The first 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 18 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 Berkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 33 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Contract jobs citing Retail 128 114 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.48% 4.64% 2.99%
As % of the General category 10.27% 9.65% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 69 32
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £453 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1246 1181 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.66% 48.05% 50.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 398 450
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £463 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £32.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 35 £475 +58.33% 13
Bracknell +3 27 £400 -5.88% 2
Slough +15 10 £450 - 2
Maidenhead -3 7 £190 -72.85%
Newbury +2 6 £450 - 3
Windsor - 1 £375 -
Wokingham - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 42 (20.19%) E-Commerce
2 38 (18.27%) Telecoms
3 37 (17.79%) Oracle
4 36 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (15.38%) HTML
6 30 (14.42%) Finance
7 27 (12.98%) CRM
8 26 (12.50%) CSS
9 25 (12.02%) Adobe
9 25 (12.02%) Project Management
9 25 (12.02%) Scrum
9 25 (12.02%) Marketing
10 23 (11.06%) Automotive
10 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
10 23 (11.06%) Java
10 23 (11.06%) MS Excel
11 21 (10.10%) HTML5
11 21 (10.10%) CSS3
12 20 (9.62%) Mobile App
13 19 (9.13%) Apple iOS
13 19 (9.13%) MS Office
14 18 (8.65%) PRINCE2
14 18 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (8.65%) Axure RP
14 18 (8.65%) Android
15 17 (8.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 17 (8.17%) Appcelerator
15 17 (8.17%) Analytics
15 17 (8.17%) SQL
16 15 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 15 (7.21%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.88%) CMS
3 5 (2.40%) CICS
3 5 (2.40%) Magnolia
4 4 (1.92%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.44%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.96%) IIS
6 2 (0.96%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.48%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.13%) MS Office
3 9 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.88%) MS Project
5 5 (2.40%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.81%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (2.88%) Oracle BRM
3 3 (1.44%) Magento
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.96%) Retail-J
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.48%) BusinessWare
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.48%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.40%) Broadband
2 4 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (1.44%) DSL
3 3 (1.44%) DNS
3 3 (1.44%) LDAP
3 3 (1.44%) xDSL
4 2 (0.96%) Intranet
4 2 (0.96%) FTP
4 2 (0.96%) Firewall
5 1 (0.48%) IPsec
5 1 (0.48%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.48%) IGRP
5 1 (0.48%) SAN
5 1 (0.48%) HTTP
5 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.48%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) LAN
5 1 (0.48%) SMS
5 1 (0.48%) WAN
5 1 (0.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.21%) DB2
2 5 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.44%) MS Access
4 3 (1.44%) MySQL
5 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.96%) DataStage
6 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.48%) Big Data
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (8.65%) Axure RP
2 17 (8.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 6 (2.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (1.44%) JIRA
4 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.44%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.96%) Subversion
5 2 (0.96%) JUnit
5 2 (0.96%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.48%) Introscope
6 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.48%) Maven
6 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.48%) Behat
6 1 (0.48%) MSBuild
General
1 38 (18.27%) Telecoms
2 30 (14.42%) Finance
3 25 (12.02%) Marketing
4 23 (11.06%) Automotive
5 15 (7.21%) Billing
6 14 (6.73%) Banking
7 9 (4.33%) Back Office
8 8 (3.85%) Games
9 6 (2.88%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.92%) Legal
11 3 (1.44%) Electronics
11 3 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.96%) French Language
12 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.48%) Advertising
13 1 (0.48%) Law
13 1 (0.48%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 33 (15.87%) Analyst
2 30 (14.42%) Developer
3 29 (13.94%) Project Manager
4 20 (9.62%) Designer
5 17 (8.17%) User Experience Designer
5 17 (8.17%) Architect
6 12 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.33%) Consultant
7 9 (4.33%) Senior Designer
7 9 (4.33%) Senior User Experience Designer
8 8 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.85%) Systems Developer
9 7 (3.37%) Programme Manager
10 6 (2.88%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.88%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.40%) Process Analyst
11 5 (2.40%) Coordinator
12 4 (1.92%) Agile Business Analyst
12 4 (1.92%) Copywriter
12 4 (1.92%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.38%) HTML
2 26 (12.50%) CSS
3 21 (10.10%) HTML5
3 21 (10.10%) CSS3
4 11 (5.29%) J2EE
5 9 (4.33%) Middleware
5 9 (4.33%) .NET
6 8 (3.85%) XML
7 6 (2.88%) Web Services
8 4 (1.92%) Java EE
8 4 (1.92%) Spring
8 4 (1.92%) Struts
8 4 (1.92%) JDBC
9 3 (1.44%) JSP
9 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.44%) jQuery
9 3 (1.44%) WebCenter
10 2 (0.96%) RESTful
10 2 (0.96%) JSTL
10 2 (0.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.62%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.33%) Visualisation
2 9 (4.33%) Smartphone
3 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.37%) FMCG
4 4 (1.92%) iPad
4 4 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.44%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.44%) NHS
5 3 (1.44%) EPoS
5 3 (1.44%) IPTV
6 2 (0.96%) Xbox
6 2 (0.96%) Social Media
7 1 (0.48%) Replication
7 1 (0.48%) Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) PMI
7 1 (0.48%) EFT
7 1 (0.48%) CMDB
7 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.48%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.13%) Apple iOS
2 18 (8.65%) Android
3 14 (6.73%) UNIX
4 13 (6.25%) Windows
5 6 (2.88%) Linux
6 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.44%) AIX
7 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.19%) E-Commerce
2 36 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.98%) CRM
4 25 (12.02%) Project Management
4 25 (12.02%) Scrum
5 18 (8.65%) PRINCE2
5 18 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (8.17%) Analytics
7 15 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (5.29%) ITIL
8 11 (5.29%) Business Analysis
8 11 (5.29%) Web Analytics
9 10 (4.81%) Migration
10 9 (4.33%) Logistics
11 8 (3.85%) Usability Testing
11 8 (3.85%) ERP
12 7 (3.37%) Risk Management
12 7 (3.37%) SOA
12 7 (3.37%) TOGAF
12 7 (3.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.06%) Java
2 17 (8.17%) SQL
3 12 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.37%) C#
5 6 (2.88%) COBOL
6 5 (2.40%) JCL
6 5 (2.40%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.92%) C
8 3 (1.44%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.96%) C++
9 2 (0.96%) Jython
10 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.48%) Perl
10 1 (0.48%) PHP
10 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.48%) VB
10 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.48%) Korn
10 1 (0.48%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (3.85%) Degree
2 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.96%) CISSP
3 2 (0.96%) CISA
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.48%) ISEB
4 1 (0.48%) Dell Certification
4 1 (0.48%) PMP
4 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.48%) MCP
4 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) DCSE
4 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.96%) COBIT
1 2 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.48%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (2.88%) SCCM
2 5 (2.40%) SCOM
3 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.96%) Puppet
4 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 37 (17.79%) Oracle
2 25 (12.02%) Adobe
3 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.17%) Appcelerator
5 10 (4.81%) IBM
6 9 (4.33%) Unica
7 8 (3.85%) Business Objects
7 8 (3.85%) Siebel
8 6 (2.88%) Cisco
8 6 (2.88%) Ab Initio
9 5 (2.40%) VMware
9 5 (2.40%) RedPrairie
10 4 (1.92%) Apple
10 4 (1.92%) Juniper
10 4 (1.92%) ATG
10 4 (1.92%) Teradata
11 3 (1.44%) Remedy
11 3 (1.44%) webMethods
11 3 (1.44%) JDA
11 3 (1.44%) SAP
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