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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 27 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Retail 72 74 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.99% 6.01% 6.65%
As % of the General category 14.55% 13.83% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 23
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£450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £490 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.26% +40.00%
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
495 535 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 41.15% 43.46% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 291 115
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 £264 £212 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +5 55 £460 +18.70% 7
Retail
South East

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 32 (24.06%) Finance
1 32 (24.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 18 (13.53%) Project Management
3 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.03%) WebSphere
5 14 (10.53%) Banking
5 14 (10.53%) Automotive
6 12 (9.02%) PRINCE2
6 12 (9.02%) CRM
7 11 (8.27%) SAP
8 10 (7.52%) Migration
8 10 (7.52%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.77%) Information Security
9 9 (6.77%) Change Management
9 9 (6.77%) Oracle
10 8 (6.02%) Java
10 8 (6.02%) Apache Solr
11 7 (5.26%) Data Protection
11 7 (5.26%) PCI DSS
11 7 (5.26%) Mobile App
11 7 (5.26%) SQL
11 7 (5.26%) Web Services
11 7 (5.26%) ITIL
11 7 (5.26%) UNIX
11 7 (5.26%) Windows
11 7 (5.26%) UML
11 7 (5.26%) SOA
11 7 (5.26%) Middleware

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 16 (12.03%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.02%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.01%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.50%) CMS
5 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.75%) Apache
6 1 (0.75%) JBoss
6 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.01%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.75%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.75%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Google Checkout
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) Network Security
1 2 (1.50%) X.500
1 2 (1.50%) LDAP
1 2 (1.50%) ATM
2 1 (0.75%) Firewall
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.50%) OLTP
3 2 (1.50%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) DB2
4 1 (0.75%) MS Access
4 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Introscope
2 1 (0.75%) Ant
2 1 (0.75%) JUnit
2 1 (0.75%) JMeter
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) Grunt
General
1 32 (24.06%) Finance
2 14 (10.53%) Banking
2 14 (10.53%) Automotive
3 7 (5.26%) Marketing
4 6 (4.51%) Legal
5 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.26%) Back Office
5 3 (2.26%) Wholesale Banking
5 3 (2.26%) German Language
6 2 (1.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (24.81%) Project Manager
2 30 (22.56%) Analyst
3 20 (15.04%) Business Analyst
4 16 (12.03%) Architect
5 14 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (8.27%) Consultant
7 7 (5.26%) Developer
8 6 (4.51%) Security Consultant
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.76%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (3.76%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Digital Architect
10 4 (3.01%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.01%) WebSphere Specialist
10 4 (3.01%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (3.01%) Coordinator
11 3 (2.26%) Technical Project Manager
11 3 (2.26%) Project Administrator
11 3 (2.26%) Project Analyst
11 3 (2.26%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) Web Services
1 7 (5.26%) Middleware
2 5 (3.76%) HTML
3 4 (3.01%) Ajax
3 4 (3.01%) CSS
3 4 (3.01%) JSP
4 3 (2.26%) Struts
4 3 (2.26%) .NET
4 3 (2.26%) Spring
5 2 (1.50%) REST
5 2 (1.50%) Worklight
5 2 (1.50%) jQuery
5 2 (1.50%) SAML
5 2 (1.50%) DHTML
5 2 (1.50%) SOAP
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.75%) EJB
6 1 (0.75%) XML
6 1 (0.75%) Servlets
6 1 (0.75%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.50%) Clustering
3 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.50%) HACMP
3 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.50%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.75%) BBC
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.75%) User Experience
4 1 (0.75%) FMCG
4 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.26%) UNIX
1 7 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.50%) AIX
2 2 (1.50%) Solaris
2 2 (1.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 18 (13.53%) Project Management
3 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.02%) PRINCE2
4 12 (9.02%) CRM
5 10 (7.52%) Migration
5 10 (7.52%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
6 9 (6.77%) Information Security
6 9 (6.77%) Change Management
7 7 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 7 (5.26%) ITIL
7 7 (5.26%) UML
7 7 (5.26%) SOA
7 7 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 7 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (5.26%) Logistics
8 6 (4.51%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (3.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.02%) Java
2 7 (5.26%) SQL
3 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.26%) C#
5 2 (1.50%) Korn
5 2 (1.50%) VB
5 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.50%) PHP
6 1 (0.75%) ABAP
6 1 (0.75%) C
6 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.75%) Ruby
6 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (4.51%) Degree
2 5 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.50%) CISSP
3 2 (1.50%) CISM
4 1 (0.75%) CISA
4 1 (0.75%) PMP
4 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.51%) COBIT
3 5 (3.76%) SLA
4 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.50%) QA
6 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.50%) GPFS
1 2 (1.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.50%) SCCM
1 2 (1.50%) Control-M
2 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (8.27%) SAP
2 9 (6.77%) Oracle
3 7 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.76%) IBM
5 4 (3.01%) JDA
6 3 (2.26%) Adobe
7 2 (1.50%) PayPal
7 2 (1.50%) Google
7 2 (1.50%) Coremetrics
7 2 (1.50%) VMware
7 2 (1.50%) CA
7 2 (1.50%) Intel
7 2 (1.50%) NetApp
7 2 (1.50%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.75%) Siebel
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.75%) HP
8 1 (0.75%) Informatica
8 1 (0.75%) Remedy
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £35,000 per annum 9 Months Fixed Term
Posted: 5 days ago