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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 32 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Retail 41 27 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.86% 4.53% 9.89%
As % of the General category 12.93% 13.17% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 75
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £499 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £7.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £30.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +71.83%
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
317 205 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.56% 34.40% 51.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 143 320
Average daily rate £350 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £251 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £36.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.34% +47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £47.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 31 (53.45%) Finance
2 23 (39.66%) Banking
3 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.97%) SQL
4 11 (18.97%) Retail Banking
5 9 (15.52%) Project Management
6 8 (13.79%) Migration
7 7 (12.07%) VBA
8 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
8 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.90%) C#
10 4 (6.90%) HTML
10 4 (6.90%) .NET
10 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
10 4 (6.90%) SAP
10 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
10 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
10 4 (6.90%) Teradata
10 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.90%) Degree
10 4 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (5.17%) Java
11 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
11 3 (5.17%) Oracle
11 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
11 3 (5.17%) CSS
11 3 (5.17%) Web Services
11 3 (5.17%) MS Access
11 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (3.45%) 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
3 2 (3.45%) MS Office
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
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%) Data Mining
General
1 31 (53.45%) Finance
2 23 (39.66%) Banking
3 11 (18.97%) 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%) Legal
7 1 (1.72%) Advertising
7 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Analyst
2 10 (17.24%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.07%) Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Consultant
4 6 (10.34%) Recruitment Consultant
4 6 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) MI Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Excel Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Excel VBA Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.45%) VBA Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Head of Software Engineering
7 2 (3.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Lead Business Analyst
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%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
1 2 (3.45%) Equities
1 2 (3.45%) Open Source
1 2 (3.45%) Social Media
2 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.72%) IPTV
2 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.72%) FMCG
2 1 (1.72%) PMI
2 1 (1.72%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (15.52%) Project Management
3 8 (13.79%) Migration
4 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.17%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.45%) B2B
7 2 (3.45%) B2C
7 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.45%) UML
7 2 (3.45%) Scrum
7 2 (3.45%) Change Management
7 2 (3.45%) E-business
7 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.45%) Test Management
7 2 (3.45%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) 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 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) ISEB
3 2 (3.45%) PMP
3 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ACCA
4 1 (1.72%) CIMA
4 1 (1.72%) OCA
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) SAP
1 4 (6.90%) Teradata
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) 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%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) CA
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