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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 28 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.56% 0.47% -
As % of the General category 8.11% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£319 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.08% +4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -55.31%
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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
74 72 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 31.62% 33.96% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 54 47
Average daily rate £365 £323 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -32.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £115 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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
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 3 September 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 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) QA
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 4 (28.57%) System Testing
4 4 (28.57%) TestComplete
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless
4 4 (28.57%) Selenium
4 4 (28.57%) Release Management
5 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (21.43%) Google Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
5 3 (21.43%) Endeca
5 3 (21.43%) Google
5 3 (21.43%) Coremetrics

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WLAN
2 3 (21.43%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) TestComplete
3 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) QA Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (14.29%) Hybris Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Web Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) JSP
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) AS400
1 3 (21.43%) iSeries
2 2 (14.29%) EPoS
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Release Management
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Change Control
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) B2C
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) B2B
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Endeca
2 3 (21.43%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) Coremetrics
3 2 (14.29%) hybris
4 1 (7.14%) Acronis
4 1 (7.14%) VMware