The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
South West / Somerset
Rank 33 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.61% 5.35% 4.59%
As % of the General category 7.41% 16.67% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 11
Median daily rate £553 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.14% -13.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%

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

General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
54 102 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.69% 32.08% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 70 33
Median daily rate £375 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £495 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 8
Median hourly rate £38.00 £57.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +107.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.60 £17.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £57.00 £40.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 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
Taunton - 1 - - 2
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Retail.

1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) XML Parsing
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
3 1 (11.11%) API Development
3 1 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Core Interface
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Network Planning
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) JSF
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
1 1 (11.11%) SAP APO
1 1 (11.11%) SAP LE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Buildr
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) jMock
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) WATIR
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) ATM Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Designer
1 1 (11.11%) Developer
1 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS Field Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Fraud Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Magento Developer
1 1 (11.11%) SAP APO Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
1 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
1 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) EJB
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) JSF
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Core Interface
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Struts
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
1 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
1 1 (11.11%) Life Science
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (11.11%) API Development
3 1 (11.11%) ATDD
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) ABAP
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) ATG
1 1 (11.11%) BEA
1 1 (11.11%) Facebook
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter