The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Taunton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 31 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.29% 6.41% -
As % of the General category 17.07% 62.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £538 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
41 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 19.25% 10.26% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 4
Average daily rate £348 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £310 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £460 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
Somerset

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
2 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) EAI
6 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
6 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (11.11%) XML Schema

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) EAI
5 1 (11.11%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) DV Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) VMware