Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 517 525
Rank change year-on-year -72 +8 -48
Contract jobs citing Bower 57 75 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 1.02% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 62 40
London median daily rate £525 £475 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +25.83% -21.19%
10th Percentile £340 £328 £313
90th Percentile £608 £675 £588
England median daily rate £450 £435 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% +16.00% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
London median hourly rate - - £24.23
England median hourly rate - - £24.23

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 9,207 7,372 6,790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.61% 17.84% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,044 5,346 5,043
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £353 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £615 £600
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 18
London median hourly rate £41.42 £47.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.88% +25.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £33.00 £17.93 £24.23
90th Percentile £70.13 £120.19 £55.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -42 15 £525 +23.53% 6
West London -29 3 £425 +100.00% 1
East London - 1 £550 -
Bower
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 42 (73.68%) Grunt
2 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (64.91%) JavaScript
4 36 (63.16%) HTML
5 34 (59.65%) npm
6 32 (56.14%) AngularJS
7 29 (50.88%) Node.js
7 29 (50.88%) Java
8 28 (49.12%) Git (software)
9 27 (47.37%) CSS
10 26 (45.61%) Jenkins
11 24 (42.11%) React
11 24 (42.11%) TDD
12 22 (38.60%) gulp
13 21 (36.84%) Jasmine
14 19 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
14 19 (33.33%) OO
15 18 (31.58%) Banking
15 18 (31.58%) HTML5
16 17 (29.82%) jQuery
16 17 (29.82%) Python
16 17 (29.82%) XML
16 17 (29.82%) Front End Development
17 16 (28.07%) Web Services
17 16 (28.07%) Finance
17 16 (28.07%) Spring
17 16 (28.07%) DevOps
17 16 (28.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 15 (26.32%) Sass
18 15 (26.32%) Docker

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 (14.04%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (14.04%) CMS
1 8 (14.04%) Mule
1 8 (14.04%) Mule ESB
1 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.28%) Confluence
3 6 (10.53%) Jupyter
4 5 (8.77%) IIS
4 5 (8.77%) nginx
5 4 (7.02%) Apache
5 4 (7.02%) JBoss
6 3 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
7 2 (3.51%) Jetty
8 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Drupal
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Magento
2 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (59.65%) npm
2 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (14.04%) IaaS
4 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (7.02%) GitHub
6 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
7 2 (3.51%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (3.51%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (3.51%) CloudFront
7 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
7 2 (3.51%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Route 53
7 2 (3.51%) Serverless
7 2 (3.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.75%) Slack
8 1 (1.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) SSL
2 8 (14.04%) FTP
2 8 (14.04%) SMTP
3 6 (10.53%) HTTP
4 4 (7.02%) DNS
4 4 (7.02%) Firewall
4 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.26%) MS Access
4 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.51%) HDInsight
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.75%) DB2
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.75%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (73.68%) Grunt
2 28 (49.12%) Git (software)
3 26 (45.61%) Jenkins
4 22 (38.60%) gulp
5 21 (36.84%) Jasmine
6 19 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 14 (24.56%) Mocha
8 13 (22.81%) Maven
9 12 (21.05%) Protractor
9 12 (21.05%) SonarQube
10 10 (17.54%) Gradle
10 10 (17.54%) JIRA
11 9 (15.79%) JUnit
12 5 (8.77%) Ant
12 5 (8.77%) Cucumber
12 5 (8.77%) Subversion
12 5 (8.77%) webpack
13 4 (7.02%) Chocolatey
13 4 (7.02%) TestRail
13 4 (7.02%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (31.58%) Banking
2 16 (28.07%) Finance
3 8 (14.04%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.02%) Front Office
6 1 (1.75%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (78.95%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (14.04%) MuleSoft Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Angular Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Python Developer
7 5 (8.77%) React Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 3 (5.26%) HTML Developer
10 2 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Platform Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior React Developer
10 2 (3.51%) UI Developer
11 1 (1.75%) PowerShell Engineer
11 1 (1.75%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (63.16%) HTML
2 32 (56.14%) AngularJS
3 29 (50.88%) Node.js
4 27 (47.37%) CSS
5 24 (42.11%) React
6 18 (31.58%) HTML5
7 17 (29.82%) jQuery
7 17 (29.82%) XML
8 16 (28.07%) Spring
8 16 (28.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (28.07%) Web Services
9 15 (26.32%) CSS3
9 15 (26.32%) RESTful
9 15 (26.32%) Sass
9 15 (26.32%) Spring Boot
10 12 (21.05%) SOAP
11 11 (19.30%) XSLT
12 10 (17.54%) Swagger
13 9 (15.79%) Backbone.js
13 9 (15.79%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) User Experience
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.51%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) TDD
3 19 (33.33%) OO
4 17 (29.82%) Front End Development
5 16 (28.07%) DevOps
6 13 (22.81%) Microservices
7 12 (21.05%) MVC
7 12 (21.05%) SDLC
8 10 (17.54%) BDD
8 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (17.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 9 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (15.79%) SOA
9 9 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 9 (15.79%) Web Development
10 8 (14.04%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (14.04%) Investment Management
10 8 (14.04%) Security Architecture
10 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
10 8 (14.04%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (64.91%) JavaScript
2 29 (50.88%) Java
3 17 (29.82%) Python
4 11 (19.30%) TypeScript
5 9 (15.79%) C#
5 9 (15.79%) Scala
5 9 (15.79%) SQL
6 7 (12.28%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.77%) PHP
8 4 (7.02%) C++
8 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.26%) ES6
9 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.51%) R
11 1 (1.75%) C
11 1 (1.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
1 2 (3.51%) WAI
1 2 (3.51%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) Ansible
2 8 (14.04%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.51%) Puppet
4 2 (3.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) MuleSoft
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Atlassian
4 4 (7.02%) Black Duck
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) Splunk
5 3 (5.26%) Google
5 3 (5.26%) Tableau
6 2 (3.51%) Databricks
6 2 (3.51%) Optimizely
6 2 (3.51%) Zend
7 1 (1.75%) Adobe
7 1 (1.75%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com