Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a GUI Developer was £594 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

GUI Developer
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 883 852
Rank change year-on-year +66 -31 -33
Contract jobs requiring a GUI Developer 67 16 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.015% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.016% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 10 37
UK median daily rate £594 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +11.76% -20.93%
10th Percentile £375 £308 £308
90th Percentile £700 £636 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £381 £325
% change year-on-year +7.54% +17.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £42.50 £32.50 £38.70
90th Percentile £57.50 £37.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £35.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +50.00% -18.13% +22.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

GUI Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured GUI Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GUI Developer in the UK

GUI Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GUI Developer in the UK

GUI Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GUI Developer over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GUI Developer in the UK

GUI Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GUI Developer in the UK

GUI Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GUI Developer over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for GUI Developer in the UK

GUI Developer
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GUI Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 66 £600 +26.32% 3
London +18 61 £600 +17.07% 3
UK excluding London +33 6 £410 +7.54%
South East +10 4 £400 +4.92%
North of England - 1 £425 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £410 -
North West - 1 £425 -

GUI Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, GUI Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring GUI Developer in the job title.

1 36 (53.73%) Front Office
2 33 (49.25%) Java
3 31 (46.27%) JavaScript
4 30 (44.78%) AngularJS
5 29 (43.28%) C#
5 29 (43.28%) Finance
6 27 (40.30%) Front End Development
7 24 (35.82%) Node.js
7 24 (35.82%) Banking
8 21 (31.34%) Asset Management
8 21 (31.34%) Market Risk
8 21 (31.34%) Analytics
9 19 (28.36%) Multithreading
10 16 (23.88%) TDD
10 16 (23.88%) .NET
11 15 (22.39%) C++
11 15 (22.39%) OO
12 14 (20.90%) WPF
13 13 (19.40%) HTML
13 13 (19.40%) CSS
14 12 (17.91%) SQL
14 12 (17.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (16.42%) Quantitative Trading
16 10 (14.93%) Web Development
17 9 (13.43%) Electronic Trading
17 9 (13.43%) Web Services
17 9 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
18 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
18 8 (11.94%) Linux
18 8 (11.94%) WinForms

GUI Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.46%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.97%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Big Data
2 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.48%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) MS Access
6 1 (1.49%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.49%) DB2
6 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) JUnit
2 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) Mockito
2 4 (5.97%) TestNG
3 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.48%) Mocha
3 3 (4.48%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) Bower
4 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.49%) Grunt
4 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.49%) PyCharm
4 1 (1.49%) PyUnit
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (53.73%) Front Office
2 29 (43.28%) Finance
3 24 (35.82%) Banking
4 6 (8.96%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Automotive
6 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) AngularJS
2 24 (35.82%) Node.js
3 16 (23.88%) .NET
4 14 (20.90%) WPF
5 13 (19.40%) CSS
5 13 (19.40%) HTML
6 9 (13.43%) Web Services
7 8 (11.94%) WinForms
8 7 (10.45%) REST
9 6 (8.96%) HTML5
9 6 (8.96%) RESTful
10 5 (7.46%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (7.46%) Kafka
10 5 (7.46%) Qt
10 5 (7.46%) React
10 5 (7.46%) Reactive Extensions
10 5 (7.46%) WCF
11 4 (5.97%) Hibernate
11 4 (5.97%) Middleware
11 4 (5.97%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) Market Risk
2 12 (17.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (7.46%) Fintech
4 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.97%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Equities
6 1 (1.49%) Derivative
6 1 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.49%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Front End Development
2 21 (31.34%) Analytics
2 21 (31.34%) Asset Management
3 19 (28.36%) Multithreading
4 16 (23.88%) TDD
5 15 (22.39%) OO
6 11 (16.42%) Quantitative Trading
7 10 (14.93%) Web Development
8 9 (13.43%) Electronic Trading
9 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
10 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.96%) Multithreaded Programming
11 6 (8.96%) MVVM
12 5 (7.46%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (7.46%) Scrum
12 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.46%) Task Automation
12 5 (7.46%) Visual Effects
13 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
13 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) Java
2 31 (46.27%) JavaScript
3 29 (43.28%) C#
4 15 (22.39%) C++
5 12 (17.91%) SQL
6 6 (8.96%) Python
7 1 (1.49%) C
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
7 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Sybase
1 6 (8.96%) TIBCO
2 5 (7.46%) AppDynamics
2 5 (7.46%) DevExpress
2 5 (7.46%) Splunk
3 4 (5.97%) ION Trading
3 4 (5.97%) Syncfusion
4 3 (4.48%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.99%) Solace
5 2 (2.99%) Tableau
5 2 (2.99%) Talarian
6 1 (1.49%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.49%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle
6 1 (1.49%) Reuters
6 1 (1.49%) Sencha