The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Devon region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 36 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.40% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the General category 2.22% 3.13% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
45 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 17.93% 17.68% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 10
Average daily rate £450 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £406 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +162.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.79 £27.70 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.25 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
South West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 1 £450 -
Plymouth - - - -
Barnstaple - - - -
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Document Management
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) hybris
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) EPoS
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Cabling Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) Document Management
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) hybris