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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bower
Rank 558 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bower 53 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 49 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 - -

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
7208 6295 6384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.77% 11.78% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 4038 3618
Average daily rate £388 £388 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 137 221
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 £23.73 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

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 2 September 2014.

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 13 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 2 September 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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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 - 53 £450 - 18
London - 44 £450 - 15
City of London - 8 £625 - 4
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 80 (90.91%) JavaScript
1 80 (90.91%) Grunt
2 75 (85.23%) CSS
3 74 (84.09%) HTML
4 73 (82.95%) HTML5
5 71 (80.68%) AngularJS
6 42 (47.73%) CSS3
7 40 (45.45%) jQuery
8 30 (34.09%) Java
8 30 (34.09%) Apache Flex
8 30 (34.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 29 (32.95%) WebDriver
10 28 (31.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 27 (30.68%) OO
11 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (30.68%) TDD
12 24 (27.27%) Adobe
13 23 (26.14%) Unit Testing
14 22 (25.00%) Jasmine
15 21 (23.86%) Yeoman
15 21 (23.86%) Git (software)
16 20 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
16 20 (22.73%) Sass
17 19 (21.59%) RESTful
18 18 (20.45%) Web Development
18 18 (20.45%) Subversion
18 18 (20.45%) Karma Test Runner
19 17 (19.32%) Node.js
20 16 (18.18%) C#
20 16 (18.18%) .NET

Bower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 17 (19.32%) Node.js
2 8 (9.09%) Confluence
3 3 (3.41%) Apache
3 3 (3.41%) CMS
3 3 (3.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Photoshop
1 2 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) GitHub
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) MySQL
2 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.41%) Redis
3 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 80 (90.91%) Grunt
2 29 (32.95%) WebDriver
3 22 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 21 (23.86%) Git (software)
4 21 (23.86%) Yeoman
5 18 (20.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 18 (20.45%) Subversion
6 9 (10.23%) JIRA
7 8 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (9.09%) Mocha
8 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.41%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.14%) PhantomJS
11 1 (1.14%) JSUnit
11 1 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 14 (15.91%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Banking
3 9 (10.23%) Front Office
4 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
5 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (97.73%) Developer
2 39 (44.32%) Web Developer
3 21 (23.86%) JavaScript Developer
3 21 (23.86%) Front-End Developer
4 17 (19.32%) Senior Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Applications Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Senior Applications Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (3.41%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.27%) Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.14%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.14%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.14%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.14%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.14%) Web Designer
9 1 (1.14%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (1.14%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (1.14%) HTML Developer
9 1 (1.14%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (85.23%) CSS
2 74 (84.09%) HTML
3 73 (82.95%) HTML5
4 71 (80.68%) AngularJS
5 42 (47.73%) CSS3
6 40 (45.45%) jQuery
7 30 (34.09%) Apache Flex
7 30 (34.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (22.73%) Sass
9 19 (21.59%) RESTful
10 16 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
10 16 (18.18%) .NET
11 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET
12 10 (11.36%) Mustache
12 10 (11.36%) REST
13 9 (10.23%) JSP
13 9 (10.23%) JSON
13 9 (10.23%) JSTL
14 8 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (17.05%) RIA
3 11 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 11 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 8 (9.09%) Open Source
5 4 (4.55%) W3C
6 3 (3.41%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (3.41%) Animation
7 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.14%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Linux
2 8 (9.09%) Windows
3 5 (5.68%) UNIX
4 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) OO
1 27 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (30.68%) TDD
2 23 (26.14%) Unit Testing
3 20 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (20.45%) Web Development
5 15 (17.05%) Low Latency
6 14 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 12 (13.64%) MVC
8 9 (10.23%) Test Scripting
9 8 (9.09%) OOP
9 8 (9.09%) Web Design
9 8 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 8 (9.09%) Workflow
9 8 (9.09%) Multithreading
10 7 (7.95%) User Experience Design
10 7 (7.95%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (6.82%) Scrum
12 4 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 80 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 30 (34.09%) Java
3 16 (18.18%) C#
4 7 (7.95%) Perl
4 7 (7.95%) ActionScript
4 7 (7.95%) Ruby
5 4 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (1.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (27.27%) Adobe
2 9 (10.23%) ATG
3 4 (4.55%) Google
4 3 (3.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.14%) Sencha
5 1 (1.14%) Facebook
5 1 (1.14%) Twitter
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