The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 40 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 108 113 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.87% 4.20% 4.39%
As % of the General category 9.27% 10.01% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 67
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £199 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 16
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-34.95% +36.66%
Retail
South East

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

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1165 1129 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.74% 41.92% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 513 370
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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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
Bracknell +7 36 £400 -0.12% 2
Reading -3 20 £450 +23.28% 8
Slough -2 11 £350 -22.22% 4
Maidenhead -1 4 £475 +150.00% 6
Newbury -10 4 £400 -11.11% 1
Windsor +1 1 - -
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 41 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 34 (16.59%) Java
3 32 (15.61%) HTML
4 31 (15.12%) Telecoms
5 30 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 25 (12.20%) Finance
6 25 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (12.20%) Microsoft
6 25 (12.20%) Marketing
7 23 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (11.22%) CSS
8 17 (8.29%) SQL
8 17 (8.29%) WebSphere
9 16 (7.80%) J2EE
9 16 (7.80%) DB2
9 16 (7.80%) CRM
9 16 (7.80%) ITIL
9 16 (7.80%) Windows
10 15 (7.32%) .NET
10 15 (7.32%) MS Office
10 15 (7.32%) Project Management
10 15 (7.32%) Degree
11 14 (6.83%) Release Management
11 14 (6.83%) Photoshop
11 14 (6.83%) XML
11 14 (6.83%) PRINCE2
12 13 (6.34%) Adobe
13 12 (5.85%) UNIX
13 12 (5.85%) Linux
13 12 (5.85%) SOAP

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 17 (8.29%) WebSphere
2 11 (5.37%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.41%) CMS
3 7 (3.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.44%) Node.js
5 4 (1.95%) IIS
6 3 (1.46%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.98%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.49%) Drupal
8 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.49%) Confluence
8 1 (0.49%) Lync
8 1 (0.49%) Apache
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.49%) CICS
8 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (7.32%) MS Office
2 14 (6.83%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.93%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.93%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (2.44%) InDesign
5 2 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.98%) MS Project
6 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Retail-J
2 2 (0.98%) Fredhopper
2 2 (0.98%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.95%) Office 365
2 3 (1.46%) SaaS
3 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.98%) Force.com
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.49%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.49%) Yammer
4 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.39%) LAN
1 9 (4.39%) WAN
2 7 (3.41%) Broadband
2 7 (3.41%) HTTP
2 7 (3.41%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (3.41%) 4G
3 6 (2.93%) Wireless
3 6 (2.93%) OSPF
3 6 (2.93%) BGP
4 5 (2.44%) Internet
4 5 (2.44%) 3G
4 5 (2.44%) VoIP
4 5 (2.44%) SNMP
5 4 (1.95%) Firewall
5 4 (1.95%) WLAN
5 4 (1.95%) ADSL
5 4 (1.95%) DNS
5 4 (1.95%) SSL
5 4 (1.95%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.80%) DB2
2 7 (3.41%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.93%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.98%) MySQL
7 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.49%) Big Data
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.49%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.49%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.41%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (2.93%) Selenium
3 6 (2.93%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.95%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.95%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.46%) Subversion
5 3 (1.46%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.46%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.46%) JBehave
6 2 (0.98%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.98%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.98%) JUnit
6 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.98%) XMLSpy
6 2 (0.98%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.98%) NuGet
6 2 (0.98%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.49%) JIRA
7 1 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 31 (15.12%) Telecoms
2 25 (12.20%) Finance
2 25 (12.20%) Marketing
3 11 (5.37%) Billing
4 9 (4.39%) Legal
5 7 (3.41%) Multimedia
6 5 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.44%) Advertising
7 2 (0.98%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (19.51%) Analyst
2 35 (17.07%) Architect
3 28 (13.66%) Developer
4 23 (11.22%) Designer
5 20 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (8.29%) Project Manager
7 13 (6.34%) Front-End Developer
8 11 (5.37%) Consultant
9 9 (4.39%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.90%) Junior
11 7 (3.41%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.41%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.41%) Web Designer
11 7 (3.41%) Technical Manager
12 6 (2.93%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (2.93%) Support Analyst
13 5 (2.44%) Solutions Designer
13 5 (2.44%) Coordinator
13 5 (2.44%) Tester
13 5 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.61%) HTML
2 23 (11.22%) CSS
3 16 (7.80%) J2EE
4 15 (7.32%) .NET
5 14 (6.83%) XML
6 12 (5.85%) SOAP
7 10 (4.88%) Web Services
8 8 (3.90%) RESTful
8 8 (3.90%) HTML5
8 8 (3.90%) CSS3
9 7 (3.41%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.93%) Flash
11 5 (2.44%) Express
12 4 (1.95%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.95%) Java EE
13 3 (1.46%) APPC
13 3 (1.46%) XSD
13 3 (1.46%) WSDL
13 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET
13 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.90%) User Experience
2 8 (3.90%) Graphic Design
3 7 (3.41%) Photography
4 6 (2.93%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.93%) EPoS
4 6 (2.93%) AS400
4 6 (2.93%) iSeries
5 5 (2.44%) Social Network
5 5 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.95%) FMCG
6 4 (1.95%) RIA
7 3 (1.46%) Social Media
7 3 (1.46%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) iPad
8 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.98%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.98%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.80%) Windows
2 12 (5.85%) UNIX
2 12 (5.85%) Linux
3 6 (2.93%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.95%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.95%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.46%) OS/400
5 3 (1.46%) i5/OS
5 3 (1.46%) Android
5 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.46%) AIX
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.98%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 25 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (7.80%) ITIL
4 16 (7.80%) CRM
5 15 (7.32%) Project Management
6 14 (6.83%) PRINCE2
6 14 (6.83%) Release Management
7 10 (4.88%) TOGAF
7 10 (4.88%) TDD
8 9 (4.39%) ERP
8 9 (4.39%) SOA
8 9 (4.39%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (3.90%) Scrum
9 8 (3.90%) OO
10 7 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.41%) Change Management
10 7 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (3.41%) System Testing
11 6 (2.93%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.59%) Java
2 30 (14.63%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.29%) SQL
4 8 (3.90%) C#
5 5 (2.44%) C
5 5 (2.44%) RPG
6 4 (1.95%) COBOL
7 2 (0.98%) Perl
7 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.98%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.98%) RPG/400
7 2 (0.98%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.49%) ABAP
8 1 (0.49%) Python
8 1 (0.49%) MUMPS
8 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.49%) JCL
8 1 (0.49%) Jython
Qualifications
1 15 (7.32%) Degree
2 6 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.44%) ISEB
3 5 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.95%) CCNP
4 4 (1.95%) CCNA
4 4 (1.95%) CIPD
4 4 (1.95%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.46%) IBM Certification
5 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.98%) CCSA
6 2 (0.98%) CCSE
6 2 (0.98%) CISSP
6 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.49%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.39%) QA
2 8 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.46%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.98%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.95%) SCCM
1 4 (1.95%) SCOM
2 3 (1.46%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.98%) Puppet
3 2 (0.98%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.49%) Ansible
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.49%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.34%) Adobe
3 12 (5.85%) Oracle
4 10 (4.88%) IBM
5 9 (4.39%) Cisco
6 7 (3.41%) SAP
6 7 (3.41%) HP
6 7 (3.41%) VMware
6 7 (3.41%) RedPrairie
7 5 (2.44%) Facebook
7 5 (2.44%) Twitter
8 4 (1.95%) F5
8 4 (1.95%) Google
8 4 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.95%) Citrix
9 3 (1.46%) Software AG
9 3 (1.46%) JDA
9 3 (1.46%) webMethods
9 3 (1.46%) NetIQ
9 3 (1.46%) Fujitsu
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