Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Software Developer
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 30 25
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 2.30% 1.46% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.57% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Bath median daily rate £369 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% -7.14% -31.71%
10th Percentile £356 £313 £325
90th Percentile £414 £338 £375
Somerset median daily rate £369 £375 £329
% change year-on-year -1.67% +14.07% -35.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bath median hourly rate - £32.50 -
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% +12.50% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bath. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bath
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 168 191 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 96.55% 92.72% 97.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 122 90
Bath median daily rate £360 £331 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.68% -8.62% +16.47%
10th Percentile £202 £194 £213
90th Percentile £525 £438 £458
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £373
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.04% +10.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 12
Bath median hourly rate £23.64 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.73% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £16.28 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.94 £33.75 £29.95
Somerset median hourly rate £46.25 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +23.33% +1.35% +72.09%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Bath

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Bath

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) D3.js
2 3 (75.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Gradle
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Gradle
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (75.00%) D3.js
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (75.00%) React
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Spring Boot
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Groovy
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Kotlin
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C#
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
1 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (75.00%) Rancher
Bath, Avon
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Rate: £260 - 330 per day
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