The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Yeovil 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 9 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yeovil 6.25% - 57.14%
As % of the General category 11.11% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£500 - £410
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%
Retail
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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 Yeovil region.

General Category
Yeovil
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yeovil 56.25% 63.64% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate £450 - £410
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Yeovil

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Yeovil

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Yeovil

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Yeovil

Retail
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Yeovil

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yeovil 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 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) AS400

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Yeovil by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yeovil 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle