Period
to 7 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a UI Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 472 430 382
Rank change year-on-year -42 -48 -20
Contract jobs requiring a UI Developer 337 557 656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.53% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.56% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 361 481
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £350 £331 £313
90th Percentile £725 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +9.38% +9.59%
10th Percentile £25.00 £41.38 £32.35
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.13 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +9.38% +9.59%

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 75,459 99,275 98,138
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.00% 94.81% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 49,328 65,713 64,999
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £250 £270 £258
90th Percentile £644 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,907 3,078 2,899
UK median hourly rate £19.47 £18.47 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.39% -1.23% +3.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.79
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -

UI Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for UI Developer in the UK

UI Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UI Developer in the UK

UI Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UI Developer over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UI Developer in the UK

UI Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UI Developer in the UK

UI Developer
Top 13 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 7 December 2019. 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 -52 298 £490 +8.89% 49
London +42 221 £550 +10.00% 17
UK excluding London -54 113 £425 - 39
Scotland +60 37 £415 +14.09% 6
Midlands +11 30 £475 +18.60% 5
West Midlands +22 22 £481 +20.31% 5
North of England -8 20 £406 +0.93% 16
South East -1 13 £400 -11.11% 4
Yorkshire +15 11 £425 +10.25% 6
North West 0 9 £400 -15.79% 9
East Midlands +4 8 £333 -17.39%
East of England +43 7 £400 -20.00% 6
South West -31 6 £450 +12.50% 1

UI Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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.

1 227 (67.36%) JavaScript
2 199 (59.05%) CSS
3 193 (57.27%) HTML
4 168 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
5 157 (46.59%) AngularJS
6 134 (39.76%) React
7 101 (29.97%) User Experience
7 101 (29.97%) HTML5
8 89 (26.41%) Java
9 86 (25.52%) Git (software)
10 82 (24.33%) Finance
11 72 (21.36%) Front End Development
12 67 (19.88%) Sass
13 62 (18.40%) CSS3
14 59 (17.51%) TypeScript
15 56 (16.62%) RESTful
16 55 (16.32%) Node.js
17 54 (16.02%) Redux
18 53 (15.73%) Banking
19 47 (13.95%) Front Office
19 47 (13.95%) C#
20 44 (13.06%) ES6
21 42 (12.46%) webpack
22 40 (11.87%) JSON
22 40 (11.87%) jQuery
23 38 (11.28%) TDD
24 37 (10.98%) Angular 2
25 35 (10.39%) LESS
25 35 (10.39%) Web Services
25 35 (10.39%) JIRA

