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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bower
Rank 540 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Bower 64 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 58 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
7375 6260 6373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.86% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4906 4055 3538
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 £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 125 239
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.05 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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 30 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 18 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 30 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 - 64 £450 - 12
London - 54 £450 - 8
City of London - 10 £594 -
East of England - 7 £300 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £300 -
Cambridge - 3 £475 -
South East - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Norwich - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 95 (92.23%) Grunt
2 94 (91.26%) JavaScript
3 89 (86.41%) AngularJS
4 87 (84.47%) CSS
5 85 (82.52%) HTML
6 83 (80.58%) HTML5
7 49 (47.57%) User Experience
8 47 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (40.78%) CSS3
10 39 (37.86%) jQuery
11 37 (35.92%) WebDriver
12 34 (33.01%) Apache Flex
12 34 (33.01%) Java
12 34 (33.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 32 (31.07%) TDD
14 31 (30.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 30 (29.13%) OO
16 26 (25.24%) Adobe
16 26 (25.24%) KnockoutJS
16 26 (25.24%) Jasmine
16 26 (25.24%) Yeoman
17 23 (22.33%) Node.js
17 23 (22.33%) Unit Testing
18 22 (21.36%) Karma Test Runner
19 20 (19.42%) RIA
19 20 (19.42%) RESTful
20 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
20 19 (18.45%) .NET
21 17 (16.50%) Responsive Web Design
21 17 (16.50%) Sass

Bower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (22.33%) Node.js
2 8 (7.77%) Confluence
3 5 (4.85%) Apache
4 3 (2.91%) CMS
4 3 (2.91%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.91%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) GitHub
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) MySQL
2 8 (7.77%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.85%) Redis
3 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 95 (92.23%) Grunt
2 37 (35.92%) WebDriver
3 26 (25.24%) Jasmine
3 26 (25.24%) Yeoman
4 22 (21.36%) Karma Test Runner
5 19 (18.45%) Git (software)
6 13 (12.62%) Subversion
7 10 (9.71%) JIRA
8 8 (7.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (7.77%) Mocha
9 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.85%) PHPUnit
11 4 (3.88%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.94%) PhantomJS
14 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
14 1 (0.97%) JSUnit
14 1 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 15 (14.56%) Finance
2 12 (11.65%) Banking
3 10 (9.71%) Front Office
4 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
5 1 (0.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 101 (98.06%) Developer
2 48 (46.60%) Web Developer
3 30 (29.13%) JavaScript Developer
4 20 (19.42%) Front-End Developer
5 18 (17.48%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.85%) Applications Developer
6 5 (4.85%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (4.85%) PHP Developer
7 4 (3.88%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (1.94%) HTML Developer
8 2 (1.94%) Analyst
8 2 (1.94%) Test Analyst
9 1 (0.97%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (0.97%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (0.97%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (0.97%) Programmer
9 1 (0.97%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (0.97%) Java Developer
9 1 (0.97%) .NET Developer
9 1 (0.97%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (86.41%) AngularJS
2 87 (84.47%) CSS
3 85 (82.52%) HTML
4 83 (80.58%) HTML5
5 42 (40.78%) CSS3
6 39 (37.86%) jQuery
7 34 (33.01%) Apache Flex
8 31 (30.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (25.24%) KnockoutJS
10 20 (19.42%) RESTful
11 19 (18.45%) .NET
12 17 (16.50%) Sass
13 15 (14.56%) REST
14 13 (12.62%) JSON
14 13 (12.62%) D3.js
15 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET
16 9 (8.74%) Web Services
16 9 (8.74%) Backbone.js
16 9 (8.74%) HTML5 Canvas
17 8 (7.77%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (47.57%) User Experience
2 34 (33.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (19.42%) RIA
4 15 (14.56%) Visualisation
5 13 (12.62%) Mobile App
6 9 (8.74%) Open Source
7 6 (5.83%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.91%) Animation
9 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.97%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.97%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) Linux
2 9 (8.74%) Windows
3 5 (4.85%) UNIX
4 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (31.07%) TDD
3 30 (29.13%) OO
4 23 (22.33%) Unit Testing
5 17 (16.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (15.53%) Web Development
7 15 (14.56%) Low Latency
7 15 (14.56%) MVC
7 15 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (11.65%) E-Commerce
9 11 (10.68%) Workflow
10 9 (8.74%) OOP
11 8 (7.77%) Multithreading
11 8 (7.77%) UX Design
11 8 (7.77%) Risk Management
11 8 (7.77%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (6.80%) Scrum
13 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
13 6 (5.83%) Analytics
14 4 (3.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 94 (91.26%) JavaScript
2 34 (33.01%) Java
3 16 (15.53%) C#
4 8 (7.77%) Perl
4 8 (7.77%) ActionScript
4 8 (7.77%) Ruby
5 7 (6.80%) PHP
6 1 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (25.24%) Adobe
2 4 (3.88%) ATG
2 4 (3.88%) Google
3 3 (2.91%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.97%) Sencha
4 1 (0.97%) Facebook
4 1 (0.97%) Twitter
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