The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 3 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Contract jobs citing Retail 100 7 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.62% 2.54% 7.69%
As % of the General category 53.48% 7.87% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 6 19
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £213 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £538 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +4.51%
Retail
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
187 89 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 38.56% 32.25% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 42 80
Average daily rate £443 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
Average hourly rate £34.00 £12.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.01 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £42.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +9 46 £450 -5.26% 3
Dunstable - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 50 (31.85%) E-Commerce
2 47 (29.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (17.20%) Finance
4 26 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (15.92%) Project Management
5 25 (15.92%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (14.01%) PRINCE2
6 22 (14.01%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (13.38%) EPoS
8 16 (10.19%) Oracle
8 16 (10.19%) Mobile App
9 13 (8.28%) Microsoft
10 12 (7.64%) Change Management
11 11 (7.01%) Waterfall
12 10 (6.37%) Performance Management
12 10 (6.37%) FMCG
13 9 (5.73%) Use Case
13 9 (5.73%) Business Analysis
13 9 (5.73%) Service Delivery
14 8 (5.10%) Scrum
14 8 (5.10%) JIRA
14 8 (5.10%) Banking
14 8 (5.10%) Logistics
14 8 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (5.10%) Android
14 8 (5.10%) Apple iOS
15 7 (4.46%) Data Management
15 7 (4.46%) Supplier Management
15 7 (4.46%) Requirements Analysis
15 7 (4.46%) PRINCE

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (3.18%) IIS
1 5 (3.18%) CMS
2 4 (2.55%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (1.91%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) MS Project
2 6 (3.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.91%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.27%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.27%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.64%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.64%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.18%) SaaS
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) PaaS
3 1 (0.64%) IaaS
3 1 (0.64%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.91%) DHCP
1 3 (1.91%) DNS
1 3 (1.91%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) FTP
3 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) LAN
3 1 (0.64%) WAN
3 1 (0.64%) NAS
3 1 (0.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.10%) JIRA
2 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.27%) FinalBuilder
2 2 (1.27%) Log4Net
General
1 27 (17.20%) Finance
2 8 (5.10%) Banking
3 6 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.91%) Legal
5 2 (1.27%) Back Office
5 2 (1.27%) Automotive
5 2 (1.27%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (38.85%) Analyst
2 56 (35.67%) Business Analyst
3 39 (24.84%) Project Manager
4 11 (7.01%) IT Project Manager
5 9 (5.73%) Procurement Manager
6 8 (5.10%) Integration Manager
6 8 (5.10%) Architect
7 7 (4.46%) Senior Manager
8 6 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.82%) Digital Project Manager
9 5 (3.18%) Supply Chain Analyst
9 5 (3.18%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.18%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (3.18%) Senior Digital Project Manager
10 4 (2.55%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (2.55%) Service Manager
10 4 (2.55%) Junior Project Manager
10 4 (2.55%) Developer
10 4 (2.55%) Junior
10 4 (2.55%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.55%) Web Services
2 3 (1.91%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.91%) .NET
3 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.27%) MSMQ
3 2 (1.27%) Middleware
4 1 (0.64%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.64%) Java EE
4 1 (0.64%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.64%) Mason
4 1 (0.64%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.38%) EPoS
2 16 (10.19%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.37%) FMCG
4 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.91%) User Experience
6 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Clustering
7 1 (0.64%) Tandem
7 1 (0.64%) Economics
7 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.64%) EMV
7 1 (0.64%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.64%) Open Source
7 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.10%) Android
1 8 (5.10%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.46%) Windows
3 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.27%) Linux
4 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.85%) E-Commerce
2 47 (29.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (16.56%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (15.92%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (15.92%) Project Management
5 22 (14.01%) PRINCE2
5 22 (14.01%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (7.64%) Change Management
7 11 (7.01%) Waterfall
8 10 (6.37%) Performance Management
9 9 (5.73%) Business Analysis
9 9 (5.73%) Use Case
9 9 (5.73%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.10%) Scrum
10 8 (5.10%) Logistics
11 7 (4.46%) Data Management
11 7 (4.46%) PRINCE
11 7 (4.46%) ITIL
11 7 (4.46%) CRM
11 7 (4.46%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.91%) C#
1 3 (1.91%) Java
1 3 (1.91%) SQL
1 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.27%) VB
3 1 (0.64%) Ruby
3 1 (0.64%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.64%) VBScript
3 1 (0.64%) C++
3 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (3.18%) ISEB
3 4 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.91%) Degree
5 1 (0.64%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.64%) MCSE
5 1 (0.64%) CCNP
5 1 (0.64%) CCDP
5 1 (0.64%) CCSA
5 1 (0.64%) CCSE
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.64%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.64%) MCITP
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.27%) P3O
2 2 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) SCCM
1 2 (1.27%) SCOM
1 2 (1.27%) Puppet
1 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 16 (10.19%) Oracle
2 13 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.46%) SAP
4 3 (1.91%) Cisco
5 2 (1.27%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.27%) Endeca
5 2 (1.27%) hybris
6 1 (0.64%) Akamai
6 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.64%) VMware
6 1 (0.64%) HP
6 1 (0.64%) Intel
6 1 (0.64%) Citrix
6 1 (0.64%) Juniper
6 1 (0.64%) Veritas
6 1 (0.64%) Lotus
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago