Period
to 12 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a UI Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

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.

User Interface Developer
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 346 472 394
Rank change year-on-year +126 -78 -63
Contract jobs requiring a UI Developer 188 413 655
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.45% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.48% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 294 424
Median daily rate £500 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +9.72% -
10th Percentile £316 £327 £362
90th Percentile £750 £700 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -6.61% -2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £43.75

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 32,143 85,711 97,293
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.01% 94.34% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,955 56,236 63,690
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £269
90th Percentile £671 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.80% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,329 2,930 3,113
Median hourly rate £26.61 £19.64 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.46% +9.11% -3.74%
10th Percentile £11.74 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.12 £52.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +16.22% +5.71% -1.55%

UI Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for UI Developer in the UK

UI Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing UI Developer.

Daily rate trend for UI Developer in the UK

UI Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing UI Developer over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for UI Developer in the UK

UI Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing UI Developer.

Hourly rate trend for UI Developer in the UK

UI Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing UI Developer over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for UI Developer in the UK

UI Developer
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UI Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 12 August 2020. 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 +113 173 £525 +5.00% 19
London +63 121 £600 +9.09% 10
UK excluding London +178 64 £385 -6.61% 11
Midlands +93 23 £330 -30.53%
East Midlands +70 17 £317 -25.53%
North of England +96 13 £369 -7.81% 3
Scotland +72 12 £400 -3.61%
Work from Home -60 10 £400 +14.29% 1
North West +71 8 £315 -21.25%
South East +142 6 £275 -24.14%
West Midlands +74 6 £475 -
South West +92 4 £475 -1.35% 4
East of England +84 4 £413 -8.33% 2
Yorkshire +79 4 £394 -1.56% 2
North East +42 1 £350 - 1
Wales +42 1 - - 2
Northern Ireland +16 1 - -

UI Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, UI Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring UI Developer in the job title.

1 109 (57.98%) JavaScript
2 107 (56.91%) User Experience
3 98 (52.13%) CSS
4 92 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (46.81%) HTML
6 76 (40.43%) React
7 64 (34.04%) AngularJS
8 61 (32.45%) Front End Development
9 55 (29.26%) HTML5
10 52 (27.66%) TDD
11 50 (26.60%) Node.js
12 48 (25.53%) Java
13 43 (22.87%) Git (software)
14 40 (21.28%) Banking
14 40 (21.28%) TypeScript
15 38 (20.21%) Front Office
16 36 (19.15%) SDLC
17 35 (18.62%) Redux
17 35 (18.62%) C#
18 30 (15.96%) Finance
19 29 (15.43%) WCAG
20 28 (14.89%) DevOps
21 27 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
22 26 (13.83%) Sass
23 25 (13.30%) OO
24 24 (12.77%) Fixed Income
24 24 (12.77%) Wireframes
25 23 (12.23%) Continuous Improvement
25 23 (12.23%) Test Automation
26 22 (11.70%) Scrum

UI 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 8 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (1.60%) Apache
2 3 (1.60%) CMS
2 3 (1.60%) Confluence
3 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.06%) Gunicorn
3 2 (1.06%) nginx
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.53%) Headless CMS
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.53%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) Sketch
2 9 (4.79%) Figma
3 6 (3.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (2.66%) Photoshop
5 4 (2.13%) InVision
6 3 (1.60%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.53%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.38%) Azure
2 9 (4.79%) npm
3 8 (4.26%) GitHub
4 6 (3.19%) AWS
5 4 (2.13%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.13%) SaaS
5 4 (2.13%) Yarn
6 2 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (1.06%) Amazon Alexa
6 2 (1.06%) GCP
6 2 (1.06%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.06%) Serverless
7 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.53%) Heroku
7 1 (0.53%) IaaS
7 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.60%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) FTP
2 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.53%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.60%) Spotfire
4 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.06%) Power BI
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.53%) DB2
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.53%) MySQL
5 1 (0.53%) Parquet
5 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 43 (22.87%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.98%) Jasmine
3 13 (6.91%) Subversion
4 10 (5.32%) gulp
4 10 (5.32%) Karma Test Runner
4 10 (5.32%) TeamCity
4 10 (5.32%) webpack
5 9 (4.79%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.79%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.26%) Axure RP
6 8 (4.26%) Moq
7 7 (3.72%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.72%) JIRA
8 6 (3.19%) Grunt
9 5 (2.66%) Cypress.io
9 5 (2.66%) Selenium
10 4 (2.13%) Babel
11 3 (1.60%) CMake
11 3 (1.60%) Mocha
11 3 (1.60%) Xcode
General
1 40 (21.28%) Banking
2 38 (20.21%) Front Office
3 30 (15.96%) Finance
4 14 (7.45%) Investment Banking
5 12 (6.38%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.13%) Marketing
7 3 (1.60%) Retail
7 3 (1.60%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.06%) Electronics
8 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.06%) Publishing
8 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (52.13%) CSS
2 88 (46.81%) HTML
3 76 (40.43%) React
4 64 (34.04%) AngularJS
5 55 (29.26%) HTML5
6 50 (26.60%) Node.js
7 35 (18.62%) Redux
8 26 (13.83%) Sass
9 21 (11.17%) .NET
9 21 (11.17%) CSS3
10 17 (9.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (7.98%) REST
11 15 (7.98%) WPF
12 13 (6.91%) jQuery
13 11 (5.85%) RESTful
14 10 (5.32%) Jest
14 10 (5.32%) Reactive Extensions
14 10 (5.32%) Web Services
15 8 (4.26%) Swagger
15 8 (4.26%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 107 (56.91%) User Experience
2 24 (12.77%) Fixed Income
3 13 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.19%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.60%) Life Science
5 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.06%) Derivative
6 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.06%) W3C
7 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.53%) Equities
7 1 (0.53%) iSeries
7 1 (0.53%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.72%) Linux
1 7 (3.72%) Unix
2 6 (3.19%) Android
3 4 (2.13%) Mac OS X
3 4 (2.13%) Windows
4 3 (1.60%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (32.45%) Front End Development
3 52 (27.66%) TDD
4 36 (19.15%) SDLC
5 28 (14.89%) DevOps
6 27 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (13.30%) OO
8 24 (12.77%) Wireframes
9 23 (12.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (12.23%) Test Automation
10 22 (11.70%) Scrum
11 21 (11.17%) Decision-Making
11 21 (11.17%) Web Development
12 20 (10.64%) Unit Testing
13 18 (9.57%) Functional Programming
14 17 (9.04%) Electronic Trading
15 15 (7.98%) Refactoring
16 14 (7.45%) Web Design
17 13 (6.91%) Responsive Web Design
18 12 (6.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 109 (57.98%) JavaScript
2 48 (25.53%) Java
3 40 (21.28%) TypeScript
4 35 (18.62%) C#
5 14 (7.45%) Python
5 14 (7.45%) SQL
6 12 (6.38%) ES6
7 4 (2.13%) JSX
8 3 (1.60%) C++
8 3 (1.60%) ES7
8 3 (1.60%) ES8
8 3 (1.60%) Java 8
8 3 (1.60%) Kotlin
8 3 (1.60%) Scala
9 2 (1.06%) IronPython
9 2 (1.06%) PHP
9 2 (1.06%) R
10 1 (0.53%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.53%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (6.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.60%) Degree
4 2 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.06%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.53%) CIPD
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.43%) WCAG
2 6 (3.19%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (7.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.53%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) Marathon
2 1 (0.53%) Mesos
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.91%) DevExpress
2 13 (6.91%) Oracle
3 8 (4.26%) RedGate
4 7 (3.72%) Google
5 3 (1.60%) Pega
5 3 (1.60%) SAP
6 2 (1.06%) Adobe
6 2 (1.06%) Syncfusion
6 2 (1.06%) Tableau
6 2 (1.06%) Telerik
6 2 (1.06%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.53%) MapR
7 1 (0.53%) Xamarin