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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bower
Rank 533 570 576
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +6
Contract jobs citing Bower 88 75 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.07% 0.91% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 49 49
Median daily rate £450 £370 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -24.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £260 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £344 £450
% change year-on-year
+28.36% -23.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £24.23 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.69%
UK excluding London median 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
8247 8251 7384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 14.97% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5558 5078
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 181 119
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £24.38 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.76 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +24 86 £450 +21.62% 31
London +13 49 £475 +28.37% 13
South East +43 31 £426 +42.08% 5
City of London +12 22 £438 -23.91% 1
Surrey +35 17 £441 -19.77%
Woking - 14 £435 -
Hampshire +26 6 £475 +18.75%
East Midlands - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £250 -
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £250 -
Farnborough - 3 - -
Scotland +11 2 £525 - 3
Edinburgh - 2 £525 - 3
Leicester - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £375 -
East of England -2 1 £450 +12.50%
Croydon -20 1 £500 +11.11%
Hounslow - 1 £50 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £410 -
Ipswich - 1 £450 -
Guildford - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £410 -
South West - 1 £410 - 3
Suffolk - 1 £450 -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 147 (79.46%) JavaScript
2 145 (78.38%) CSS
3 142 (76.76%) Grunt
4 134 (72.43%) HTML
5 125 (67.57%) CSS3
6 121 (65.41%) HTML5
7 111 (60.00%) AngularJS
8 110 (59.46%) jQuery
9 107 (57.84%) gulp
10 101 (54.59%) Node.js
10 101 (54.59%) Git (software)
11 98 (52.97%) Agile Software Development
12 89 (48.11%) TDD
13 84 (45.41%) Sass
13 84 (45.41%) React
14 81 (43.78%) Web Development
15 75 (40.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 64 (34.59%) Front End Development
17 61 (32.97%) C#
18 58 (31.35%) BDD
19 57 (30.81%) LESS
20 56 (30.27%) .NET
21 54 (29.19%) RESTful
22 51 (27.57%) MVC
23 48 (25.95%) Responsive Web Design
24 43 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
25 42 (22.70%) User Experience
26 41 (22.16%) JSON
27 40 (21.62%) OO
27 40 (21.62%) Backbone.js

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 18 (9.73%) CMS
2 14 (7.57%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.49%) JBoss
4 11 (5.95%) nginx
5 9 (4.86%) IIS
6 7 (3.78%) WordPress
7 5 (2.70%) Confluence
8 3 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.08%) Apache
10 1 (0.54%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.54%) Liferay
10 1 (0.54%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (4.86%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.16%) GitHub
4 3 (1.62%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.08%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.54%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.54%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.54%) IaaS
6 1 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.27%) HTTP
2 10 (5.41%) DNS
2 10 (5.41%) SSL
3 2 (1.08%) Intranet
4 1 (0.54%) LDAP
4 1 (0.54%) Network Security
4 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.19%) NoSQL
3 13 (7.03%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.86%) Couchbase
5 7 (3.78%) DB2
6 6 (3.24%) MySQL
7 3 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.62%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 142 (76.76%) Grunt
2 107 (57.84%) gulp
3 101 (54.59%) Git (software)
4 37 (20.00%) Jasmine
5 33 (17.84%) Karma Test Runner
6 32 (17.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (14.59%) NuGet
7 27 (14.59%) Protractor
8 25 (13.51%) Selenium
9 24 (12.97%) Jenkins
10 22 (11.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 21 (11.35%) webpack
12 18 (9.73%) Visual Studio
13 15 (8.11%) Vagrant
14 14 (7.57%) Gerrit
15 12 (6.49%) Firebug
15 12 (6.49%) Mocha
15 12 (6.49%) Sinon.JS
15 12 (6.49%) Subversion
16 11 (5.95%) JSHint
General
1 26 (14.05%) Finance
2 11 (5.95%) Retail
3 10 (5.41%) Advertising
3 10 (5.41%) Publishing
4 8 (4.32%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.32%) Front Office
4 8 (4.32%) Games
5 5 (2.70%) Banking
5 5 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 172 (92.97%) Developer
2 80 (43.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 41 (22.16%) Web Developer
4 40 (21.62%) JavaScript Developer
5 36 (19.46%) Angular Developer
6 26 (14.05%) Full Stack Developer
7 25 (13.51%) Node.js Developer
8 21 (11.35%) .NET Developer
8 21 (11.35%) C# Developer
8 21 (11.35%) HTML Developer
9 18 (9.73%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 18 (9.73%) Java Developer
10 16 (8.65%) Senior Developer
11 15 (8.11%) UI Developer
12 13 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (6.49%) C# Web Developer
14 11 (5.95%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 10 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
15 10 (5.41%) Agile Developer
16 8 (4.32%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (78.38%) CSS
2 134 (72.43%) HTML
3 125 (67.57%) CSS3
4 121 (65.41%) HTML5
5 111 (60.00%) AngularJS
6 110 (59.46%) jQuery
7 101 (54.59%) Node.js
8 84 (45.41%) React
8 84 (45.41%) Sass
9 75 (40.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 57 (30.81%) LESS
11 56 (30.27%) .NET
12 54 (29.19%) RESTful
13 41 (22.16%) JSON
14 40 (21.62%) Backbone.js
15 38 (20.54%) ASP.NET Web API
16 35 (18.92%) KnockoutJS
16 35 (18.92%) RequireJS
17 34 (18.38%) REST
17 34 (18.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.70%) User Experience
2 13 (7.03%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.49%) Algorithms
3 12 (6.49%) Data Structures
4 10 (5.41%) Equities
4 10 (5.41%) Graphic Design
5 8 (4.32%) Fixed Income
6 7 (3.78%) Fintech
6 7 (3.78%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.24%) Hedge funds
7 6 (3.24%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.70%) Blog
8 5 (2.70%) DataPower
9 4 (2.16%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.62%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.62%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.54%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.41%) Linux
2 4 (2.16%) Windows
3 3 (1.62%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (52.97%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (48.11%) TDD
3 81 (43.78%) Web Development
4 64 (34.59%) Front End Development
5 58 (31.35%) BDD
6 51 (27.57%) MVC
7 48 (25.95%) Responsive Web Design
8 43 (23.24%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (21.62%) OO
10 26 (14.05%) Scrum
11 25 (13.51%) DevOps
12 23 (12.43%) Workflow
13 22 (11.89%) Kanban
14 21 (11.35%) OOP
15 19 (10.27%) Web Design
16 17 (9.19%) User Stories
17 16 (8.65%) Unit Testing
18 14 (7.57%) Open Source
19 13 (7.03%) Software Engineering
20 12 (6.49%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 147 (79.46%) JavaScript
2 61 (32.97%) C#
3 29 (15.68%) Java
4 17 (9.19%) ES6
5 11 (5.95%) Python
6 10 (5.41%) Ruby
6 10 (5.41%) SQL
7 9 (4.86%) PHP
8 8 (4.32%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.16%) GraphQL
10 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.54%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.54%) Groovy
10 1 (0.54%) Perl
10 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.11%) Degree
2 6 (3.24%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.08%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (14.05%) Docker
2 9 (4.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (11.35%) Ansible
2 6 (3.24%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.62%) Puppet
4 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (9.19%) Oracle
2 7 (3.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.70%) Adobe
3 5 (2.70%) F5
3 5 (2.70%) Sage
4 4 (2.16%) Google
5 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.08%) Infragistics
5 2 (1.08%) Syncfusion
5 2 (1.08%) Twitter
6 1 (0.54%) IBM
6 1 (0.54%) Perforce
6 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.54%) Spiceworks
6 1 (0.54%) Splunk
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