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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bower
Rank 535 553 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Bower 78 39 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.074% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 56 31 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £613 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 3 July 2015.

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 27 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 3 July 2015. 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 +7 77 £400 -34.77% 36
London +12 55 £399 -38.61% 20
City of London -6 10 £450 -30.76% 4
East Midlands +1 9 £400 +14.28% 3
Northampton - 7 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £400 -
East of England +5 6 £375 - 4
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 1
North West - 3 £350 - 2
Watford - 3 - -
Berkshire +15 2 £413 -
South East -12 2 £413 - 4
Cheshire - 2 £375 - 1
Peterborough +4 1 - -
West Midlands -1 1 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 1 - - 2
Windsor - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 -
South West - 1 - - 1
St Albans - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £350 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £413 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 £450 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Osterley - 1 £460 -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 182 (98.38%) JavaScript
2 181 (97.84%) Grunt
3 172 (92.97%) HTML
4 167 (90.27%) CSS
5 132 (71.35%) HTML5
6 125 (67.57%) AngularJS
7 93 (50.27%) CSS3
8 84 (45.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 81 (43.78%) Sass
9 81 (43.78%) jQuery
10 67 (36.22%) User Experience
11 65 (35.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 63 (34.05%) Node.js
13 61 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
14 59 (31.89%) LESS
15 54 (29.19%) Git (software)
15 54 (29.19%) OO
16 47 (25.41%) Backbone.js
17 46 (24.86%) JSON
18 43 (23.24%) gulp
19 39 (21.08%) TDD
20 38 (20.54%) MVC
21 36 (19.46%) Java
22 35 (18.92%) Web Development
22 35 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
23 34 (18.38%) PHP
24 32 (17.30%) Ajax
25 30 (16.22%) Jasmine
26 29 (15.68%) RESTful
27 28 (15.14%) Ember.js

Bower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 63 (34.05%) Node.js
2 24 (12.97%) CMS
3 17 (9.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.16%) IIS
4 4 (2.16%) Drupal
5 3 (1.62%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.08%) Confluence
6 2 (1.08%) Apache
6 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (9.19%) Photoshop
2 11 (5.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (4.86%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Tridion
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.62%) Force.com
4 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
4 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.78%) Internet
2 3 (1.62%) HTTP
3 2 (1.08%) Firewall
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.27%) MySQL
2 4 (2.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.54%) KDB
4 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 181 (97.84%) Grunt
2 54 (29.19%) Git (software)
3 43 (23.24%) gulp
4 30 (16.22%) Jasmine
5 20 (10.81%) Mocha
6 17 (9.19%) webpack
7 16 (8.65%) QUnit
8 15 (8.11%) Karma Test Runner
9 13 (7.03%) Yeoman
9 13 (7.03%) WebDriver
10 11 (5.95%) Selenium
11 9 (4.86%) Sublime Text
12 7 (3.78%) Jenkins
13 6 (3.24%) JSHint
13 6 (3.24%) Visual Studio
14 5 (2.70%) Subversion
14 5 (2.70%) TeamCity
15 4 (2.16%) NUnit
15 4 (2.16%) ReSharper
15 4 (2.16%) FxCop
General
1 28 (15.14%) Banking
2 12 (6.49%) Investment Banking
3 11 (5.95%) Finance
4 9 (4.86%) Retail
5 4 (2.16%) Front Office
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
6 2 (1.08%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 172 (92.97%) Developer
2 97 (52.43%) Front-End Developer
3 28 (15.14%) Web Developer
4 26 (14.05%) JavaScript Developer
5 21 (11.35%) UI Developer
5 21 (11.35%) UI Programmer
6 14 (7.57%) Senior Developer
7 7 (3.78%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.24%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (2.70%) PHP Developer
9 5 (2.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
10 4 (2.16%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (1.62%) Technical Leader
11 3 (1.62%) Senior PHP Developer
11 3 (1.62%) Web Development Manager
11 3 (1.62%) Web Manager
11 3 (1.62%) .NET Developer
11 3 (1.62%) Lead Developer
11 3 (1.62%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (92.97%) HTML
2 167 (90.27%) CSS
3 132 (71.35%) HTML5
4 125 (67.57%) AngularJS
5 93 (50.27%) CSS3
6 84 (45.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 81 (43.78%) Sass
7 81 (43.78%) jQuery
8 59 (31.89%) LESS
9 47 (25.41%) Backbone.js
10 46 (24.86%) JSON
11 32 (17.30%) Ajax
12 29 (15.68%) RESTful
13 28 (15.14%) XHTML
13 28 (15.14%) Ember.js
14 25 (13.51%) Web Services
15 20 (10.81%) JSP
15 20 (10.81%) D3.js
16 18 (9.73%) JSTL
17 17 (9.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (36.22%) User Experience
2 16 (8.65%) Social Media
3 15 (8.11%) W3C
4 5 (2.70%) RIA
5 4 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.62%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.54%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.54%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.32%) Linux
2 7 (3.78%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.24%) Android
4 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.14%) Responsive Web Design
2 61 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (29.19%) OO
4 39 (21.08%) TDD
5 38 (20.54%) MVC
6 35 (18.92%) Web Development
6 35 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (14.59%) Web Design
8 23 (12.43%) Dependency Management
8 23 (12.43%) Progressive Enhancement
9 19 (10.27%) E-Commerce
10 16 (8.65%) Graceful Degradation
11 15 (8.11%) Scrum
11 15 (8.11%) Pair Programming
12 14 (7.57%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (6.49%) BDD
13 12 (6.49%) Unit Testing
14 11 (5.95%) Automated Testing
14 11 (5.95%) Web Application Development
15 9 (4.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 182 (98.38%) JavaScript
2 36 (19.46%) Java
3 34 (18.38%) PHP
4 16 (8.65%) Python
4 16 (8.65%) C#
5 6 (3.24%) Ruby
6 5 (2.70%) C
7 3 (1.62%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.62%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.08%) XAML
8 2 (1.08%) Perl
9 1 (0.54%) Smalltalk
9 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.54%) SQL
9 1 (0.54%) Lua
9 1 (0.54%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (4.32%) Adobe
2 5 (2.70%) Oracle
2 5 (2.70%) Google
3 4 (2.16%) Zend
3 4 (2.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.62%) Maxymiser
4 3 (1.62%) Apigee
5 2 (1.08%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.54%) Facebook
6 1 (0.54%) Twitter
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