The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 14 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 120 73 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.19% 7.05% 6.53%
As % of the General category 19.11% 19.78% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 23 25
Average daily rate
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£378 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.67% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £499 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.89 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-49.49% +37.50%
General Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
628 369 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 48.09% 35.65% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 168 173
Average daily rate £368 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Retail
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 67 £366 -11.21% 17
High Wycombe -1 3 £300 -18.36% 5
Marlow - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 2
Beaconsfield - - - -
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (27.81%) Finance
2 35 (18.72%) E-Commerce
3 29 (15.51%) Banking
4 28 (14.97%) HTML
5 25 (13.37%) Project Management
6 23 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (12.30%) Mobile App
7 22 (11.76%) CSS
8 21 (11.23%) IBM
8 21 (11.23%) Retail Banking
9 19 (10.16%) JavaScript
10 17 (9.09%) Java
10 17 (9.09%) Business Analysis
11 16 (8.56%) EPoS
12 15 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (8.02%) WebSphere
12 15 (8.02%) HTML5
13 14 (7.49%) Service Delivery
13 14 (7.49%) PRINCE2
13 14 (7.49%) UNIX
14 13 (6.95%) SQL
14 13 (6.95%) Linux
15 12 (6.42%) Objective-C
15 12 (6.42%) Dojo
16 11 (5.88%) Legal
16 11 (5.88%) CSS3
16 11 (5.88%) Worklight
17 10 (5.35%) Change Management
18 9 (4.81%) Degree
18 9 (4.81%) Microsoft

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (8.02%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.67%) Node.js
3 3 (1.60%) CMS
3 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.53%) Lync
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.07%) MS Project
2 2 (1.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.74%) SaaS
2 5 (2.67%) GitHub
3 2 (1.07%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.07%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) ATM
2 1 (0.53%) LAN
2 1 (0.53%) WAN
2 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) DB2
3 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.53%) OLTP
4 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.53%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Ant
1 6 (3.21%) Subversion
1 6 (3.21%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.67%) Grunt
2 5 (2.67%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.53%) XMLUnit
3 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Selenium
3 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 52 (27.81%) Finance
2 29 (15.51%) Banking
3 21 (11.23%) Retail Banking
4 11 (5.88%) Legal
5 8 (4.28%) Marketing
6 7 (3.74%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.21%) Back Office
8 5 (2.67%) Automotive
9 3 (1.60%) Spanish Language
10 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.53%) Electronics
11 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 39 (20.86%) Analyst
2 25 (13.37%) Architect
2 25 (13.37%) Project Manager
3 23 (12.30%) Developer
4 22 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.95%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (4.81%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (4.28%) Service Manager
7 8 (4.28%) Programmer
8 7 (3.74%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (3.21%) Ruby Developer
9 6 (3.21%) Contracts Manager
9 6 (3.21%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 6 (3.21%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.21%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (3.21%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (2.67%) Commercial Manager
11 4 (2.14%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.14%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.97%) HTML
2 22 (11.76%) CSS
3 15 (8.02%) HTML5
4 12 (6.42%) Dojo
5 11 (5.88%) CSS3
5 11 (5.88%) Worklight
6 7 (3.74%) .NET
6 7 (3.74%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (3.21%) LAMP
7 6 (3.21%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (2.67%) Apache Cordova
8 5 (2.67%) RESTful
9 4 (2.14%) jQuery
9 4 (2.14%) XML
9 4 (2.14%) J2EE
9 4 (2.14%) JSP
10 3 (1.60%) SOAP
10 3 (1.60%) XHTML
10 3 (1.60%) JSTL
10 3 (1.60%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.30%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.56%) EPoS
3 8 (4.28%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.14%) W3C
4 4 (2.14%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.07%) APACS
5 2 (1.07%) IVR
5 2 (1.07%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.07%) PMI
5 2 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.07%) EFT
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.53%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) DTV
6 1 (0.53%) VSAM
6 1 (0.53%) Statistics
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.49%) UNIX
2 13 (6.95%) Linux
3 9 (4.81%) Windows
4 8 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.21%) AIX
6 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.07%) Android
7 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.53%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.72%) E-Commerce
2 25 (13.37%) Project Management
3 23 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 15 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (7.49%) Service Delivery
6 14 (7.49%) PRINCE2
7 10 (5.35%) Change Management
8 8 (4.28%) Migration
8 8 (4.28%) Test Scripting
9 7 (3.74%) OO
9 7 (3.74%) Scrum
10 6 (3.21%) CRM
10 6 (3.21%) ITIL
10 6 (3.21%) Product Management
10 6 (3.21%) WFM
11 5 (2.67%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (2.67%) Time Management
11 5 (2.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.16%) JavaScript
2 17 (9.09%) Java
3 13 (6.95%) SQL
4 12 (6.42%) Objective-C
5 8 (4.28%) C#
6 6 (3.21%) Ruby
7 4 (2.14%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.14%) PHP
8 3 (1.60%) C++
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.53%) VBScript
9 1 (0.53%) VB
9 1 (0.53%) VC++
9 1 (0.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 9 (4.81%) Degree
2 4 (2.14%) ISEB
2 4 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.07%) CISSP
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PMP
5 1 (0.53%) CISM
5 1 (0.53%) CEH
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) SLA
1 3 (1.60%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.07%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.07%) SCCM
1 2 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (11.23%) IBM
2 9 (4.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.81%) Oracle
3 7 (3.74%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.21%) SAP
5 3 (1.60%) Norkom
6 2 (1.07%) Remedy
6 2 (1.07%) Actimize
6 2 (1.07%) Endeca
7 1 (0.53%) ATG
7 1 (0.53%) VMware
7 1 (0.53%) Alterian
7 1 (0.53%) Kronos
7 1 (0.53%) Unica
7 1 (0.53%) hybris
7 1 (0.53%) Verint
7 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.53%) HP
7 1 (0.53%) Intel
Buckinghamshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £260 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago