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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 33 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 42.86% 44.19% 51.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.59% 48.72% 53.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 23
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £350 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
74 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 96.10% 90.70% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 31
Average daily rate £350 £285 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £13.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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 43 (59.72%) PHP
2 39 (54.17%) MySQL
3 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
4 25 (34.72%) OOP
4 25 (34.72%) PHP5
5 23 (31.94%) MVC
6 22 (30.56%) OOD
6 22 (30.56%) HTML
7 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 20 (27.78%) NoSQL
9 19 (26.39%) .NET
10 18 (25.00%) C#
10 18 (25.00%) CSS
10 18 (25.00%) Digital Media
11 16 (22.22%) SQL
12 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
12 15 (20.83%) HTML5
13 14 (19.44%) jQuery
14 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (16.67%) Web Services
15 12 (16.67%) Bash Shell
16 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
16 11 (15.28%) Publishing
16 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
16 11 (15.28%) Degree
17 10 (13.89%) Visual Studio
17 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
17 10 (13.89%) CodeIgniter
17 10 (13.89%) Mobile App
18 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (6.94%) Drupal
2 4 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) FastStats
1 1 (1.39%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) SaaS
1 4 (5.56%) Trello
2 1 (1.39%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (54.17%) MySQL
2 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 20 (27.78%) NoSQL
4 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.78%) SQLite
9 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.94%) PhoneGap
3 2 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (1.39%) NUnit
4 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.39%) PowerBuilder
General
1 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
1 11 (15.28%) Publishing
2 3 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) HTML
2 19 (26.39%) .NET
3 18 (25.00%) CSS
4 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 15 (20.83%) HTML5
5 14 (19.44%) jQuery
6 12 (16.67%) Web Services
7 10 (13.89%) .NET Framework
7 10 (13.89%) CodeIgniter
8 9 (12.50%) Symfony
8 9 (12.50%) Ext JS
9 8 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (8.33%) CSS3
11 6 (8.33%) Sass
11 6 (8.33%) LESS
12 5 (6.94%) LAMP
13 3 (4.17%) Ajax
13 3 (4.17%) LINQ
13 3 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 10 (13.89%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
3 4 (5.56%) iPad
3 4 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) UNIX
1 5 (6.94%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) OOP
2 23 (31.94%) MVC
3 22 (30.56%) OOD
4 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
5 8 (11.11%) OO
5 8 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 6 (8.33%) Web Development
7 4 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (5.56%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) ETL
7 4 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (2.78%) Scrum
10 1 (1.39%) Business Development
10 1 (1.39%) TDD
10 1 (1.39%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.39%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.39%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (1.39%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 43 (59.72%) PHP
2 29 (40.28%) JavaScript
3 25 (34.72%) PHP5
4 18 (25.00%) C#
5 16 (22.22%) SQL
6 12 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.94%) Java
8 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.78%) Python
9 2 (2.78%) C++
9 2 (2.78%) C
10 1 (1.39%) VB
10 1 (1.39%) Ada
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (12.50%) Zend
2 1 (1.39%) Google
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
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