Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Consultant
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 14 19
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 5.22% 10.05% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 10.63% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 8
Bath median daily rate £400 £500 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £386 £318
90th Percentile £453 £580 £541
Somerset median daily rate £400 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bath
Contract vacancies in Bath with a recognized job title 244 207 167
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.99% 94.52% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 144 92
Bath median daily rate £388 £375 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £213 £175 £167
90th Percentile £538 £500 £460
Somerset median daily rate £409 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +16.79% +7.69% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 16
Bath median hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +59.09% +72.55%
10th Percentile £12.77 £15.70 £15.50
90th Percentile £41.88 £44.50 £46.25
Somerset median hourly rate £40.50 £17.42 £33.00
% change year-on-year +132.52% -47.22% -15.92%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Bath

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Bath

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Bath over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Bath

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bath region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Office 365
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (23.08%) PKI
4 3 (23.08%) InfoPath
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) VBA
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (23.08%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) Electronics
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) Finance

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) InfoPath
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (23.08%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware