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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GUI Developer
Rank 617 620 619
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a GUI Developer 27 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.038% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.040% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 6
Average daily rate £613 £438 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £311 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate - £320 £310
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
53023 52764 51440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.73% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34537 31962 31273
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 2112 2096
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 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 6 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 28 April 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 -16 27 £613 +40.00% 13
London +14 26 £613 -2.00% 10
City of London +40 2 £625 +73.61% 4
Cambridge - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

GUI Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 22 (48.89%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) WPF
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) MVVM
4 14 (31.11%) Electronic Trading
4 14 (31.11%) C++
4 14 (31.11%) .NET
5 13 (28.89%) OO
6 12 (26.67%) Reactive Extensions
6 12 (26.67%) Java
7 11 (24.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (24.44%) Degree
8 10 (22.22%) Qt
8 10 (22.22%) Front Office
9 9 (20.00%) Fixed Income
9 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.78%) Linux
11 7 (15.56%) SDLC
11 7 (15.56%) SQL
11 7 (15.56%) Web Services
11 7 (15.56%) XML
11 7 (15.56%) XSLT
12 6 (13.33%) WebLogic
12 6 (13.33%) J2EE
12 6 (13.33%) UML
12 6 (13.33%) Swing
12 6 (13.33%) Struts
12 6 (13.33%) OOD
12 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
12 6 (13.33%) OpenGL

GUI Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) KDB
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) OLAP
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 6 (13.33%) Maven
2 4 (8.89%) NUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Qt Creator
General
1 10 (22.22%) Front Office
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) WPF
2 14 (31.11%) .NET
3 12 (26.67%) Reactive Extensions
4 10 (22.22%) Qt
5 7 (15.56%) Web Services
5 7 (15.56%) XML
5 7 (15.56%) XSLT
6 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (13.33%) Ajax
6 6 (13.33%) J2EE
6 6 (13.33%) OpenGL
6 6 (13.33%) Spring
6 6 (13.33%) Struts
6 6 (13.33%) Swing
7 3 (6.67%) WinForms
8 2 (4.44%) CSS
8 2 (4.44%) React
8 2 (4.44%) Rendezvous
8 2 (4.44%) REST
8 2 (4.44%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Derivative
4 2 (4.44%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (4.44%) Ergonomics
4 2 (4.44%) Wiki
5 1 (2.22%) Equities
5 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Android
2 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) MVVM
3 14 (31.11%) Electronic Trading
4 13 (28.89%) OO
5 7 (15.56%) SDLC
6 6 (13.33%) OOD
6 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) TDD
6 6 (13.33%) UML
7 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.44%) MVC
8 2 (4.44%) Open Source
8 2 (4.44%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) C++
3 12 (26.67%) Java
4 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.56%) SQL
6 4 (8.89%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) Tcl
7 3 (6.67%) XAML
8 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) DevExpress
2 2 (4.44%) ION Trading
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Reuters
2 2 (4.44%) TIBCO