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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 39 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.66% 6.25% 8.02%
As % of the General category 11.11% 26.42% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 14
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -20.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £295 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £453 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £30.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +71.83%
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
81 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.96% 23.66% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 28 26
Average daily rate £340 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.50 £25.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £19.50 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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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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
Yeovil - 1 £500 -
Bath - - - - 4
Bridgwater - - - -
Glastonbury - - - -
Highbridge - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Somerton - - - -
Street - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (5.88%) Commerce Server
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience Designer
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Microsoft Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Web Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XSL
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Email Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) SAP