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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 36 44 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.67% 2.72% 13.16%
As % of the General category 24.07% 14.47% 42.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £519 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.77% +12.72%
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
54 76 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.25% 18.77% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 55 27
Average daily rate £415 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £275 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 £34.92 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.50% +111.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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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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
Taunton +18 5 £450 +73.07%
Yeovil -6 1 - -
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 27 (62.79%) Manufacturing
2 24 (55.81%) ITIL
2 24 (55.81%) PRINCE2
2 24 (55.81%) UML
2 24 (55.81%) ISO 9000
2 24 (55.81%) Change Control
3 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
4 22 (51.16%) Information Security
4 22 (51.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (48.84%) SAP
6 20 (46.51%) Web Services
6 20 (46.51%) .NET
6 20 (46.51%) ISEB
7 19 (44.19%) SOA
7 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (41.86%) .NET Framework
8 18 (41.86%) GIS
9 17 (39.53%) CRM
9 17 (39.53%) C#
10 16 (37.21%) Management Information System
10 16 (37.21%) Workflow
10 16 (37.21%) CMS
10 16 (37.21%) Content Management
11 15 (34.88%) VB
12 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
13 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
14 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
15 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
16 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 16 (37.21%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (2.33%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.33%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Subversion
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.33%) ERwin
General
1 27 (62.79%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Electronics
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Architect
2 26 (60.47%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Data Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Lead Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.65%) AWS Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.33%) OSS Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Lead Data Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) .NET
1 20 (46.51%) Web Services
2 18 (41.86%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.65%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) XSL
3 2 (4.65%) ADO.NET
3 2 (4.65%) JSP
4 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) GIS
2 16 (37.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) FMCG
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) DTV
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (2.33%) Android
1 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) ITIL
1 24 (55.81%) PRINCE2
1 24 (55.81%) UML
1 24 (55.81%) Change Control
2 22 (51.16%) Information Security
3 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (44.19%) SOA
4 17 (39.53%) CRM
5 16 (37.21%) Content Management
5 16 (37.21%) Workflow
6 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
6 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.30%) ETL
8 4 (9.30%) Migration
8 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
8 4 (9.30%) Data Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) ArchiMate
9 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.98%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) C#
2 15 (34.88%) VB
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) ISEB
2 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
3 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (55.81%) ISO 9000
2 22 (51.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (9.30%) Data Quality
4 2 (4.65%) QA
5 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) ATG
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) hybris
5 1 (2.33%) Talend
5 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.33%) Zerto
5 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.33%) Teradata
5 1 (2.33%) Netezza
5 1 (2.33%) DataFlux
5 1 (2.33%) Veeam
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Informatica
5 1 (2.33%) Embarcadero