Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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.

Developer
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 69 44 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 32.24% 23.04% 40.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.16% 24.58% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 30 54
Bath median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £278 £255 £254
90th Percentile £475 £415 £438
Somerset median daily rate £375 £371 £350
% change year-on-year +1.01% +6.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bath median hourly rate - £190.00 -
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £40.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +31.25% -6.98% +22.86%

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 202 179 170
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.39% 93.72% 97.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 101 98
Bath median daily rate £363 £348 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.32% -0.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £163 £180 £204
90th Percentile £500 £463 £450
Somerset median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 9
Bath median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% +36.00% -28.06%
10th Percentile £15.30 £14.20 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.50 £43.50 £23.10
Somerset median hourly rate £21.50 £26.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -17.31% -33.76% +96.25%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Bath

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Bath

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Bath over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Bath

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Bath.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Bath

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bath region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
2 23 (33.33%) HTML
3 22 (31.88%) .NET
3 22 (31.88%) C#
3 22 (31.88%) CSS
4 20 (28.99%) AngularJS
5 19 (27.54%) Java
5 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
7 15 (21.74%) SQL
8 14 (20.29%) MVC
8 14 (20.29%) Python
9 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET
10 12 (17.39%) jQuery
10 12 (17.39%) RESTful
10 12 (17.39%) React
11 11 (15.94%) Microservices
12 10 (14.49%) Spring
12 10 (14.49%) Web Services
13 9 (13.04%) Scrum
13 9 (13.04%) JSON
13 9 (13.04%) Node.js
14 8 (11.59%) D3.js
14 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
14 8 (11.59%) HTML5
14 8 (11.59%) Web Development
15 7 (10.14%) Linux
15 7 (10.14%) J2EE
15 7 (10.14%) Maven
15 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering

Developer 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 4 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.35%) WordPress
3 2 (2.90%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Drupal
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Tornado
4 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.35%) npm
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Algolia
3 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.25%) MySQL
3 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.35%) Power BI
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.45%) Big Data
7 1 (1.45%) HBase
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.14%) Maven
3 6 (8.70%) Gradle
4 5 (7.25%) NUnit
5 4 (5.80%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.90%) FxCop
6 2 (2.90%) gulp
6 2 (2.90%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.90%) Selenium
7 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.45%) Bower
7 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.45%) Grunt
7 1 (1.45%) JIRA
7 1 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.45%) Protractor
7 1 (1.45%) webpack
General
1 5 (7.25%) Marketing
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) French Language
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) HTML
2 22 (31.88%) .NET
2 22 (31.88%) CSS
3 20 (28.99%) AngularJS
4 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET
5 12 (17.39%) jQuery
5 12 (17.39%) React
5 12 (17.39%) RESTful
6 10 (14.49%) Spring
6 10 (14.49%) Web Services
7 9 (13.04%) JSON
7 9 (13.04%) Node.js
8 8 (11.59%) D3.js
8 8 (11.59%) HTML5
9 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (10.14%) J2EE
9 7 (10.14%) Spring Boot
10 6 (8.70%) Django
10 6 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (7.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (8.70%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.29%) MVC
3 11 (15.94%) Microservices
4 9 (13.04%) Scrum
5 8 (11.59%) Web Development
6 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.70%) Build Automation
7 6 (8.70%) OO
7 6 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.25%) ETL
9 4 (5.80%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.80%) Front End Development
9 4 (5.80%) OOP
10 3 (4.35%) DevOps
10 3 (4.35%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) JavaScript
2 22 (31.88%) C#
3 19 (27.54%) Java
4 15 (21.74%) SQL
5 14 (20.29%) Python
6 7 (10.14%) Groovy
7 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.25%) Kotlin
8 4 (5.80%) PHP
9 3 (4.35%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.45%) ES6
11 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.45%) Scala
11 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.45%) Degree
1 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Rancher
2 5 (7.25%) Ansible
2 5 (7.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.45%) Google
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) SAP
3 1 (1.45%) Sencha
3 1 (1.45%) Tableau
3 1 (1.45%) Zend