Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a UI Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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.

User Interface Developer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 355 407
Rank change year-on-year -13 +52 -22
Contract jobs requiring a UI Developer 671 694 634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.66% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.70% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 480 461
UK median daily rate £463 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £384 £358
% change year-on-year +0.98% +7.34% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +21.67% -
10th Percentile £31.22 £23.30 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.25 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.59% +73.81% -30.00%

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 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
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 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for UI Developer in the UK

UI Developer
Top 16 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 24 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 -15 624 £475 +5.56% 45
London -17 415 £500 - 20
UK excluding London +11 251 £388 +0.98% 28
Midlands +43 60 £400 - 9
South East -25 55 £475 +18.75% 10
North of England +48 48 £380 -5.00% 6
East Midlands +12 36 £413 -4.07% 5
East of England +12 28 £370 +13.85%
North West +34 25 £393 -1.88% 1
South West -6 24 £394 +21.15%
West Midlands +18 23 £388 +29.17% 4
Scotland -16 21 £375 +7.14% 2
Wales +26 17 £400 +28.00% 1
Yorkshire +6 17 £360 -10.00% 5
Northern Ireland -38 6 £338 -3.36%
North East - 6 £390 -

UI Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 538 (80.18%) JavaScript
2 485 (72.28%) HTML
3 465 (69.30%) CSS
4 334 (49.78%) HTML5
5 313 (46.65%) AngularJS
6 301 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
7 229 (34.13%) CSS3
8 208 (31.00%) React
9 205 (30.55%) User Experience
10 178 (26.53%) Front End Development
11 164 (24.44%) TDD
12 161 (23.99%) jQuery
13 158 (23.55%) Sass
14 146 (21.76%) Node.js
15 145 (21.61%) Java
16 142 (21.16%) Git (software)
17 130 (19.37%) Finance
18 108 (16.10%) Scrum
19 106 (15.80%) Test Automation
20 102 (15.20%) C#
21 101 (15.05%) OO
22 100 (14.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 95 (14.16%) .NET
23 95 (14.16%) Banking
24 94 (14.01%) Web Development
25 92 (13.71%) ES6
26 81 (12.07%) Grunt
27 80 (11.92%) JSON
28 77 (11.48%) Web Services
28 77 (11.48%) LESS

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 21 (3.13%) Confluence
2 20 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (2.83%) CMS
4 15 (2.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (1.49%) Apache
5 10 (1.49%) WordPress
6 9 (1.34%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.19%) Drupal
8 7 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.60%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.60%) Joomla!
9 4 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.45%) JBoss
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.30%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.30%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 36 (5.37%) Photoshop
2 20 (2.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 18 (2.68%) OmniGraffle
4 11 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.89%) GIMP
6 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) HipChat
7 1 (0.15%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Magento
2 4 (0.60%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 66 (9.84%) npm
2 20 (2.98%) SaaS
3 18 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (2.09%) IaaS
5 14 (2.09%) PaaS
6 11 (1.64%) Yarn
7 6 (0.89%) GitHub
8 4 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.60%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.60%) Serverless
9 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.45%) Office 365
10 1 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.79%) HTTP
2 4 (0.60%) Intranet
3 3 (0.45%) LDAP
4 2 (0.30%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.30%) Internet
5 1 (0.15%) Broadband
5 1 (0.15%) DHCP
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.09%) Relational Database
3 13 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.64%) MySQL
6 9 (1.34%) Big Data
6 9 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.34%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.89%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.89%) SQLPlus
10 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.60%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.60%) Presto
12 3 (0.45%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.30%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.30%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 142 (21.16%) Git (software)
2 81 (12.07%) Grunt
3 72 (10.73%) gulp
4 65 (9.69%) Jasmine
5 55 (8.20%) webpack
6 51 (7.60%) Jenkins
6 51 (7.60%) Selenium
7 46 (6.86%) JIRA
8 42 (6.26%) Mocha
9 32 (4.77%) Subversion
10 30 (4.47%) Karma Test Runner
11 18 (2.68%) Axure RP
11 18 (2.68%) TeamCity
11 18 (2.68%) WebDriver
12 17 (2.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 17 (2.53%) Protractor
13 16 (2.38%) SonarQube
13 16 (2.38%) Visual Studio
14 15 (2.24%) NUnit
15 13 (1.94%) Maven
General
1 130 (19.37%) Finance
2 95 (14.16%) Banking
3 70 (10.43%) Front Office
4 44 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 31 (4.62%) Retail
6 13 (1.94%) Marketing
7 12 (1.79%) Games
8 11 (1.64%) Retail Banking
9 9 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.34%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.30%) Automotive
10 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (72.28%) HTML
2 465 (69.30%) CSS
3 334 (49.78%) HTML5
4 313 (46.65%) AngularJS
5 229 (34.13%) CSS3
6 208 (31.00%) React
7 161 (23.99%) jQuery
8 158 (23.55%) Sass
9 146 (21.76%) Node.js
10 100 (14.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 95 (14.16%) .NET
12 80 (11.92%) JSON
13 77 (11.48%) LESS
13 77 (11.48%) Web Services
14 70 (10.43%) Redux
15 68 (10.13%) REST
16 63 (9.39%) Ajax
17 61 (9.09%) RESTful
18 59 (8.79%) Angular 2
19 46 (6.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 205 (30.55%) User Experience
2 34 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (5.07%) Mobile App
3 32 (4.77%) Derivative
4 28 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
7 20 (2.98%) Fintech
8 18 (2.68%) Equities
9 14 (2.09%) Fixed Income
10 12 (1.79%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.49%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.49%) W3C
12 8 (1.19%) Market Risk
13 7 (1.04%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.04%) iPad
14 5 (0.75%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.60%) Animation
15 4 (0.60%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.62%) Linux
2 21 (3.13%) Android
2 21 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 15 (2.24%) Unix
4 6 (0.89%) AIX
4 6 (0.89%) Mac OS
4 6 (0.89%) Windows
5 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (26.53%) Front End Development
3 164 (24.44%) TDD
4 108 (16.10%) Scrum
5 106 (15.80%) Test Automation
6 101 (15.05%) OO
7 94 (14.01%) Web Development
8 69 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
9 68 (10.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 62 (9.24%) MVVM
11 60 (8.94%) MVC
12 57 (8.49%) SDLC
13 55 (8.20%) BDD
13 55 (8.20%) Unit Testing
14 42 (6.26%) OOP
15 40 (5.96%) Wireframes
16 35 (5.22%) E-Commerce
17 33 (4.92%) Multithreading
18 30 (4.47%) Analytics
19 27 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 538 (80.18%) JavaScript
2 145 (21.61%) Java
3 102 (15.20%) C#
4 92 (13.71%) ES6
5 62 (9.24%) TypeScript
6 51 (7.60%) SQL
7 25 (3.73%) PHP
8 21 (3.13%) Python
9 19 (2.83%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.64%) Scala
13 7 (1.04%) C
13 7 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.75%) Apple Swift
14 5 (0.75%) Ruby
14 5 (0.75%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.75%) XAML
15 3 (0.45%) GraphQL
15 3 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.24%) Degree
3 8 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.64%) WCAG
2 9 (1.34%) QA
3 5 (0.75%) WAI
4 1 (0.15%) MiFID
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (2.68%) Docker
2 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (2.24%) Ansible
2 14 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.34%) Control-M
4 4 (0.60%) Kibana
5 1 (0.15%) Puppet
5 1 (0.15%) Rancher
5 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (6.71%) Adobe
2 29 (4.32%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.87%) Oracle
4 19 (2.83%) Perforce
5 11 (1.64%) Google
6 7 (1.04%) hybris
6 7 (1.04%) VMware
7 6 (0.89%) SAP
8 5 (0.75%) Demandware
8 5 (0.75%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.75%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.60%) Apple
9 4 (0.60%) ATG
9 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.60%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.60%) Reuters
9 4 (0.60%) Siebel
10 3 (0.45%) Capita
10 3 (0.45%) Infragistics