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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bower
UK
Rank 522 575 537
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -38
Contract jobs citing Bower 65 55 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 0.73% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 50
Median daily rate £450 £395 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -16.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £364 £385
% change year-on-year
+23.71% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £24.23 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
7389 7507 6902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.47% 15.02% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4926 5013 4694
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 202 123
Median hourly rate £41.50 £41.85 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £24.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

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 23 January 2017.

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 28 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +41 62 £450 +12.50% 21
South East +36 25 £450 -5.26% 5
London +1 25 £438 +8.69% 9
Surrey +29 13 £450 -18.18% 2
City of London +6 10 £425 -12.82% 1
Woking - 9 £450 -
East of England +11 7 £455 +13.75% 1
Hampshire +14 5 £475 +18.75% 1
Ipswich - 5 £455 -
Suffolk - 5 £455 -
Oxfordshire +2 4 - - 2
Oxford - 4 - - 1
Scotland +27 3 £450 - 1
East Midlands +4 3 £375 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £450 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £375 -
Reading - 3 £250 -
Farnborough - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £250 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £375 - 1
Guildford - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £500 - 1
North West +27 1 £338 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire +9 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £338 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
York - 1 - - 1
Warrington - 1 £338 -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 132 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 119 (73.46%) CSS
3 115 (70.99%) Grunt
4 108 (66.67%) HTML
5 104 (64.20%) CSS3
6 97 (59.88%) HTML5
7 96 (59.26%) AngularJS
8 92 (56.79%) jQuery
9 86 (53.09%) TDD
10 84 (51.85%) gulp
11 83 (51.23%) Agile Software Development
12 82 (50.62%) Git (software)
12 82 (50.62%) Node.js
13 81 (50.00%) Sass
14 71 (43.83%) React
15 69 (42.59%) Web Development
16 62 (38.27%) Front End Development
17 54 (33.33%) C#
17 54 (33.33%) LESS
18 53 (32.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 52 (32.10%) BDD
20 50 (30.86%) .NET
21 46 (28.40%) RESTful
22 38 (23.46%) ASP.NET Web API
23 37 (22.84%) Jasmine
23 37 (22.84%) MVC
24 36 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
25 35 (21.60%) Karma Test Runner
26 33 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
27 32 (19.75%) Backbone.js

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 9 (5.56%) CMS
2 4 (2.47%) JBoss
2 4 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.85%) nginx
3 3 (1.85%) WordPress
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.62%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.62%) Apache
5 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.62%) Confluence
5 1 (0.62%) IIS
5 1 (0.62%) Liferay
5 1 (0.62%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.62%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.09%) GitHub
4 3 (1.85%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.23%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.62%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.62%) IaaS
6 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.58%) HTTP
2 11 (6.79%) SSL
3 10 (6.17%) DNS
4 1 (0.62%) LDAP
4 1 (0.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.26%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.02%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.94%) Couchbase
5 4 (2.47%) MySQL
6 2 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.23%) GIS
6 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 115 (70.99%) Grunt
2 84 (51.85%) gulp
3 82 (50.62%) Git (software)
4 37 (22.84%) Jasmine
5 35 (21.60%) Karma Test Runner
6 30 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (17.28%) Protractor
8 25 (15.43%) Selenium
9 24 (14.81%) NuGet
10 21 (12.96%) Octopus Deploy
11 20 (12.35%) webpack
12 16 (9.88%) JSHint
13 15 (9.26%) Visual Studio
14 14 (8.64%) Yeoman
15 12 (7.41%) Vagrant
16 11 (6.79%) QUnit
17 10 (6.17%) Jenkins
17 10 (6.17%) Maven
18 9 (5.56%) Mocha
18 9 (5.56%) Sinon.JS
General
1 20 (12.35%) Finance
2 10 (6.17%) Publishing
3 8 (4.94%) Front Office
4 7 (4.32%) Retail
5 6 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.47%) Banking
6 4 (2.47%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.62%) Games
8 1 (0.62%) Legal
8 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 151 (93.21%) Developer
2 74 (45.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 39 (24.07%) Angular Developer
4 36 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
5 34 (20.99%) Web Developer
6 24 (14.81%) Node.js Developer
7 23 (14.20%) Full Stack Developer
8 20 (12.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 18 (11.11%) .NET Developer
10 16 (9.88%) C# Developer
11 15 (9.26%) HTML Developer
12 13 (8.02%) UI Developer
13 12 (7.41%) Senior Developer
14 10 (6.17%) Agile Developer
14 10 (6.17%) C# Web Developer
14 10 (6.17%) Java Developer
15 9 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
15 9 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
16 8 (4.94%) Polyglot Developer
17 7 (4.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (73.46%) CSS
2 108 (66.67%) HTML
3 104 (64.20%) CSS3
4 97 (59.88%) HTML5
5 96 (59.26%) AngularJS
6 92 (56.79%) jQuery
7 82 (50.62%) Node.js
8 81 (50.00%) Sass
9 71 (43.83%) React
10 54 (33.33%) LESS
11 53 (32.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 50 (30.86%) .NET
13 46 (28.40%) RESTful
14 38 (23.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 32 (19.75%) Backbone.js
15 32 (19.75%) Web Services
16 29 (17.90%) JSON
16 29 (17.90%) KnockoutJS
17 28 (17.28%) RequireJS
17 28 (17.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.90%) User Experience
2 11 (6.79%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.79%) Graphic Design
3 8 (4.94%) Fintech
4 6 (3.70%) Equities
4 6 (3.70%) Fixed Income
4 6 (3.70%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.09%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.85%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.23%) Blog
9 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.62%) Statistics
9 1 (0.62%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.17%) Linux
2 2 (1.23%) Windows
3 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (53.09%) TDD
2 83 (51.23%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (42.59%) Web Development
4 62 (38.27%) Front End Development
5 52 (32.10%) BDD
6 37 (22.84%) MVC
7 36 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 33 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (16.05%) OO
9 26 (16.05%) Workflow
10 25 (15.43%) Kanban
11 22 (13.58%) DevOps
12 21 (12.96%) Web Design
13 19 (11.73%) Scrum
14 12 (7.41%) Unit Testing
15 11 (6.79%) OOP
15 11 (6.79%) Software Engineering
15 11 (6.79%) User Stories
16 8 (4.94%) Concurrent Programming
16 8 (4.94%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 54 (33.33%) C#
3 24 (14.81%) Java
4 13 (8.02%) Python
5 12 (7.41%) ES6
6 9 (5.56%) SQL
7 5 (3.09%) PHP
8 4 (2.47%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (2.47%) GraphQL
8 4 (2.47%) Ruby
9 3 (1.85%) Perl
9 3 (1.85%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.62%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (12.96%) Docker
2 8 (4.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) Ansible
2 3 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (4.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.70%) Oracle
3 4 (2.47%) Google
4 2 (1.23%) Adobe
4 2 (1.23%) Sage
5 1 (0.62%) Perforce
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