The 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 22 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 33 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 39 28 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.23% 4.52% 8.07%
As % of the General category 10.08% 13.33% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 64
Average daily rate
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£330 £396 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £436 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £7.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +4.51%
Retail
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
387 210 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.97% 33.93% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 153 295
Average daily rate £360 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 30 (51.72%) Finance
2 23 (39.66%) Banking
3 14 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (20.69%) SQL
5 10 (17.24%) Retail Banking
6 9 (15.52%) VBA
7 8 (13.79%) Project Management
8 7 (12.07%) Migration
9 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (8.62%) SAP
10 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.62%) Teradata
11 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
11 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
11 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
11 4 (6.90%) .NET
11 4 (6.90%) Oracle
11 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
11 4 (6.90%) C#
11 4 (6.90%) HTML
11 4 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (5.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (5.17%) Java
12 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
12 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
12 3 (5.17%) CSS

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (5.17%) SAS
2 1 (1.72%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
4 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) CheetahMail
1 1 (1.72%) Pure360
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MS Access
3 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.45%) DataStage
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) Essbase
4 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
General
1 30 (51.72%) Finance
2 23 (39.66%) Banking
3 10 (17.24%) Retail Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.17%) Marketing
5 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.45%) Back Office
7 1 (1.72%) Electronics
7 1 (1.72%) Advertising
7 1 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Analyst
2 10 (17.24%) Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Test Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Consultant
4 6 (10.34%) Recruitment Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) MI Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) VBA Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Project Assistant
7 2 (3.45%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.45%) Excel Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Excel VBA Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Head of Software Engineering
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) HTML
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
1 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.17%) CSS
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) LINQ
2 3 (5.17%) jQuery
2 3 (5.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (3.45%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (3.45%) LAMP
3 2 (3.45%) Ajax
3 2 (3.45%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.72%) WCF
4 1 (1.72%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) CSS3
4 1 (1.72%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.72%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) Open Source
2 2 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.72%) Equities
3 1 (1.72%) IPTV
3 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.72%) FMCG
3 1 (1.72%) PMI
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (13.79%) Project Management
3 7 (12.07%) Migration
4 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.45%) Scrum
7 2 (3.45%) E-business
7 2 (3.45%) B2B
7 2 (3.45%) B2C
7 2 (3.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.45%) Test Management
7 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.72%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) VBA
3 4 (6.90%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) Java
4 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.45%) Apex Code
5 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) VB
5 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) OCA
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.72%) PMP
2 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.72%) ACCA
2 1 (1.72%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) SAP
1 5 (8.62%) Teradata
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.72%) Unica
4 1 (1.72%) SmartFocus
4 1 (1.72%) Cognos
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Murex
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) CA
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