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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bower
Rank 546 562 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Bower 84 54 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.096% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 64 51 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 -
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.12 £80.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.35% -
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
8126 7216 6261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.92% 12.76% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5362 4640 4009
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 134 137
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £23.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 3 September 2015.

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 30 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 3 September 2015. 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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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 +17 81 £375 -16.66% 14
London -9 45 £400 -11.11% 8
South East - 15 £265 - 2
North West - 13 £388 -
Oxfordshire - 12 £260 - 1
City of London +14 11 £488 -22.77% 2
Blackpool - 8 £388 -
Lancashire - 8 £388 -
Oxford - 6 £253 -
Witney - 4 £260 -
Cheshire - 4 £400 -
East of England +2 3 £250 -35.48% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £250 -35.48%
East Midlands -11 3 £400 - 2
Scotland - 3 £413 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £425 -
Berkshire - 3 £425 -
Cambridge -5 2 £250 -47.36%
Warrington - 2 £400 -
Glasgow - 2 £413 -
Edinburgh - 1 £413 - 1
Peterborough - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £460 -
Northampton - 1 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £400 - 1
Manchester - 1 £350 -
Bristol - 1 £425 -
Coventry - 1 £450 -
South West - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 158 (98.75%) Grunt
2 156 (97.50%) JavaScript
3 151 (94.38%) HTML
4 139 (86.88%) CSS
5 112 (70.00%) HTML5
6 102 (63.75%) AngularJS
7 76 (47.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 73 (45.63%) jQuery
9 71 (44.38%) Git (software)
10 67 (41.88%) Sass
11 61 (38.13%) CSS3
12 60 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (30.00%) Node.js
13 48 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 47 (29.38%) OO
15 44 (27.50%) LESS
16 37 (23.13%) gulp
17 36 (22.50%) MVC
18 35 (21.88%) User Experience
19 32 (20.00%) PHP
20 29 (18.13%) Ajax
20 29 (18.13%) JSON
20 29 (18.13%) RESTful
21 28 (17.50%) Backbone.js
21 28 (17.50%) TDD
21 28 (17.50%) Java
22 26 (16.25%) Web Design
22 26 (16.25%) Unit Testing
23 25 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
23 25 (15.63%) Jenkins

Bower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 48 (30.00%) Node.js
2 15 (9.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 15 (9.38%) CMS
3 14 (8.75%) Apache
4 12 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.50%) IIS
6 2 (1.25%) Drupal
6 2 (1.25%) Confluence
6 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.88%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Tridion
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) HTTP
2 4 (2.50%) Internet
3 3 (1.88%) DNS
3 3 (1.88%) SSL
4 2 (1.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 13 (8.13%) MySQL
3 4 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 158 (98.75%) Grunt
2 71 (44.38%) Git (software)
3 37 (23.13%) gulp
4 25 (15.63%) Jenkins
5 22 (13.75%) Jasmine
6 17 (10.63%) Karma Test Runner
7 13 (8.13%) Visual Studio
8 12 (7.50%) WebDriver
8 12 (7.50%) PHPUnit
8 12 (7.50%) Sublime Text
9 11 (6.88%) Eclipse
10 10 (6.25%) Selenium
11 9 (5.63%) GitLab
11 9 (5.63%) JSHint
12 8 (5.00%) Bitbucket
13 7 (4.38%) Yeoman
13 7 (4.38%) webpack
14 6 (3.75%) Subversion
14 6 (3.75%) Mocha
15 5 (3.13%) QUnit
General
1 22 (13.75%) Banking
2 13 (8.13%) Investment Banking
3 10 (6.25%) Retail
4 7 (4.38%) Finance
5 3 (1.88%) Advertising
5 3 (1.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Front Office
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 154 (96.25%) Developer
2 84 (52.50%) Front-End Developer
3 22 (13.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (11.88%) UI Developer
4 19 (11.88%) UI Programmer
5 16 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 16 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 9 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (2.50%) .NET Developer
10 3 (1.88%) Senior PHP Developer
10 3 (1.88%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (1.25%) Senior UI Developer
11 2 (1.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (1.25%) Front-End Web Developer
11 2 (1.25%) Designer
11 2 (1.25%) Agile Java Developer
11 2 (1.25%) Architect
11 2 (1.25%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (94.38%) HTML
2 139 (86.88%) CSS
3 112 (70.00%) HTML5
4 102 (63.75%) AngularJS
5 76 (47.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 73 (45.63%) jQuery
7 67 (41.88%) Sass
8 61 (38.13%) CSS3
9 44 (27.50%) LESS
10 29 (18.13%) RESTful
10 29 (18.13%) JSON
10 29 (18.13%) Ajax
11 28 (17.50%) Backbone.js
12 21 (13.13%) XHTML
13 16 (10.00%) Laravel
14 15 (9.38%) Web Services
14 15 (9.38%) XML
15 13 (8.13%) JSP
16 12 (7.50%) .NET
16 12 (7.50%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.88%) User Experience
2 9 (5.63%) W3C
3 3 (1.88%) Graphic Design
3 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.88%) RIA
3 3 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.25%) Social Media
5 1 (0.63%) iPad
5 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.63%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.38%) Linux
1 7 (4.38%) Android
1 7 (4.38%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.50%) Windows
3 2 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 47 (29.38%) OO
4 36 (22.50%) MVC
5 28 (17.50%) TDD
6 26 (16.25%) Web Design
6 26 (16.25%) Unit Testing
7 25 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (10.63%) Scrum
8 17 (10.63%) Progressive Enhancement
9 16 (10.00%) Graceful Degradation
10 15 (9.38%) Dependency Management
11 14 (8.75%) Web Development
12 13 (8.13%) E-Commerce
13 12 (7.50%) OOP
13 12 (7.50%) BDD
14 11 (6.88%) Web Application Development
14 11 (6.88%) Automated Testing
15 9 (5.63%) System Testing
15 9 (5.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 156 (97.50%) JavaScript
2 32 (20.00%) PHP
3 28 (17.50%) Java
4 15 (9.38%) Python
5 9 (5.63%) Shell Script
5 9 (5.63%) C#
6 7 (4.38%) Ruby
7 4 (2.50%) PHP5
8 3 (1.88%) SQL
9 2 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.25%) C
9 2 (1.25%) Perl
9 2 (1.25%) Scala
9 2 (1.25%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (1.25%) Lua
9 2 (1.25%) XAML
9 2 (1.25%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 3 (1.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) WCAG
1 2 (1.25%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (3.75%) Adobe
2 5 (3.13%) Oracle
3 4 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.50%) Google
3 4 (2.50%) Zend
4 3 (1.88%) Apigee
5 2 (1.25%) VMware
6 1 (0.63%) hybris
6 1 (0.63%) Demandware
6 1 (0.63%) ATG
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