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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bower
Rank 521 553 -
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -
Contract jobs citing Bower 86 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.055% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
6998 6715 5264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4545 4348 3311
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +28 83 £400 -33.41% 27
London +22 50 £400 -38.46% 12
East Midlands -1 11 - - 3
East of England +12 10 £375 - 2
Hertfordshire - 9 - -
City of London +11 8 £550 -16.98% 2
Yorkshire - 8 £225 - 2
Northamptonshire - 7 - - 1
Northampton - 7 - - 1
Watford - 6 - -
Nottingham -5 4 - - 2
Nottinghamshire -7 4 - - 2
Edinburgh - 3 £375 -
St Albans - 3 - -
South East - 3 £338 - 3
Scotland - 3 £375 -
Uxbridge - 2 £400 -
Berkshire - 2 £400 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £225 - 1
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £225 - 1
Oxford - 1 £275 -
Slough - 1 £400 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 2

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 176 (98.32%) JavaScript
2 175 (97.77%) Grunt
3 166 (92.74%) HTML
4 158 (88.27%) CSS
5 125 (69.83%) HTML5
6 124 (69.27%) AngularJS
7 84 (46.93%) CSS3
8 75 (41.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 71 (39.66%) Sass
10 68 (37.99%) User Experience
11 67 (37.43%) jQuery
12 63 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (32.40%) Responsive Web Design
14 52 (29.05%) Node.js
14 52 (29.05%) OO
15 49 (27.37%) TDD
16 48 (26.82%) Git (software)
17 47 (26.26%) LESS
17 47 (26.26%) Java
18 43 (24.02%) Backbone.js
19 42 (23.46%) JSON
20 35 (19.55%) Web Development
20 35 (19.55%) Banking
21 31 (17.32%) PHP
21 31 (17.32%) Jasmine
22 30 (16.76%) RESTful
23 28 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
23 28 (15.64%) XHTML
23 28 (15.64%) Ajax
24 27 (15.08%) Web Services

Bower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (29.05%) Node.js
2 22 (12.29%) CMS
3 16 (8.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.68%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.68%) IIS
5 2 (1.12%) Drupal
5 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Photoshop
2 10 (5.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (5.03%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Tridion
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.50%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.68%) Force.com
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.59%) Internet
2 2 (1.12%) HTTP
2 2 (1.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.06%) MySQL
2 4 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.56%) KDB
4 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 175 (97.77%) Grunt
2 48 (26.82%) Git (software)
3 31 (17.32%) Jasmine
4 17 (9.50%) Mocha
5 16 (8.94%) Karma Test Runner
6 15 (8.38%) webpack
6 15 (8.38%) QUnit
6 15 (8.38%) WebDriver
7 11 (6.15%) Selenium
8 10 (5.59%) Yeoman
9 9 (5.03%) Sublime Text
10 7 (3.91%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.79%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.79%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.23%) Subversion
12 4 (2.23%) JSHint
13 3 (1.68%) Moq
13 3 (1.68%) FxCop
13 3 (1.68%) StyleCop
13 3 (1.68%) NDepend
General
1 35 (19.55%) Banking
2 16 (8.94%) Investment Banking
2 16 (8.94%) Finance
3 5 (2.79%) Retail
4 4 (2.23%) Front Office
5 2 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 163 (91.06%) Developer
2 88 (49.16%) Front-End Developer
3 26 (14.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 25 (13.97%) Web Developer
5 19 (10.61%) UI Developer
5 19 (10.61%) UI Programmer
6 18 (10.06%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.15%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.03%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 8 (4.47%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Mobile Developer
11 4 (2.23%) PHP Developer
11 4 (2.23%) Senior Web Developer
11 4 (2.23%) Architect
12 3 (1.68%) Designer
12 3 (1.68%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 3 (1.68%) Development Manager
12 3 (1.68%) Web Manager
12 3 (1.68%) Technical Leader
12 3 (1.68%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (92.74%) HTML
2 158 (88.27%) CSS
3 125 (69.83%) HTML5
4 124 (69.27%) AngularJS
5 84 (46.93%) CSS3
6 75 (41.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 71 (39.66%) Sass
8 67 (37.43%) jQuery
9 47 (26.26%) LESS
10 43 (24.02%) Backbone.js
11 42 (23.46%) JSON
12 30 (16.76%) RESTful
13 28 (15.64%) XHTML
13 28 (15.64%) Ajax
14 27 (15.08%) Web Services
14 27 (15.08%) Ember.js
15 20 (11.17%) JSP
16 19 (10.61%) D3.js
17 18 (10.06%) .NET
17 18 (10.06%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 68 (37.99%) User Experience
2 16 (8.94%) Social Media
3 14 (7.82%) W3C
4 10 (5.59%) RIA
5 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.68%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.56%) iPad
8 1 (0.56%) Open Source
8 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.70%) Apple iOS
2 9 (5.03%) Android
3 8 (4.47%) Linux
4 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (32.40%) Responsive Web Design
3 52 (29.05%) OO
4 49 (27.37%) TDD
5 35 (19.55%) Web Development
6 28 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (13.97%) Web Design
7 25 (13.97%) Dependency Management
8 24 (13.41%) MVC
9 22 (12.29%) Progressive Enhancement
10 20 (11.17%) Scrum
11 16 (8.94%) BDD
12 15 (8.38%) E-Commerce
12 15 (8.38%) Pair Programming
12 15 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (8.38%) Graceful Degradation
13 13 (7.26%) Unit Testing
14 11 (6.15%) Web Application Development
15 10 (5.59%) Automated Testing
15 10 (5.59%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 176 (98.32%) JavaScript
2 47 (26.26%) Java
3 31 (17.32%) PHP
4 15 (8.38%) C#
5 13 (7.26%) Python
6 4 (2.23%) C
7 3 (1.68%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.68%) SQL
7 3 (1.68%) Ruby
8 2 (1.12%) Perl
8 2 (1.12%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.56%) Go
9 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.56%) Ada
9 1 (0.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (4.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (3.35%) Oracle
1 6 (3.35%) Adobe
2 3 (1.68%) Maxymiser
2 3 (1.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (1.68%) Zend
3 2 (1.12%) Perforce
3 2 (1.12%) Google
3 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.56%) Facebook
4 1 (0.56%) Twitter
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