Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 15 November 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.

Software Engineering
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 28 19
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 +13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 21 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 8.79% 4.63% 5.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.40% 5.75% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 9
Bath median daily rate £388 £371 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% -1.00% -
10th Percentile £321 £347 £314
90th Percentile £434 £420 £389
Somerset median daily rate £394 £394 £368
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Bath median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
Somerset median hourly rate £42.75 £48.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.40% +20.63% -6.43%

Software Engineering 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 202 174 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 84.52% 80.56% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 122 85
Bath median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £213 £226 £194
90th Percentile £538 £512 £463
Somerset median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Bath median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.64% +27.91% +48.28%
10th Percentile £19.37 £14.20 £13.08
90th Percentile £42.63 £41.60 £88.25
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £42.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year -1.01% +16.55% -13.69%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Bath

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Bath

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Bath.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Bath

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) C++
3 6 (28.57%) C
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
5 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
5 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Embedded C++
6 3 (14.29%) Embedded C
6 3 (14.29%) Bluetooth
6 3 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (14.29%) Security Management
6 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 3 (14.29%) CSS
6 3 (14.29%) Device Driver
6 3 (14.29%) Law
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (14.29%) OO PHP
6 3 (14.29%) Docker
6 3 (14.29%) React

Software Engineering
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 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) InfoPath
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) BrowserStack
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) PostCSS
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) HTML5
2 3 (14.29%) React
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 2 (9.52%) Handlebars
3 2 (9.52%) LAMP
3 2 (9.52%) RxJS
3 2 (9.52%) Twig
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.76%) Flash
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) Pixi.js
4 1 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 3 (14.29%) Device Driver
1 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) OO
2 3 (14.29%) OO PHP
2 3 (14.29%) Security Management
2 3 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (9.52%) Functional Programming
3 2 (9.52%) Microservices
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) OOP
3 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) SDLC
3 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C++
2 6 (28.57%) C
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Embedded C++
3 4 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded C
4 3 (14.29%) Go
4 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 3 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) ES6
5 2 (9.52%) R
5 2 (9.52%) VBA
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) MISRA
2 1 (4.76%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Civica
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft