Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Problem-Solving
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 21 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -15
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 8 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 4.26% 5.64% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 7.14% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Bath median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £328 £248 £363
90th Percentile £520 £348 £388
Somerset median daily rate £450 £440 £500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -12.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Bath median hourly rate £15.00 - -
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 £39.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year +8.86% -6.51% +0.60%

Problem-Solving is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bath
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 148 154 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 78.72% 78.97% 74.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 110 96
Bath median daily rate £388 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.32% -1.43%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £203
90th Percentile £538 £575 £438
Somerset median daily rate £400 £385 £365
% change year-on-year +3.90% +5.48% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Bath median hourly rate £40.00 £15.78 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +153.57% -26.63% +48.28%
10th Percentile £14.70 £14.95 £10.05
90th Percentile £72.50 £16.60 £98.25
Somerset median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +31.58% -2.59%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Bath

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Bath

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Bath over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Bath

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Bath

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Problem-Solving also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Publishing
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) G Suite
2 3 (37.50%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Sage
4 1 (12.50%) NHS
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) PhD

Problem-Solving
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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
General
1 3 (37.50%) Publishing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
3 1 (12.50%) Healthcare Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Healthcare Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) NetSuite Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Matplotlib
1 1 (12.50%) NumPy
1 1 (12.50%) Pandas
1 1 (12.50%) scikit-learn
1 1 (12.50%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) R
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PhD
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Adobe
2 3 (37.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Dell KACE
3 1 (12.50%) Sage
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware