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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank - 11 15
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 9.62% 3.92%
As % of the General category - 31.25% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-49.49% +37.50%
General Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
27 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 16.36% 30.77% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 6
Average daily rate £350 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £365 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Retail
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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 22 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
1 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Change Control
2 4 (57.14%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
5 1 (14.29%) Summit

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 5 (71.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Change Control
2 4 (57.14%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle