The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank - 14 17
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 15.38% 1.35%
As % of the General category - 58.33% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 1
Average daily rate - £675 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.63%
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 £23.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +56.62%
Retail
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

General Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
11 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 20.00% 26.37% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 13
Average daily rate £433 £673 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.68% +97.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £733 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Taunton region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Taunton region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Retail
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) NAS

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle