The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 46 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.29% 0.58% 0.66%
As % of the General category 1.39% 4.00% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +1.25%
Retail
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

General Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
72 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 20.57% 14.62% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 14 10
Average daily rate £400 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.62% -13.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £233 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 £13.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.92% -56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £13.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £24.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Devon region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Devon region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Devon region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - - - -
Newton Abbot - - - - 1
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail.

1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Retail also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle