The first 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 28 July 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 Dorset 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 18 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.96% 4.15% 6.50%
As % of the General category 11.25% 8.70% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 12
Average daily rate
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£393 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £400 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-38.26% +12.50%
General Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
80 115 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 35.24% 47.72% 56.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 65 109
Average daily rate £375 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.42 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.01% -61.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.42 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Retail
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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
Bournemouth +13 4 £393 +4.66% 1
Weymouth 0 1 £215 - 4
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Business Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (55.56%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) MS Project
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Business Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Process Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (55.56%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
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