Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 18 30
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 10 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 4.59% 5.08% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 6.98% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Bath median daily rate £371 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% - -
Somerset median daily rate £368 £359 £394
% change year-on-year +2.44% -8.89% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Bath median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% - -
Somerset median hourly rate £43.50 £41.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +4.82% -2.92% +19.37%

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 181 129 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 83.03% 72.88% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 75 79
Bath median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £227 £194 £260
90th Percentile £510 £463 £488
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Bath median hourly rate £33.00 £42.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +123.68% -20.83%
10th Percentile £14.53 £29.50 £10.55
90th Percentile £44.63 £106.50 £32.50
Somerset median hourly rate £23.50 £38.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -38.96% -8.33% +20.00%

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 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bath region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Microservices
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) JSON
3 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (70.00%) RESTful
3 7 (70.00%) Gradle
4 6 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (60.00%) D3.js
4 6 (60.00%) Build Automation
4 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (60.00%) Groovy
4 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 6 (60.00%) Maven
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) Kubernetes
4 6 (60.00%) Ansible
4 6 (60.00%) Docker
4 6 (60.00%) React
4 6 (60.00%) Spring Boot
4 6 (60.00%) Cloud Native
5 5 (50.00%) Rancher
5 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 5 (50.00%) Kotlin
5 5 (50.00%) J2EE
5 5 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management

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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (70.00%) Gradle
2 6 (60.00%) Maven
3 5 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 5 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (10.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) JSON
1 7 (70.00%) RESTful
1 7 (70.00%) Spring
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (60.00%) D3.js
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (60.00%) React
2 6 (60.00%) Spring Boot
3 5 (50.00%) J2EE
4 3 (30.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) JSON-LD
5 1 (10.00%) OAuth2
5 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Life Science
2 1 (10.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Microservices
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Build Automation
4 5 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (10.00%) DoDAF
7 1 (10.00%) High Availability
7 1 (10.00%) IDEF
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) MODAF
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source Development
7 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
7 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Groovy
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (50.00%) Kotlin
4 5 (50.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Ada
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Ansible
1 6 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (50.00%) Rancher
3 1 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (10.00%) Mesos
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (10.00%) VMware