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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bower
Rank 544 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bower 62 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 57 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
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
7329 6261 6389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.68% 11.86% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4841 4057 3561
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 £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 128 223
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 22 September 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 16 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 22 September 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 - 62 £450 - 13
London - 52 £450 - 9
City of London - 10 £631 -
East of England - 7 £300 -
South East - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 93 (92.08%) Grunt
2 92 (91.09%) JavaScript
3 86 (85.15%) CSS
4 85 (84.16%) AngularJS
5 84 (83.17%) HTML
6 82 (81.19%) HTML5
7 47 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (46.53%) User Experience
8 44 (43.56%) CSS3
9 41 (40.59%) jQuery
10 35 (34.65%) WebDriver
11 33 (32.67%) Java
11 33 (32.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 32 (31.68%) Apache Flex
12 32 (31.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (30.69%) TDD
14 30 (29.70%) OO
15 26 (25.74%) Jasmine
16 25 (24.75%) Yeoman
17 24 (23.76%) KnockoutJS
17 24 (23.76%) Adobe
18 23 (22.77%) Unit Testing
18 23 (22.77%) Node.js
19 22 (21.78%) Karma Test Runner
20 21 (20.79%) Git (software)
21 20 (19.80%) RESTful
22 19 (18.81%) RIA
22 19 (18.81%) .NET
22 19 (18.81%) Responsive Web Design
22 19 (18.81%) Sass

Bower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 23 (22.77%) Node.js
2 8 (7.92%) Confluence
3 4 (3.96%) Apache
4 3 (2.97%) CMS
4 3 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.97%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) GitHub
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) MySQL
2 8 (7.92%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.96%) Redis
3 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 93 (92.08%) Grunt
2 35 (34.65%) WebDriver
3 26 (25.74%) Jasmine
4 25 (24.75%) Yeoman
5 22 (21.78%) Karma Test Runner
6 21 (20.79%) Git (software)
7 15 (14.85%) Subversion
8 10 (9.90%) JIRA
9 8 (7.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (7.92%) Mocha
10 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
11 4 (3.96%) PHPUnit
11 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.98%) PhantomJS
14 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.99%) JSUnit
14 1 (0.99%) Selenium
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 12 (11.88%) Banking
3 10 (9.90%) Front Office
4 3 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 99 (98.02%) Developer
2 47 (46.53%) Web Developer
3 29 (28.71%) JavaScript Developer
4 22 (21.78%) Front-End Developer
5 18 (17.82%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.95%) Applications Developer
6 5 (4.95%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (3.96%) PHP Developer
7 4 (3.96%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (1.98%) Analyst
8 2 (1.98%) Test Analyst
9 1 (0.99%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (0.99%) Java Developer
9 1 (0.99%) .NET Developer
9 1 (0.99%) C# Developer
9 1 (0.99%) Web Designer
9 1 (0.99%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (0.99%) Tester
9 1 (0.99%) Senior Web Applications Developer
9 1 (0.99%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (85.15%) CSS
2 85 (84.16%) AngularJS
3 84 (83.17%) HTML
4 82 (81.19%) HTML5
5 44 (43.56%) CSS3
6 41 (40.59%) jQuery
7 32 (31.68%) Apache Flex
7 32 (31.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (23.76%) KnockoutJS
9 20 (19.80%) RESTful
10 19 (18.81%) .NET
10 19 (18.81%) Sass
11 15 (14.85%) REST
12 13 (12.87%) JSON
12 13 (12.87%) D3.js
13 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET
14 9 (8.91%) Web Services
14 9 (8.91%) HTML5 Canvas
15 8 (7.92%) LESS
15 8 (7.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (46.53%) User Experience
2 33 (32.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (18.81%) RIA
4 15 (14.85%) Visualisation
5 13 (12.87%) Mobile App
6 9 (8.91%) Open Source
7 6 (5.94%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.97%) Animation
10 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.98%) W3C
11 1 (0.99%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) Linux
2 9 (8.91%) Windows
3 5 (4.95%) UNIX
4 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.69%) TDD
3 30 (29.70%) OO
4 23 (22.77%) Unit Testing
5 19 (18.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (17.82%) Web Development
7 15 (14.85%) Low Latency
7 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (13.86%) MVC
9 12 (11.88%) E-Commerce
10 11 (10.89%) Workflow
11 9 (8.91%) OOP
12 8 (7.92%) Multithreading
12 8 (7.92%) User Experience Design
12 8 (7.92%) Risk Management
12 8 (7.92%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (6.93%) Scrum
14 6 (5.94%) Web Design
14 6 (5.94%) Software Engineering
14 6 (5.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 92 (91.09%) JavaScript
2 33 (32.67%) Java
3 16 (15.84%) C#
4 8 (7.92%) Perl
4 8 (7.92%) ActionScript
4 8 (7.92%) Ruby
5 6 (5.94%) PHP
6 1 (0.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.97%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) Adobe
2 6 (5.94%) ATG
3 4 (3.96%) Google
4 3 (2.97%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.99%) Sencha
5 1 (0.99%) Facebook
5 1 (0.99%) Twitter
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