Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Web Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 773 787
Rank change year-on-year -49 +14 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Web Developer 56 121 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.12% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 101 84
UK median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £338 £313
90th Percentile £598 £600 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £388
% change year-on-year - -9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Senior Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Web Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 10 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -47 48 £450 +5.88% 22
UK excluding London +31 30 £350 - 18
London -70 26 £488 +14.71% 4
South East +7 9 £375 +7.14% 4
South West +7 7 £350 -
Scotland -6 6 £369 +4.61%
Midlands +31 4 £325 - 7
West Midlands +26 4 £325 - 4
Wales +7 2 £350 -3.45%
East of England -23 2 - - 2

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 56 (100.00%) Web Development
2 35 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (46.43%) HTML
5 25 (44.64%) AngularJS
6 24 (42.86%) CSS
7 21 (37.50%) SQL
8 20 (35.71%) .NET
8 20 (35.71%) MVC
9 19 (33.93%) NoSQL
10 18 (32.14%) TDD
11 16 (28.57%) C#
12 14 (25.00%) Scrum
12 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 14 (25.00%) RESTful
13 13 (23.21%) Node.js
13 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
14 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
14 12 (21.43%) Python
14 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
15 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (19.64%) Data Modelling
15 11 (19.64%) OO
15 11 (19.64%) MySQL
16 10 (17.86%) Finance
16 10 (17.86%) BDD
17 9 (16.07%) Docker
17 9 (16.07%) DevOps

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 3 (5.36%) Apache
1 3 (5.36%) nginx
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
2 2 (3.57%) Drupal
2 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) npm
3 1 (1.79%) Akamai
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) NoSQL
2 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 11 (19.64%) MySQL
4 8 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 8 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.50%) NUnit
3 3 (5.36%) Grunt
4 2 (3.57%) FxCop
4 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.57%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) MSTest
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Electronics
3 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.14%) Marketing
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Publishing
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) HTML
2 25 (44.64%) AngularJS
3 24 (42.86%) CSS
4 20 (35.71%) .NET
5 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 14 (25.00%) RESTful
6 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
6 13 (23.21%) Node.js
7 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (10.71%) Entity Framework
9 5 (8.93%) HTML5
9 5 (8.93%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (8.93%) React
9 5 (8.93%) SOAP
9 5 (8.93%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 5 (8.93%) Web Services
10 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (7.14%) Express
10 4 (7.14%) JSON
10 4 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.14%) User Experience
3 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.79%) Contactless
5 1 (1.79%) Equities
5 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Android
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Web Development
2 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (35.71%) MVC
4 18 (32.14%) TDD
5 14 (25.00%) Scrum
6 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (19.64%) Data Modelling
7 11 (19.64%) OO
8 10 (17.86%) BDD
9 9 (16.07%) DevOps
9 9 (16.07%) Microservices
10 8 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (14.29%) Parallel Processing
10 8 (14.29%) Software Delivery
10 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 8 (14.29%) User Stories
10 8 (14.29%) Web Application Development
11 7 (12.50%) OOP
12 4 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 21 (37.50%) SQL
3 16 (28.57%) C#
4 12 (21.43%) Python
5 8 (14.29%) PHP
6 7 (12.50%) Java
7 5 (8.93%) C++
8 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
10 2 (3.57%) ES6
10 2 (3.57%) PHP 5
10 2 (3.57%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle