The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
South West / Dorset
Rank 22 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.34% 4.79% 1.97%
As % of the General category 13.04% 9.28% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £200 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.86
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%

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

General Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
23 97 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.97% 51.60% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 44 50
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £239 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £42.48 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth +1 2 - - 1
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Retail.

1 23 (69.70%) Finance
2 22 (66.67%) Cash Management
3 21 (63.64%) Banking
4 13 (39.39%) Java
4 13 (39.39%) Big Data
4 13 (39.39%) Kafka
4 13 (39.39%) Apache Spark
4 13 (39.39%) Blockchain
5 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 9 (27.27%) HTML5
5 9 (27.27%) HTML
5 9 (27.27%) CSS
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.06%) VBA
8 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
8 2 (6.06%) EPoS
8 2 (6.06%) ERP
8 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (3.03%) Apple
9 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.03%) SLA
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle
9 1 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (3.03%) SAP
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 13 (39.39%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) Big Data
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (69.70%) Finance
2 21 (63.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Java Developer
3 9 (27.27%) UI Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Angular Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Data Business Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Procurement Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Kafka
2 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 9 (27.27%) CSS
2 9 (27.27%) HTML
2 9 (27.27%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Blockchain
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) EPoS
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Cash Management
2 2 (6.06%) ERP
2 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.03%) Data Management
3 1 (3.03%) Front End Development
3 1 (3.03%) Logistics
3 1 (3.03%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) VBA
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Apple
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) SAP