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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 34 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.88% 4.52% 9.04%
As % of the General category 19.12% 15.63% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 12
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.20% +7.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £390 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £13.87 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +113.38%
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 Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 64 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.30% 28.96% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 27
Average daily rate £375 £294 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.55% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £182 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £376 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.25 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £30.00 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.56 £34.25 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.84%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 December 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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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
Bath - - - - 1
Taunton - - - - 1
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
5 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) ATG
5 3 (14.29%) Banking
5 3 (14.29%) User Stories
5 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
6 2 (9.52%) J2EE
6 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
6 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
6 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) AS400
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) Email Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) CSS3

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) ATG Dynamo
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Web Designer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) XSL
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Email Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
7 1 (4.76%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) ERP
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Use Case
7 1 (4.76%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) RPG
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
1 3 (14.29%) ATG
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) hybris
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
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