The table below looks at the statistics for the GUI Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GUI Developer
Rank 613 589 554
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -35
Contract jobs requiring a GUI Developer 11 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.052% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.055% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 11
Average daily rate £475 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £640 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

GUI Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GUI Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GUI Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GUI Developer within the UK.

GUI Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GUI Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GUI Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

GUI Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GUI Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GUI Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GUI Developer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GUI Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -46 11 £475 +8.57% 8
London -5 9 £475 +8.57% 7
Manchester - 2 £315 -
North West - 2 £315 -

GUI Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 16 (47.06%) C++
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 12 (35.29%) C#
4 11 (32.35%) Finance
4 11 (32.35%) Qt
5 9 (26.47%) WPF
5 9 (26.47%) Linux
6 8 (23.53%) TDD
6 8 (23.53%) Investment Banking
7 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
7 7 (20.59%) Degree
7 7 (20.59%) OpenGL
7 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
8 6 (17.65%) Windows
8 6 (17.65%) Java
8 6 (17.65%) .NET
8 6 (17.65%) MVVM
9 5 (14.71%) ETL
9 5 (14.71%) Electronics
10 4 (11.76%) Front Office
10 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.76%) Tcl
10 4 (11.76%) OO
10 4 (11.76%) Python
10 4 (11.76%) SQL
10 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
10 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 4 (11.76%) QlikView
10 4 (11.76%) Open Source

GUI Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Node.js
1 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) QlikView
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) KDB
3 1 (2.94%) OLAP
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) NUnit
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) NSubstitute
3 1 (2.94%) Qt Creator
General
1 13 (38.24%) Banking
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 8 (23.53%) Investment Banking
4 5 (14.71%) Electronics
5 4 (11.76%) Front Office
6 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Qt
2 9 (26.47%) WPF
3 7 (20.59%) OpenGL
4 6 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (8.82%) Reactive Extensions
5 3 (8.82%) WCF
5 3 (8.82%) Web Services
5 3 (8.82%) WinForms
6 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.94%) CSS3
6 1 (2.94%) Express
6 1 (2.94%) HTML5
6 1 (2.94%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (2.94%) Protocol Buffers
6 1 (2.94%) RequireJS
6 1 (2.94%) REST
6 1 (2.94%) RESTful
6 1 (2.94%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.88%) Ergonomics
1 2 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (5.88%) Wiki
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Derivative
2 1 (2.94%) Equities
2 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) TDD
3 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
3 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
4 6 (17.65%) MVVM
5 5 (14.71%) ETL
6 4 (11.76%) OO
6 4 (11.76%) Open Source
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
7 3 (8.82%) SDLC
7 3 (8.82%) UML
8 2 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.88%) MVC
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.88%) SOA
9 1 (2.94%) OOD
9 1 (2.94%) OOP
9 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C++
2 12 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) Python
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Tcl
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) MISRA
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle