The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bower
Rank 543 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bower 46 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 40 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7028 5881 6128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.87% 11.50% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4513 3693 3592
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 218
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 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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 29 July 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 11 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 46 £500 - 21
London - 39 £538 - 17
City of London - 9 £650 - 5
South East - 1 - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 56 (87.50%) HTML
1 56 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 55 (85.94%) CSS
2 55 (85.94%) HTML5
2 55 (85.94%) Grunt
3 51 (79.69%) AngularJS
4 28 (43.75%) jQuery
5 27 (42.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 27 (42.19%) CSS3
6 26 (40.63%) WebDriver
7 25 (39.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 24 (37.50%) Java
8 24 (37.50%) Apache Flex
9 23 (35.94%) Adobe
10 20 (31.25%) OO
11 18 (28.13%) TDD
11 18 (28.13%) Subversion
11 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
12 17 (26.56%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (25.00%) Unit Testing
13 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (23.44%) Low Latency
15 14 (21.88%) C#
15 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (21.88%) Sass
16 13 (20.31%) RIA
16 13 (20.31%) RESTful
16 13 (20.31%) Web Development
16 13 (20.31%) Karma Test Runner
17 12 (18.75%) Yeoman

Bower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (14.06%) Node.js
2 8 (12.50%) Confluence
3 2 (3.13%) CMS
3 2 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (85.94%) Grunt
2 26 (40.63%) WebDriver
3 18 (28.13%) Subversion
3 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
4 13 (20.31%) Karma Test Runner
5 12 (18.75%) Yeoman
6 11 (17.19%) Jasmine
7 9 (14.06%) JIRA
8 8 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (10.94%) Jenkins
10 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
11 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (3.13%) PhantomJS
11 2 (3.13%) Mocha
12 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.56%) PhoneGap
12 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.56%) Gradle
12 1 (1.56%) JSUnit
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Front Office
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (96.88%) Developer
2 26 (40.63%) Web Developer
3 18 (28.13%) Front-End Developer
4 14 (21.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (15.63%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.56%) Tester
7 1 (1.56%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (1.56%) Designer
7 1 (1.56%) User Experience Developer
7 1 (1.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (1.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.56%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (1.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.56%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (1.56%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.56%) Web Designer
7 1 (1.56%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (87.50%) HTML
2 55 (85.94%) CSS
2 55 (85.94%) HTML5
3 51 (79.69%) AngularJS
4 28 (43.75%) jQuery
5 27 (42.19%) CSS3
5 27 (42.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 24 (37.50%) Apache Flex
7 14 (21.88%) Sass
8 13 (20.31%) RESTful
9 12 (18.75%) .NET
10 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
11 9 (14.06%) JSP
11 9 (14.06%) JSTL
11 9 (14.06%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (14.06%) Mustache
12 8 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
12 8 (12.50%) LINQ
12 8 (12.50%) OOCSS
13 5 (7.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (20.31%) RIA
3 8 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 4 (6.25%) W3C
5 3 (4.69%) Open Source
5 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) UNIX
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) OO
2 18 (28.13%) TDD
3 17 (26.56%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (23.44%) Low Latency
6 14 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (20.31%) Web Development
8 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
9 9 (14.06%) Test Scripting
10 8 (12.50%) Multithreading
10 8 (12.50%) OOP
10 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 7 (10.94%) Web Design
12 6 (9.38%) MVC
13 4 (6.25%) Workflow
14 3 (4.69%) Scrum
14 3 (4.69%) Progressive Enhancement
14 3 (4.69%) Data Visualisation
15 2 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 24 (37.50%) Java
3 14 (21.88%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) Perl
4 2 (3.13%) ActionScript
4 2 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (1.56%) C++
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Adobe
2 9 (14.06%) ATG
3 2 (3.13%) Google
3 2 (3.13%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.56%) Sencha
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter
4 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
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