Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 21 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 13 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 5.60% 6.57% 4.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.60% 8.23% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 9
Bath median daily rate £348 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.78% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £245 £313 £212
90th Percentile £435 £475 £400
Somerset median daily rate £375 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bath median hourly rate - £42.50 -
Somerset median hourly rate £39.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.95% +5.00% -8.57%

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 197 158 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 84.91% 79.80% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 114 76
Bath median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £228 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Somerset median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Bath median hourly rate £11.78 £33.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.30% -20.00% +129.17%
10th Percentile £11.17 £14.53 £15.73
90th Percentile £12.39 £44.63 £47.50
Somerset median hourly rate £41.91 £23.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year +80.27% -41.14% -7.60%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019, 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 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) D3.js
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
4 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (15.38%) Polymer
4 2 (15.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VBA
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (15.38%) Star Schema

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) InfoPath
2 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 802.15
1 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (15.38%) Star Schema
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Power BI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) SQL BI Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SSRS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 2 (15.38%) D3.js
1 2 (15.38%) Polymer
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
2 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VBA
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) SAP