The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 558 566
Rank change year-on-year +30 +8  
Contract jobs citing Bower 74 85 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.90% 1.02% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 71 48
Median daily rate £450 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £338 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8215 8328 7455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.55% 15.48% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5625 5734 4920
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 125 122
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Bower
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Bower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Bower in the UK

Bower
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Bower over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Bower in the UK

Bower
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Bower in the UK

Bower
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bower within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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
England +32 70 £469 +14.32% 34
London -11 39 £525 +28.04% 18
East Midlands +6 14 £425 +23.18% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 14 £425 +23.18%
City of London -6 13 £525 +55.55% 2
Nottingham +10 9 £425 +23.18%
South East +6 6 £350 -14.63% 5
West Yorkshire - 5 £375 -
Yorkshire - 5 £375 - 3
Scotland +29 4 £375 - 1
Hampshire +14 4 £475 +9.19%
South West +6 3 £325 -31.57% 2
East of England -4 3 £400 -5.88% 2
Somerset - 3 £325 - 1
West Lothian - 3 £375 -
Bath - 3 £325 - 1
Livingston - 3 £375 -
Surrey +5 2 - - 2
Suffolk - 2 £400 -
Berkshire - 2 £340 -
Ipswich - 2 £400 -
Elland - 2 £375 -
Halifax - 2 £370 -
Bracknell - 2 £340 -
Bromley - 2 £575 -
Edinburgh +6 1 £450 +20.00%
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
Huddersfield - 1 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Farnborough - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 with a requirement for Bower.

1 107 (86.99%) JavaScript
2 97 (78.86%) AngularJS
3 94 (76.42%) CSS
4 88 (71.54%) HTML
5 85 (69.11%) Grunt
6 79 (64.23%) gulp
7 72 (58.54%) Sass
8 64 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (50.41%) Node.js
10 61 (49.59%) CSS3
11 59 (47.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 58 (47.15%) Jasmine
12 58 (47.15%) Git (software)
12 58 (47.15%) HTML5
13 49 (39.84%) Front End Development
14 44 (35.77%) jQuery
14 44 (35.77%) TDD
15 41 (33.33%) React
16 39 (31.71%) Protractor
17 37 (30.08%) Responsive Web Design
17 37 (30.08%) Karma Test Runner
18 34 (27.64%) TypeScript
18 34 (27.64%) Web Development
19 33 (26.83%) LESS
20 32 (26.02%) Selenium
21 31 (25.20%) Test Automation
21 31 (25.20%) webpack
22 28 (22.76%) Java
23 27 (21.95%) Angular 2
24 25 (20.33%) User Experience

Bower
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (7.32%) Apache
2 8 (6.50%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (5.69%) nginx
4 6 (4.88%) CMS
4 6 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.07%) JBoss
5 5 (4.07%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.07%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.25%) EPiServer
6 4 (3.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (2.44%) Jupyter
8 2 (1.63%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.63%) WordPress
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.81%) Confluence
9 1 (0.81%) IIS
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.81%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.38%) GitHub
3 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.63%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.63%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.63%) Route 53
6 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.45%) HTTP
2 2 (1.63%) DNS
2 2 (1.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) MongoDB
2 13 (10.57%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.07%) MS Access
4 5 (4.07%) MySQL
5 4 (3.25%) Couchbase
5 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.63%) GIS
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 85 (69.11%) Grunt
2 79 (64.23%) gulp
3 58 (47.15%) Git (software)
3 58 (47.15%) Jasmine
4 39 (31.71%) Protractor
5 37 (30.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 32 (26.02%) Selenium
7 31 (25.20%) webpack
8 19 (15.45%) Mocha
9 12 (9.76%) WebDriver
10 11 (8.94%) Jenkins
10 11 (8.94%) Subversion
11 10 (8.13%) WebStorm
12 8 (6.50%) Visual Studio
13 7 (5.69%) Bitbucket
13 7 (5.69%) JIRA
13 7 (5.69%) Maven
13 7 (5.69%) Yeoman
14 6 (4.88%) Cucumber
14 6 (4.88%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (5.69%) Banking
1 7 (5.69%) Finance
1 7 (5.69%) Front Office
2 4 (3.25%) Advertising
2 4 (3.25%) Marketing
3 3 (2.44%) Retail
3 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.63%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (86.99%) Developer
2 43 (34.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 38 (30.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 34 (27.64%) Angular Developer
5 15 (12.20%) UI Developer
6 12 (9.76%) Node.js Developer
7 11 (8.94%) HTML CSS Developer
7 11 (8.94%) HTML Developer
8 8 (6.50%) Architect
8 8 (6.50%) User Experience Architect
9 7 (5.69%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Lead Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.25%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Python Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Web Architect
12 3 (2.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (78.86%) AngularJS
2 94 (76.42%) CSS
3 88 (71.54%) HTML
4 72 (58.54%) Sass
5 62 (50.41%) Node.js
6 61 (49.59%) CSS3
7 59 (47.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 58 (47.15%) HTML5
9 44 (35.77%) jQuery
10 41 (33.33%) React
11 33 (26.83%) LESS
12 27 (21.95%) Angular 2
13 22 (17.89%) JSON
14 20 (16.26%) RESTful
15 18 (14.63%) .NET
16 16 (13.01%) Ajax
16 16 (13.01%) D3.js
17 15 (12.20%) REST
18 14 (11.38%) Backbone.js
19 13 (10.57%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.33%) User Experience
2 9 (7.32%) Fintech
3 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.25%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.44%) NHS
6 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.63%) Equities
6 2 (1.63%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.63%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.94%) Linux
2 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.63%) Unix
2 2 (1.63%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) CentOS
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (39.84%) Front End Development
3 44 (35.77%) TDD
4 37 (30.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 34 (27.64%) Web Development
6 31 (25.20%) Test Automation
7 24 (19.51%) Scrum
8 23 (18.70%) BDD
9 21 (17.07%) Web Design
10 15 (12.20%) Wireframes
10 15 (12.20%) Workflow
11 14 (11.38%) MVC
12 13 (10.57%) OO
12 13 (10.57%) Unit Testing
13 12 (9.76%) DevOps
14 9 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
15 8 (6.50%) Microservices
16 7 (5.69%) Isomorphic Development
16 7 (5.69%) Isomorphic JavaScript
Programming Languages
1 107 (86.99%) JavaScript
2 34 (27.64%) TypeScript
3 28 (22.76%) Java
4 23 (18.70%) ES6
5 18 (14.63%) Python
6 17 (13.82%) SQL
7 15 (12.20%) C#
8 9 (7.32%) Bash Shell
8 9 (7.32%) Scala
9 8 (6.50%) C++
10 7 (5.69%) PHP
10 7 (5.69%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.07%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (4.07%) VB
11 5 (4.07%) VC++
12 4 (3.25%) Perl
13 3 (2.44%) C
14 1 (0.81%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.81%) R
14 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (4.07%) Degree
2 2 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) WAI
2 1 (0.81%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.88%) Ansible
3 2 (1.63%) cPanel
3 2 (1.63%) Nagios
4 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (7.32%) Google
1 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.88%) Oracle
3 4 (3.25%) Marketo
3 4 (3.25%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.63%) Tableau
4 2 (1.63%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.63%) Zend
5 1 (0.81%) VMware
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