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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bower
Rank 558 563 588
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +25
Contract jobs citing Bower 84 70 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 0.94% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 47 29
Median daily rate £385 £399 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -36.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8227 7465 6951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.51% 13.33% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5670 4922 4446
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 126 156
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 25 June 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 18 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 25 June 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 -1 69 £410 +2.75% 32
London +21 56 £411 +2.94% 20
City of London +45 17 £338 -35.71% 5
Scotland -1 14 £375 - 3
Edinburgh - 11 £375 - 1
South East +11 8 £410 - 5
Surrey - 5 £385 -
Glasgow +4 3 £375 -
East Midlands 0 3 £345 -13.75% 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £345 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £345 - 1
Camberley - 2 £563 -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
East of England +10 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Bedfordshire +6 1 £425 +13.33%
Hampshire - 1 £435 - 2
Winchester - 1 £435 -
Luton - 1 £425 -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 109 (87.90%) HTML
2 107 (86.29%) AngularJS
3 104 (83.87%) JavaScript
3 104 (83.87%) CSS
4 95 (76.61%) Grunt
5 89 (71.77%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (62.90%) Git (software)
6 78 (62.90%) Sass
7 76 (61.29%) HTML5
8 73 (58.87%) Node.js
9 71 (57.26%) gulp
9 71 (57.26%) jQuery
10 60 (48.39%) CSS3
11 53 (42.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 53 (42.74%) TDD
12 49 (39.52%) Scrum
13 48 (38.71%) Java
14 43 (34.68%) Web Development
15 42 (33.87%) Front End Development
16 39 (31.45%) LESS
17 36 (29.03%) Jenkins
18 35 (28.23%) Backbone.js
19 34 (27.42%) BDD
19 34 (27.42%) Responsive Web Design
20 32 (25.81%) RESTful
21 31 (25.00%) SQL
22 30 (24.19%) User Experience
23 28 (22.58%) NoSQL
24 27 (21.77%) JSON
24 27 (21.77%) Continuous Integration

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 14 (11.29%) CMS
2 10 (8.06%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.26%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (6.45%) IIS
5 7 (5.65%) Confluence
5 7 (5.65%) GeoServer
5 7 (5.65%) nginx
6 6 (4.84%) JBoss
7 3 (2.42%) Apache
7 3 (2.42%) Mule
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.81%) Drupal
8 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (0.81%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.81%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) DNS
1 4 (3.23%) Intranet
1 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.58%) NoSQL
2 22 (17.74%) MongoDB
3 13 (10.48%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.65%) GIS
4 7 (5.65%) QGIS
5 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.03%) MySQL
6 5 (4.03%) Redis
6 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.23%) Big Data
7 4 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.42%) DB2
8 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 95 (76.61%) Grunt
2 78 (62.90%) Git (software)
3 71 (57.26%) gulp
4 36 (29.03%) Jenkins
5 26 (20.97%) Subversion
6 17 (13.71%) Selenium
7 16 (12.90%) Hudson
7 16 (12.90%) Jasmine
8 14 (11.29%) Karma Test Runner
9 11 (8.87%) Mocha
10 8 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (5.65%) DBeaver
11 7 (5.65%) Gerrit
11 7 (5.65%) Protractor
12 6 (4.84%) Cucumber
12 6 (4.84%) Firebug
12 6 (4.84%) JIRA
13 5 (4.03%) NuGet
13 5 (4.03%) TeamCity
13 5 (4.03%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (12.90%) Advertising
1 16 (12.90%) Finance
2 15 (12.10%) Games
3 8 (6.45%) Retail
4 7 (5.65%) Banking
4 7 (5.65%) Marketing
5 5 (4.03%) Publishing
6 4 (3.23%) Back Office
6 4 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.23%) Hungarian Language
7 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.61%) Front Office
8 2 (1.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.81%) Electronics
9 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (91.13%) Developer
2 32 (25.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (23.39%) Senior Developer
4 28 (22.58%) JavaScript Developer
5 24 (19.35%) Angular Developer
5 24 (19.35%) Web Developer
6 19 (15.32%) HTML Developer
6 19 (15.32%) Java Developer
7 15 (12.10%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (12.10%) UI Developer
8 14 (11.29%) HTML CSS Developer
9 10 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (6.45%) C# Developer
11 7 (5.65%) GIS Developer
11 7 (5.65%) Senior Web Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Software Engineer
13 5 (4.03%) Agile Developer
13 5 (4.03%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (87.90%) HTML
2 107 (86.29%) AngularJS
3 104 (83.87%) CSS
4 78 (62.90%) Sass
5 76 (61.29%) HTML5
6 73 (58.87%) Node.js
7 71 (57.26%) jQuery
8 60 (48.39%) CSS3
9 53 (42.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 39 (31.45%) LESS
11 35 (28.23%) Backbone.js
12 32 (25.81%) RESTful
13 27 (21.77%) JSON
14 23 (18.55%) REST
15 21 (16.94%) Ajax
16 20 (16.13%) React
17 15 (12.10%) Web Services
18 14 (11.29%) WebSockets
19 12 (9.68%) Flask
19 12 (9.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.19%) User Experience
2 8 (6.45%) Equities
2 8 (6.45%) Fixed Income
3 6 (4.84%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.84%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.84%) Visualisation
4 5 (4.03%) Derivative
5 4 (3.23%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.61%) Animation
7 2 (1.61%) DataPower
7 2 (1.61%) Photography
8 1 (0.81%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.94%) Linux
2 6 (4.84%) Windows
2 6 (4.84%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.23%) Unix
4 2 (1.61%) Android
4 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (71.77%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (42.74%) TDD
3 49 (39.52%) Scrum
4 43 (34.68%) Web Development
5 42 (33.87%) Front End Development
6 34 (27.42%) BDD
6 34 (27.42%) Responsive Web Design
7 27 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (18.55%) MVC
9 21 (16.94%) Software Engineering
10 19 (15.32%) Kanban
10 19 (15.32%) OO
11 18 (14.52%) OOP
12 16 (12.90%) DevOps
13 15 (12.10%) User Stories
14 13 (10.48%) Unit Testing
15 12 (9.68%) Microservices
15 12 (9.68%) Open Source
16 10 (8.06%) E-Commerce
16 10 (8.06%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 104 (83.87%) JavaScript
2 48 (38.71%) Java
3 31 (25.00%) SQL
4 24 (19.35%) Python
5 16 (12.90%) C#
5 16 (12.90%) CoffeeScript
6 15 (12.10%) ES6
7 14 (11.29%) Perl
8 10 (8.06%) PHP
8 10 (8.06%) PL/SQL
9 9 (7.26%) ECMAScript
10 8 (6.45%) Ruby
10 8 (6.45%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.23%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.42%) Clojure
12 3 (2.42%) Haskell
13 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (12.10%) Docker
2 7 (5.65%) GeoWebCache
3 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.68%) Ansible
2 7 (5.65%) Puppet
3 6 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.23%) Nagios
5 3 (2.42%) Kibana
5 3 (2.42%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (11.29%) VMware
2 10 (8.06%) Oracle
3 5 (4.03%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.23%) hybris
4 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.23%) Splunk
4 4 (3.23%) Telerik
5 3 (2.42%) Twitter
6 2 (1.61%) F5
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe
7 1 (0.81%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.81%) Calypso
7 1 (0.81%) Google
7 1 (0.81%) IBM
7 1 (0.81%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.81%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.81%) Murex
7 1 (0.81%) SAP
7 1 (0.81%) Syncfusion
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