Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 > Somerset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 39 43
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 22 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.43% 3.02% 5.32%
As % of the General category 19.13% 15.38% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 28
Somerset median daily rate £105 £105 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -74.55% -
South West median daily rate £400 £345 £400
% change year-on-year +15.94% -13.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset 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 Somerset with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 115 91 186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 23.14% 19.61% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 52 108
Somerset median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £147 £225 £263
90th Percentile £501 £538 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 19
Somerset median hourly rate £14.50 £38.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.09% -30.45% +100.00%
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £41.24
% change year-on-year +1.45% -16.34% +44.70%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Bath 0 6 £105 - 1
Taunton +6 4 £105 -
Yeovil - 2 £105 -
Retail
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Retail.

1 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (22.73%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (22.73%) Project Governance
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) VBA
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 4 (18.18%) EPoS
4 4 (18.18%) Change Control
4 4 (18.18%) Break/Fix
5 3 (13.64%) Logistics
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Process Management
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
7 1 (4.55%) Order to Cash

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:

Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.55%) SAP POS DM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Commercial Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) EPoS Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) EPoS Field Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Environment Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Retail Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) EPoS
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
1 5 (22.73%) Project Governance
1 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) Break/Fix
2 4 (18.18%) Change Control
2 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.64%) Logistics
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Process Management
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) VBA
2 1 (4.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
1 5 (22.73%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Informatica
3 1 (4.55%) Netezza
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Teradata