The median contractor rate for a Senior Web Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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 Engineer
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 608 642 635
Rank change year-on-year +34 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Web Engineer 6 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.013% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.014% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
10th Percentile £433 £444 £325
90th Percentile £558 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Senior Web Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Web Engineer in the UK

Senior Web Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Web Engineer in the UK

Senior Web Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Web Engineer in the UK

Senior Web Engineer
Top 5 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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +26 5 £475 -5.00% 4
London +3 4 £475 - 2
UK excluding London +65 2 - - 3
Scotland - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Senior Web Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) Node.js
4 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
4 3 (23.08%) Sass
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Puppet
5 2 (15.38%) REST

Senior Web Engineer 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) Mocha
3 1 (7.69%) Protractor
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (23.08%) Node.js
3 3 (23.08%) Sass
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.69%) Polymer
5 1 (7.69%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
1 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Adaptive Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Personalization
6 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
6 1 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) ES6
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Salt