The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 24 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Retail 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.00% 3.43% 1.01%
As % of the General category 10.67% 9.59% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
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£400 £425 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £425 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £685 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-65.50% +122.22%
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 Basingstoke region.

General Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
75 73 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 37.50% 35.78% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 47
Average daily rate £400 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £111 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £22.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) B2C
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) hybris
3 2 (20.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) B2B
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) JSP
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) DB2

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) TestComplete
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Hybris Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Web Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) EPoS
1 1 (10.00%) AS400
1 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (10.00%) iSeries
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) B2C
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) B2B
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) hybris
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Endeca
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Coremetrics
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Acronis
3 1 (10.00%) Proofpoint
3 1 (10.00%) Kronos