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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 33 39 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Contract jobs citing Retail 15 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.56% 2.66% 8.56%
As % of the General category 25.86% 12.86% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 11
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£425 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £372 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £530 £425
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 £17.00 £13.89 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+22.39% -49.49%
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
58 70 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.63% 20.71% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 22
Average daily rate £400 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £290 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £469 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +94.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 August 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 August 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 - 6 £450 -
Yeovil -6 2 £263 -47.50% 10
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 13 (54.17%) Manufacturing
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (54.17%) UML
2 12 (50.00%) Web Services
2 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (50.00%) SOA
2 12 (50.00%) ISO 9000
2 12 (50.00%) Change Control
3 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (45.83%) Information Security
4 10 (41.67%) GIS
4 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) ISEB
4 10 (41.67%) .NET
5 9 (37.50%) SAP
5 9 (37.50%) CRM
5 9 (37.50%) CMS
5 9 (37.50%) Content Management
5 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 8 (33.33%) Workflow
6 8 (33.33%) VB
6 8 (33.33%) C#
7 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (25.00%) ArchiMate
8 4 (16.67%) Change Management
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
9 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (37.50%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (4.17%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (8.33%) WebLOAD
1 2 (8.33%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 13 (54.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Architect
2 14 (58.33%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner Tester
5 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (41.67%) .NET Framework
2 10 (41.67%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) GIS
2 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) UML
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 12 (50.00%) SOA
2 12 (50.00%) Change Control
3 11 (45.83%) Information Security
4 9 (37.50%) Content Management
4 9 (37.50%) CRM
5 8 (33.33%) Workflow
6 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (25.00%) ArchiMate
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) User Stories
8 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.17%) Android Development
9 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
9 1 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C#
1 8 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISEB
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) ISO 9000
2 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) ATG
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam
4 1 (4.17%) Zerto
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) ESRI
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