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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bower
Rank 534 552 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Bower 88 48 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.088% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.16% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 68 42 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -
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
7561 7039 5888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.28% 12.88% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4969 4527 3682
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 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 149 143
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 £22.12 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +18 85 £399 -20.20% 34
London +22 59 £400 -25.58% 15
South East -16 12 £280 - 7
City of London -10 11 £488 -25.00% 3
Oxfordshire - 8 £250 - 5
Berkshire +2 4 £425 -
East Midlands -2 4 £400 - 1
North West - 4 £350 - 2
Oxford - 4 £230 -
East of England -8 3 £375 -21.05% 4
Scotland - 3 £413 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £375 - 2
Bracknell - 3 £425 -
Northampton - 2 £400 -
Witney - 2 £280 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £400 -
Bristol - 2 £425 - 1
South West - 2 £425 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £413 -
West Midlands +7 1 £450 -
Peterborough +1 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -9 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £413 - 1
Warrington - 1 - - 2
St Albans - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 £350 -

Bower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 176 (98.32%) JavaScript
2 173 (96.65%) Grunt
3 171 (95.53%) HTML
4 160 (89.39%) CSS
5 134 (74.86%) HTML5
6 114 (63.69%) AngularJS
7 88 (49.16%) CSS3
8 87 (48.60%) Sass
9 81 (45.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 78 (43.58%) jQuery
11 68 (37.99%) Git (software)
12 64 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
13 60 (33.52%) LESS
14 58 (32.40%) Responsive Web Design
15 54 (30.17%) Node.js
16 52 (29.05%) User Experience
17 49 (27.37%) OO
18 46 (25.70%) MVC
19 42 (23.46%) PHP
19 42 (23.46%) gulp
20 37 (20.67%) JSON
21 36 (20.11%) Backbone.js
22 33 (18.44%) RESTful
22 33 (18.44%) TDD
22 33 (18.44%) Ajax
23 29 (16.20%) Web Development
23 29 (16.20%) Web Design
24 28 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
24 28 (15.64%) Java
25 23 (12.85%) MySQL

Bower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 54 (30.17%) Node.js
2 22 (12.29%) CMS
3 15 (8.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (5.59%) Apache
5 8 (4.47%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.79%) IIS
7 4 (2.23%) Drupal
8 2 (1.12%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.12%) Confluence
8 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (8.38%) Photoshop
2 11 (6.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (5.03%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Tridion
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.56%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) HTTP
1 5 (2.79%) Internet
2 3 (1.68%) DNS
2 3 (1.68%) SSL
3 2 (1.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.85%) MySQL
2 12 (6.70%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (2.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.23%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) KDB
7 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 173 (96.65%) Grunt
2 68 (37.99%) Git (software)
3 42 (23.46%) gulp
4 22 (12.29%) Jasmine
5 15 (8.38%) Jenkins
6 14 (7.82%) Karma Test Runner
7 12 (6.70%) Selenium
8 11 (6.15%) WebDriver
8 11 (6.15%) Yeoman
9 10 (5.59%) JSHint
9 10 (5.59%) webpack
9 10 (5.59%) PHPUnit
10 9 (5.03%) Sublime Text
10 9 (5.03%) Mocha
11 8 (4.47%) QUnit
11 8 (4.47%) Subversion
12 7 (3.91%) Visual Studio
13 6 (3.35%) Bitbucket
14 5 (2.79%) NUnit
14 5 (2.79%) ReSharper
General
1 23 (12.85%) Banking
2 12 (6.70%) Investment Banking
3 11 (6.15%) Retail
4 9 (5.03%) Finance
5 3 (1.68%) Front Office
5 3 (1.68%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 172 (96.09%) Developer
2 96 (53.63%) Front-End Developer
3 25 (13.97%) Web Developer
4 23 (12.85%) JavaScript Developer
5 19 (10.61%) UI Developer
5 19 (10.61%) UI Programmer
6 14 (7.82%) PHP Developer
7 10 (5.59%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.47%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.47%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (2.79%) Front-End Web Developer
10 4 (2.23%) .NET Developer
11 3 (1.68%) Lead Developer
11 3 (1.68%) Senior PHP Developer
11 3 (1.68%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 2 (1.12%) UI Designer
12 2 (1.12%) Designer
12 2 (1.12%) Agile Java Developer
12 2 (1.12%) Web Development Manager
12 2 (1.12%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (95.53%) HTML
2 160 (89.39%) CSS
3 134 (74.86%) HTML5
4 114 (63.69%) AngularJS
5 88 (49.16%) CSS3
6 87 (48.60%) Sass
7 81 (45.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 78 (43.58%) jQuery
9 60 (33.52%) LESS
10 37 (20.67%) JSON
11 36 (20.11%) Backbone.js
12 33 (18.44%) RESTful
12 33 (18.44%) Ajax
13 22 (12.29%) XHTML
14 19 (10.61%) Ember.js
15 18 (10.06%) Web Services
16 17 (9.50%) YUI
16 17 (9.50%) Ext JS
17 16 (8.94%) .NET
18 15 (8.38%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 52 (29.05%) User Experience
2 10 (5.59%) W3C
3 5 (2.79%) Social Media
4 3 (1.68%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.68%) RIA
4 3 (1.68%) Graphic Design
4 3 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.56%) iPad
6 1 (0.56%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.59%) Linux
2 8 (4.47%) Android
2 8 (4.47%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.79%) Windows
4 2 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (32.40%) Responsive Web Design
3 49 (27.37%) OO
4 46 (25.70%) MVC
5 33 (18.44%) TDD
6 29 (16.20%) Web Design
6 29 (16.20%) Web Development
7 28 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (11.73%) Progressive Enhancement
9 20 (11.17%) Scrum
10 18 (10.06%) Dependency Management
11 17 (9.50%) Unit Testing
12 16 (8.94%) Graceful Degradation
13 15 (8.38%) BDD
14 13 (7.26%) E-Commerce
15 11 (6.15%) Automated Testing
15 11 (6.15%) Web Application Development
16 10 (5.59%) Analytics
16 10 (5.59%) OOP
17 9 (5.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 176 (98.32%) JavaScript
2 42 (23.46%) PHP
3 28 (15.64%) Java
4 19 (10.61%) Python
5 16 (8.94%) C#
6 7 (3.91%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.91%) Ruby
7 5 (2.79%) C
8 4 (2.23%) Perl
8 4 (2.23%) PHP5
9 3 (1.68%) SQL
9 3 (1.68%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.12%) Lua
10 2 (1.12%) XAML
10 2 (1.12%) Smalltalk
11 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (3.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (3.35%) Oracle
1 6 (3.35%) Adobe
2 5 (2.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.79%) Google
3 4 (2.23%) Zend
4 3 (1.68%) Apigee
5 2 (1.12%) VMware
5 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.56%) Maxymiser
6 1 (0.56%) Facebook
6 1 (0.56%) Twitter
6 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
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Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago