Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 May 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 530 545
Rank change year-on-year -59 +15 -66
Contract jobs citing Bower 45 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.099% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 0.70% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 42
London median daily rate £500 £500 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40% -3.74%
10th Percentile £281 £396 £306
90th Percentile £575 £603 £625
England median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £150.00 - -
England median hourly rate £150.00 - -

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9,386 6,997 6,925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.57% 17.76% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,038 5,149 5,109
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 17
London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +93.33%
10th Percentile £25.00 £19.82 £33.61
90th Percentile £165.00 £57.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.06% +14.73%

Bower
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Bower in London

Bower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bower in London

Bower
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bower in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bower in London

Bower
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bower in London

Bower
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bower within the London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2018. 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
Central London -51 4 £513 +6.49% 6
West London - 3 £425 - 1
East London - 1 £550 - 3
Bower
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Bower also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Bower.

1 38 (84.44%) Grunt
2 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (64.44%) HTML
4 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
4 28 (62.22%) npm
5 27 (60.00%) gulp
5 27 (60.00%) Node.js
6 26 (57.78%) AngularJS
7 23 (51.11%) CSS
8 22 (48.89%) TDD
8 22 (48.89%) jQuery
8 22 (48.89%) Git (software)
9 21 (46.67%) Java
10 20 (44.44%) CSS3
10 20 (44.44%) HTML5
11 19 (42.22%) Jasmine
11 19 (42.22%) Karma Test Runner
12 16 (35.56%) React
12 16 (35.56%) RESTful
13 15 (33.33%) Web Services
13 15 (33.33%) OO
14 14 (31.11%) Front End Development
15 13 (28.89%) Microservices
15 13 (28.89%) Sass
15 13 (28.89%) Jenkins
16 12 (26.67%) Spring Boot
16 12 (26.67%) Protractor
16 12 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
16 12 (26.67%) SOAP
16 12 (26.67%) Spring

Bower
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (17.78%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (17.78%) CMS
1 8 (17.78%) Mule
1 8 (17.78%) Mule ESB
2 4 (8.89%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) JBoss
2 4 (8.89%) nginx
3 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 28 (62.22%) npm
2 8 (17.78%) IaaS
3 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.89%) Yarn
5 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (6.67%) GitHub
6 2 (4.44%) Google Analytics
6 2 (4.44%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) FTP
1 8 (17.78%) SMTP
1 8 (17.78%) SSL
2 5 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.67%) MS Access
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (84.44%) Grunt
2 27 (60.00%) gulp
3 22 (48.89%) Git (software)
4 19 (42.22%) Jasmine
4 19 (42.22%) Karma Test Runner
5 13 (28.89%) Jenkins
6 12 (26.67%) Protractor
7 10 (22.22%) Mocha
8 9 (20.00%) Maven
9 8 (17.78%) Gradle
9 8 (17.78%) JUnit
9 8 (17.78%) SonarQube
9 8 (17.78%) webpack
10 6 (13.33%) Subversion
11 5 (11.11%) JIRA
12 4 (8.89%) Babel
12 4 (8.89%) QUnit
13 3 (6.67%) Bitbucket
13 3 (6.67%) Darcs
13 3 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (24.44%) Banking
2 10 (22.22%) Finance
3 8 (17.78%) Investment Banking
4 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (93.33%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (17.78%) MuleSoft Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Angular Developer
4 7 (15.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (13.33%) React Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Clojure Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (6.67%) HTML Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) HTML CSS Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Node.js Developer
10 1 (2.22%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) HTML
2 27 (60.00%) Node.js
3 26 (57.78%) AngularJS
4 23 (51.11%) CSS
5 22 (48.89%) jQuery
6 20 (44.44%) CSS3
6 20 (44.44%) HTML5
7 16 (35.56%) React
7 16 (35.56%) RESTful
8 15 (33.33%) Web Services
9 13 (28.89%) Sass
10 12 (26.67%) SOAP
10 12 (26.67%) Spring
10 12 (26.67%) Spring Boot
11 11 (24.44%) LESS
11 11 (24.44%) XML
11 11 (24.44%) XSLT
12 10 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (17.78%) OAuth2
13 8 (17.78%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (8.89%) User Experience
2 3 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Social Network
4 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) TDD
3 15 (33.33%) OO
4 14 (31.11%) Front End Development
5 13 (28.89%) Microservices
6 12 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (24.44%) DevOps
7 11 (24.44%) MVC
7 11 (24.44%) SDLC
8 10 (22.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 9 (20.00%) Web Development
10 8 (17.78%) BDD
10 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (17.78%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (17.78%) Dependency Management
10 8 (17.78%) Investment Management
10 8 (17.78%) Security Architecture
10 8 (17.78%) SOA
11 7 (15.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
2 21 (46.67%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 4 (8.89%) Clojure
5 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.67%) ES6
5 3 (6.67%) Java 8
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
5 3 (6.67%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) Scala
5 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) WAI
1 2 (4.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Ansible
2 8 (17.78%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) MuleSoft
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) Google
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) Optimizely
5 2 (4.44%) Zend
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) Cypress Semiconductor