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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 34 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Retail 61 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.68% 4.48% 5.06%
As % of the General category 10.63% 11.19% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 19
Average daily rate
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£438 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £108 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £13.87 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +113.38%
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
574 420 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.02% 40.04% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 206 101
Average daily rate £360 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 11
Average hourly rate £12.21 £16.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% -18.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £14.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 0 42 £450 +36.36% 1
High Wycombe 0 6 - -
Marlow - 1 - - 1
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 60 (39.47%) Finance
2 32 (21.05%) Banking
3 22 (14.47%) E-Commerce
3 22 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (13.82%) Business Analysis
5 20 (13.16%) Retail Banking
6 19 (12.50%) EPoS
7 18 (11.84%) Project Management
8 13 (8.55%) Windows
9 12 (7.89%) Legal
10 11 (7.24%) WebSphere
10 11 (7.24%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (7.24%) UNIX
10 11 (7.24%) CRM
10 11 (7.24%) IBM
11 10 (6.58%) HTML
11 10 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (6.58%) Credit Risk
11 10 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (5.92%) Java
12 9 (5.92%) JavaScript
12 9 (5.92%) Oracle
12 9 (5.92%) Linux
13 8 (5.26%) SAP
13 8 (5.26%) ITIL
13 8 (5.26%) PRINCE2
13 8 (5.26%) Red Hat
13 8 (5.26%) Manufacturing
13 8 (5.26%) Migration
13 8 (5.26%) Back Office

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (7.24%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.66%) JBoss
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.66%) SAS
3 1 (0.66%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.97%) MS Office
4 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.32%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.66%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
1 1 (0.66%) Office 365
1 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.97%) Firewall
1 3 (1.97%) Network Security
2 1 (0.66%) SSH
2 1 (0.66%) HTTP
2 1 (0.66%) SAN
2 1 (0.66%) Intranet
2 1 (0.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.32%) OLTP
2 2 (1.32%) MySQL
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) DB2
2 2 (1.32%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.66%) MS Access
3 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Ant
1 1 (0.66%) JUnit
1 1 (0.66%) JMeter
1 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (39.47%) Finance
2 32 (21.05%) Banking
3 20 (13.16%) Retail Banking
4 12 (7.89%) Legal
5 8 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.26%) Back Office
5 8 (5.26%) Marketing
6 7 (4.61%) Automotive
7 3 (1.97%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.66%) German Language
9 1 (0.66%) Electronics
9 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.66%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (29.61%) Analyst
2 32 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 24 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 21 (13.82%) Architect
5 14 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.26%) Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (3.95%) Trainer
9 5 (3.29%) Consultant
9 5 (3.29%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (2.63%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
10 4 (2.63%) Change Manager
10 4 (2.63%) Administrator
10 4 (2.63%) Senior Manager
10 4 (2.63%) Programme Manager
10 4 (2.63%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 4 (2.63%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
11 3 (1.97%) Mobile Solutions Architect
11 3 (1.97%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.58%) HTML
2 4 (2.63%) J2EE
2 4 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (2.63%) CSS
2 4 (2.63%) Dojo
3 3 (1.97%) JSTL
3 3 (1.97%) Worklight
3 3 (1.97%) .NET
3 3 (1.97%) JSP
4 2 (1.32%) Middleware
4 2 (1.32%) Semantic HTML
4 2 (1.32%) XML
4 2 (1.32%) XHTML
4 2 (1.32%) jQuery
4 2 (1.32%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.66%) HTML5
5 1 (0.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.66%) JMS
5 1 (0.66%) JDBC
5 1 (0.66%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) EPoS
2 10 (6.58%) Credit Risk
3 7 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.95%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.97%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.97%) Clustering
7 2 (1.32%) User Experience
7 2 (1.32%) PMI
7 2 (1.32%) W3C
7 2 (1.32%) HACMP
7 2 (1.32%) FMCG
8 1 (0.66%) DTV
8 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.66%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.66%) VSAM
8 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.55%) Windows
2 11 (7.24%) UNIX
3 10 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.92%) Linux
5 5 (3.29%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.97%) Solaris
7 2 (1.32%) AIX
7 2 (1.32%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.32%) MVS
7 2 (1.32%) Android
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.66%) SUSE
8 1 (0.66%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.47%) E-Commerce
1 22 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (13.82%) Business Analysis
3 18 (11.84%) Project Management
4 11 (7.24%) CRM
5 10 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (5.26%) Migration
6 8 (5.26%) ITIL
6 8 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.61%) Change Management
8 5 (3.29%) Scrum
9 4 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (2.63%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.63%) Service Management
9 4 (2.63%) ERP
9 4 (2.63%) Time Management
9 4 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.63%) Line Management
10 3 (1.97%) Coaching
10 3 (1.97%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.92%) Java
1 9 (5.92%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.29%) SQL
3 4 (2.63%) Objective-C
4 3 (1.97%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.32%) C
5 2 (1.32%) C#
6 1 (0.66%) C++
6 1 (0.66%) VB
6 1 (0.66%) Perl
6 1 (0.66%) PHP
6 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.66%) XAML
6 1 (0.66%) Korn
6 1 (0.66%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.61%) Degree
2 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.97%) ISEB
3 3 (1.97%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.66%) PCI QSA
5 1 (0.66%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) SLA
1 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.32%) COREP
2 2 (1.32%) FINREP
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.32%) GPFS
2 1 (0.66%) Samba
2 1 (0.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.97%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.66%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.66%) YaST
3 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.66%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (0.66%) Control-M
3 1 (0.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (7.24%) IBM
2 9 (5.92%) Oracle
3 8 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 8 (5.26%) SAP
4 3 (1.97%) F5
4 3 (1.97%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.97%) VMware
4 3 (1.97%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.32%) Intel
5 2 (1.32%) NetApp
5 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.32%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.32%) VeriFone
6 1 (0.66%) Verint
6 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.66%) Symantec
6 1 (0.66%) Remedy
6 1 (0.66%) Veritas
6 1 (0.66%) Kronos
6 1 (0.66%) Netezza