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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 54 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing Retail 20 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.30% 4.08% 6.04%
As % of the General category 6.67% 11.47% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 32
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£375 £396 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £314 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £510 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +19.23%
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
300 279 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.44% 35.59% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 204 155
Average daily rate £396 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.25 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.61% -51.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £11.55 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Banking
3 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (17.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (15.00%) Retail Banking
5 6 (15.00%) VBA
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.50%) MS Project
6 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (10.00%) MS Office
7 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (7.50%) CISA
8 3 (7.50%) CISM
8 3 (7.50%) GIAC
8 3 (7.50%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (7.50%) GSEC
8 3 (7.50%) Information Security
8 3 (7.50%) ERP
8 3 (7.50%) MCP
8 3 (7.50%) Java
8 3 (7.50%) SQL
8 3 (7.50%) SSCP
8 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (7.50%) CISSP
8 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (7.50%) COBIT
8 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) Drupal
2 2 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (12.50%) MS Project
4 4 (10.00%) MS Office
5 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) LTE
2 1 (2.50%) 2G
2 1 (2.50%) GPRS
2 1 (2.50%) GSM
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) 3G
2 1 (2.50%) SS7
2 1 (2.50%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (2.50%) MVNO
2 1 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Essbase
1 1 (2.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Retail Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.50%) Marketing
6 2 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) PMO Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Excel Developer
4 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Project Assistant
5 2 (5.00%) Head of Software Engineering
5 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) VBA Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (5.00%) MI Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Recruitment Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) Mason
2 1 (2.50%) HTML5
2 1 (2.50%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Social Media
1 2 (5.00%) Open Source
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon Linux
1 2 (5.00%) CentOS
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (12.50%) Project Management
1 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (7.50%) Information Security
3 3 (7.50%) ERP
3 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
3 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (7.50%) DevOps
4 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.00%) B2B
4 2 (5.00%) B2C
4 2 (5.00%) Scrum
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) E-business
4 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) VBA
2 3 (7.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) CISA
1 3 (7.50%) CISM
1 3 (7.50%) GIAC
1 3 (7.50%) Security+ Certification
1 3 (7.50%) GSEC
1 3 (7.50%) MCP
1 3 (7.50%) SSCP
1 3 (7.50%) CISSP
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) CEH
1 3 (7.50%) ISACA
1 3 (7.50%) GPEN
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 3 (7.50%) COBIT
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.50%) Ansible
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Teradata
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) Murex
2 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.50%) Huawei
2 1 (2.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (2.50%) hybris
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago