgreSQL
19 18 (18.37%) Docker
19 18 (18.37%) DevOps
19 18 (18.37%) User Experience

Senior Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (6.12%) WordPress
2 4 (4.08%) Apache
2 4 (4.08%) CMS
2 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.06%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.02%) Drupal
4 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.08%) Heroku
3 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.02%) Akamai
4 1 (1.02%) GitHub
4 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.49%) MySQL
2 22 (22.45%) NoSQL
2 22 (22.45%) Relational Database
3 19 (19.39%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (16.33%) RDBMS
5 11 (11.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.12%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.08%) Redis
8 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.02%) RethinkDB
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.24%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.16%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.16%) Maven
3 8 (8.16%) Selenium
4 6 (6.12%) JIRA
4 6 (6.12%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.08%) Ant
5 4 (4.08%) Gradle
5 4 (4.08%) JUnit
5 4 (4.08%) Mockito
5 4 (4.08%) Spock
5 4 (4.08%) Subversion
6 3 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.06%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.06%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.04%) gulp
8 1 (1.02%) Grunt
8 1 (1.02%) YouTrack
General
1 34 (34.69%) Finance
2 29 (29.59%) Banking
3 13 (13.27%) Marketing
4 10 (10.20%) Electronics
4 10 (10.20%) Front Office
5 9 (9.18%) Telecoms
6 8 (8.16%) Legal
7 7 (7.14%) Manufacturing
8 5 (5.10%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.02%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (60.20%) HTML
2 52 (53.06%) CSS
3 44 (44.90%) HTML5
4 39 (39.80%) Node.js
5 38 (38.78%) AngularJS
6 29 (29.59%) CSS3
6 29 (29.59%) React
7 26 (26.53%) .NET
8 21 (21.43%) RESTful
9 20 (20.41%) jQuery
10 12 (12.24%) JSON
10 12 (12.24%) Web Services
11 10 (10.20%) Redux
11 10 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (9.18%) Reactive Extensions
12 9 (9.18%) RxJS
13 8 (8.16%) Backbone.js
13 8 (8.16%) Hibernate
13 8 (8.16%) REST
13 8 (8.16%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) User Experience
2 15 (15.31%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.18%) Virtual Team
5 8 (8.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (6.12%) Fixed Income
7 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.06%) Derivative
8 3 (3.06%) Equities
9 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.04%) W3C
10 1 (1.02%) Contactless
10 1 (1.02%) Fintech
10 1 (1.02%) FMCG
10 1 (1.02%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Linux
2 5 (5.10%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (97.96%) Web Development
2 53 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (31.63%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (26.53%) TDD
5 23 (23.47%) BDD
6 22 (22.45%) Continuous Deployment
7 20 (20.41%) Scrum
8 18 (18.37%) DevOps
9 17 (17.35%) Data Modelling
9 17 (17.35%) Software Delivery
10 16 (16.33%) Microservices
10 16 (16.33%) User Stories
11 15 (15.31%) Parallel Processing
12 9 (9.18%) Front End Development
12 9 (9.18%) Open Source
13 7 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (7.14%) MVC
13 7 (7.14%) Programme Management
13 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 7 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 73 (74.49%) JavaScript
2 31 (31.63%) Java
3 23 (23.47%) Python
4 14 (14.29%) PHP
5 10 (10.20%) C#
5 10 (10.20%) ES6
5 10 (10.20%) SQL
5 10 (10.20%) TypeScript
6 5 (5.10%) Ruby
7 4 (4.08%) ECMAScript
7 4 (4.08%) Korn
7 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.08%) XPath
8 2 (2.04%) Perl
9 1 (1.02%) Scala
9 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (17.35%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.27%) Degree
4 4 (4.08%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) FATCA
2 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 18 (18.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (16.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (8.16%) Oracle
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) SAP
3 4 (4.08%) Solace
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe
4 1 (1.02%) Google
4 1 (1.02%) Telerik
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 24 days ago