Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 29 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -9
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 3.98% 3.41% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 4.32% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Bath median daily rate £423 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.13% -21.25% +25.98%
Somerset median daily rate £424 £440 £450
% change year-on-year -3.69% -2.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 - £40.00

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 189 162 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 83.63% 79.02% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 113 80
Bath median daily rate £388 £383 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.31% +11.27% +1.85%
10th Percentile £213 £300 £164
90th Percentile £538 £513 £463
Somerset median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 9
Bath median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +104.65% +28.36%
10th Percentile £24.84 £43.00 £10.15
90th Percentile £41.88 £45.00 £73.00
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £47.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -11.95% +25.00% -9.52%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
3 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (22.22%) InfoPath
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling

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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) InfoPath
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) Star Schema
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) OLAP
3 1 (11.11%) Power BI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SQL BI Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SSIS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SSRS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Testing Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Matplotlib
1 1 (11.11%) NumPy
1 1 (11.11%) Pandas
1 1 (11.11%) scikit-learn
1 1 (11.11%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
1 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
1 2 (22.22%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SAP