The median contractor rate for a UI Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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.

User Interface Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 355 388
Rank change year-on-year +59 +33  
Contract jobs requiring a UI Developer 347 323 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.60% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.63% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 214 153
Median daily rate £425 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +17.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £368 £380
% change year-on-year -0.68% -3.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £108.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.02% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £108.75 -
% change year-on-year -63.21% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

UI Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured UI Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UI Developer over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for UI Developer in the UK

UI Developer
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 332 £425 -5.55% 46
London +48 199 £500 +11.11% 25
City of London +22 29 £513 +28.12% 4
South West +10 29 £400 +16.36% 2
South East +15 28 £366 -8.50% 9
East Midlands +6 22 £340 -9.33% 2
Bristol +17 20 £413 -13.15% 1
North West +13 18 £373 +3.47% 1
East of England +4 17 £325 +3.17% 2
Manchester +4 11 £413 +17.85% 1
Yorkshire +11 10 £360 -2.37% 2
Scotland +24 9 £375 -6.25% 1
Wiltshire +8 8 £400 +2.56%
Surrey 0 8 £410 -8.88% 1
Leicestershire 0 8 £340 +13.33% 1
Leicester -3 8 £340 +13.33%
Ipswich - 8 £363 -
Suffolk - 8 £363 -
Swindon +3 7 £400 +2.56%
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £350 +16.66%
West Midlands +15 6 £375 -12.79% 1
West Yorkshire +10 6 £360 -2.37% 1
Leeds +3 6 £360 -2.37% 1
Redhill - 6 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £228 - 2
Berkshire +24 5 £375 -16.66% 3
Glasgow +6 5 £375 -
Luton - 5 £210 -
Derby - 4 £356 -
Derbyshire - 4 £356 -

UI Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, UI 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 UI Developer in the job title.

1 478 (72.42%) JavaScript
2 448 (67.88%) HTML
3 429 (65.00%) CSS
4 343 (51.97%) AngularJS
5 297 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 290 (43.94%) HTML5
7 259 (39.24%) CSS3
8 227 (34.39%) User Experience
9 168 (25.45%) Front End Development
10 145 (21.97%) Scrum
10 145 (21.97%) React
11 132 (20.00%) jQuery
12 130 (19.70%) Sass
13 128 (19.39%) Finance
14 122 (18.48%) TDD
15 120 (18.18%) Node.js
16 115 (17.42%) Banking
17 110 (16.67%) Java
18 99 (15.00%) C#
19 96 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 89 (13.48%) Web Development
21 83 (12.58%) Git (software)
22 82 (12.42%) .NET
23 79 (11.97%) MVC
24 70 (10.61%) Jasmine
25 67 (10.15%) OO
26 66 (10.00%) Wireframes
26 66 (10.00%) ES6
27 62 (9.39%) Grunt
28 59 (8.94%) JSON

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 16 (2.42%) CMS
2 13 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (1.36%) WordPress
4 8 (1.21%) Confluence
5 6 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.76%) Apache
7 4 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.45%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.30%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.30%) Facebook Platform
9 2 (0.30%) JBoss
9 2 (0.30%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.15%) nginx
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.15%) SAS
10 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (6.36%) Photoshop
2 19 (2.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (1.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (1.82%) MS Excel
4 12 (1.82%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.76%) HipChat
6 3 (0.45%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.15%) InVision
7 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.52%) RMDS
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.64%) GitHub
2 15 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.12%) SaaS
4 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.45%) HTTP
2 13 (1.97%) SSL
3 7 (1.06%) DNS
4 5 (0.76%) Intranet
4 5 (0.76%) SMTP
4 5 (0.76%) SSH
5 4 (0.61%) Internet
5 4 (0.61%) snoop
6 3 (0.45%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.45%) Network Security
6 3 (0.45%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.30%) DSL
7 2 (0.30%) LDAP
7 2 (0.30%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 1 (0.15%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.58%) Relational Database
3 14 (2.12%) Big Data
4 9 (1.36%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.21%) MySQL
6 7 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 6 (0.91%) SQLPlus
8 5 (0.76%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.45%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.45%) SQLite
10 2 (0.30%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.15%) Redis
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 83 (12.58%) Git (software)
2 70 (10.61%) Jasmine
3 62 (9.39%) Grunt
4 58 (8.79%) gulp
5 45 (6.82%) JIRA
6 41 (6.21%) Mocha
6 41 (6.21%) Selenium
7 39 (5.91%) webpack
8 28 (4.24%) Visual Studio
9 26 (3.94%) Maven
10 24 (3.64%) Axure RP
10 24 (3.64%) TeamCity
11 21 (3.18%) NUnit
12 20 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
13 19 (2.88%) Subversion
14 18 (2.73%) Jenkins
15 16 (2.42%) Protractor
16 15 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 15 (2.27%) Bitbucket
16 15 (2.27%) Cucumber
General
1 128 (19.39%) Finance
2 115 (17.42%) Banking
3 53 (8.03%) Retail
4 48 (7.27%) Front Office
5 36 (5.45%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.06%) Advertising
8 6 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.76%) Marketing
9 5 (0.76%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.61%) Electronics
10 4 (0.61%) Games
10 4 (0.61%) Legal
11 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.30%) Avionics
12 2 (0.30%) Military
12 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (67.88%) HTML
2 429 (65.00%) CSS
3 343 (51.97%) AngularJS
4 290 (43.94%) HTML5
5 259 (39.24%) CSS3
6 145 (21.97%) React
7 132 (20.00%) jQuery
8 130 (19.70%) Sass
9 120 (18.18%) Node.js
10 96 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 82 (12.42%) .NET
12 59 (8.94%) JSON
13 53 (8.03%) Web Services
14 52 (7.88%) WPF
15 50 (7.58%) REST
15 50 (7.58%) RESTful
16 48 (7.27%) LESS
17 46 (6.97%) Ajax
18 42 (6.36%) D3.js
19 38 (5.76%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 227 (34.39%) User Experience
2 26 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.79%) Fixed Income
4 22 (3.33%) Derivative
5 21 (3.18%) Fintech
5 21 (3.18%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.73%) W3C
7 17 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
9 10 (1.52%) Equities
10 9 (1.36%) Graphic Design
10 9 (1.36%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.76%) Animation
11 5 (0.76%) iPad
12 4 (0.61%) iPhone
13 3 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (0.45%) Social Media
13 3 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.64%) Linux
2 17 (2.58%) Unix
3 10 (1.52%) Android
3 10 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.76%) AIX
5 4 (0.61%) Windows
6 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (25.45%) Front End Development
3 145 (21.97%) Scrum
4 122 (18.48%) TDD
5 89 (13.48%) Web Development
6 79 (11.97%) MVC
7 67 (10.15%) OO
8 66 (10.00%) Wireframes
9 57 (8.64%) MVVM
10 53 (8.03%) Responsive Web Design
11 43 (6.52%) BDD
12 42 (6.36%) E-Commerce
12 42 (6.36%) Visualisation
13 40 (6.06%) SDLC
14 35 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (5.30%) Web Design
15 30 (4.55%) Analytics
15 30 (4.55%) Unit Testing
16 29 (4.39%) Data Visualisation
17 27 (4.09%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 478 (72.42%) JavaScript
2 110 (16.67%) Java
3 99 (15.00%) C#
4 66 (10.00%) ES6
5 40 (6.06%) SQL
6 36 (5.45%) XAML
7 32 (4.85%) TypeScript
8 23 (3.48%) PHP
9 16 (2.42%) Python
10 15 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.52%) C++
11 10 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.21%) Korn
12 8 (1.21%) Scala
13 5 (0.76%) XPath
14 4 (0.61%) Perl
14 4 (0.61%) Ruby
15 3 (0.45%) VB
16 2 (0.30%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.30%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 35 (5.30%) Degree
2 8 (1.21%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.15%) ISEB
5 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.88%) QA
2 8 (1.21%) MiFID
3 6 (0.91%) FATCA
4 2 (0.30%) WAI
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.91%) Docker
2 5 (0.76%) HDFS
3 1 (0.15%) Firmware
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.61%) Kibana
2 2 (0.30%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.15%) Ansible
3 1 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 41 (6.21%) Adobe
2 39 (5.91%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.94%) Oracle
4 21 (3.18%) Google
5 13 (1.97%) Twitter
6 12 (1.82%) DevExpress
7 11 (1.67%) Reuters
7 11 (1.67%) Telerik
7 11 (1.67%) TIBCO
8 10 (1.52%) ION Trading
8 10 (1.52%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.36%) Solace
10 8 (1.21%) MuleSoft
11 7 (1.06%) Sencha
12 4 (0.61%) IBM
12 4 (0.61%) Infragistics
13 3 (0.45%) Cadence
13 3 (0.45%) SAP
14 2 (0.30%) Facebook
14 2 (0.30%) OpenText
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