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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bower
Rank 540 501 561
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +60
Contract jobs citing Bower 40 79 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.17% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 1.26% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 54 5
Average daily rate £400 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £335 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £366 £259
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +41.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
7040 6274 5318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 13.61% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4761 4295 3425
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 113 118
Average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.76 £47.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -35 28 £450 -5.26% 14
South East +2 4 £550 - 4
South West - 3 £378 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £350 - 1
East of England -6 1 £400 +48.97% 1
East Midlands -8 1 - -
North West -19 1 £300 -20.00% 2
Bower
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Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 115 (97.46%) Grunt
2 103 (87.29%) JavaScript
3 99 (83.90%) HTML
4 90 (76.27%) CSS
5 83 (70.34%) HTML5
6 80 (67.80%) AngularJS
7 72 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (59.32%) Sass
9 63 (53.39%) Node.js
10 61 (51.69%) Front End Development
11 57 (48.31%) gulp
12 51 (43.22%) Git (software)
13 49 (41.53%) CSS3
14 47 (39.83%) jQuery
15 40 (33.90%) RESTful
16 39 (33.05%) Web Development
16 39 (33.05%) MVC
17 34 (28.81%) Java
18 30 (25.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 29 (24.58%) PHP
19 29 (24.58%) OO
20 28 (23.73%) Scrum
21 26 (22.03%) XML
22 24 (20.34%) TDD
23 22 (18.64%) JSON
23 22 (18.64%) LESS
23 22 (18.64%) Jasmine
23 22 (18.64%) Jenkins
24 21 (17.80%) Karma Test Runner
25 20 (16.95%) ES6

Bower
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 63 (53.39%) Node.js
2 9 (7.63%) nginx
3 6 (5.08%) Apache
3 6 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (5.08%) IIS
4 2 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.69%) JBoss
4 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
5 1 (0.85%) Confluence
5 1 (0.85%) Drupal
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.69%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.32%) GitHub
2 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.63%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.78%) MySQL
3 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 115 (97.46%) Grunt
2 57 (48.31%) gulp
3 51 (43.22%) Git (software)
4 22 (18.64%) Jasmine
4 22 (18.64%) Jenkins
5 21 (17.80%) Karma Test Runner
6 16 (13.56%) Protractor
7 15 (12.71%) Mocha
8 14 (11.86%) Visual Studio
9 11 (9.32%) Selenium
10 10 (8.47%) Eclipse
11 9 (7.63%) GitLab
11 9 (7.63%) Sublime Text
11 9 (7.63%) Subversion
11 9 (7.63%) Visual Studio Code
11 9 (7.63%) WebDriver
12 7 (5.93%) JIRA
13 5 (4.24%) Maven
13 5 (4.24%) Mercurial
14 4 (3.39%) Moq
General
1 14 (11.86%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Retail
3 10 (8.47%) Banking
4 9 (7.63%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.39%) Hungarian Language
6 3 (2.54%) Advertising
7 2 (1.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Front Office
8 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (90.68%) Developer
2 60 (50.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 40 (33.90%) HTML Developer
4 37 (31.36%) JavaScript Developer
5 35 (29.66%) Angular Developer
6 20 (16.95%) HTML CSS Developer
7 14 (11.86%) Java Developer
8 12 (10.17%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
9 11 (9.32%) C# Developer
10 10 (8.47%) Senior Developer
11 9 (7.63%) .NET Developer
11 9 (7.63%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (6.78%) PHP Developer
13 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (5.93%) UI Developer
13 7 (5.93%) Web Developer
14 6 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (5.08%) PHP Laravel Developer
15 4 (3.39%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (83.90%) HTML
2 90 (76.27%) CSS
3 83 (70.34%) HTML5
4 80 (67.80%) AngularJS
5 70 (59.32%) Sass
6 49 (41.53%) CSS3
7 47 (39.83%) jQuery
8 40 (33.90%) RESTful
9 30 (25.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 26 (22.03%) XML
11 22 (18.64%) JSON
11 22 (18.64%) LESS
12 18 (15.25%) .NET
13 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET
13 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (11.86%) Web Services
15 11 (9.32%) RequireJS
16 10 (8.47%) SOAP
17 9 (7.63%) WSDL
17 9 (7.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) User Experience
2 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.85%) Chemistry
3 1 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.85%) Derivative
3 1 (0.85%) Fintech
3 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
3 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.08%) Windows
2 5 (4.24%) Linux
3 4 (3.39%) Unix
3 4 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) CentOS
4 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (51.69%) Front End Development
3 39 (33.05%) MVC
3 39 (33.05%) Web Development
4 29 (24.58%) OO
5 28 (23.73%) Scrum
6 24 (20.34%) TDD
7 20 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (13.56%) Unit Testing
9 15 (12.71%) BDD
10 13 (11.02%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (11.02%) SOA
11 10 (8.47%) System Testing
12 8 (6.78%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
12 8 (6.78%) Mobile Development
13 6 (5.08%) MVVM
13 6 (5.08%) Software Engineering
13 6 (5.08%) Web Accessibility
14 5 (4.24%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.24%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (87.29%) JavaScript
2 34 (28.81%) Java
3 29 (24.58%) PHP
4 20 (16.95%) ES6
5 17 (14.41%) C#
6 15 (12.71%) Python
7 10 (8.47%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.78%) SQL
9 6 (5.08%) C
9 6 (5.08%) TypeScript
10 5 (4.24%) ECMAScript
10 5 (4.24%) Scala
11 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.69%) Ruby
12 1 (0.85%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.85%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) Perl
12 1 (0.85%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Ansible
1 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.69%) Packer
1 2 (1.69%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) CFEngine
2 1 (0.85%) Kibana
2 1 (0.85%) logstash
2 1 (0.85%) Salt
2 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.08%) hybris
3 5 (4.24%) Telerik
4 4 (3.39%) Oracle
5 2 (1.69%) Adobe
5 2 (1.69%) Sencha
6 1 (0.85%) ATG
6 1 (0.85%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.85%) Calypso
6 1 (0.85%) Demandware
6 1 (0.85%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.85%) Google
6 1 (0.85%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.85%) Murex
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.85%) Sonatype
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £0 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 11 days ago
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