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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bower
Rank 556 575 593
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Contract jobs citing Bower 91 84 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.092%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 1.05% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 46
Median daily rate £410 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
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
8884 7984 7205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.43% 13.88% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5980 5244 4595
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 160 132
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +11 87 £410 +5.80% 17
London +3 64 £410 +2.50% 5
City of London +34 19 £410 -21.90% 1
East Midlands +3 7 £350 -12.50% 1
South East +4 6 £538 +102.83% 8
Nottingham - 5 £350 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £350 - 1
Scotland +13 4 £388 -6.06% 2
Edinburgh +6 4 £388 -6.06% 2
East of England +17 3 £425 +70.00% 1
South West +14 3 £388 -8.82%
Dorset - 3 £388 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £438 -
Surrey - 2 £538 - 3
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £438 -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Leicester - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £425 - 1
North East - 2 £438 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire +19 1 £350 +40.00%
Cambridge +16 1 £350 +40.00%
Berkshire +1 1 £538 +26.47% 2
Bracknell -4 1 £538 +26.47%
West Midlands -33 1 £375 -16.66% 2
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Camberley - 1 £538 -
Staines - 1 - -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 140 (86.96%) HTML
2 134 (83.23%) JavaScript
3 133 (82.61%) CSS
4 120 (74.53%) AngularJS
5 112 (69.57%) Grunt
6 110 (68.32%) HTML5
7 100 (62.11%) jQuery
8 95 (59.01%) Git (software)
9 94 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
10 90 (55.90%) CSS3
11 86 (53.42%) gulp
12 85 (52.80%) Node.js
13 83 (51.55%) Sass
14 72 (44.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 64 (39.75%) TDD
16 58 (36.02%) Web Development
17 53 (32.92%) Front End Development
18 48 (29.81%) Responsive Web Design
19 47 (29.19%) Backbone.js
19 47 (29.19%) Scrum
20 42 (26.09%) LESS
21 41 (25.47%) BDD
21 41 (25.47%) Java
22 40 (24.84%) Jenkins
22 40 (24.84%) User Experience
23 36 (22.36%) REST
24 35 (21.74%) MVC
25 34 (21.12%) C#
26 33 (20.50%) RESTful
27 32 (19.88%) JSON

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 24 (14.91%) CMS
2 15 (9.32%) IIS
3 14 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.21%) nginx
5 9 (5.59%) Confluence
5 9 (5.59%) JBoss
6 7 (4.35%) GeoServer
7 6 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (3.11%) WordPress
9 3 (1.86%) Mule
10 2 (1.24%) Apache
11 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.48%) GitHub
4 3 (1.86%) SaaS
5 2 (1.24%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.62%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.62%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) DNS
1 6 (3.73%) Intranet
2 5 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.24%) HTTP
4 1 (0.62%) Internet
4 1 (0.62%) Network Security
4 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.25%) NoSQL
2 23 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 19 (11.80%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.35%) DB2
4 7 (4.35%) GIS
4 7 (4.35%) QGIS
5 6 (3.73%) Redis
5 6 (3.73%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.11%) Couchbase
6 5 (3.11%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.48%) Big Data
7 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.86%) MySQL
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 112 (69.57%) Grunt
2 95 (59.01%) Git (software)
3 86 (53.42%) gulp
4 40 (24.84%) Jenkins
5 28 (17.39%) Subversion
6 21 (13.04%) Jasmine
6 21 (13.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 20 (12.42%) Selenium
8 15 (9.32%) Hudson
8 15 (9.32%) Protractor
9 14 (8.70%) NuGet
10 12 (7.45%) Mocha
10 12 (7.45%) Visual Studio
11 11 (6.83%) Gerrit
12 10 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (5.59%) Firebug
13 9 (5.59%) Sinon.JS
14 8 (4.97%) Bundler
14 8 (4.97%) webpack
14 8 (4.97%) Yeoman
General
1 26 (16.15%) Finance
2 21 (13.04%) Advertising
3 18 (11.18%) Games
4 14 (8.70%) Retail
5 10 (6.21%) Financial Institution
6 8 (4.97%) Banking
6 8 (4.97%) Front Office
6 8 (4.97%) Marketing
6 8 (4.97%) Publishing
7 5 (3.11%) Back Office
7 5 (3.11%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.62%) Electronics
9 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 152 (94.41%) Developer
2 54 (33.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 40 (24.84%) JavaScript Developer
4 34 (21.12%) Senior Developer
5 33 (20.50%) Web Developer
6 31 (19.25%) Angular Developer
7 22 (13.66%) HTML Developer
8 20 (12.42%) Java Developer
9 17 (10.56%) Full Stack Developer
10 15 (9.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 14 (8.70%) UI Developer
12 12 (7.45%) HTML CSS Developer
13 11 (6.83%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 10 (6.21%) Senior Web Developer
15 9 (5.59%) C# Developer
15 9 (5.59%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 8 (4.97%) Senior Java Developer
17 7 (4.35%) GIS Developer
18 6 (3.73%) .NET Developer
18 6 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (86.96%) HTML
2 133 (82.61%) CSS
3 120 (74.53%) AngularJS
4 110 (68.32%) HTML5
5 100 (62.11%) jQuery
6 90 (55.90%) CSS3
7 85 (52.80%) Node.js
8 83 (51.55%) Sass
9 72 (44.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 47 (29.19%) Backbone.js
11 42 (26.09%) LESS
12 36 (22.36%) REST
13 33 (20.50%) RESTful
14 32 (19.88%) JSON
15 31 (19.25%) Ajax
16 28 (17.39%) .NET
16 28 (17.39%) RequireJS
17 26 (16.15%) React
18 20 (12.42%) WebSockets
19 14 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.84%) User Experience
2 15 (9.32%) Equities
3 13 (8.07%) Fixed Income
4 10 (6.21%) Visualisation
5 9 (5.59%) Algorithms
5 9 (5.59%) Data Structures
6 7 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.35%) Hedge funds
7 5 (3.11%) DataPower
7 5 (3.11%) Derivative
7 5 (3.11%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.11%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.86%) Blog
9 3 (1.86%) Fintech
9 3 (1.86%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.24%) Animation
10 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.66%) Linux
2 9 (5.59%) Windows
2 9 (5.59%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.24%) Android
4 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (39.75%) TDD
3 58 (36.02%) Web Development
4 53 (32.92%) Front End Development
5 48 (29.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 47 (29.19%) Scrum
7 41 (25.47%) BDD
8 35 (21.74%) MVC
9 29 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (16.77%) OO
11 26 (16.15%) OOP
12 23 (14.29%) DevOps
13 22 (13.66%) Software Engineering
14 20 (12.42%) User Stories
15 17 (10.56%) Kanban
15 17 (10.56%) Unit Testing
16 16 (9.94%) E-Commerce
16 16 (9.94%) Open Source
16 16 (9.94%) Workflow
17 13 (8.07%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 134 (83.23%) JavaScript
2 41 (25.47%) Java
3 34 (21.12%) C#
4 30 (18.63%) SQL
5 26 (16.15%) Python
6 19 (11.80%) ES6
7 16 (9.94%) CoffeeScript
8 13 (8.07%) Perl
9 12 (7.45%) PHP
10 10 (6.21%) Ruby
11 9 (5.59%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.73%) TypeScript
13 5 (3.11%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.11%) PowerShell
13 5 (3.11%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.48%) ECMAScript
15 3 (1.86%) Clojure
15 3 (1.86%) Haskell
16 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (4.97%) Degree
2 4 (2.48%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.86%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (9.94%) Docker
2 7 (4.35%) GeoWebCache
3 5 (3.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (12.42%) Ansible
2 8 (4.97%) Puppet
3 6 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.11%) Nagios
5 3 (1.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (9.94%) Oracle
2 13 (8.07%) VMware
3 6 (3.73%) Atlassian
3 6 (3.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.11%) F5
4 5 (3.11%) Splunk
5 4 (2.48%) Twitter
6 3 (1.86%) Adobe
6 3 (1.86%) Google
6 3 (1.86%) Sage
7 2 (1.24%) Infragistics
7 2 (1.24%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.62%) IBM
8 1 (0.62%) SAP
8 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.62%) Spiceworks
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