Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Bower skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bower over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Bower
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 743 684 717
Rank change year-on-year -59 +33 +11
Contract jobs citing Bower 103 180 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 1.10% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 135 115
England median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £325 £315 £252
90th Percentile £588 £583 £538
UK median daily rate £420 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
England median hourly rate - - £23.87
UK median hourly rate - - £23.87

Bower is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17734 16307 15035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.76% 16.57% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12428 11046 10096
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £304 £278
90th Percentile £603 £575 £574
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 233 283
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.12 £24.05
90th Percentile £59.63 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Bower
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Bower as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Bower in England

Bower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Bower in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Bower in England

Bower
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bower in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bower in England

Bower
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bower in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bower in England

Bower
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bower within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -71 58 £505 +12.22% 6
South East -6 21 £400 +5.26% 1
Midlands +30 13 £413 +13.79% 1
East Midlands +4 12 £413 +17.86%
North of England +66 6 £363 -17.14% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
East of England -23 3 - -
North West - 2 £265 - 2
West Midlands +23 1 - - 1
South West 0 1 £325 -18.50% 2
Bower
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Bower.

1 91 (88.35%) JavaScript
2 85 (82.52%) HTML
3 84 (81.55%) CSS
4 69 (66.99%) npm
5 67 (65.05%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (63.11%) AngularJS
6 65 (63.11%) gulp
7 63 (61.17%) Git (software)
8 61 (59.22%) HTML5
9 60 (58.25%) CSS3
9 60 (58.25%) Grunt
10 54 (52.43%) Sass
11 48 (46.60%) Node.js
12 43 (41.75%) Jasmine
13 41 (39.81%) TDD
14 39 (37.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 38 (36.89%) Karma Test Runner
16 37 (35.92%) TypeScript
17 36 (34.95%) React
17 36 (34.95%) jQuery
18 35 (33.98%) User Experience
19 34 (33.01%) Java
20 32 (31.07%) Front End Development
21 31 (30.10%) .NET
22 27 (26.21%) C#
22 27 (26.21%) Jenkins
23 24 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
23 24 (23.30%) Responsive Web Design
24 23 (22.33%) webpack
24 23 (22.33%) Unit Testing

Bower
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (7.77%) nginx
1 8 (7.77%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.80%) Apache
2 7 (6.80%) JBoss
3 5 (4.85%) Confluence
3 5 (4.85%) IIS
3 5 (4.85%) Jupyter
4 4 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.88%) WordPress
5 3 (2.91%) CMS
5 3 (2.91%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.91%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.97%) Drupal
6 1 (0.97%) Jetty
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.94%) GIMP
3 1 (0.97%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.94%) Magento
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (66.99%) npm
2 24 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (10.68%) Yarn
4 10 (9.71%) SaaS
5 9 (8.74%) Firebase
5 9 (8.74%) GitHub
6 6 (5.83%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (5.83%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (5.83%) Serverless
7 5 (4.85%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (3.88%) Trello
9 3 (2.91%) Amazon S3
9 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.91%) CloudFront
9 3 (2.91%) Office 365
9 3 (2.91%) Route 53
10 1 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) HTTP
2 4 (3.88%) DNS
2 4 (3.88%) Firewall
2 4 (3.88%) SSL
2 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.80%) MySQL
3 6 (5.83%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.85%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (4.85%) SQLite
5 3 (2.91%) Couchbase
5 3 (2.91%) MS Access
6 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.97%) DB2
7 1 (0.97%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.97%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 65 (63.11%) gulp
2 63 (61.17%) Git (software)
3 60 (58.25%) Grunt
4 43 (41.75%) Jasmine
5 38 (36.89%) Karma Test Runner
6 27 (26.21%) Jenkins
7 23 (22.33%) webpack
8 17 (16.50%) Protractor
9 15 (14.56%) Selenium
10 14 (13.59%) Mocha
11 9 (8.74%) Maven
11 9 (8.74%) PostCSS
11 9 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (8.74%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (7.77%) Ant
12 8 (7.77%) JIRA
12 8 (7.77%) NUnit
12 8 (7.77%) Subversion
12 8 (7.77%) WebDriver
13 6 (5.83%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (9.71%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Advertising
3 7 (6.80%) Banking
3 7 (6.80%) Marketing
4 5 (4.85%) Front Office
5 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.91%) Retail
7 2 (1.94%) Publishing
8 1 (0.97%) Electronics
8 1 (0.97%) Games
8 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 88 (85.44%) Developer
2 25 (24.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 24 (23.30%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (16.50%) Angular Developer
5 10 (9.71%) Android Developer
5 10 (9.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (9.71%) HTML Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.77%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.80%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Python Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Senior Android Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Architect
10 5 (4.85%) AWS Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Senior Applications Developer
10 5 (4.85%) UI Developer
10 5 (4.85%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (82.52%) HTML
2 84 (81.55%) CSS
3 65 (63.11%) AngularJS
4 61 (59.22%) HTML5
5 60 (58.25%) CSS3
6 54 (52.43%) Sass
7 48 (46.60%) Node.js
8 39 (37.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 36 (34.95%) jQuery
9 36 (34.95%) React
10 31 (30.10%) .NET
11 22 (21.36%) LESS
12 21 (20.39%) RESTful
13 19 (18.45%) Angular 2
14 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET
15 12 (11.65%) REST
16 11 (10.68%) Backbone.js
16 11 (10.68%) Web Services
17 10 (9.71%) Spring
17 10 (9.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.98%) User Experience
2 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.91%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.94%) iPad
5 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.94%) NHS
6 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.97%) Fintech
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.71%) Android
2 9 (8.74%) Windows
3 8 (7.77%) Linux
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.94%) Unix
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (65.05%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.81%) TDD
3 32 (31.07%) Front End Development
4 24 (23.30%) Responsive Web Design
5 23 (22.33%) Unit Testing
6 19 (18.45%) Test Automation
7 16 (15.53%) BDD
8 15 (14.56%) Web Design
8 15 (14.56%) Web Development
9 14 (13.59%) MVC
10 13 (12.62%) DevOps
10 13 (12.62%) Microservices
10 13 (12.62%) Scrum
11 11 (10.68%) Workflow
12 10 (9.71%) Android Development
12 10 (9.71%) Wireframes
13 9 (8.74%) Change Management
13 9 (8.74%) Mathematics
13 9 (8.74%) Progressive Web App
14 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (88.35%) JavaScript
2 37 (35.92%) TypeScript
3 34 (33.01%) Java
4 27 (26.21%) C#
5 19 (18.45%) SQL
6 18 (17.48%) Bash Shell
6 18 (17.48%) Python
7 12 (11.65%) T-SQL
8 11 (10.68%) ECMAScript
9 10 (9.71%) ES6
9 10 (9.71%) PHP
10 7 (6.80%) Scala
11 6 (5.83%) C++
12 5 (4.85%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
13 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.91%) C
14 3 (2.91%) VB
14 3 (2.91%) VC++
15 1 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) WAI
2 2 (1.94%) WCAG
3 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) Ansible
1 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.94%) cPanel
2 2 (1.94%) Nagios
2 2 (1.94%) Puppet
3 1 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Google
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle
3 5 (4.85%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.88%) Black Duck
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.88%) Splunk
5 3 (2.91%) Marketo
5 3 (2.91%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.94%) Tableau
6 2 (1.94%) Zend
7 1 (0.97%) Databricks
7 1 (0.97%) Perforce
7 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.97%) SAP