The table below looks at the statistics for the GUI Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GUI Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GUI Developer
Rank 182 198 190
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs requiring a GUI Developer 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.081% 0.050% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.054% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£588 £538 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £508 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £568 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4624 5603 5353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 93.70% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 4053 4000
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.81 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.01 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

GUI Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GUI Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

GUI Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GUI Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GUI Developer across the City of London region.

GUI Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GUI Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GUI Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

GUI Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

GUI Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited GUI Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with GUI Developer in their job title.

1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) WPF
2 6 (60.00%) MVVM
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Front Office
4 3 (30.00%) XAML
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SQL

GUI Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited GUI Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with GUI Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ION MarketView
1 1 (10.00%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 4 (40.00%) Front Office
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (10.00%) Automotive
4 1 (10.00%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (40.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 2 (20.00%) JMS
4 2 (20.00%) WinForms
5 1 (10.00%) Rendezvous
5 1 (10.00%) Swing
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) JavaFX
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVVM
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) XAML
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) ION Trading