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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 14 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing Retail 108 55 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.05% 5.05% 5.83%
As % of the General category 19.46% 14.21% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 18 29
Average daily rate
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£388 £391 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £184 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £497 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £30.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +74.28%
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
555 387 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.52% 35.54% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 180 190
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 £244 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.86 £12.90 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £44.99 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 70 £375 -16.66% 10
High Wycombe -3 1 £260 -25.71% 5
Marlow - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (27.98%) Finance
2 35 (18.13%) E-Commerce
3 31 (16.06%) Banking
4 29 (15.03%) Project Management
5 26 (13.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (11.92%) HTML
7 22 (11.40%) Retail Banking
8 19 (9.84%) CSS
8 19 (9.84%) Mobile App
9 18 (9.33%) Business Analysis
10 17 (8.81%) PRINCE2
10 17 (8.81%) IBM
11 16 (8.29%) EPoS
12 15 (7.77%) Java
12 15 (7.77%) JavaScript
12 15 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (6.74%) Service Delivery
13 13 (6.74%) WebSphere
14 12 (6.22%) UNIX
14 12 (6.22%) HTML5
15 11 (5.70%) SQL
15 11 (5.70%) Linux
15 11 (5.70%) Legal
16 9 (4.66%) Change Management
16 9 (4.66%) Degree
16 9 (4.66%) Oracle
16 9 (4.66%) CSS3
17 8 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (4.15%) Dojo
17 8 (4.15%) Credit Risk

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.74%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.55%) Node.js
4 2 (1.04%) SAS
4 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.04%) CMS
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.52%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.07%) MS Office
3 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.04%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.63%) SaaS
2 3 (1.55%) Office 365
2 3 (1.55%) GitHub
3 1 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) Internet
2 2 (1.04%) Intranet
3 1 (0.52%) ATM
3 1 (0.52%) LAN
3 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.55%) DB2
3 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.52%) OLTP
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.52%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.52%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Ant
1 4 (2.07%) Subversion
2 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.55%) Grunt
2 3 (1.55%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.52%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) Selenium
3 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 54 (27.98%) Finance
2 31 (16.06%) Banking
3 22 (11.40%) Retail Banking
4 11 (5.70%) Legal
5 8 (4.15%) Marketing
6 7 (3.63%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.63%) Back Office
7 5 (2.59%) Automotive
7 5 (2.59%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.52%) Electronics
9 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 40 (20.73%) Analyst
2 36 (18.65%) Project Manager
3 26 (13.47%) Business Analyst
4 23 (11.92%) Architect
5 22 (11.40%) Developer
6 14 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.66%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (4.15%) Programmer
9 7 (3.63%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (3.63%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (3.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 6 (3.11%) Ruby Developer
10 6 (3.11%) Contracts Manager
10 6 (3.11%) Service Manager
11 5 (2.59%) Administrator
11 5 (2.59%) Commercial Manager
12 4 (2.07%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.07%) Senior Manager
12 4 (2.07%) Test Manager
12 4 (2.07%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.92%) HTML
2 19 (9.84%) CSS
3 12 (6.22%) HTML5
4 9 (4.66%) CSS3
5 8 (4.15%) Dojo
6 7 (3.63%) Worklight
7 6 (3.11%) .NET
7 6 (3.11%) LAMP
7 6 (3.11%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (2.59%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (2.07%) J2EE
9 4 (2.07%) JSP
10 3 (1.55%) XML
10 3 (1.55%) XHTML
10 3 (1.55%) JSTL
10 3 (1.55%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (1.55%) Sass
10 3 (1.55%) Semantic HTML
10 3 (1.55%) jQuery
10 3 (1.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.84%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.29%) EPoS
3 8 (4.15%) Credit Risk
4 6 (3.11%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.07%) W3C
6 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.04%) PMI
6 2 (1.04%) APACS
6 2 (1.04%) IVR
6 2 (1.04%) EFT
7 1 (0.52%) VSAM
7 1 (0.52%) Statistics
7 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.52%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.22%) UNIX
2 11 (5.70%) Linux
3 8 (4.15%) Windows
3 8 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.07%) AIX
5 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.52%) MVS
6 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.13%) E-Commerce
2 29 (15.03%) Project Management
3 26 (13.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (9.33%) Business Analysis
5 17 (8.81%) PRINCE2
6 15 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (6.74%) Service Delivery
8 9 (4.66%) Change Management
9 8 (4.15%) Scrum
9 8 (4.15%) Migration
9 8 (4.15%) Test Scripting
10 7 (3.63%) ITIL
10 7 (3.63%) OO
11 6 (3.11%) CRM
11 6 (3.11%) Product Management
11 6 (3.11%) WFM
12 5 (2.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (2.59%) Time Management
12 5 (2.59%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.77%) Java
1 15 (7.77%) JavaScript
2 11 (5.70%) SQL
3 8 (4.15%) Objective-C
3 8 (4.15%) C#
4 6 (3.11%) Ruby
5 4 (2.07%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.55%) PHP
7 2 (1.04%) C++
8 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (4.66%) Degree
2 7 (3.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (2.07%) ISEB
4 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.04%) CISSP
6 1 (0.52%) CISM
6 1 (0.52%) CEH
6 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PMP
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.04%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) SCCM
1 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.52%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (8.81%) IBM
2 9 (4.66%) Oracle
3 8 (4.15%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.63%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.11%) SAP
6 2 (1.04%) Remedy
6 2 (1.04%) Endeca
7 1 (0.52%) Netezza
7 1 (0.52%) Unica
7 1 (0.52%) hybris
7 1 (0.52%) Verint
7 1 (0.52%) ATG
7 1 (0.52%) VMware
7 1 (0.52%) Alterian
7 1 (0.52%) Kronos
7 1 (0.52%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.52%) Sybase
7 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.52%) HP
7 1 (0.52%) Intel
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