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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bower
Rank 496 529 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs citing Bower 67 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.022% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.08% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 48 5 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £259 -
% change year-on-year
+41.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -
Bower
UK

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
6213 5286 4855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.45% 11.88% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4268 3425 3072
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 125 198
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +40 45 £475 +5.55% 11
East of England - 7 £269 - 1
South East -20 4 - - 5
North West 0 3 £375 +33.92% 4
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
South West - - - -
North East - - - -
Bower
UK

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 130 (99.24%) Grunt
2 126 (96.18%) JavaScript
3 112 (85.50%) CSS
4 111 (84.73%) HTML
5 104 (79.39%) AngularJS
6 92 (70.23%) HTML5
7 60 (45.80%) User Experience
8 54 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (39.69%) CSS3
10 49 (37.40%) OO
11 41 (31.30%) TDD
12 39 (29.77%) Java
12 39 (29.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 34 (25.95%) Sass
14 33 (25.19%) WebDriver
15 30 (22.90%) jQuery
16 27 (20.61%) Banking
16 27 (20.61%) Node.js
17 26 (19.85%) KnockoutJS
17 26 (19.85%) Jasmine
18 25 (19.08%) RIA
19 24 (18.32%) Git (software)
20 23 (17.56%) RESTful
21 22 (16.79%) Responsive Web Design
21 22 (16.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 20 (15.27%) Scrum
22 20 (15.27%) Yeoman
22 20 (15.27%) D3.js
23 19 (14.50%) Finance
24 18 (13.74%) MVC

Bower
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (20.61%) Node.js
2 6 (4.58%) Apache
3 3 (2.29%) CMS
4 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.53%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.76%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Tridion
1 1 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) GitHub
2 2 (1.53%) Force.com
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.21%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) MongoDB
1 7 (5.34%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.58%) Redis
2 6 (4.58%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.76%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 130 (99.24%) Grunt
2 33 (25.19%) WebDriver
3 26 (19.85%) Jasmine
4 24 (18.32%) Git (software)
5 20 (15.27%) Yeoman
6 15 (11.45%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (6.87%) Mocha
8 8 (6.11%) Selenium
9 7 (5.34%) PhantomJS
10 6 (4.58%) Jenkins
10 6 (4.58%) CasperJS
10 6 (4.58%) PHPUnit
11 4 (3.05%) Maven
11 4 (3.05%) Xcode
11 4 (3.05%) Calabash
11 4 (3.05%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.53%) JSHint
12 2 (1.53%) JUnit
12 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.53%) JIRA
General
1 27 (20.61%) Banking
2 19 (14.50%) Finance
3 14 (10.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Front Office
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Automotive
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
5 1 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 120 (91.60%) Developer
2 43 (32.82%) Front-End Developer
3 40 (30.53%) Web Developer
4 35 (26.72%) JavaScript Developer
5 19 (14.50%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 10 (7.63%) UI Programmer
6 10 (7.63%) UI Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Applications Developer
8 6 (4.58%) PHP Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.05%) Senior Applications Developer
11 3 (2.29%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (2.29%) Architect
11 3 (2.29%) Technical Architect
12 2 (1.53%) Analyst
12 2 (1.53%) Test Analyst
12 2 (1.53%) Technical Specialist
12 2 (1.53%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (85.50%) CSS
2 111 (84.73%) HTML
3 104 (79.39%) AngularJS
4 92 (70.23%) HTML5
5 52 (39.69%) CSS3
6 39 (29.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 34 (25.95%) Sass
8 30 (22.90%) jQuery
9 26 (19.85%) KnockoutJS
10 23 (17.56%) RESTful
11 20 (15.27%) D3.js
12 17 (12.98%) JSON
12 17 (12.98%) .NET
13 16 (12.21%) REST
14 15 (11.45%) Backbone.js
15 14 (10.69%) Apache Flex
16 13 (9.92%) Web Services
17 10 (7.63%) LESS
18 9 (6.87%) HTML5 Canvas
19 8 (6.11%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 60 (45.80%) User Experience
2 25 (19.08%) RIA
3 22 (16.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (9.92%) Mobile App
6 10 (7.63%) Visualisation
7 7 (5.34%) Open Source
8 6 (4.58%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (4.58%) W3C
9 3 (2.29%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.29%) Animation
10 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.76%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.45%) Linux
2 10 (7.63%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.11%) Windows
4 7 (5.34%) Android
5 2 (1.53%) UNIX
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (37.40%) OO
3 41 (31.30%) TDD
4 22 (16.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (15.27%) Scrum
6 18 (13.74%) MVC
7 15 (11.45%) Analytics
7 15 (11.45%) Web Development
8 13 (9.92%) Unit Testing
9 10 (7.63%) BDD
9 10 (7.63%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.87%) Workflow
11 8 (6.11%) Web Design
11 8 (6.11%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.34%) UX Design
12 7 (5.34%) Mobile Application Development
13 6 (4.58%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.58%) User Stories
13 6 (4.58%) Dependency Management
13 6 (4.58%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 126 (96.18%) JavaScript
2 39 (29.77%) Java
3 15 (11.45%) PHP
4 12 (9.16%) Ruby
5 7 (5.34%) ActionScript
5 7 (5.34%) Python
5 7 (5.34%) Perl
6 6 (4.58%) C#
7 2 (1.53%) SQL
7 2 (1.53%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.76%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.76%) Golang
8 1 (0.76%) Ada
8 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.11%) Adobe
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle
2 3 (2.29%) Perforce
2 3 (2.29%) Google
3 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.53%) Maxymiser
4 1 (0.76%) Facebook
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.76%) Sencha
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SDC
Rate: From £250 to £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Rate: Up to £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago