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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 29 37
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Contract jobs citing Retail 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.43% 2.46% 2.05%
As % of the General category 13.51% 12.00% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £323 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.60% -0.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £382 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £434 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -23.80% +31.25%  

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 37 50 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 17.96% 20.49% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 27
Median daily rate £363 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 11
Median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 24 June 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
Taunton -10 1 £145 -
Yeovil - 1 £105 -
Retail
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 8 (57.14%) SAP
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 4 (28.57%) Electronics
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (28.57%) Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Ant
5 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
6 2 (14.29%) JUnit
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) EJB
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) JSP
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) Struts
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle

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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (14.29%) SAP CO
2 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
2 2 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (7.14%) SAP POS DM
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) DCCP
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) SMS
2 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
1 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Buildr
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) jMock
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Gradle
3 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) WATIR
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 4 (28.57%) Electronics
3 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Consultant
1 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Cabling Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS Field Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Retail Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) Ajax
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) EJB
2 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) JSF
2 2 (14.29%) JSP
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Struts
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) RIA
2 1 (7.14%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
1 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
2 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 2 (14.29%) XML Parsing
3 1 (7.14%) API Development
3 1 (7.14%) Break/Fix
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.14%) Order to Cash
3 1 (7.14%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) ATG
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) BEA
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) hybris
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) VMware