The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 33 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.90% 2.11% 1.86%
As % of the General category 8.75% 9.86% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate
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£335 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £383 £385
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
Retail
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
80 71 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.68% 21.45% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 30 70
Average daily rate £285 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 19
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.04% +13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £56.25 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (50.00%) SAP
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (50.00%) SAP MRS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (25.00%) Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (25.00%) W3C
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (50.00%) SAP MRS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Designer
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) W3C
1 2 (25.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) SEO
1 2 (25.00%) Web Design
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
1 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mapping
2 1 (12.50%) V-Model
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) BPR
2 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Sitecore