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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 26 30 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.07% 0.46% 12.12%
As % of the General category 8.86% 1.32% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate
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£410 £550 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +49.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £738
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.54 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+64.75% -
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 Dorset region.

General Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
79 76 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.65% 35.19% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 39
Average daily rate £393 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.50 £6.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +360.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bournemouth +4 2 £455 -17.27% 4
Poole - 1 £400 - 1
Weymouth - 1 - -
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (40.00%) VMware
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) SSH
3 2 (20.00%) DAO
3 2 (20.00%) JasperReports
3 2 (20.00%) Korn
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) CGI
3 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (20.00%) Ingres
3 2 (20.00%) VMS
3 2 (20.00%) NFS

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) SSH
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (20.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Ingres
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) JasperReports
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Excel Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) JDBC
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) CGI
1 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (20.00%) DAO
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) Laravel
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Mason
2 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) PDA
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) VMS
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) B2C
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) VBA
2 2 (20.00%) Korn
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) NFS
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
Bournemouth, Dorset
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £430 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago