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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 8 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 27 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 11.34% 10.68% 9.13%
As % of the General category 27.55% 30.49% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 19
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£400 £395 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £200 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £460
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 £18.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.26% +40.00%
Retail
Berkshire

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
98 82 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 41.18% 35.04% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 26
Average daily rate £325 £352 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -17.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £17.81 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 23 (39.66%) E-Commerce
2 17 (29.31%) HTML
3 15 (25.86%) Java
3 15 (25.86%) WebSphere
4 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 14 (24.14%) DB2
5 12 (20.69%) SQL
6 11 (18.97%) UNIX
7 10 (17.24%) XML
7 10 (17.24%) IBM
8 8 (13.79%) DbVisualizer
8 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (13.79%) Graphic Design
8 8 (13.79%) Marketing
8 8 (13.79%) System Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Automated Testing
8 8 (13.79%) CSS
8 8 (13.79%) Flash
8 8 (13.79%) J2EE
8 8 (13.79%) Photoshop
9 7 (12.07%) Windows
9 7 (12.07%) ITIL
9 7 (12.07%) Dreamweaver
9 7 (12.07%) Multimedia
9 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.07%) Photography
10 6 (10.34%) Degree
10 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Finance

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (25.86%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.62%) MQSeries
3 3 (5.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.45%) Commerce Server
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.72%) CICS
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
1 2 (3.45%) Force.com
2 1 (1.72%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) HTTP
1 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) APPN
2 2 (3.45%) FTP
2 2 (3.45%) SNA
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
2 2 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) Broadband
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) DB2
2 8 (13.79%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (8.62%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (8.62%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.17%) Selenium
3 3 (5.17%) JBehave
3 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) JUnit
4 1 (1.72%) XMLSpy
General
1 8 (13.79%) Marketing
2 7 (12.07%) Multimedia
3 6 (10.34%) Finance
4 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Analyst
2 9 (15.52%) Developer
2 9 (15.52%) Designer
3 7 (12.07%) Web Designer
4 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Incident Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Escalation Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.45%) RPG Developer
7 2 (3.45%) webMethods Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) HTML
2 10 (17.24%) XML
3 8 (13.79%) CSS
3 8 (13.79%) Flash
3 8 (13.79%) J2EE
4 3 (5.17%) Gherkin
4 3 (5.17%) RESTful
5 2 (3.45%) APPC
5 2 (3.45%) XSD
5 2 (3.45%) SOAP
5 2 (3.45%) .NET
5 2 (3.45%) WSDL
6 1 (1.72%) jQuery
6 1 (1.72%) JavaBeans
6 1 (1.72%) EJB
6 1 (1.72%) JDBC
6 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (13.79%) Graphic Design
2 7 (12.07%) Photography
3 4 (6.90%) AS400
3 4 (6.90%) iSeries
4 2 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) UNIX
2 7 (12.07%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.17%) AIX
5 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.45%) OS/400
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.45%) i5/OS
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) E-Commerce
2 8 (13.79%) System Testing
2 8 (13.79%) Automated Testing
3 7 (12.07%) ITIL
3 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.62%) TDD
6 4 (6.90%) Document Management
6 4 (6.90%) SOA
6 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.17%) Coaching
7 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.45%) Project Management
8 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) Java
2 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.69%) SQL
4 4 (6.90%) RPG
5 3 (5.17%) COBOL
6 2 (3.45%) C
6 2 (3.45%) RPG/400
6 2 (3.45%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.72%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) Jython
7 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.72%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
1 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 6 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.45%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
1 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) IBM
2 6 (10.34%) HP
3 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.17%) Fujitsu
4 3 (5.17%) RedPrairie
4 3 (5.17%) Adobe
4 3 (5.17%) JDA
5 2 (3.45%) webMethods
5 2 (3.45%) NetIQ
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Software AG
5 2 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
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