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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 7 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 28 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 11.20% 7.77% 11.33%
As % of the General category 22.40% 17.05% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 18
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£475 £343 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.68% -19.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £152 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £424 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-46.77% +12.72%
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
125 88 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 50.00% 45.60% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 47 40
Average daily rate £425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £416 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -65.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 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 3 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 25 (39.06%) E-Commerce
2 18 (28.13%) HTML
3 15 (23.44%) Java
3 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.31%) DB2
4 13 (20.31%) WebSphere
5 12 (18.75%) Marketing
6 11 (17.19%) SQL
6 11 (17.19%) UNIX
7 9 (14.06%) Graphic Design
7 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (14.06%) XML
7 9 (14.06%) CSS
8 8 (12.50%) Photoshop
8 8 (12.50%) J2EE
8 8 (12.50%) Flash
8 8 (12.50%) IBM
8 8 (12.50%) DbVisualizer
8 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 8 (12.50%) System Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Photography
9 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.94%) Multimedia
9 7 (10.94%) Dreamweaver
9 7 (10.94%) ITIL
10 6 (9.38%) Windows
10 6 (9.38%) ISEB
10 6 (9.38%) Finance
10 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.38%) Regression Testing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (20.31%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.81%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (3.13%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.56%) CICS
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Force.com
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) CTI
1 3 (4.69%) Network Security
2 2 (3.13%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) SSL
2 2 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) Broadband
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) DB2
2 8 (12.50%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (7.81%) HP UFT
2 5 (7.81%) LoadRunner
3 4 (6.25%) Selenium
4 3 (4.69%) Subversion
4 3 (4.69%) JBehave
4 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.56%) QUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Grunt
5 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.56%) JSHint
5 1 (1.56%) Bower
5 1 (1.56%) webpack
5 1 (1.56%) gulp
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.56%) XMLSpy
5 1 (1.56%) JUnit
General
1 12 (18.75%) Marketing
2 7 (10.94%) Multimedia
3 6 (9.38%) Finance
4 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Architect
3 10 (15.63%) Designer
4 8 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Web Designer
6 6 (9.38%) Technical Architect
6 6 (9.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Security Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.69%) Escalation Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Incident Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Tester
10 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) HTML
2 9 (14.06%) CSS
2 9 (14.06%) XML
3 8 (12.50%) J2EE
3 8 (12.50%) Flash
4 3 (4.69%) RESTful
4 3 (4.69%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.13%) .NET
6 1 (1.56%) EJB
6 1 (1.56%) XSD
6 1 (1.56%) DOM
6 1 (1.56%) SOAP
6 1 (1.56%) HTML5
6 1 (1.56%) REST
6 1 (1.56%) CSS3
6 1 (1.56%) JSLint
6 1 (1.56%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.56%) WSDL
6 1 (1.56%) JavaBeans
6 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Graphic Design
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Photography
3 2 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) EPoS
4 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) UNIX
2 6 (9.38%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) AIX
3 3 (4.69%) Linux
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) E-Commerce
2 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 8 (12.50%) System Testing
3 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.94%) ITIL
4 6 (9.38%) Regression Testing
4 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.81%) TDD
5 5 (7.81%) SOA
6 4 (6.25%) Data Management
6 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.25%) Document Management
6 4 (6.25%) CRM
6 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 4 (6.25%) Campaign Management
7 3 (4.69%) Database Security
7 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) Java
1 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (17.19%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.56%) JCL
3 1 (1.56%) Jython
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) ISEB
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
1 6 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 4 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) IBM
2 5 (7.81%) HP
2 5 (7.81%) VMware
3 4 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.69%) PayPal
4 3 (4.69%) Fujitsu
4 3 (4.69%) RedPrairie
4 3 (4.69%) JDA
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 2 (3.13%) Citrix
5 2 (3.13%) Remedy
6 1 (1.56%) Software AG
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) Adobe
6 1 (1.56%) webMethods
6 1 (1.56%) Google