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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bower
Rank 547 586 574
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -12
Contract jobs citing Bower 101 74 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% 0.89% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 54 56
Median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £254 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £490 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £22.12 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.35%
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
8946 8282 7293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 14.25% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6014 5464 4848
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 192 116
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 £29.53 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
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 28 September 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 30 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 28 September 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 +46 98 £400 +6.66% 31
London +14 60 £450 +12.50% 23
South East +21 21 £380 +43.39% 3
City of London +29 18 £418 -20.47% 2
Surrey - 15 £380 - 1
Woking - 12 £380 -
East Midlands - 9 £350 -
Nottingham - 5 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £350 -
Leicester - 4 - -
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Edinburgh +16 3 £525 +27.27%
South West +13 3 £388 -8.82%
Scotland +10 3 £525 +27.27% 1
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Dorset - 3 £388 -
Berkshire +8 2 £451 +6.17%
East of England 0 2 £388 +55.00%
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +26 1 £350 +40.00%
Cambridge +15 1 £350 +40.00%
Bracknell -7 1 £538 +26.47%
Wokingham - 1 £365 -
Luton - 1 £425 -
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Uxbridge - 1 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £438 -
Kent - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £538 -
Staines - 1 - -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 150 (80.21%) JavaScript
2 148 (79.14%) CSS
3 147 (78.61%) HTML
4 132 (70.59%) Grunt
5 130 (69.52%) AngularJS
6 127 (67.91%) jQuery
7 121 (64.71%) HTML5
8 115 (61.50%) Git (software)
9 113 (60.43%) CSS3
10 107 (57.22%) Agile Software Development
11 105 (56.15%) Node.js
12 100 (53.48%) gulp
13 98 (52.41%) Sass
14 85 (45.45%) TDD
15 74 (39.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 73 (39.04%) Web Development
17 65 (34.76%) Front End Development
18 55 (29.41%) BDD
19 54 (28.88%) React
20 53 (28.34%) LESS
21 51 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
22 50 (26.74%) C#
23 47 (25.13%) RESTful
23 47 (25.13%) Backbone.js
24 46 (24.60%) Java
25 45 (24.06%) Scrum
26 43 (22.99%) .NET
27 41 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
28 40 (21.39%) MVC
28 40 (21.39%) Jenkins

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 26 (13.90%) CMS
2 17 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 15 (8.02%) IIS
4 13 (6.95%) nginx
5 12 (6.42%) JBoss
6 10 (5.35%) Confluence
7 7 (3.74%) GeoServer
8 6 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.67%) WordPress
10 3 (1.60%) Mule
11 2 (1.07%) Apache
12 1 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.21%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.21%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (10.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.14%) GitHub
4 3 (1.60%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.60%) SaaS
5 2 (1.07%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.53%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) HTTP
2 7 (3.74%) DNS
3 6 (3.21%) Intranet
4 5 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.07%) SSL
6 1 (0.53%) Internet
6 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.51%) NoSQL
2 21 (11.23%) MongoDB
3 20 (10.70%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.74%) DB2
4 7 (3.74%) GIS
4 7 (3.74%) QGIS
5 6 (3.21%) Redis
6 5 (2.67%) Couchbase
6 5 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.07%) MySQL
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 132 (70.59%) Grunt
2 115 (61.50%) Git (software)
3 100 (53.48%) gulp
4 40 (21.39%) Jenkins
5 26 (13.90%) Subversion
6 25 (13.37%) Jasmine
7 24 (12.83%) NuGet
8 23 (12.30%) Karma Test Runner
8 23 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (10.16%) Selenium
10 17 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (8.02%) Hudson
11 15 (8.02%) Protractor
12 14 (7.49%) Gerrit
13 13 (6.95%) Visual Studio
14 12 (6.42%) Firebug
15 11 (5.88%) Bundler
15 11 (5.88%) Yeoman
16 10 (5.35%) Vagrant
17 9 (4.81%) webpack
General
1 26 (13.90%) Finance
2 21 (11.23%) Advertising
3 18 (9.63%) Games
4 13 (6.95%) Retail
5 10 (5.35%) Financial Institution
6 8 (4.28%) Banking
6 8 (4.28%) Publishing
7 7 (3.74%) Front Office
7 7 (3.74%) Marketing
8 5 (2.67%) Back Office
8 5 (2.67%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 172 (91.98%) Developer
2 69 (36.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 45 (24.06%) JavaScript Developer
4 42 (22.46%) Web Developer
5 32 (17.11%) Angular Developer
6 31 (16.58%) Senior Developer
7 23 (12.30%) HTML Developer
8 22 (11.76%) Java Developer
9 18 (9.63%) Full Stack Developer
10 17 (9.09%) .NET Developer
10 17 (9.09%) C# Developer
11 15 (8.02%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (7.49%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 13 (6.95%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (6.42%) Node.js Developer
15 11 (5.88%) Agile Developer
15 11 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
16 10 (5.35%) Senior Web Developer
16 10 (5.35%) UI Developer
17 9 (4.81%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (79.14%) CSS
2 147 (78.61%) HTML
3 130 (69.52%) AngularJS
4 127 (67.91%) jQuery
5 121 (64.71%) HTML5
6 113 (60.43%) CSS3
7 105 (56.15%) Node.js
8 98 (52.41%) Sass
9 74 (39.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 54 (28.88%) React
11 53 (28.34%) LESS
12 47 (25.13%) Backbone.js
12 47 (25.13%) RESTful
13 43 (22.99%) .NET
14 36 (19.25%) Ajax
14 36 (19.25%) JSON
15 34 (18.18%) REST
16 32 (17.11%) RequireJS
17 28 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API
17 28 (14.97%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.32%) User Experience
2 15 (8.02%) Equities
3 13 (6.95%) Fixed Income
4 12 (6.42%) Algorithms
4 12 (6.42%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.21%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.21%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.67%) DataPower
7 5 (2.67%) Derivative
7 5 (2.67%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.67%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.14%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.60%) Blog
9 3 (1.60%) Fintech
9 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.07%) Graphic Design
10 2 (1.07%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.07%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.30%) Linux
2 9 (4.81%) Windows
2 9 (4.81%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.07%) Android
4 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.07%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (57.22%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (45.45%) TDD
3 73 (39.04%) Web Development
4 65 (34.76%) Front End Development
5 55 (29.41%) BDD
6 51 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
7 45 (24.06%) Scrum
8 41 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (21.39%) MVC
10 34 (18.18%) OO
11 27 (14.44%) Kanban
12 26 (13.90%) OOP
13 25 (13.37%) DevOps
14 22 (11.76%) Software Engineering
15 21 (11.23%) User Stories
16 18 (9.63%) Open Source
17 16 (8.56%) E-Commerce
17 16 (8.56%) Unit Testing
17 16 (8.56%) Web Design
17 16 (8.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 150 (80.21%) JavaScript
2 50 (26.74%) C#
3 46 (24.60%) Java
4 31 (16.58%) Python
5 29 (15.51%) SQL
6 18 (9.63%) ES6
7 16 (8.56%) CoffeeScript
8 13 (6.95%) Perl
9 9 (4.81%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.81%) Ruby
10 8 (4.28%) PHP
11 6 (3.21%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.67%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.67%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.67%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.60%) Clojure
13 3 (1.60%) Haskell
14 2 (1.07%) ECMAScript
14 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (4.28%) Degree
2 7 (3.74%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (14.44%) Docker
2 7 (3.74%) GeoWebCache
3 5 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (12.30%) Ansible
2 8 (4.28%) Puppet
3 6 (3.21%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (10.70%) Oracle
2 13 (6.95%) VMware
3 8 (4.28%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.21%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.67%) F5
5 5 (2.67%) Splunk
6 4 (2.14%) Google
7 3 (1.60%) Adobe
7 3 (1.60%) Sage
7 3 (1.60%) Twitter
8 2 (1.07%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.07%) Syncfusion
9 1 (0.53%) IBM
9 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.53%) Spiceworks
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