Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 15 30
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 -19
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 7 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 4.61% 9.76% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.73% 12.60% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Bath median daily rate £388 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% - -
Somerset median daily rate £450 £375 £488
% change year-on-year +20.00% -23.08% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Bath median hourly rate £16.25 - £17.00
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year +7.59% -6.51% +40.83%

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 104 127 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 68.42% 77.44% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 91 90
Bath median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £248 £263 £237
90th Percentile £500 £575 £465
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Bath median hourly rate £40.00 £16.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +146.15% -15.58% -13.97%
10th Percentile £14.55 £15.11 £10.10
90th Percentile £86.88 £38.43 £82.13
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £42.03
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.32% +13.58%

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 18 June 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

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bath

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Bath over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Bath

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
1 3 (42.86%) Google
1 3 (42.86%) G Suite
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Military
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Sage
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) ETL

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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) G Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Healthcare Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Healthcare Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) NetSuite Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
2 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
1 3 (42.86%) Google
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Dell KACE
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) VMware