The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 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 Bristol 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 35 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing Retail 37 35 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.63% 6.40% 10.04%
As % of the General category 13.55% 17.68% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 69
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £502 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-49.49% +37.50%
General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
273 198 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.17% 36.20% 53.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 135 311
Average daily rate £350 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £42.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.35% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £47.50 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Retail
South West

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 29 (58.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) Banking
3 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 9 (18.00%) SQL
6 7 (14.00%) Project Management
6 7 (14.00%) Migration
7 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.00%) C#
8 4 (8.00%) HTML
8 4 (8.00%) VBA
8 4 (8.00%) .NET
8 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (8.00%) SAP
9 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.00%) ISEB
9 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.00%) CSS
9 3 (6.00%) Web Services
9 3 (6.00%) Oracle
9 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
9 3 (6.00%) Marketing
9 3 (6.00%) LINQ
9 3 (6.00%) jQuery
9 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.00%) Teradata

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (2.00%) SAS
1 1 (2.00%) TeamSite
1 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) CheetahMail
1 1 (2.00%) Pure360
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.00%) MS Access
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) DataStage
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
General
1 29 (58.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) Banking
3 10 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.00%) Electronics
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Advertising
6 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Recruitment Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) MI Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Project Assistant
8 2 (4.00%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.00%) Campaign Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Test Data Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) TM1 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) HTML
1 4 (8.00%) .NET
1 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.00%) CSS
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
2 3 (6.00%) LINQ
2 3 (6.00%) jQuery
2 3 (6.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (4.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Ajax
3 2 (4.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.00%) WCF
4 1 (2.00%) REST
4 1 (2.00%) CSS3
4 1 (2.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (4.00%) Equities
2 1 (2.00%) IPTV
2 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.00%) FMCG
2 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) PMI
2 1 (2.00%) NHS
2 1 (2.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (14.00%) Migration
2 7 (14.00%) Project Management
3 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.00%) UML
5 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.00%) Change Management
5 2 (4.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.00%) Test Management
5 2 (4.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (4.00%) Use Case
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) C#
2 4 (8.00%) VBA
3 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) Apex Code
4 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.00%) VB
4 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) PMP
2 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ACCA
3 1 (2.00%) CIMA
3 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (2.00%) OCA
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Teradata
3 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) Unica
4 1 (2.00%) SmartFocus
4 1 (2.00%) Cognos
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) CA
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £225.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £285.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 - £3050 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago