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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bower
Rank 532 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bower 51 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 46 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 - -
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
6628 5826 5876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.01% 11.97% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4308 3809 3419
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 122 202
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £52.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 42 £450 - 13
South East - 1 - - 1
North West - - - - 3
Bower
UK

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 72 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 72 (90.00%) Grunt
2 69 (86.25%) CSS
3 67 (83.75%) HTML
4 66 (82.50%) HTML5
5 65 (81.25%) AngularJS
6 38 (47.50%) CSS3
6 38 (47.50%) jQuery
7 28 (35.00%) Java
7 28 (35.00%) Apache Flex
8 27 (33.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (32.50%) WebDriver
9 26 (32.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 26 (32.50%) TDD
10 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (30.00%) OO
12 23 (28.75%) Adobe
13 22 (27.50%) Unit Testing
14 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
14 21 (26.25%) Jasmine
15 20 (25.00%) Sass
16 19 (23.75%) Responsive Web Design
17 18 (22.50%) RESTful
17 18 (22.50%) Web Development
17 18 (22.50%) Subversion
17 18 (22.50%) Yeoman
18 17 (21.25%) Karma Test Runner
19 16 (20.00%) .NET
19 16 (20.00%) Node.js
20 15 (18.75%) C#

Bower
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (20.00%) Node.js
2 8 (10.00%) Confluence
3 3 (3.75%) CMS
3 3 (3.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) GitHub
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) MySQL
2 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 72 (90.00%) Grunt
2 26 (32.50%) WebDriver
3 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
3 21 (26.25%) Jasmine
4 18 (22.50%) Subversion
4 18 (22.50%) Yeoman
5 17 (21.25%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (11.25%) JIRA
7 8 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (8.75%) Mocha
9 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
10 4 (5.00%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
11 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.50%) PHPUnit
13 1 (1.25%) PhantomJS
13 1 (1.25%) JSHint
13 1 (1.25%) Selenium
13 1 (1.25%) JSUnit
13 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Front Office
3 8 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (97.50%) Developer
2 36 (45.00%) Web Developer
3 19 (23.75%) Front-End Developer
4 18 (22.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.50%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.25%) Mobile Web Developer
9 1 (1.25%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.25%) Tester
9 1 (1.25%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (1.25%) HTML Developer
9 1 (1.25%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (1.25%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.25%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.25%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (86.25%) CSS
2 67 (83.75%) HTML
3 66 (82.50%) HTML5
4 65 (81.25%) AngularJS
5 38 (47.50%) CSS3
5 38 (47.50%) jQuery
6 28 (35.00%) Apache Flex
7 27 (33.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (25.00%) Sass
9 18 (22.50%) RESTful
10 16 (20.00%) .NET
11 14 (17.50%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
13 9 (11.25%) Mustache
13 9 (11.25%) JSP
13 9 (11.25%) JSON
13 9 (11.25%) JSTL
13 9 (11.25%) REST
14 8 (10.00%) LINQ
14 8 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (16.25%) RIA
3 11 (13.75%) Visualisation
4 10 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 7 (8.75%) Open Source
6 4 (5.00%) W3C
7 3 (3.75%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (2.50%) Animation
9 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.25%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Windows
3 5 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) TDD
2 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.00%) OO
4 22 (27.50%) Unit Testing
5 19 (23.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (22.50%) Web Development
7 15 (18.75%) Low Latency
8 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (15.00%) E-Commerce
10 10 (12.50%) MVC
11 9 (11.25%) Test Scripting
12 8 (10.00%) Multithreading
12 8 (10.00%) OOP
12 8 (10.00%) Risk Management
12 8 (10.00%) Workflow
12 8 (10.00%) Web Design
13 6 (7.50%) User Experience Design
13 6 (7.50%) Mobile Application Development
14 5 (6.25%) Scrum
15 4 (5.00%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 72 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (35.00%) Java
3 15 (18.75%) C#
4 6 (7.50%) Ruby
4 6 (7.50%) ActionScript
4 6 (7.50%) Perl
5 2 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Adobe
2 9 (11.25%) ATG
3 4 (5.00%) Google
4 3 (3.75%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.25%) Facebook
5 1 (1.25%) Twitter
5 1 (1.25%) Sencha
London
Montagu Black
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day - negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago