Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Retailing
South West > Dorset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 10 27
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17 +4
Contract jobs citing Retail 14 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.78% 11.26% 4.55%
As % of the General category 14.58% 30.12% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 3
Dorset median daily rate £105 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -67.69% -15.58% -1.91%
South West median daily rate £400 £341 £400
% change year-on-year +17.22% -14.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £30.00 - £16.00

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 96 166 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 32.76% 37.39% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 127 79
Dorset median daily rate £435 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £260 £238 £197
90th Percentile £535 £514 £569
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 25
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £35.75 £42.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.49% -15.80% +6.15%
10th Percentile £34.63 £33.73 £36.20
90th Percentile £43.35 £37.18 £49.19
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.45% -13.75% +40.35%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Dorset

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Retail in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Dorset

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Dorset over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Dorset

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Dorset

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -12 5 £105 -67.69% 5
Weymouth -9 4 £105 -46.15%
Poole +8 3 - -
Retail
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Retail.

1 4 (28.57%) SQL
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) EPoS
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Break/Fix
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Change Control
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) ArchiMate
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
3 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (7.14%) Proactive Management

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) EPoS Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Break Fix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) EPoS Field Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SOA Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) EPoS
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Break/Fix
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Change Control
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (14.29%) ArchiMate
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Microservices
4 1 (7.14%) Proactive Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) VB6
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Netezza
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle