The table below looks at the statistics for Bower skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bower over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bower
Rank 485 563 -
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -
Contract jobs citing Bower 98 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.038% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.50% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 47 9 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.37 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6528 6241 5033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 12.41% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4225 4064 3255
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 120 134
Average hourly rate £37.04 £39.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £31.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

Bower
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bower across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Bower Jobs Demand Trend in England

Bower
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bower across the England region.

Bower Daily Rate Trend in England

Bower
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bower across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Bower Daily Rate Histogram in England

Bower
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bower across the England region.

Bower Hourly Rate Trend in England

Bower
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bower within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +55 63 £425 -34.61% 11
Yorkshire - 11 £250 - 1
East of England +25 9 - - 2
East Midlands - 9 - - 1
South East - 4 £275 - 4
North West - 2 - - 3
Bower
UK

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Bower also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bower.

1 161 (97.58%) JavaScript
1 161 (97.58%) Grunt
2 151 (91.52%) HTML
3 142 (86.06%) CSS
4 125 (75.76%) HTML5
5 117 (70.91%) AngularJS
6 82 (49.70%) CSS3
7 68 (41.21%) Sass
7 68 (41.21%) User Experience
8 60 (36.36%) OO
9 59 (35.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 56 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (32.12%) jQuery
12 49 (29.70%) Node.js
13 43 (26.06%) Responsive Web Design
13 43 (26.06%) Java
14 42 (25.45%) TDD
15 38 (23.03%) Git (software)
16 37 (22.42%) Backbone.js
17 31 (18.79%) RESTful
18 30 (18.18%) LESS
19 29 (17.58%) JSON
19 29 (17.58%) Banking
20 27 (16.36%) Web Development
20 27 (16.36%) Ember.js
21 26 (15.76%) PHP
21 26 (15.76%) Web Services
22 25 (15.15%) Jasmine
23 23 (13.94%) Dependency Management
24 22 (13.33%) WebDriver

Bower
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Bower also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Bower. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (29.70%) Node.js
2 21 (12.73%) CMS
3 15 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.82%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.21%) IIS
5 2 (1.21%) Drupal
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (7.88%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (5.45%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Tridion
2 1 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.82%) Force.com
4 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.21%) Firewall
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.30%) MySQL
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.61%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.61%) KDB
3 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 161 (97.58%) Grunt
2 38 (23.03%) Git (software)
3 25 (15.15%) Jasmine
4 22 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 16 (9.70%) Mocha
6 14 (8.48%) QUnit
6 14 (8.48%) webpack
7 12 (7.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 11 (6.67%) Yeoman
9 10 (6.06%) Selenium
10 9 (5.45%) Sublime Text
11 6 (3.64%) Jenkins
12 5 (3.03%) TeamCity
13 4 (2.42%) Cucumber
13 4 (2.42%) Calabash
13 4 (2.42%) Visual Studio
13 4 (2.42%) Maven
13 4 (2.42%) Xcode
14 3 (1.82%) Subversion
14 3 (1.82%) JSHint
General
1 29 (17.58%) Banking
2 19 (11.52%) Finance
3 18 (10.91%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.03%) Retail
5 3 (1.82%) Front Office
6 2 (1.21%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 146 (88.48%) Developer
2 80 (48.48%) Front-End Developer
3 30 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 25 (15.15%) Web Developer
5 17 (10.30%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.09%) UI Programmer
6 15 (9.09%) UI Developer
7 9 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 7 (4.24%) Front-End Web Developer
9 5 (3.03%) Architect
10 4 (2.42%) Mobile Developer
11 3 (1.82%) PHP Developer
11 3 (1.82%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (1.82%) Technical Leader
11 3 (1.82%) Senior PHP Developer
11 3 (1.82%) Web Development Manager
11 3 (1.82%) Web Manager
11 3 (1.82%) Technical Architect
11 3 (1.82%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (91.52%) HTML
2 142 (86.06%) CSS
3 125 (75.76%) HTML5
4 117 (70.91%) AngularJS
5 82 (49.70%) CSS3
6 68 (41.21%) Sass
7 59 (35.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 53 (32.12%) jQuery
9 37 (22.42%) Backbone.js
10 31 (18.79%) RESTful
11 30 (18.18%) LESS
12 29 (17.58%) JSON
13 27 (16.36%) Ember.js
14 26 (15.76%) Web Services
15 19 (11.52%) JSP
16 18 (10.91%) XHTML
16 18 (10.91%) .NET
17 17 (10.30%) D3.js
17 17 (10.30%) React
17 17 (10.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 68 (41.21%) User Experience
2 15 (9.09%) Social Media
2 15 (9.09%) RIA
3 14 (8.48%) W3C
4 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.42%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.82%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.61%) Open Source
9 1 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.88%) Apple iOS
2 9 (5.45%) Android
3 6 (3.64%) Linux
4 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (36.36%) OO
2 56 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (26.06%) Responsive Web Design
4 42 (25.45%) TDD
5 27 (16.36%) Web Development
6 23 (13.94%) Dependency Management
7 22 (13.33%) MVC
8 19 (11.52%) Scrum
9 18 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (10.30%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (9.09%) BDD
11 15 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 14 (8.48%) Pair Programming
12 14 (8.48%) Web Design
13 11 (6.67%) Analytics
13 11 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
14 10 (6.06%) Mentoring
15 9 (5.45%) User Stories
15 9 (5.45%) Unit Testing
16 8 (4.85%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 161 (97.58%) JavaScript
2 43 (26.06%) Java
3 26 (15.76%) PHP
4 12 (7.27%) Python
5 10 (6.06%) C#
6 4 (2.42%) C
7 3 (1.82%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.82%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.21%) SQL
8 2 (1.21%) Perl
8 2 (1.21%) Ruby
9 1 (0.61%) C++
9 1 (0.61%) Ada
9 1 (0.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (4.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (3.03%) Oracle
1 5 (3.03%) Adobe
2 3 (1.82%) Perforce
2 3 (1.82%) Zend
2 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (1.82%) Maxymiser
3 2 (1.21%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.21%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.21%) Google
4 1 (0.61%) Facebook
4 1 (0.61%) Twitter
South West London
Freshtechit
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Blue Bridge Solutions Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago