The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 16 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 2.04% 1.37% 10.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.47% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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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
44 68 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 89.80% 93.15% 97.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 13
Average daily rate £308 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bath

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) Moq
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) Django
2 1 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (33.33%) IIS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) Moq
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) Django
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) RIA
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) ESRI