The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 10 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 25 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.87% 5.41% 10.00%
As % of the General category 19.38% 12.12% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 14
Average daily rate
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£419 £238 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.31% -44.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £150 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £510 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.19% -38.26%
Retail
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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 Bracknell region.

General Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
129 99 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 45.74% 44.59% 34.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 56 41
Average daily rate £322 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.13% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £173 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £440 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 24 (38.71%) E-Commerce
2 20 (32.26%) HTML
3 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.19%) Java
5 13 (20.97%) DB2
5 13 (20.97%) WebSphere
6 12 (19.35%) Marketing
6 12 (19.35%) UNIX
7 11 (17.74%) CSS
7 11 (17.74%) SQL
8 10 (16.13%) Graphic Design
9 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (14.52%) XML
10 8 (12.90%) Flash
10 8 (12.90%) J2EE
10 8 (12.90%) IBM
10 8 (12.90%) DbVisualizer
10 8 (12.90%) System Testing
10 8 (12.90%) Automated Testing
11 7 (11.29%) Photography
11 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (11.29%) Multimedia
11 7 (11.29%) Dreamweaver
11 7 (11.29%) Photoshop
12 6 (9.68%) Windows
12 6 (9.68%) ISEB
12 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
12 6 (9.68%) Selenium
12 6 (9.68%) Degree
12 6 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 13 (20.97%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.06%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Force.com
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
1 4 (6.45%) DNS
1 4 (6.45%) SSL
2 3 (4.84%) CTI
2 3 (4.84%) Network Security
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) Broadband
3 1 (1.61%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) DB2
2 8 (12.90%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (9.68%) Selenium
3 5 (8.06%) HP UFT
3 5 (8.06%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.84%) Subversion
4 3 (4.84%) Maven
4 3 (4.84%) JBehave
4 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.84%) QUnit
4 3 (4.84%) Grunt
4 3 (4.84%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (4.84%) JSHint
4 3 (4.84%) Bower
4 3 (4.84%) webpack
4 3 (4.84%) gulp
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.61%) XMLSpy
5 1 (1.61%) JUnit
General
1 12 (19.35%) Marketing
2 7 (11.29%) Multimedia
3 4 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Architect
3 9 (14.52%) Designer
4 8 (12.90%) Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Web Designer
6 5 (8.06%) Security Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.84%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.84%) UI Programmer
9 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) HTML
2 11 (17.74%) CSS
3 9 (14.52%) XML
4 8 (12.90%) J2EE
4 8 (12.90%) Flash
5 3 (4.84%) RESTful
5 3 (4.84%) HTML5
5 3 (4.84%) REST
5 3 (4.84%) CSS3
5 3 (4.84%) JSLint
5 3 (4.84%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.84%) Sass
5 3 (4.84%) LESS
5 3 (4.84%) Ajax
5 3 (4.84%) JSON
5 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.84%) React
5 3 (4.84%) DOM
6 2 (3.23%) Ember.js
6 2 (3.23%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Graphic Design
2 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.29%) Photography
4 2 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) EPoS
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Wiki
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) UNIX
2 6 (9.68%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) AIX
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) E-Commerce
2 8 (12.90%) Automated Testing
2 8 (12.90%) System Testing
3 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
5 5 (8.06%) TDD
6 4 (6.45%) Data Management
6 4 (6.45%) Document Management
6 4 (6.45%) CRM
6 4 (6.45%) Security Architecture
6 4 (6.45%) Campaign Management
6 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.84%) Coaching
7 3 (4.84%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (4.84%) Database Security
7 3 (4.84%) MVC
7 3 (4.84%) ITIL
7 3 (4.84%) SOA
7 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
2 15 (24.19%) Java
3 11 (17.74%) SQL
4 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.61%) Jython
5 1 (1.61%) VB6
5 1 (1.61%) C
5 1 (1.61%) COBOL
5 1 (1.61%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) ISEB
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
1 6 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) IBM
2 5 (8.06%) HP
2 5 (8.06%) VMware
3 4 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.45%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.84%) PayPal
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
5 2 (3.23%) Citrix
5 2 (3.23%) JDA
5 2 (3.23%) Google
5 2 (3.23%) RedPrairie
5 2 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) Splunk
6 1 (1.61%) webMethods
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) Software AG
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
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