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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 22 15 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Contract jobs citing Retail 20 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.60% 9.48% 2.60%
As % of the General category 19.05% 43.94% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 5
Average daily rate £341 £613 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% +48.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £365 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £724 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
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
105 66 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 34.65% 21.57% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 46
Average daily rate £365 £490 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.51% +78.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £698 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 4
Average hourly rate £43.17 £37.20 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £35.42 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £42.90 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Yeovil - 4 £410 - 2
Bath - 3 £263 - 1
Street +1 2 £331 -17.18%
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
3 9 (28.13%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
5 7 (21.88%) SAP
5 7 (21.88%) SOA
6 6 (18.75%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) HTML5
7 5 (15.63%) Confluence
7 5 (15.63%) QA
7 5 (15.63%) Magento
7 5 (15.63%) User Experience
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 5 (15.63%) OO
7 5 (15.63%) ATG
7 5 (15.63%) Marketing
7 5 (15.63%) JSON
7 5 (15.63%) JIRA
8 4 (12.50%) Banking
8 4 (12.50%) J2ME
8 4 (12.50%) J2SE
8 4 (12.50%) J2EE
8 4 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (12.50%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
8 4 (12.50%) IntelliJ

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (15.63%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Magento
2 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (6.25%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (12.50%) SAP HANA
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) Power BI
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Android Studio
2 4 (12.50%) Bitbucket
2 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) IntelliJ
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (15.63%) Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Electronics
3 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (21.88%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) iOS Android Developer
4 4 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Retail Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) SOA Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Designer
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Junior
6 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) CSS
3 6 (18.75%) HTML5
4 5 (15.63%) JSON
5 4 (12.50%) Android SDK
5 4 (12.50%) iOS SDK
5 4 (12.50%) J2EE
5 4 (12.50%) J2ME
5 4 (12.50%) J2SE
6 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) Laravel
7 2 (6.25%) Sass
8 1 (3.13%) Ajax
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) LESS
8 1 (3.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.63%) User Experience
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Android
1 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (21.88%) SOA
2 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
3 5 (15.63%) OO
4 4 (12.50%) Analytics
4 4 (12.50%) Android Development
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics
4 4 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.50%) User Stories
5 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.25%) API Development
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.13%) Mesos
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) ATG
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) WorldPay
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau
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