The table below looks at the statistics for Bower skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bower over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bower
Rank 513 541 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Contract jobs citing Bower 70 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.025% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 50 6 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £259 -
% change year-on-year
+41.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6956 5731 5279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.63% 11.90% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4711 3622 3276
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 126 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.05 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Bower
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bower within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Bower Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bower
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bower within the UK.

Bower Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Bower
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bower within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Bower Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bower
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bower within the UK.

Bower Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Bower
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bower within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +37 66 £475 +22.58% 25
London +30 44 £475 +5.55% 16
City of London +22 13 £600 +20.00% 6
East of England - 7 £269 - 1
Scotland -6 4 £415 -
South East - 4 - - 5
North West -9 3 £375 +33.92% 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £475 -
Edinburgh - 3 £415 -
Cheshire - 2 £366 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £325 - 1
Manchester -3 1 £475 +69.64%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £313 - 1
North East - - - -
Durham - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 4
Somerset - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1
Stockton-on-Tees - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
South West - - - -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 132 (99.25%) Grunt
2 127 (95.49%) JavaScript
3 114 (85.71%) HTML
4 113 (84.96%) CSS
5 106 (79.70%) AngularJS
6 95 (71.43%) HTML5
7 59 (44.36%) User Experience
8 54 (40.60%) CSS3
9 51 (38.35%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (34.59%) OO
11 41 (30.83%) Java
11 41 (30.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 39 (29.32%) TDD
13 36 (27.07%) Sass
14 32 (24.06%) WebDriver
15 28 (21.05%) Node.js
15 28 (21.05%) Banking
16 27 (20.30%) jQuery
16 27 (20.30%) Jasmine
17 25 (18.80%) KnockoutJS
18 24 (18.05%) RIA
18 24 (18.05%) Git (software)
19 23 (17.29%) D3.js
19 23 (17.29%) Responsive Web Design
20 21 (15.79%) RESTful
20 21 (15.79%) Yeoman
20 21 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 19 (14.29%) Finance
21 19 (14.29%) Web Development
21 19 (14.29%) Scrum

Bower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (21.05%) Node.js
2 6 (4.51%) Apache
3 3 (2.26%) CMS
4 2 (1.50%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Magento
1 1 (0.75%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) GitHub
2 2 (1.50%) Force.com
3 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.51%) Redis
2 6 (4.51%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.51%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.75%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 132 (99.25%) Grunt
2 32 (24.06%) WebDriver
3 27 (20.30%) Jasmine
4 24 (18.05%) Git (software)
5 21 (15.79%) Yeoman
6 17 (12.78%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (6.02%) Selenium
8 7 (5.26%) PhantomJS
8 7 (5.26%) Mocha
9 6 (4.51%) PHPUnit
9 6 (4.51%) CasperJS
9 6 (4.51%) Maven
10 5 (3.76%) Jenkins
11 4 (3.01%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.01%) Calabash
11 4 (3.01%) Xcode
12 2 (1.50%) JSHint
12 2 (1.50%) JUnit
12 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.50%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (21.05%) Banking
2 19 (14.29%) Finance
3 14 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Games
4 2 (1.50%) Front Office
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 120 (90.23%) Developer
2 44 (33.08%) Front-End Developer
3 37 (27.82%) Web Developer
4 34 (25.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (13.53%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 10 (7.52%) UI Programmer
7 10 (7.52%) UI Developer
8 7 (5.26%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.76%) Architect
11 4 (3.01%) Java Developer
12 3 (2.26%) Senior Applications Developer
12 3 (2.26%) Senior Web Developer
12 3 (2.26%) Front-End Web Developer
13 2 (1.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 2 (1.50%) Mobile Developer
13 2 (1.50%) Solutions Architect
13 2 (1.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (85.71%) HTML
2 113 (84.96%) CSS
3 106 (79.70%) AngularJS
4 95 (71.43%) HTML5
5 54 (40.60%) CSS3
6 41 (30.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 36 (27.07%) Sass
8 27 (20.30%) jQuery
9 25 (18.80%) KnockoutJS
10 23 (17.29%) D3.js
11 21 (15.79%) RESTful
12 17 (12.78%) .NET
13 16 (12.03%) JSON
14 15 (11.28%) REST
15 14 (10.53%) Backbone.js
16 12 (9.02%) LESS
16 12 (9.02%) Apache Flex
17 11 (8.27%) Web Services
18 10 (7.52%) Spring
19 9 (6.77%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 59 (44.36%) User Experience
2 24 (18.05%) RIA
3 21 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.27%) Mobile App
6 10 (7.52%) Visualisation
7 6 (4.51%) Open Source
7 6 (4.51%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (4.51%) W3C
8 3 (2.26%) Animation
8 3 (2.26%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.75%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.53%) Linux
2 10 (7.52%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.26%) Android
3 7 (5.26%) Windows
4 2 (1.50%) UNIX
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.35%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (34.59%) OO
3 39 (29.32%) TDD
4 23 (17.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 19 (14.29%) Web Development
5 19 (14.29%) Scrum
6 18 (13.53%) MVC
7 15 (11.28%) Analytics
8 12 (9.02%) Unit Testing
9 10 (7.52%) BDD
9 10 (7.52%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.77%) Workflow
11 8 (6.02%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.02%) Web Design
12 6 (4.51%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.51%) Dependency Management
12 6 (4.51%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (4.51%) User Stories
12 6 (4.51%) OOP
12 6 (4.51%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 127 (95.49%) JavaScript
2 41 (30.83%) Java
3 17 (12.78%) PHP
4 11 (8.27%) Ruby
5 8 (6.02%) Python
6 6 (4.51%) ActionScript
6 6 (4.51%) Perl
6 6 (4.51%) C#
7 2 (1.50%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.50%) SQL
8 1 (0.75%) Ada
8 1 (0.75%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) Golang
8 1 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (4.51%) Adobe
2 3 (2.26%) Perforce
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle
3 2 (1.50%) Maxymiser
3 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.50%) Google
4 1 (0.75%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.75%) Facebook
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £425.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £193 - £194 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
SDC
Rate: From £250 to £275 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago