The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 11 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 5.26% - 20.00%
As % of the General category 10.53% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
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£400 - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +47.61%
Retail
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Poole region.

General Category
Poole
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 50.00% 30.77% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 16
Average daily rate £400 - £513
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 - £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 - £825
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Poole

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Poole

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Poole 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) NFS
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) SSH
2 5 (71.43%) Korn
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 4 (57.14%) Change Control
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Ingres
3 4 (57.14%) VMS
3 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
3 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Poole 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SSH
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
1 4 (57.14%) Ingres
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Applications Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Architect
3 3 (42.86%) Applications Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Excel Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 3 (42.86%) CGI
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) JDBC
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) DAO
1 3 (42.86%) Laravel
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) VMS
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) Change Control
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Korn
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) VBA
6 1 (14.29%) AWK
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) NFS
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware