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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bower
Rank 607 536 612
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +76
Contract jobs citing Bower 40 104 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.19% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 1.45% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 9
Median daily rate £375 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.37 -
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
8269 7195 6939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.87% 12.89% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5636 4597 4436
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 147 137
Median hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £26.19 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.04 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -3.79%

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 3 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 21 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 3 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 -86 34 £375 -11.76% 30
London -67 20 £438 +2.94% 18
Scotland -15 5 £383 +5.51% 1
South East -3 4 £350 +27.27% 4
Edinburgh -11 4 £390 +7.58% 1
South West - 4 £475 - 4
Bristol - 4 £475 - 4
North East - 3 £375 -
City of London +13 2 £500 -0.39% 4
Milton Keynes - 2 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £325 - 1
Surrey - 2 £380 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire +11 1 - -
East Midlands -2 1 £340 - 1
Nottingham -5 1 £340 - 1
Leeds -6 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -6 1 £340 - 1
Yorkshire -6 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 78 (88.64%) HTML
2 75 (85.23%) Grunt
3 73 (82.95%) CSS
3 73 (82.95%) AngularJS
4 72 (81.82%) JavaScript
5 66 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (61.36%) Sass
7 53 (60.23%) HTML5
8 48 (54.55%) gulp
9 45 (51.14%) Node.js
10 43 (48.86%) Git (software)
11 39 (44.32%) CSS3
12 37 (42.05%) TDD
13 36 (40.91%) jQuery
14 34 (38.64%) Front End Development
15 31 (35.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 31 (35.23%) Java
16 29 (32.95%) Scrum
16 29 (32.95%) RESTful
17 28 (31.82%) Web Development
18 25 (28.41%) MVC
19 24 (27.27%) JSON
20 23 (26.14%) LESS
21 20 (22.73%) OO
22 19 (21.59%) Backbone.js
23 18 (20.45%) BDD
23 18 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
23 18 (20.45%) Software Engineering
23 18 (20.45%) User Experience
24 16 (18.18%) C#

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 45 (51.14%) Node.js
2 6 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.55%) IIS
4 2 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) CMS
5 1 (1.14%) Confluence
5 1 (1.14%) Drupal
5 1 (1.14%) Mule
5 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) DNS
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
1 1 (1.14%) Intranet
1 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) NoSQL
2 13 (14.77%) MongoDB
3 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.95%) MySQL
4 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.55%) Big Data
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 75 (85.23%) Grunt
2 48 (54.55%) gulp
3 43 (48.86%) Git (software)
4 15 (17.05%) Jasmine
4 15 (17.05%) Jenkins
4 15 (17.05%) Subversion
5 14 (15.91%) Mocha
6 13 (14.77%) Karma Test Runner
6 13 (14.77%) Selenium
7 10 (11.36%) Protractor
8 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
9 5 (5.68%) Hudson
9 5 (5.68%) Mercurial
9 5 (5.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (5.68%) WebDriver
10 4 (4.55%) JIRA
10 4 (4.55%) PhantomJS
10 4 (4.55%) ReSharper
10 4 (4.55%) Sinon.JS
10 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (14.77%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Investment Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Hungarian Language
5 3 (3.41%) Marketing
5 3 (3.41%) Publishing
6 2 (2.27%) Front Office
6 2 (2.27%) Legal
7 1 (1.14%) Back Office
7 1 (1.14%) Electronics
7 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.14%) Games
7 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (92.05%) Developer
2 28 (31.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 27 (30.68%) Angular Developer
4 20 (22.73%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (20.45%) HTML Developer
5 18 (20.45%) Senior Developer
6 13 (14.77%) UI Developer
7 12 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (11.36%) HTML CSS Developer
8 10 (11.36%) Java Developer
9 8 (9.09%) C# Developer
9 8 (9.09%) Web Developer
10 6 (6.82%) PHP Developer
11 5 (5.68%) .NET Developer
11 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.68%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (4.55%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 4 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
12 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (88.64%) HTML
2 73 (82.95%) AngularJS
2 73 (82.95%) CSS
3 54 (61.36%) Sass
4 53 (60.23%) HTML5
5 39 (44.32%) CSS3
6 36 (40.91%) jQuery
7 31 (35.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 29 (32.95%) RESTful
9 24 (27.27%) JSON
10 23 (26.14%) LESS
11 19 (21.59%) Backbone.js
12 14 (15.91%) .NET
13 13 (14.77%) Web Services
14 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET
14 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (11.36%) React
15 10 (11.36%) REST
15 10 (11.36%) XML
16 9 (10.23%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) User Experience
2 5 (5.68%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.55%) Equities
3 4 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.27%) Animation
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.27%) Derivative
6 1 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.14%) Fintech
6 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Linux
2 6 (6.82%) Windows
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.41%) Unix
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.27%) Android
5 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.05%) TDD
3 34 (38.64%) Front End Development
4 29 (32.95%) Scrum
5 28 (31.82%) Web Development
6 25 (28.41%) MVC
7 20 (22.73%) OO
8 18 (20.45%) BDD
8 18 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (20.45%) Software Engineering
9 14 (15.91%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 9 (10.23%) Kanban
12 8 (9.09%) Pair Programming
13 7 (7.95%) DevOps
13 7 (7.95%) Graceful Degradation
13 7 (7.95%) SOA
13 7 (7.95%) Workflow
14 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
14 6 (6.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 72 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 31 (35.23%) Java
3 16 (18.18%) C#
3 16 (18.18%) Python
4 15 (17.05%) SQL
5 12 (13.64%) PHP
6 9 (10.23%) ECMAScript
7 8 (9.09%) ES6
8 6 (6.82%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (6.82%) Perl
8 6 (6.82%) TypeScript
9 4 (4.55%) Ruby
10 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.14%) C
10 1 (1.14%) Clojure
10 1 (1.14%) Haskell
10 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Kibana
2 2 (2.27%) Ansible
2 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.27%) Puppet
3 1 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) hybris
2 5 (5.68%) VMware
3 4 (4.55%) Telerik
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle
4 3 (3.41%) Twitter
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe
5 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.14%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.14%) Calypso
5 1 (1.14%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.14%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.14%) Murex
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) Sencha
5 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.14%) Splunk
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