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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bower
Rank 574 529 580
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +51
Contract jobs citing Bower 69 81 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.060%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% 1.15% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 42 22
Median daily rate £375 £400 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.13% -33.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £695
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
8217 7051 6825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 13.01% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5651 4615 4417
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 £315 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 129 155
Median hourly rate £42.13 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.85% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £21.99 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -31 57 £400 - 24
London 0 42 £405 +1.25% 13
City of London +45 12 £369 -32.95% 1
Scotland -4 11 £375 - 3
Edinburgh -6 8 £375 - 3
South East -15 8 £385 -3.75% 3
Surrey - 5 £385 - 2
Bristol -2 4 £475 - 4
South West -4 4 £475 - 4
Glasgow - 3 £375 -
East Midlands 0 2 £345 -
Nottinghamshire -3 2 £345 -
Nottingham -3 2 £345 -
Camberley - 2 £563 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £325 -
Winchester - 1 £435 -
Hampshire - 1 £435 -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 96 (88.89%) HTML
2 95 (87.96%) AngularJS
3 89 (82.41%) JavaScript
3 89 (82.41%) CSS
4 85 (78.70%) Grunt
5 81 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (64.81%) Sass
7 66 (61.11%) HTML5
8 64 (59.26%) Node.js
9 62 (57.41%) Git (software)
10 61 (56.48%) jQuery
11 58 (53.70%) gulp
12 49 (45.37%) TDD
13 48 (44.44%) CSS3
14 43 (39.81%) Scrum
15 42 (38.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 40 (37.04%) Front End Development
17 39 (36.11%) Java
18 34 (31.48%) Web Development
19 32 (29.63%) LESS
20 29 (26.85%) BDD
21 28 (25.93%) Backbone.js
22 25 (23.15%) Responsive Web Design
22 25 (23.15%) SQL
22 25 (23.15%) Python
22 25 (23.15%) Jenkins
23 24 (22.22%) Subversion
24 23 (21.30%) NoSQL
24 23 (21.30%) RESTful
25 22 (20.37%) User Experience

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 64 (59.26%) Node.js
2 9 (8.33%) CMS
3 8 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.41%) IIS
4 7 (6.48%) GeoServer
5 4 (3.70%) Confluence
6 3 (2.78%) Mule
6 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.85%) Apache
8 1 (0.93%) Drupal
8 1 (0.93%) JBoss
8 1 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.78%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.93%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) DNS
1 3 (2.78%) Intranet
1 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.30%) NoSQL
2 19 (17.59%) MongoDB
3 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
4 9 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.48%) GIS
5 7 (6.48%) QGIS
5 7 (6.48%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.63%) MySQL
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.70%) Big Data
8 4 (3.70%) Redis
8 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 85 (78.70%) Grunt
2 62 (57.41%) Git (software)
3 58 (53.70%) gulp
4 25 (23.15%) Jenkins
5 24 (22.22%) Subversion
6 18 (16.67%) Selenium
7 12 (11.11%) Hudson
7 12 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
8 11 (10.19%) Jasmine
9 10 (9.26%) Mocha
10 9 (8.33%) Protractor
11 7 (6.48%) DBeaver
11 7 (6.48%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (5.56%) Cucumber
12 6 (5.56%) ReSharper
12 6 (5.56%) Visual Studio
13 5 (4.63%) JIRA
13 5 (4.63%) Moq
13 5 (4.63%) NUnit
13 5 (4.63%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 11 (10.19%) Advertising
3 10 (9.26%) Games
4 8 (7.41%) Banking
5 7 (6.48%) Retail
6 5 (4.63%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.63%) Marketing
6 5 (4.63%) Publishing
7 4 (3.70%) Hungarian Language
8 3 (2.78%) Back Office
8 3 (2.78%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.85%) Front Office
9 2 (1.85%) Legal
10 1 (0.93%) Electronics
10 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (93.52%) Developer
2 32 (29.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (26.85%) Angular Developer
3 29 (26.85%) JavaScript Developer
4 23 (21.30%) Senior Developer
5 18 (16.67%) HTML Developer
5 18 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 13 (12.04%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (12.04%) HTML CSS Developer
7 12 (11.11%) Java Developer
8 11 (10.19%) UI Developer
9 9 (8.33%) C# Developer
10 7 (6.48%) GIS Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (5.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 6 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
11 6 (5.56%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.63%) .NET Developer
12 5 (4.63%) JavaScript Engineer
12 5 (4.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (88.89%) HTML
2 95 (87.96%) AngularJS
3 89 (82.41%) CSS
4 70 (64.81%) Sass
5 66 (61.11%) HTML5
6 61 (56.48%) jQuery
7 48 (44.44%) CSS3
8 42 (38.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 32 (29.63%) LESS
10 28 (25.93%) Backbone.js
11 23 (21.30%) RESTful
12 21 (19.44%) JSON
13 19 (17.59%) REST
14 16 (14.81%) Ajax
15 14 (12.96%) .NET
16 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET
16 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (12.04%) Web Services
17 12 (11.11%) Flask
18 10 (9.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) User Experience
2 7 (6.48%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.56%) Equities
4 5 (4.63%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.70%) Derivative
6 3 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.78%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.85%) Animation
7 2 (1.85%) Photography
8 1 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.93%) Fintech
8 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Linux
2 10 (9.26%) Windows
3 8 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.85%) Android
5 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.85%) Unix
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (45.37%) TDD
3 43 (39.81%) Scrum
4 40 (37.04%) Front End Development
5 34 (31.48%) Web Development
6 29 (26.85%) BDD
7 25 (23.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (19.44%) MVC
8 21 (19.44%) Software Engineering
9 17 (15.74%) Kanban
10 14 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (12.96%) OO
11 12 (11.11%) DevOps
11 12 (11.11%) OOP
12 11 (10.19%) User Stories
13 10 (9.26%) Pair Programming
14 9 (8.33%) E-Commerce
14 9 (8.33%) SOA
15 8 (7.41%) Unit Testing
15 8 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 89 (82.41%) JavaScript
2 39 (36.11%) Java
3 25 (23.15%) Python
3 25 (23.15%) SQL
4 18 (16.67%) C#
5 13 (12.04%) CoffeeScript
5 13 (12.04%) Perl
6 10 (9.26%) ES6
7 9 (8.33%) ECMAScript
7 9 (8.33%) PHP
8 8 (7.41%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.56%) TypeScript
10 5 (4.63%) Ruby
11 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.78%) Clojure
11 3 (2.78%) Haskell
11 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.93%) C
12 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) Docker
2 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) Ansible
1 4 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.70%) Puppet
2 3 (2.78%) Kibana
2 3 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) VMware
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.48%) Oracle
4 5 (4.63%) hybris
5 4 (3.70%) Telerik
6 3 (2.78%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.78%) Splunk
6 3 (2.78%) Twitter
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.93%) Calypso
7 1 (0.93%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.93%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.93%) Murex
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
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