Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 24 21
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 13 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 6.95% 4.10% 5.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.78% 5.19% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Bath median daily rate £338 £368 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +1.03% -
10th Percentile £282 £344 £306
90th Percentile £406 £405 £388
Somerset median daily rate £406 £394 £375
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Bath median hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £39.10 - £31.25
90th Percentile £42.25 - £33.75
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £52.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year -19.05% +24.26% -1.17%

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 148 154 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 79.14% 78.97% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 110 96
Bath median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.71% -
10th Percentile £263 £300 £203
90th Percentile £538 £575 £438
Somerset median daily rate £400 £385 £365
% change year-on-year +3.90% +5.48% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Bath median hourly rate £40.00 £15.78 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +153.57% -26.63% +48.28%
10th Percentile £14.70 £14.95 £10.05
90th Percentile £72.50 £16.60 £98.25
Somerset median hourly rate £41.25 £50.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +31.58% -2.59%

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 18 August 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 5 (38.46%) C
1 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 3 (23.08%) OO PHP
3 3 (23.08%) React
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) LAMP
4 2 (15.38%) Law
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) Puppet
4 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
4 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) R
4 2 (15.38%) GitHub
4 2 (15.38%) MISRA C
4 2 (15.38%) MISRA
4 2 (15.38%) PostCSS

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) PostCSS
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
5 2 (15.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (15.38%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Angular Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Backend Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Games Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) React
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) Handlebars
3 2 (15.38%) LAMP
3 2 (15.38%) RxJS
3 2 (15.38%) Twig
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (7.69%) Flash
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) PhoneGap
4 1 (7.69%) Pixi.js
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (7.69%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Web Development
2 3 (23.08%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) OO PHP
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.69%) Game Development
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
1 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) ES6
4 2 (15.38%) R
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) MISRA
1 2 (15.38%) MISRA C
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet