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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 29 22 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.75% 2.15% 0.42%
As % of the General category 7.37% 6.56% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£365 £425 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -29.16%
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 £13.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.19% -38.26%
Retail
Hampshire

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
95 61 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 37.25% 32.80% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 43 48
Average daily rate £388 £323 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -35.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £115 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £14.93 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 July 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 July 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 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) QA
3 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 3 (21.43%) System Testing
4 3 (21.43%) TestComplete
4 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) B2C
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Endeca
5 2 (14.29%) Google
5 2 (14.29%) Coremetrics
5 2 (14.29%) AS400

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) WLAN
2 2 (14.29%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) TestComplete
3 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (14.29%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (14.29%) JSP
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) AS400
1 2 (14.29%) iSeries
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Release Management
3 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) B2C
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) System Testing
3 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) B2B
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) hybris
2 2 (14.29%) Endeca
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) Coremetrics
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Proofpoint
3 1 (7.14%) Acronis
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Kronos