Period
to 16 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 10 18
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 2.69% 13.47% 7.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 14.13% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 8
Bath median daily rate £400 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +21.21% -2.94%
10th Percentile £335 £335 £318
90th Percentile £465 £569 £479
Somerset median daily rate £350 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -30.00% +17.65% -
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 182 184 192
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.85% 95.34% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 129 119
Bath median daily rate £385 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +13.85% -10.34%
10th Percentile £213 £211 £194
90th Percentile £538 £525 £440
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 12
Bath median hourly rate £40.00 £23.64 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.22% +43.26% +20.00%
10th Percentile £15.63 £16.28 £10.60
90th Percentile £41.88 £32.94 £33.10
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year -15.79% +33.80% -4.05%

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 Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 2 (40.00%) Unit4 Business World
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) SystmOne
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (20.00%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS