The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 17 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 94 59 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.99% 5.58% 5.99%
As % of the General category 17.50% 15.28% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 26
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£400 £385 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £100 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +1.25%
Retail
South East

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

General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
537 386 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.66% 36.52% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 184 170
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 17
Average hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.76% +240.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.33 £12.85 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £65.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+23.17% -29.31%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +10 66 £373 -6.87% 10
Beaconsfield - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Marlow - - - -
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 55 (29.89%) Finance
2 32 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 29 (15.76%) Banking
4 27 (14.67%) Project Management
5 26 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (11.41%) HTML
8 19 (10.33%) Retail Banking
9 17 (9.24%) CSS
10 16 (8.70%) Mobile App
11 15 (8.15%) PRINCE2
11 15 (8.15%) EPoS
11 15 (8.15%) Business Analysis
12 14 (7.61%) IBM
13 13 (7.07%) JavaScript
13 13 (7.07%) Service Delivery
13 13 (7.07%) WebSphere
13 13 (7.07%) Legal
14 11 (5.98%) Java
14 11 (5.98%) UNIX
14 11 (5.98%) HTML5
15 9 (4.89%) Linux
15 9 (4.89%) Change Management
15 9 (4.89%) Migration
15 9 (4.89%) Marketing
15 9 (4.89%) Degree
16 8 (4.35%) Back Office
16 8 (4.35%) Windows
16 8 (4.35%) C#
16 8 (4.35%) SQL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (7.07%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.09%) SAS
3 2 (1.09%) CMS
4 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.54%) Lync
4 1 (0.54%) Node.js
4 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.17%) MS Office
4 2 (1.09%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.80%) SaaS
2 3 (1.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.54%) GitHub
3 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) Intranet
1 2 (1.09%) Internet
2 1 (0.54%) Firewall
2 1 (0.54%) Network Security
2 1 (0.54%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) DB2
2 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.54%) OLTP
3 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.54%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.54%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Subversion
2 1 (0.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) Selenium
2 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.54%) Grunt
2 1 (0.54%) Yeoman
2 1 (0.54%) Ant
2 1 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 55 (29.89%) Finance
2 29 (15.76%) Banking
3 19 (10.33%) Retail Banking
4 13 (7.07%) Legal
5 9 (4.89%) Marketing
6 8 (4.35%) Back Office
7 7 (3.80%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.72%) Automotive
9 4 (2.17%) Spanish Language
10 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.54%) Electronics
11 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 36 (19.57%) Analyst
2 33 (17.93%) Project Manager
3 25 (13.59%) Business Analyst
4 24 (13.04%) Architect
5 21 (11.41%) Developer
6 15 (8.15%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (4.35%) Programmer
7 8 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (3.80%) Enterprise Architect
8 7 (3.80%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (3.26%) Ruby Developer
9 6 (3.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 6 (3.26%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.26%) Trainer
10 5 (2.72%) Administrator
10 5 (2.72%) Commercial Manager
10 5 (2.72%) Contracts Manager
11 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.17%) Mobile Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.41%) HTML
2 17 (9.24%) CSS
3 11 (5.98%) HTML5
4 7 (3.80%) CSS3
4 7 (3.80%) .NET
5 6 (3.26%) LAMP
5 6 (3.26%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (3.26%) Dojo
6 5 (2.72%) Worklight
6 5 (2.72%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (2.17%) jQuery
8 3 (1.63%) Sass
8 3 (1.63%) Semantic HTML
8 3 (1.63%) JSTL
8 3 (1.63%) XHTML
8 3 (1.63%) J2EE
8 3 (1.63%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.63%) JSP
8 3 (1.63%) SOAP
9 2 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 15 (8.15%) EPoS
3 6 (3.26%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.26%) Credit Risk
3 6 (3.26%) User Experience
3 6 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.17%) W3C
5 3 (1.63%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.09%) PMI
6 2 (1.09%) IVR
7 1 (0.54%) VSAM
7 1 (0.54%) Statistics
7 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.54%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.54%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.54%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.98%) UNIX
2 9 (4.89%) Linux
3 8 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (4.35%) Windows
4 2 (1.09%) AIX
4 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.09%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.09%) MVS
4 2 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.39%) E-Commerce
2 27 (14.67%) Project Management
3 26 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.15%) Business Analysis
5 15 (8.15%) PRINCE2
6 13 (7.07%) Service Delivery
7 9 (4.89%) Change Management
7 9 (4.89%) Migration
8 8 (4.35%) ITIL
9 7 (3.80%) Scrum
10 6 (3.26%) OO
10 6 (3.26%) WFM
10 6 (3.26%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.26%) Product Management
11 5 (2.72%) Time Management
11 5 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.17%) Test Management
12 4 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.07%) JavaScript
2 11 (5.98%) Java
3 8 (4.35%) C#
3 8 (4.35%) SQL
4 6 (3.26%) Objective-C
4 6 (3.26%) Ruby
5 5 (2.72%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.63%) PHP
7 1 (0.54%) C
7 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (4.89%) Degree
2 7 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (2.17%) ISEB
4 3 (1.63%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.54%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.54%) CISM
5 1 (0.54%) CEH
5 1 (0.54%) CISSP
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) SCCM
1 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.54%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.54%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (0.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (7.61%) IBM
2 7 (3.80%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.26%) SAP
4 5 (2.72%) Oracle
4 5 (2.72%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.09%) Remedy
6 1 (0.54%) VMware
6 1 (0.54%) Alterian
6 1 (0.54%) Kronos
6 1 (0.54%) Endeca
6 1 (0.54%) Netezza
6 1 (0.54%) Unica
6 1 (0.54%) hybris
6 1 (0.54%) F5
6 1 (0.54%) Verint
6 1 (0.54%) HP
6 1 (0.54%) Intel
6 1 (0.54%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.54%) Informatica
6 1 (0.54%) NetApp
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