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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 54 29 58
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +29
Contract jobs citing Retail 16 45 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.82% 5.08% 1.54%
As % of the General category 5.08% 14.80% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 44 11
Average daily rate £356 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -33.33%
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
315 304 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.75% 34.35% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 228 214
Average daily rate £363 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £267 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.02% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £19.75 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.52 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 19 (50.00%) Banking
2 17 (44.74%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) Retail Banking
4 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (15.79%) Project Management
7 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.16%) Degree
8 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
8 4 (10.53%) Statistics
8 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.53%) SQL
8 4 (10.53%) Defect Management
9 3 (7.89%) SDLC
9 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
9 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.89%) HP
9 3 (7.89%) Change Management
9 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
9 3 (7.89%) Migration
9 3 (7.89%) Teradata
9 3 (7.89%) Data Management
9 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
9 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.89%) hybris
9 3 (7.89%) Waterfall

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Retail
1 1 (2.63%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Broadband
1 1 (2.63%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) MS Access
General
1 19 (50.00%) Banking
2 17 (44.74%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) Retail Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.26%) Billing
5 2 (5.26%) Legal
5 2 (5.26%) Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Local Government
6 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Test Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) PMO Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Banking Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Credit Risk Modeller
6 2 (5.26%) Designer
6 2 (5.26%) Monitoring Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Finance Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) RESTful
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.53%) Statistics
3 2 (5.26%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.26%) Reinsurance
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.63%) Frameworx
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (15.79%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 4 (10.53%) Defect Management
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Data Management
5 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) SDLC
5 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
5 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Fund Management
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) ABAP
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) UCITS
2 1 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SEPA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Mesos
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) HP
1 3 (7.89%) hybris
1 3 (7.89%) Teradata
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Adobe
3 1 (2.63%) ATG
3 1 (2.63%) Demandware
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