The table below looks at the statistics for Bower skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bower over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bower
Rank 545 562 559
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Bower 98 84 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 1.11% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 64 38
Median daily rate £400 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £22.06 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.42%
UK excluding London median 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
8606 7567 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.90% 13.29% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 4987 4352
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 146
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.12 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

Bower
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Bower as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bower within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 87 £410 +2.50% 28
London +7 67 £410 +2.50% 13
City of London +58 22 £356 -26.92% 5
Scotland +12 11 £375 -9.09% 1
South East +2 10 £435 +45.00% 9
Edinburgh +3 9 £375 -9.09% 1
Surrey - 5 £385 - 3
South West +2 3 £388 -8.82% 1
East Midlands 0 3 £345 -13.75%
Dorset - 3 £388 -
Nottingham - 3 £345 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £345 -
East of England +16 2 £425 +13.33% 2
Glasgow +5 2 £375 -9.09%
Bedfordshire +4 2 £425 +13.33% 2
Tyne and Wear - 2 £438 -
Luton - 2 £425 - 2
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Camberley - 2 £563 - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £438 -
North East - 2 £438 -
Berkshire +2 1 £538 +28.35%
Bracknell -10 1 £538 +28.35%
Winchester - 1 £435 -
Hampshire - 1 £435 - 4
Kent - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £400 -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Bower also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Bower.

1 121 (88.97%) HTML
2 115 (84.56%) CSS
3 112 (82.35%) JavaScript
4 111 (81.62%) AngularJS
5 100 (73.53%) Grunt
6 93 (68.38%) Git (software)
7 89 (65.44%) HTML5
8 88 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (61.03%) jQuery
10 80 (58.82%) Node.js
11 75 (55.15%) gulp
12 74 (54.41%) Sass
13 72 (52.94%) CSS3
14 62 (45.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 55 (40.44%) TDD
16 50 (36.76%) Scrum
17 46 (33.82%) Front End Development
18 45 (33.09%) Web Development
19 44 (32.35%) Java
20 41 (30.15%) Jenkins
21 38 (27.94%) Responsive Web Design
22 36 (26.47%) Backbone.js
22 36 (26.47%) BDD
22 36 (26.47%) LESS
22 36 (26.47%) User Experience
23 34 (25.00%) JSON
24 32 (23.53%) RESTful
25 31 (22.79%) SQL
26 29 (21.32%) MVC
26 29 (21.32%) Continuous Integration

Bower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (14.71%) CMS
2 14 (10.29%) IIS
2 14 (10.29%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.35%) nginx
4 9 (6.62%) Confluence
4 9 (6.62%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (6.62%) JBoss
5 7 (5.15%) GeoServer
6 4 (2.94%) WordPress
7 3 (2.21%) Mule
8 2 (1.47%) Apache
9 1 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.21%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.94%) GitHub
4 2 (1.47%) SaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.74%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) DNS
1 6 (4.41%) Intranet
2 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.74%) Internet
4 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.32%) NoSQL
2 21 (15.44%) MongoDB
3 15 (11.03%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.15%) DB2
4 7 (5.15%) GIS
4 7 (5.15%) QGIS
5 6 (4.41%) Redis
6 5 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.94%) Big Data
7 4 (2.94%) MySQL
7 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 100 (73.53%) Grunt
2 93 (68.38%) Git (software)
3 75 (55.15%) gulp
4 41 (30.15%) Jenkins
5 28 (20.59%) Subversion
6 18 (13.24%) Jasmine
7 16 (11.76%) Hudson
7 16 (11.76%) Selenium
8 15 (11.03%) Karma Test Runner
9 12 (8.82%) Mocha
10 11 (8.09%) Gerrit
11 9 (6.62%) Firebug
12 8 (5.88%) Bundler
12 8 (5.88%) Protractor
12 8 (5.88%) TeamCity
13 7 (5.15%) DBeaver
13 7 (5.15%) NuGet
13 7 (5.15%) Vagrant
13 7 (5.15%) Visual Studio
13 7 (5.15%) webpack
General
1 18 (13.24%) Advertising
1 18 (13.24%) Finance
2 17 (12.50%) Games
3 11 (8.09%) Retail
4 8 (5.88%) Marketing
5 7 (5.15%) Banking
6 6 (4.41%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.68%) Back Office
7 5 (3.68%) Publishing
8 3 (2.21%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.47%) Front Office
10 1 (0.74%) Electronics
10 1 (0.74%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (93.38%) Developer
2 38 (27.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 32 (23.53%) JavaScript Developer
4 30 (22.06%) Senior Developer
5 25 (18.38%) Web Developer
6 23 (16.91%) Java Developer
7 22 (16.18%) Angular Developer
8 21 (15.44%) HTML Developer
9 14 (10.29%) UI Developer
10 13 (9.56%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (9.56%) HTML CSS Developer
11 11 (8.09%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (6.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 8 (5.88%) C# Developer
13 8 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 7 (5.15%) GIS Developer
15 6 (4.41%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
15 6 (4.41%) Lead Developer
16 5 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
16 5 (3.68%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (88.97%) HTML
2 115 (84.56%) CSS
3 111 (81.62%) AngularJS
4 89 (65.44%) HTML5
5 83 (61.03%) jQuery
6 80 (58.82%) Node.js
7 74 (54.41%) Sass
8 72 (52.94%) CSS3
9 62 (45.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 36 (26.47%) Backbone.js
10 36 (26.47%) LESS
11 34 (25.00%) JSON
12 32 (23.53%) RESTful
13 27 (19.85%) React
13 27 (19.85%) REST
14 26 (19.12%) Ajax
15 16 (11.76%) WebSockets
16 13 (9.56%) .NET
17 12 (8.82%) Web Services
17 12 (8.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.47%) User Experience
2 11 (8.09%) Equities
3 10 (7.35%) Fixed Income
4 9 (6.62%) Algorithms
4 9 (6.62%) Data Structures
5 7 (5.15%) Visualisation
6 6 (4.41%) Derivative
7 5 (3.68%) DataPower
7 5 (3.68%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.21%) Blog
8 3 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.21%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.47%) Animation
9 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.47%) Photography
10 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.91%) Linux
2 8 (5.88%) Windows
2 8 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.94%) Unix
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.47%) Android
5 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (40.44%) TDD
3 50 (36.76%) Scrum
4 46 (33.82%) Front End Development
5 45 (33.09%) Web Development
6 38 (27.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 36 (26.47%) BDD
8 29 (21.32%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (21.32%) MVC
9 25 (18.38%) OO
10 22 (16.18%) OOP
10 22 (16.18%) Software Engineering
11 19 (13.97%) Kanban
12 18 (13.24%) DevOps
13 17 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 17 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 16 (11.76%) Open Source
14 16 (11.76%) User Stories
15 12 (8.82%) Workflow
16 11 (8.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 112 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 44 (32.35%) Java
3 31 (22.79%) SQL
4 26 (19.12%) Python
5 19 (13.97%) C#
6 17 (12.50%) CoffeeScript
6 17 (12.50%) ES6
7 14 (10.29%) Perl
8 12 (8.82%) PHP
9 11 (8.09%) Ruby
10 10 (7.35%) PL/SQL
11 6 (4.41%) TypeScript
12 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.68%) ECMAScript
12 5 (3.68%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.68%) T-SQL
13 3 (2.21%) Clojure
13 3 (2.21%) Haskell
14 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.21%) Degree
3 2 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (11.76%) Docker
2 7 (5.15%) GeoWebCache
3 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (14.71%) Ansible
2 8 (5.88%) Puppet
3 6 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.68%) Nagios
5 3 (2.21%) Kibana
5 3 (2.21%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (11.03%) Oracle
2 14 (10.29%) VMware
3 6 (4.41%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.68%) F5
4 5 (3.68%) Splunk
4 5 (3.68%) Twitter
5 4 (2.94%) Adobe
6 3 (2.21%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.21%) Sage
7 2 (1.47%) Infragistics
7 2 (1.47%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.74%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.74%) Calypso
8 1 (0.74%) Google
8 1 (0.74%) IBM
8 1 (0.74%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.74%) Murex
8 1 (0.74%) SAP
8 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.74%) Telerik
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