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 23 (6.82%) Confluence
2 6 (1.78%) Camunda
3 5 (1.48%) CMS
4 4 (1.19%) Kentico
4 4 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.19%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.89%) SAS
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.30%) Drupal
6 1 (0.30%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.30%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.30%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (9.50%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.86%) GIMP
3 10 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.48%) Adobe XD
5 4 (1.19%) InVision
6 3 (0.89%) Figma
7 2 (0.59%) Sketch
8 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.30%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.20%) Azure
2 30 (8.90%) AWS
3 20 (5.93%) npm
4 15 (4.45%) GCP
5 14 (4.15%) GitHub
6 10 (2.97%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.97%) OpenShift
7 8 (2.37%) Slack
7 8 (2.37%) Yarn
8 7 (2.08%) Serverless
9 6 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (1.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.89%) TestFlight
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.30%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.30%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.08%) Internet
2 4 (1.19%) FTP
2 4 (1.19%) Intranet
3 3 (0.89%) HTTP
3 3 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.67%) Big Data
2 8 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.19%) DB2
4 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.19%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.89%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.59%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.59%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 86 (25.52%) Git (software)
2 42 (12.46%) webpack
3 35 (10.39%) JIRA
4 24 (7.12%) gulp
5 23 (6.82%) Protractor
6 22 (6.53%) Jasmine
7 21 (6.23%) Karma Test Runner
7 21 (6.23%) Subversion
8 18 (5.34%) Grunt
8 18 (5.34%) Jenkins
9 14 (4.15%) Bitbucket
10 10 (2.97%) Mocha
10 10 (2.97%) Selenium
10 10 (2.97%) Vagrant
11 8 (2.37%) Artifactory
11 8 (2.37%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.08%) Maven
12 7 (2.08%) PostCSS
13 6 (1.78%) JUnit
13 6 (1.78%) Travis CI
General
1 82 (24.33%) Finance
2 53 (15.73%) Banking
3 47 (13.95%) Front Office
4 23 (6.82%) Investment Banking
5 15 (4.45%) Retail
6 14 (4.15%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.78%) Games
8 4 (1.19%) Publishing
9 3 (0.89%) Marketing
9 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.59%) Electronics
10 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (59.05%) CSS
2 193 (57.27%) HTML
3 157 (46.59%) AngularJS
4 134 (39.76%) React
5 101 (29.97%) HTML5
6 67 (19.88%) Sass
7 62 (18.40%) CSS3
8 56 (16.62%) RESTful
9 55 (16.32%) Node.js
10 54 (16.02%) Redux
11 40 (11.87%) jQuery
11 40 (11.87%) JSON
12 37 (10.98%) Angular 2
13 35 (10.39%) LESS
13 35 (10.39%) Web Services
14 31 (9.20%) REST
15 25 (7.42%) Vue.js
16 23 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 21 (6.23%) .NET
17 21 (6.23%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 101 (29.97%) User Experience
2 28 (8.31%) Derivative
3 26 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (6.53%) Fixed Income
5 16 (4.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (3.56%) Blog
6 12 (3.56%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.26%) Equities
8 6 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.78%) Graphic Design
8 6 (1.78%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.78%) W3C
9 4 (1.19%) iSeries
9 4 (1.19%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.89%) iPhone
10 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.89%) NHS
10 3 (0.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.26%) Linux
2 8 (2.37%) Android
3 6 (1.78%) Unix
4 5 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.59%) AIX
6 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (21.36%) Front End Development
3 38 (11.28%) TDD
4 34 (10.09%) Software Engineering
5 33 (9.79%) Open Source
5 33 (9.79%) Web Development
6 29 (8.61%) BDD
7 27 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (8.01%) Scrum
8 25 (7.42%) Wireframes
9 24 (7.12%) DevOps
10 23 (6.82%) Asset Management
11 22 (6.53%) Microservices
12 20 (5.93%) MVC
12 20 (5.93%) Unit Testing
13 19 (5.64%) Test Automation
14 18 (5.34%) Translating Business Requirements
15 17 (5.04%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (4.45%) OO
16 15 (4.45%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 227 (67.36%) JavaScript
2 89 (26.41%) Java
3 59 (17.51%) TypeScript
4 47 (13.95%) C#
5 44 (13.06%) ES6
6 25 (7.42%) Python
7 22 (6.53%) SQL
8 15 (4.45%) Scala
9 14 (4.15%) C++
10 12 (3.56%) Ruby
11 11 (3.26%) ES7
12 7 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.19%) ES8
13 4 (1.19%) Java 8
13 4 (1.19%) RPG
13 4 (1.19%) RPG IV
13 4 (1.19%) RPG/400
13 4 (1.19%) VB
14 3 (0.89%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (3.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.97%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (9.20%) Docker
2 3 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (4.45%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.67%) Ansible
3 7 (2.08%) Terraform
4 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (3.56%) Atlassian
2 9 (2.67%) UiPath
3 8 (2.37%) Google
4 7 (2.08%) Oracle
5 4 (1.19%) SAP
5 4 (1.19%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.89%) DevExpress
6 3 (0.89%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.59%) Adobe
7 2 (0.59%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.59%) Perforce
8 1 (0.30%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.30%) Dell
8 1 (0.30%) hybris
8 1 (0.30%) Okta
8 1 (0.30%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.30%) WorldPay