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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bower
Rank 514 531 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Bower 81 54 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.08% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 62 51 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 -
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.12 £80.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £80.00 -
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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
7476 6607 5830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.11% 12.91% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4997 4312 3810
Average daily rate £410 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 119 127
Average hourly rate £37.75 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £23.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.04 £50.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 45 £400 -11.11% 8
South East - 15 £265 - 2
North West - 13 £388 -
East of England +2 3 £250 -35.48% 1
East Midlands -11 3 £400 - 2
South West - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Bower
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Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Grunt
2 153 (97.45%) JavaScript
3 148 (94.27%) HTML
4 136 (86.62%) CSS
5 111 (70.70%) HTML5
6 100 (63.69%) AngularJS
7 75 (47.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 70 (44.59%) jQuery
9 69 (43.95%) Git (software)
10 64 (40.76%) Sass
11 60 (38.22%) CSS3
12 58 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (29.94%) OO
13 47 (29.94%) Responsive Web Design
14 46 (29.30%) Node.js
15 43 (27.39%) LESS
16 37 (23.57%) gulp
17 36 (22.93%) MVC
18 32 (20.38%) PHP
18 32 (20.38%) User Experience
19 29 (18.47%) RESTful
19 29 (18.47%) Ajax
19 29 (18.47%) JSON
20 28 (17.83%) Backbone.js
21 26 (16.56%) TDD
21 26 (16.56%) Java
21 26 (16.56%) Web Design
22 24 (15.29%) Unit Testing
23 23 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
23 23 (14.65%) Jenkins

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 46 (29.30%) Node.js
2 15 (9.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 14 (8.92%) Apache
3 14 (8.92%) CMS
4 12 (7.64%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.55%) IIS
6 2 (1.27%) Confluence
6 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.91%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Tridion
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) HTTP
2 4 (2.55%) Internet
3 3 (1.91%) DNS
3 3 (1.91%) SSL
4 2 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.92%) MongoDB
2 13 (8.28%) MySQL
3 4 (2.55%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 157 (100.00%) Grunt
2 69 (43.95%) Git (software)
3 37 (23.57%) gulp
4 23 (14.65%) Jenkins
5 22 (14.01%) Jasmine
6 17 (10.83%) Karma Test Runner
7 13 (8.28%) Visual Studio
8 12 (7.64%) WebDriver
8 12 (7.64%) PHPUnit
8 12 (7.64%) Sublime Text
9 11 (7.01%) Eclipse
10 10 (6.37%) Selenium
11 9 (5.73%) GitLab
11 9 (5.73%) JSHint
12 8 (5.10%) Bitbucket
13 7 (4.46%) Yeoman
13 7 (4.46%) webpack
14 6 (3.82%) Mocha
15 5 (3.18%) QUnit
16 4 (2.55%) ReSharper
General
1 22 (14.01%) Banking
2 13 (8.28%) Investment Banking
3 10 (6.37%) Retail
4 7 (4.46%) Finance
5 3 (1.91%) Advertising
5 3 (1.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Front Office
6 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 151 (96.18%) Developer
2 83 (52.87%) Front-End Developer
3 22 (14.01%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (12.10%) UI Developer
4 19 (12.10%) UI Programmer
5 16 (10.19%) PHP Developer
5 16 (10.19%) Web Developer
6 7 (4.46%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.46%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (3.82%) Java Developer
8 4 (2.55%) .NET Developer
9 3 (1.91%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (1.91%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (1.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 2 (1.27%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (1.27%) Designer
10 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (1.27%) Lead Developer
10 2 (1.27%) Architect
10 2 (1.27%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (94.27%) HTML
2 136 (86.62%) CSS
3 111 (70.70%) HTML5
4 100 (63.69%) AngularJS
5 75 (47.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 70 (44.59%) jQuery
7 64 (40.76%) Sass
8 60 (38.22%) CSS3
9 43 (27.39%) LESS
10 29 (18.47%) RESTful
10 29 (18.47%) JSON
10 29 (18.47%) Ajax
11 28 (17.83%) Backbone.js
12 21 (13.38%) XHTML
13 16 (10.19%) Laravel
14 15 (9.55%) Web Services
14 15 (9.55%) XML
15 13 (8.28%) JSP
16 12 (7.64%) .NET
16 12 (7.64%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.38%) User Experience
2 9 (5.73%) W3C
3 3 (1.91%) Graphic Design
3 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.91%) RIA
3 3 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.27%) Social Media
5 1 (0.64%) iPad
5 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.64%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.46%) Android
1 7 (4.46%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.18%) Linux
3 4 (2.55%) Windows
3 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.94%) OO
2 47 (29.94%) Responsive Web Design
3 36 (22.93%) MVC
4 26 (16.56%) TDD
4 26 (16.56%) Web Design
5 24 (15.29%) Unit Testing
6 23 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (10.83%) Progressive Enhancement
8 16 (10.19%) Graceful Degradation
9 15 (9.55%) Scrum
9 15 (9.55%) Dependency Management
10 14 (8.92%) Web Development
11 13 (8.28%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.64%) OOP
13 11 (7.01%) Automated Testing
13 11 (7.01%) Web Application Development
14 10 (6.37%) BDD
15 9 (5.73%) System Testing
15 9 (5.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 153 (97.45%) JavaScript
2 32 (20.38%) PHP
3 26 (16.56%) Java
4 13 (8.28%) Python
5 9 (5.73%) Shell Script
5 9 (5.73%) C#
6 7 (4.46%) Ruby
7 4 (2.55%) PHP5
8 2 (1.27%) Scala
8 2 (1.27%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.27%) Lua
8 2 (1.27%) C
8 2 (1.27%) XAML
8 2 (1.27%) Smalltalk
9 1 (0.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) WCAG
2 1 (0.64%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (3.18%) Oracle
1 5 (3.18%) Adobe
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.55%) Google
2 4 (2.55%) Zend
3 3 (1.91%) Apigee
4 1 (0.64%) hybris
4 1 (0.64%) Demandware
4 1 (0.64%) ATG
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