The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Basingstoke region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 32 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing Retail 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.36% 0.82% 1.95%
As % of the General category 4.00% 2.63% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate - £345 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
75 76 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 33.94% 31.28% 34.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 35
Average daily rate £300 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £250 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +76.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £29.50 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £29.50 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Retail
Hampshire

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 16 April 2014, 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 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (28.57%) System Testing
4 2 (28.57%) iSeries
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Endeca
4 2 (28.57%) Google
4 2 (28.57%) Coremetrics
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Games
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scalability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) WAI
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Endeca
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) Coremetrics
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) hybris