The table below looks at the statistics for the UI 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 UI Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Interface Developer
Rank 389 346 368
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +22
Contract jobs requiring a UI Developer 199 214 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.44% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.48% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 153 134
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £19.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

UI Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UI Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UI Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

UI Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UI Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UI Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

UI Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UI Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UI Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UI Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UI Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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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 -16 193 £413 +11.48% 29
London +56 136 £425 +6.25% 15
City of London 0 20 £475 +18.75% 4
South East -18 15 £355 -6.88% 3
East of England -18 14 £450 +13.92% 3
Manchester -10 9 £269 -28.33%
North West -19 9 £269 -28.33%
Cambridgeshire -10 8 £450 +20.40%
Surrey -2 6 £343 -25.94%
Yorkshire -29 6 £375 +10.29% 2
West Midlands +5 5 £275 - 2
Berkshire -3 5 £450 +16.12% 1
Scotland -20 5 £325 -11.86% 1
West Yorkshire -28 5 £375 +10.29% 1
Leeds -34 5 £375 +10.29%
East Midlands +16 4 £385 -9.41% 3
Edinburgh -16 4 £325 -11.86%
Hertfordshire -16 3 £475 +19.49% 2
Cambridge -6 2 £438 -7.89%
Oxford -14 2 £350 +7.69% 1
Oxfordshire -15 2 £350 +7.69% 1
Hampshire -27 2 £250 -16.66% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
York +6 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire +3 1 - - 1
Suffolk -5 1 £400 -
Bedfordshire -10 1 £338 -6.89% 1
Solihull - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 £338 - 1
Guildford - 1 £325 -

UI Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited UI 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 UI Developer in their job title.

1 322 (75.59%) HTML
2 314 (73.71%) JavaScript
3 288 (67.61%) CSS
4 209 (49.06%) HTML5
5 159 (37.32%) CSS3
5 159 (37.32%) jQuery
6 131 (30.75%) AngularJS
7 129 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
8 118 (27.70%) Java
9 110 (25.82%) User Experience
10 79 (18.54%) OO
10 79 (18.54%) Finance
11 71 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
12 69 (16.20%) Backbone.js
13 68 (15.96%) Web Design
14 66 (15.49%) MVC
15 59 (13.85%) .NET
16 54 (12.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 53 (12.44%) Banking
18 48 (11.27%) XML
19 45 (10.56%) C#
20 43 (10.09%) Ajax
21 39 (9.15%) CMS
22 38 (8.92%) JSON
22 38 (8.92%) Node.js
23 37 (8.69%) J2EE
24 36 (8.45%) Photoshop
24 36 (8.45%) Web Development
24 36 (8.45%) Sass
25 35 (8.22%) REST

UI Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited UI 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 UI Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (9.15%) CMS
2 38 (8.92%) Node.js
3 20 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.69%) Apache
4 15 (3.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (3.29%) JBoss
6 10 (2.35%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.11%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.88%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (1.17%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.70%) Liferay
11 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.23%) Confluence
11 1 (0.23%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 36 (8.45%) Photoshop
2 12 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.94%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.47%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.41%) Office 365
2 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.70%) Force.com
4 2 (0.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.51%) HTTP
2 4 (0.94%) HTTPS
2 4 (0.94%) Internet
3 2 (0.47%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.88%) MySQL
3 6 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.94%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.23%) QlikView
6 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 15 (3.52%) Jasmine
2 14 (3.29%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.05%) Subversion
3 13 (3.05%) Grunt
4 10 (2.35%) Bower
4 10 (2.35%) Mocha
4 10 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.88%) QUnit
6 7 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.17%) Maven
7 5 (1.17%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.94%) JIRA
8 4 (0.94%) Selenium
8 4 (0.94%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.47%) Yeoman
9 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.47%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.47%) Moq
General
1 79 (18.54%) Finance
2 53 (12.44%) Banking
3 18 (4.23%) Investment Banking
4 11 (2.58%) Front Office
5 10 (2.35%) Retail
6 6 (1.41%) Legal
6 6 (1.41%) Publishing
7 4 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.47%) Marketing
8 2 (0.47%) Electronics
8 2 (0.47%) Law
8 2 (0.47%) Games
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (75.59%) HTML
2 288 (67.61%) CSS
3 209 (49.06%) HTML5
4 159 (37.32%) CSS3
4 159 (37.32%) jQuery
5 131 (30.75%) AngularJS
6 69 (16.20%) Backbone.js
7 59 (13.85%) .NET
8 54 (12.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 48 (11.27%) XML
10 43 (10.09%) Ajax
11 38 (8.92%) JSON
12 37 (8.69%) J2EE
13 36 (8.45%) Sass
14 35 (8.22%) REST
14 35 (8.22%) JSF
15 33 (7.75%) JSP
16 31 (7.28%) SOAP
17 29 (6.81%) Web Services
17 29 (6.81%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 110 (25.82%) User Experience
2 23 (5.40%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.99%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.29%) W3C
5 13 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (2.82%) Visualisation
7 11 (2.58%) Derivative
8 7 (1.64%) RIA
9 6 (1.41%) Social Media
10 5 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.17%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.17%) Biology
10 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.94%) Open Source
11 4 (0.94%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.94%) Animation
11 4 (0.94%) STB
12 3 (0.70%) DTV
12 3 (0.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.11%) Apple iOS
2 6 (1.41%) Android
2 6 (1.41%) Windows
3 5 (1.17%) Linux
4 1 (0.23%) UNIX
4 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (18.54%) OO
3 71 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 68 (15.96%) Web Design
5 66 (15.49%) MVC
6 36 (8.45%) Web Development
7 32 (7.51%) TDD
8 25 (5.87%) MVVM
8 25 (5.87%) E-Commerce
9 23 (5.40%) Scrum
10 14 (3.29%) Unit Testing
11 11 (2.58%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (2.35%) Workflow
13 9 (2.11%) OOP
13 9 (2.11%) Integration Testing
13 9 (2.11%) Software Engineering
13 9 (2.11%) Progressive Enhancement
13 9 (2.11%) Mentoring
13 9 (2.11%) Analytics
14 8 (1.88%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 314 (73.71%) JavaScript
2 118 (27.70%) Java
3 45 (10.56%) C#
4 19 (4.46%) SQL
5 13 (3.05%) PHP
6 7 (1.64%) C++
7 4 (0.94%) ActionScript
8 3 (0.70%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.70%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (0.47%) Python
10 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.23%) VC++
10 1 (0.23%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.23%) Groovy
10 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.23%) XPath
10 1 (0.23%) R
10 1 (0.23%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 16 (3.76%) Degree
2 8 (1.88%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.76%) QA
2 4 (0.94%) WCAG
3 3 (0.70%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 35 (8.22%) Adobe
2 13 (3.05%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.58%) Oracle
4 10 (2.35%) hybris
5 8 (1.88%) Google
6 6 (1.41%) Twitter
7 5 (1.17%) Sybase
7 5 (1.17%) Siebel
8 3 (0.70%) ATG
8 3 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.47%) Facebook
9 2 (0.47%) Maxymiser
9 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.47%) Apple
10 1 (0.23%) Reuters
10 1 (0.23%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.23%) Green Hills
10 1 (0.23%) Telerik
10 1 (0.23%) Syncfusion
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