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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 31 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.23% 5.36% 1.89%
As % of the General category 6.45% 25.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £30.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-59.27% +74.28%
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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
31 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 19.02% 21.43% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 2
Average daily rate £414 £325 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.30% +29.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £365 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle