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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bower
Rank 553 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bower 48 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 43 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
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
7115 6222 6354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.84% 11.70% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4549 3972 3651
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 £268
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 128 130 221
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 £24.00 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 - 48 £450 - 17
London - 40 £450 - 14
City of London - 7 £625 - 3
South East - 1 - -
Glasgow - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Macclesfield - - - - 3
Oxford - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 69 (89.61%) JavaScript
1 69 (89.61%) Grunt
2 67 (87.01%) CSS
3 65 (84.42%) HTML
4 64 (83.12%) HTML5
5 62 (80.52%) AngularJS
6 38 (49.35%) jQuery
7 37 (48.05%) CSS3
8 28 (36.36%) Java
8 28 (36.36%) Apache Flex
9 27 (35.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 26 (33.77%) WebDriver
11 25 (32.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 25 (32.47%) TDD
12 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (31.17%) OO
13 23 (29.87%) Adobe
14 22 (28.57%) Unit Testing
15 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
16 20 (25.97%) Jasmine
16 20 (25.97%) Sass
17 19 (24.68%) Responsive Web Design
18 18 (23.38%) RESTful
18 18 (23.38%) Subversion
19 17 (22.08%) Web Development
19 17 (22.08%) Yeoman
20 16 (20.78%) Karma Test Runner
21 15 (19.48%) C#
21 15 (19.48%) .NET
21 15 (19.48%) Node.js

Bower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (19.48%) Node.js
2 8 (10.39%) Confluence
3 3 (3.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.90%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) MySQL
2 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Redis
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 69 (89.61%) Grunt
2 26 (33.77%) WebDriver
3 21 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 20 (25.97%) Jasmine
5 18 (23.38%) Subversion
6 17 (22.08%) Yeoman
7 16 (20.78%) Karma Test Runner
8 9 (11.69%) JIRA
9 8 (10.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (9.09%) Mocha
11 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
12 4 (5.19%) TeamCity
13 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
14 1 (1.30%) JSHint
14 1 (1.30%) PhantomJS
14 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
14 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
14 1 (1.30%) PHPUnit
14 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Front Office
3 7 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (97.40%) Developer
2 35 (45.45%) Web Developer
3 19 (24.68%) Front-End Developer
4 16 (20.78%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (20.78%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Applications Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (2.60%) Analyst
7 2 (2.60%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.30%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Mobile Web Developer
8 1 (1.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Designer
8 1 (1.30%) User Experience Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Senior Web Applications Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (1.30%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (87.01%) CSS
2 65 (84.42%) HTML
3 64 (83.12%) HTML5
4 62 (80.52%) AngularJS
5 38 (49.35%) jQuery
6 37 (48.05%) CSS3
7 28 (36.36%) Apache Flex
8 27 (35.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (25.97%) Sass
10 18 (23.38%) RESTful
11 15 (19.48%) .NET
12 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET
12 12 (15.58%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (11.69%) Mustache
13 9 (11.69%) JSTL
13 9 (11.69%) JSP
14 8 (10.39%) Web Services
14 8 (10.39%) JSON
14 8 (10.39%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (10.39%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (16.88%) RIA
3 10 (12.99%) Visualisation
3 10 (12.99%) Mobile App
4 7 (9.09%) Open Source
5 4 (5.19%) W3C
6 2 (2.60%) Animation
6 2 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.30%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) Windows
3 5 (6.49%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) TDD
2 24 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.17%) OO
3 22 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 19 (24.68%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (22.08%) Web Development
6 15 (19.48%) Low Latency
7 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (15.58%) E-Commerce
9 9 (11.69%) Test Scripting
10 8 (10.39%) MVC
10 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
10 8 (10.39%) Web Design
10 8 (10.39%) OOP
10 8 (10.39%) Multithreading
11 7 (9.09%) Workflow
12 6 (7.79%) User Experience Design
12 6 (7.79%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (6.49%) Scrum
14 4 (5.19%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 69 (89.61%) JavaScript
2 28 (36.36%) Java
3 15 (19.48%) C#
4 6 (7.79%) ActionScript
4 6 (7.79%) Perl
4 6 (7.79%) Ruby
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) Adobe
2 9 (11.69%) ATG
3 4 (5.19%) Google
4 3 (3.90%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.30%) Facebook
5 1 (1.30%) Twitter
5 1 (1.30%) Sencha
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 7 days ago