The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Bower skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Bower over the 3 months to 30 March 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
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 264 259
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5  
Contract jobs citing Bower 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.088% 0.032% 0.071%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 0.24% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £473 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.38% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £365 £313
% change year-on-year +16.43% +16.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Bower is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1205 1246 1195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.21% 13.25% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 805 688
Median daily rate £403 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 39
Median hourly rate £45.87 £44.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +13.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £126.25 £50.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Bower
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Bower as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Bower in the South East

Bower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bower in the South East

Bower
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bower within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Surrey - 6 £473 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Oxfordshire -7 1 - -
Bower
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Bower.

1 29 (87.88%) CSS
1 29 (87.88%) Git (software)
2 26 (78.79%) Grunt
3 25 (75.76%) Node.js
3 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (72.73%) CSS3
5 23 (69.70%) JavaScript
6 22 (66.67%) jQuery
7 19 (57.58%) HTML
8 18 (54.55%) TDD
8 18 (54.55%) HTML5
9 17 (51.52%) AngularJS
10 16 (48.48%) Web Development
11 15 (45.45%) React
11 15 (45.45%) Sass
12 14 (42.42%) C#
13 13 (39.39%) Web Services
13 13 (39.39%) BDD
14 11 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (33.33%) Front End Development
14 11 (33.33%) .NET
15 10 (30.30%) gulp
15 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (30.30%) LESS
16 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (27.27%) Workflow
16 9 (27.27%) Kanban
17 8 (24.24%) RESTful

Bower
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) GitHub
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (87.88%) Git (software)
2 26 (78.79%) Grunt
3 10 (30.30%) gulp
4 9 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (21.21%) NuGet
6 6 (18.18%) Jasmine
7 5 (15.15%) Selenium
8 4 (12.12%) Yeoman
9 3 (9.09%) Subversion
9 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
10 2 (6.06%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (6.06%) Protractor
10 2 (6.06%) webpack
11 1 (3.03%) FxCop
11 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
11 1 (3.03%) JSHint
11 1 (3.03%) NDepend
11 1 (3.03%) ReSharper
11 1 (3.03%) StyleCop
General
1 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Publishing
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (30.30%) Node.js Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Angular Developer
4 9 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Web Developer
6 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
7 5 (15.15%) HTML Developer
8 4 (12.12%) UI Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Agile Developer
9 3 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Database Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Lead Web Developer
9 3 (9.09%) MongoDB Developer
10 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) CSS
2 25 (75.76%) Node.js
3 24 (72.73%) CSS3
4 22 (66.67%) jQuery
5 19 (57.58%) HTML
6 18 (54.55%) HTML5
7 17 (51.52%) AngularJS
8 15 (45.45%) React
8 15 (45.45%) Sass
9 13 (39.39%) Web Services
10 11 (33.33%) .NET
10 11 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (30.30%) LESS
12 9 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (24.24%) RESTful
14 7 (21.21%) Ember.js
14 7 (21.21%) JSON
15 6 (18.18%) REST
16 4 (12.12%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) TDD
3 16 (48.48%) Web Development
4 13 (39.39%) BDD
5 11 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 9 (27.27%) Kanban
6 9 (27.27%) Workflow
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.18%) OO
8 6 (18.18%) Scrum
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (9.09%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.06%) MVC
10 2 (6.06%) Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) Time Management
10 2 (6.06%) Wireframes
11 1 (3.03%) SOA
11 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) JavaScript
2 14 (42.42%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.06%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) ES6
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle