The table below looks at the statistics for the UI Programmer 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 Programmer 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 Programmer
Rank 397 358 393
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +35
Contract jobs requiring a UI Programmer 190 199 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.41% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.45% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 148 113
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 £302 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.80
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
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 Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UI Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UI Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

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

UI Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UI Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram

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

UI Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UI Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UI Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UI Programmer
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 Programmer 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 -9 184 £413 +10.00% 28
London +51 127 £425 +6.25% 15
City of London +1 20 £475 +18.75% 5
South East -15 15 £355 -6.88% 3
East of England -18 14 £450 +13.92% 3
Manchester -5 9 £269 -28.33%
North West -14 9 £269 -28.33%
Cambridgeshire -10 8 £450 +20.40%
Surrey -2 6 £343 -25.94%
Yorkshire -24 6 £375 +7.14% 2
West Midlands +5 5 £275 - 2
Berkshire -3 5 £450 +16.12% 1
Scotland -20 5 £325 -11.86% 1
West Yorkshire -23 5 £375 +7.14% 1
Leeds -29 5 £375 +11.11%
East Midlands +16 4 £385 -9.41% 2
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 Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 306 (75.56%) HTML
2 303 (74.81%) JavaScript
3 275 (67.90%) CSS
4 200 (49.38%) HTML5
5 157 (38.77%) jQuery
6 154 (38.02%) CSS3
7 128 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
8 123 (30.37%) AngularJS
9 116 (28.64%) Java
10 105 (25.93%) User Experience
11 77 (19.01%) Finance
12 75 (18.52%) OO
13 69 (17.04%) Responsive Web Design
13 69 (17.04%) Backbone.js
14 66 (16.30%) Web Design
15 62 (15.31%) MVC
16 54 (13.33%) .NET
16 54 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 48 (11.85%) XML
17 48 (11.85%) Banking
18 43 (10.62%) Ajax
19 41 (10.12%) C#
20 39 (9.63%) CMS
21 38 (9.38%) JSON
22 36 (8.89%) J2EE
22 36 (8.89%) Photoshop
22 36 (8.89%) Sass
23 35 (8.64%) REST
23 35 (8.64%) Node.js
23 35 (8.64%) Web Development

UI Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 39 (9.63%) CMS
2 35 (8.64%) Node.js
3 20 (4.94%) Apache
3 20 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (3.46%) JBoss
6 9 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.22%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.73%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.25%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 36 (8.89%) Photoshop
2 12 (2.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.49%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.48%) Office 365
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.74%) Force.com
4 2 (0.49%) SaaS
4 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.90%) HTTP
2 4 (0.99%) HTTPS
2 4 (0.99%) Internet
3 2 (0.49%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.98%) MySQL
3 6 (1.48%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.99%) Siebel EIM
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.25%) QlikView
6 1 (0.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 15 (3.70%) Jasmine
2 13 (3.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.21%) Subversion
2 13 (3.21%) Grunt
3 10 (2.47%) Bower
3 10 (2.47%) Mocha
3 10 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.98%) QUnit
5 7 (1.73%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.23%) Maven
6 5 (1.23%) Axure RP
7 4 (0.99%) JIRA
7 4 (0.99%) Selenium
7 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.49%) Yeoman
8 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.49%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.49%) Moq
8 2 (0.49%) Mockito
General
1 77 (19.01%) Finance
2 48 (11.85%) Banking
3 14 (3.46%) Investment Banking
4 11 (2.72%) Front Office
5 9 (2.22%) Retail
6 6 (1.48%) Legal
6 6 (1.48%) Publishing
7 3 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.49%) Marketing
8 2 (0.49%) Electronics
8 2 (0.49%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (75.56%) HTML
2 275 (67.90%) CSS
3 200 (49.38%) HTML5
4 157 (38.77%) jQuery
5 154 (38.02%) CSS3
6 123 (30.37%) AngularJS
7 69 (17.04%) Backbone.js
8 54 (13.33%) .NET
8 54 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 48 (11.85%) XML
10 43 (10.62%) Ajax
11 38 (9.38%) JSON
12 36 (8.89%) J2EE
12 36 (8.89%) Sass
13 35 (8.64%) REST
13 35 (8.64%) JSF
14 33 (8.15%) JSP
15 31 (7.65%) SOAP
16 29 (7.16%) Web Services
16 29 (7.16%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 105 (25.93%) User Experience
2 19 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.46%) W3C
6 13 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (2.96%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.72%) Derivative
9 7 (1.73%) RIA
10 6 (1.48%) Social Media
11 5 (1.23%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.23%) Biology
11 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.99%) Open Source
12 4 (0.99%) STB
12 4 (0.99%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.99%) Animation
13 3 (0.74%) DTV
13 3 (0.74%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 6 (1.48%) Android
2 6 (1.48%) Windows
3 5 (1.23%) Linux
4 1 (0.25%) UNIX
4 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (18.52%) OO
3 69 (17.04%) Responsive Web Design
4 66 (16.30%) Web Design
5 62 (15.31%) MVC
6 35 (8.64%) Web Development
7 32 (7.90%) TDD
8 23 (5.68%) Scrum
9 22 (5.43%) E-Commerce
10 21 (5.19%) MVVM
11 14 (3.46%) Unit Testing
12 11 (2.72%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (2.47%) Workflow
14 9 (2.22%) OOP
14 9 (2.22%) Integration Testing
14 9 (2.22%) Software Engineering
14 9 (2.22%) Mentoring
15 8 (1.98%) Mobile Application Development
15 8 (1.98%) Analytics
15 8 (1.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 303 (74.81%) JavaScript
2 116 (28.64%) Java
3 41 (10.12%) C#
4 18 (4.44%) SQL
5 13 (3.21%) PHP
6 7 (1.73%) C++
7 4 (0.99%) ActionScript
8 3 (0.74%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.74%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (0.49%) Python
10 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.25%) VC++
10 1 (0.25%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.25%) Groovy
10 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.25%) XPath
10 1 (0.25%) R
10 1 (0.25%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 15 (3.70%) Degree
2 8 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.73%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.95%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) WCAG
2 3 (0.74%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 34 (8.40%) Adobe
2 11 (2.72%) Oracle
3 9 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.22%) hybris
4 8 (1.98%) Google
5 6 (1.48%) Twitter
6 5 (1.23%) Sybase
6 5 (1.23%) Siebel
7 3 (0.74%) ATG
7 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.49%) Facebook
8 2 (0.49%) Maxymiser
8 2 (0.49%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.49%) Apple
9 1 (0.25%) Reuters
9 1 (0.25%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.25%) Syncfusion
9 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.25%) Green Hills
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