The median contractor rate for a Senior Web Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 610 586
Rank change year-on-year +44 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Web Developer 39 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.071% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.074% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 22
Median daily rate £400 £430 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% -1.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £348 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £555 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £330
% change year-on-year +4.57% +15.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 19 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 29 March 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 +47 33 £385 -10.46% 37
London +34 28 £385 -23.00% 15
Scotland +32 6 £400 +33.33% 1
City of London -8 6 £388 -22.50% 5
Edinburgh +24 5 £400 -
South West -7 2 £845 +116.66% 1
Cornwall - 2 £845 -
North West +29 1 £325 - 1
Yorkshire +18 1 - -
Glasgow +2 1 £325 +8.33% 1
East of England - 1 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £325 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 - -
Redruth - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £325 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Camborne - 1 £845 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 66 (94.29%) JavaScript
2 59 (84.29%) Web Development
3 53 (75.71%) HTML
4 47 (67.14%) CSS
5 44 (62.86%) HTML5
6 38 (54.29%) AngularJS
7 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (45.71%) Banking
9 31 (44.29%) CSS3
10 27 (38.57%) React
11 23 (32.86%) jQuery
11 23 (32.86%) Java
12 20 (28.57%) Finance
13 19 (27.14%) .NET
14 17 (24.29%) Web Services
15 16 (22.86%) User Experience
15 16 (22.86%) Node.js
15 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
16 14 (20.00%) Jenkins
16 14 (20.00%) Scrum
17 11 (15.71%) Computer Science
17 11 (15.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (14.29%) TypeScript
18 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (14.29%) Legal
18 10 (14.29%) SQL
19 9 (12.86%) PHP
19 9 (12.86%) Front Office
19 9 (12.86%) Maven
19 9 (12.86%) REST

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 5 (7.14%) CMS
2 4 (5.71%) Apache
2 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.71%) WordPress
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.43%) JBoss
5 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) GitHub
2 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
1 2 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) MySQL
2 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.71%) Redis
5 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.43%) GIS
7 1 (1.43%) HBase
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.86%) Maven
4 8 (11.43%) JIRA
4 8 (11.43%) Selenium
5 7 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.57%) TeamCity
7 5 (7.14%) Ant
8 4 (5.71%) Gradle
8 4 (5.71%) JUnit
8 4 (5.71%) Mockito
8 4 (5.71%) Spock
9 3 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (4.29%) Babel
9 3 (4.29%) gulp
9 3 (4.29%) Jasmine
9 3 (4.29%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (4.29%) Subversion
10 2 (2.86%) Grunt
General
1 32 (45.71%) Banking
2 20 (28.57%) Finance
3 10 (14.29%) Legal
4 9 (12.86%) Front Office
5 6 (8.57%) Marketing
6 3 (4.29%) Electronics
7 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.86%) Publishing
7 2 (2.86%) Retail
8 1 (1.43%) Back Office
8 1 (1.43%) Local Government
8 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (75.71%) HTML
2 47 (67.14%) CSS
3 44 (62.86%) HTML5
4 38 (54.29%) AngularJS
5 31 (44.29%) CSS3
6 27 (38.57%) React
7 23 (32.86%) jQuery
8 19 (27.14%) .NET
9 17 (24.29%) Web Services
10 16 (22.86%) Node.js
11 11 (15.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (12.86%) Backbone.js
12 9 (12.86%) REST
13 8 (11.43%) Hibernate
13 8 (11.43%) Reactive Extensions
13 8 (11.43%) Redux
13 8 (11.43%) RESTful
13 8 (11.43%) RxJS
14 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
14 7 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) User Experience
2 11 (15.71%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.43%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.29%) W3C
6 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.43%) Equities
7 1 (1.43%) Fintech
7 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.43%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
1 4 (5.71%) Unix
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (84.29%) Web Development
2 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.00%) Scrum
4 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.43%) OO
5 8 (11.43%) Open Source
5 8 (11.43%) TDD
6 7 (10.00%) BDD
7 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.14%) Workflow
9 4 (5.71%) Coaching
9 4 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (5.71%) Investment Management
9 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.71%) Pair Programming
9 4 (5.71%) Refactoring
9 4 (5.71%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (94.29%) JavaScript
2 23 (32.86%) Java
3 10 (14.29%) SQL
3 10 (14.29%) TypeScript
4 9 (12.86%) ES6
4 9 (12.86%) PHP
5 7 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (5.71%) ECMAScript
6 4 (5.71%) Korn
6 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.71%) XPath
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) FATCA
2 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Solace
3 1 (1.43%) Google
3 1 (1.43%) VMware
London
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
North London
London Metropolitan University
Rate: From £41,103 to £47,373 per annum (inclusive of London Allowance)
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £454.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago