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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bower
Rank 516 545 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Contract jobs citing Bower 63 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.004% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.036% -
Number of daily rates quoted 55 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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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
6716 5562 5601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.66% 11.77% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4605 3719 3236
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 123 216
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £19.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.23 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 - 50 £500 - 9
East of England - 6 £300 -
North West - 5 £463 - 3
South East -21 1 - - 2
South West - - - - 1
Bower
UK

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 102 (92.73%) JavaScript
1 102 (92.73%) Grunt
2 92 (83.64%) AngularJS
2 92 (83.64%) HTML
3 91 (82.73%) CSS
4 84 (76.36%) HTML5
5 54 (49.09%) User Experience
6 50 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (37.27%) CSS3
8 40 (36.36%) WebDriver
9 37 (33.64%) jQuery
9 37 (33.64%) OO
10 36 (32.73%) TDD
11 34 (30.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 31 (28.18%) Java
12 31 (28.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 30 (27.27%) Jasmine
14 29 (26.36%) KnockoutJS
15 28 (25.45%) Node.js
15 28 (25.45%) Yeoman
15 28 (25.45%) Apache Flex
16 23 (20.91%) RESTful
16 23 (20.91%) Responsive Web Design
17 22 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
17 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
17 22 (20.00%) Unit Testing
18 20 (18.18%) RIA
18 20 (18.18%) Adobe
19 19 (17.27%) Sass
20 18 (16.36%) .NET

Bower
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 28 (25.45%) Node.js
2 8 (7.27%) Confluence
3 6 (5.45%) Apache
4 3 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.73%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.73%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) GitHub
2 1 (0.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) HTTP
2 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) MySQL
2 8 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 102 (92.73%) Grunt
2 40 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 30 (27.27%) Jasmine
4 28 (25.45%) Yeoman
5 22 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (10.00%) Subversion
7 10 (9.09%) JIRA
8 8 (7.27%) Mocha
8 8 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (5.45%) PHPUnit
9 6 (5.45%) PhantomJS
10 5 (4.55%) CasperJS
11 4 (3.64%) Jenkins
12 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.91%) JSHint
14 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (14.55%) Banking
2 15 (13.64%) Finance
3 8 (7.27%) Front Office
4 7 (6.36%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (98.18%) Developer
2 50 (45.45%) Web Developer
3 34 (30.91%) JavaScript Developer
4 24 (21.82%) Front-End Developer
5 20 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.45%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Applications Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 3 (2.73%) HTML Developer
10 1 (0.91%) UI Programmer
10 1 (0.91%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 1 (0.91%) Mobile Web Developer
10 1 (0.91%) UX Developer
10 1 (0.91%) User Experience Specialist
10 1 (0.91%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (0.91%) Designer
10 1 (0.91%) Front-End Web Developer
10 1 (0.91%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (83.64%) AngularJS
1 92 (83.64%) HTML
2 91 (82.73%) CSS
3 84 (76.36%) HTML5
4 41 (37.27%) CSS3
5 37 (33.64%) jQuery
6 31 (28.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 29 (26.36%) KnockoutJS
8 28 (25.45%) Apache Flex
9 23 (20.91%) RESTful
10 19 (17.27%) Sass
11 18 (16.36%) .NET
11 18 (16.36%) JSON
12 16 (14.55%) D3.js
13 15 (13.64%) REST
14 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET
15 10 (9.09%) Backbone.js
16 9 (8.18%) HTML5 Canvas
16 9 (8.18%) Web Services
17 8 (7.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (49.09%) User Experience
2 34 (30.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (18.18%) RIA
4 15 (13.64%) Visualisation
5 14 (12.73%) Mobile App
6 9 (8.18%) Open Source
7 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (5.45%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (2.73%) Animation
10 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.91%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.91%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Linux
2 9 (8.18%) Windows
3 6 (5.45%) UNIX
4 1 (0.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.64%) OO
3 36 (32.73%) TDD
4 23 (20.91%) Responsive Web Design
5 22 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 16 (14.55%) Web Development
6 16 (14.55%) MVC
7 12 (10.91%) OOP
7 12 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.00%) Workflow
8 11 (10.00%) Scrum
9 10 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 10 (9.09%) Low Latency
10 9 (8.18%) Web Design
11 8 (7.27%) UX Design
11 8 (7.27%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (6.36%) Multithreading
12 7 (6.36%) Risk Management
13 6 (5.45%) Software Engineering
13 6 (5.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 102 (92.73%) JavaScript
2 31 (28.18%) Java
3 14 (12.73%) C#
4 13 (11.82%) PHP
5 12 (10.91%) Ruby
6 8 (7.27%) ActionScript
6 8 (7.27%) Perl
7 5 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (0.91%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) Adobe
2 4 (3.64%) Google
3 3 (2.73%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.82%) ATG
5 1 (0.91%) Facebook
5 1 (0.91%) Twitter
5 1 (0.91%) Sencha
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