The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
17 Sep 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 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 58.93% 40.58% 55.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 64.71% 43.75% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £300 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bath region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51 64 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 91.07% 92.75% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 18
Average daily rate £325 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £180 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -20.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 34 (52.31%) HTML
2 33 (50.77%) CSS
3 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
3 24 (36.92%) MySQL
4 23 (35.38%) C#
4 23 (35.38%) .NET
5 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
7 17 (26.15%) PHP
7 17 (26.15%) Web Services
8 16 (24.62%) TDD
8 16 (24.62%) HTML5
9 14 (21.54%) Scrum
9 14 (21.54%) XML
9 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET
9 14 (21.54%) Java
9 14 (21.54%) XHTML
9 14 (21.54%) CSS3
10 11 (16.92%) jQuery
11 10 (15.38%) SQL
11 10 (15.38%) Sitecore
12 9 (13.85%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (13.85%) XSLT
12 9 (13.85%) OOP
12 9 (13.85%) OO
12 9 (13.85%) Umbraco
13 8 (12.31%) PHP5
13 8 (12.31%) Web Development
13 8 (12.31%) OOD
13 8 (12.31%) RDBMS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 9 (13.85%) Umbraco
2 7 (10.77%) Drupal
3 4 (6.15%) ExpressionEngine
4 3 (4.62%) CMS
4 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.54%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.92%) MySQL
2 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.31%) RDBMS
3 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.31%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.15%) CouchDB
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) JUnit
3 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) MSTest
4 1 (1.54%) Moq
4 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Marketing
2 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.62%) Electronics
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (52.31%) HTML
2 33 (50.77%) CSS
3 23 (35.38%) .NET
4 17 (26.15%) Web Services
5 16 (24.62%) HTML5
6 14 (21.54%) XML
6 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET
6 14 (21.54%) XHTML
6 14 (21.54%) CSS3
7 11 (16.92%) jQuery
8 9 (13.85%) XSLT
9 7 (10.77%) RESTful
10 6 (9.23%) LAMP
10 6 (9.23%) Sass
11 5 (7.69%) WCF
12 4 (6.15%) SVG
12 4 (6.15%) Batik
12 4 (6.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (6.15%) Akka
12 4 (6.15%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Digital Media
1 3 (4.62%) DTV
2 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) RIA
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Android
2 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.62%) TDD
3 14 (21.54%) Scrum
4 9 (13.85%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (13.85%) OOP
4 9 (13.85%) OO
5 8 (12.31%) Web Development
5 8 (12.31%) OOD
6 7 (10.77%) MVC
6 7 (10.77%) Web Design
7 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.15%) Process Management
8 4 (6.15%) Migration
8 4 (6.15%) Pair Programming
8 4 (6.15%) BDD
9 3 (4.62%) OO PHP
9 3 (4.62%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.62%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (3.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
2 23 (35.38%) C#
3 17 (26.15%) PHP
4 14 (21.54%) Java
5 10 (15.38%) SQL
6 8 (12.31%) PHP5
7 7 (10.77%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.15%) Scala
9 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.08%) Python
11 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Sitecore
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Zend
3 3 (4.62%) SAP
4 2 (3.08%) Twitter
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) JBoss
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) ESRI
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