The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 18 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 1.39% 3.09% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 3.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

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 71 95 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 98.61% 97.94% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 64 47
Median daily rate £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Median hourly rate £15.78 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.46% +85.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#