The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 March 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 / Somerset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 22 22
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs citing Retail 9 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.41% 6.46% 8.52%
As % of the General category 15.52% 22.67% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 26
Median daily rate £451 £410 £673
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.87% -39.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £319 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £500 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £416 £410
% change year-on-year +2.10% +1.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.13 £19.25
% change year-on-year +52.38% -31.81%  

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

General Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 58 75 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 28.43% 28.52% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 60
Median daily rate £375 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £310 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £436 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 3
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +75.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £26.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £57.00 £41.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Retail as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in Somerset

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Retail in Somerset

Retail
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in Somerset over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Retail in Somerset

Retail
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Retail in Somerset

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil +3 1 - - 1
Bath -1 1 £568 +116.19% 2
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Retail.

1 6 (46.15%) SAP
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 5 (38.46%) Marketing
3 4 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
3 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (30.77%) Electronics
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
4 3 (23.08%) Ant
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
5 2 (15.38%) JSF
5 2 (15.38%) Maven
5 2 (15.38%) ATG
5 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 2 (15.38%) Subversion
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
5 2 (15.38%) jMock
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) Magento
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) DCCP
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Ant
1 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Buildr
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) jMock
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Gradle
3 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) WATIR
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 5 (38.46%) Marketing
3 4 (30.77%) Electronics
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Architect
1 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) AIX Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Designer
2 1 (7.69%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Storage Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Designer
2 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) EJB
2 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) JSF
2 2 (15.38%) JSP
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) Struts
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
1 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
1 1 (7.69%) Life Science
1 1 (7.69%) RIA
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
1 1 (7.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
4 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) XML Parsing
5 1 (7.69%) API Development
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.69%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) ATG
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) BEA
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Facebook
4 1 (7.69%) hybris
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter
4 1 (7.69%) VMware