The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bath region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 29 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 54.72% 36.07% 52.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 58.00% 38.60% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 9
Average daily rate
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£304 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £201 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £343 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50 57 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 94.34% 93.44% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 18
Average daily rate £300 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £170 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Bath region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bath

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Bath region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Bath region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 29 (45.31%) HTML
2 28 (43.75%) CSS
3 26 (40.63%) MySQL
4 24 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 23 (35.94%) .NET
6 22 (34.38%) C#
7 21 (32.81%) PHP
8 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 15 (23.44%) HTML5
11 13 (20.31%) XHTML
11 13 (20.31%) XML
11 13 (20.31%) TDD
12 12 (18.75%) jQuery
12 12 (18.75%) Java
12 12 (18.75%) SQL
12 12 (18.75%) MVC
12 12 (18.75%) Web Services
13 11 (17.19%) Web Development
14 10 (15.63%) Drupal
14 10 (15.63%) Scrum
14 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (14.06%) Sitecore
15 9 (14.06%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (14.06%) XSLT
16 8 (12.50%) OO
16 8 (12.50%) OOD
16 8 (12.50%) RDBMS
16 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (15.63%) Drupal
2 7 (10.94%) Umbraco
3 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.69%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (3.13%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.56%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Trello
3 1 (1.56%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.63%) MySQL
2 24 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
7 4 (6.25%) CouchDB
8 2 (3.13%) SQLite
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.69%) PhoneGap
4 3 (4.69%) JUnit
5 1 (1.56%) MSTest
5 1 (1.56%) Moq
5 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.56%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Electronics
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (45.31%) HTML
2 28 (43.75%) CSS
3 23 (35.94%) .NET
4 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 15 (23.44%) HTML5
6 13 (20.31%) XHTML
6 13 (20.31%) XML
7 12 (18.75%) jQuery
7 12 (18.75%) Web Services
8 9 (14.06%) XSLT
9 8 (12.50%) Sass
9 8 (12.50%) CSS3
10 7 (10.94%) LAMP
10 7 (10.94%) CodeIgniter
11 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
11 6 (9.38%) LESS
11 6 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (7.81%) Symfony
12 5 (7.81%) Ext JS
13 4 (6.25%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Digital Media
1 7 (10.94%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.69%) DTV
3 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.13%) iPhone
3 2 (3.13%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) RIA
4 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
1 4 (6.25%) Android
1 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) TDD
2 12 (18.75%) MVC
3 11 (17.19%) Web Development
4 10 (15.63%) Scrum
5 9 (14.06%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.50%) OO
6 8 (12.50%) OOD
7 7 (10.94%) Web Design
7 7 (10.94%) OOP
8 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.25%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.25%) Process Management
9 4 (6.25%) BDD
10 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.69%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.69%) Migration
10 3 (4.69%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) C#
2 21 (32.81%) PHP
3 20 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 12 (18.75%) Java
4 12 (18.75%) SQL
5 7 (10.94%) PHP5
6 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.25%) Scala
8 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.13%) Python
10 1 (1.56%) VB
10 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Sitecore
2 6 (9.38%) Zend
3 3 (4.69%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) Twitter
5 1 (1.56%) ESRI
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Google
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