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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 43 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.50% 0.41% 1.92%
As % of the General category 14.94% 2.50% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 2
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£350 - £281
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 - £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -59.27%
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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
87 80 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.73% 16.23% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 42
Average daily rate £400 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £455 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +188.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £97.25 £26.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
3 11 (35.48%) Project Management
4 10 (32.26%) Finance
4 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
5 9 (29.03%) Manufacturing
5 9 (29.03%) RAD
6 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
6 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (25.81%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (22.58%) CRM
7 7 (22.58%) Grunt
8 6 (19.35%) Backbone.js
8 6 (19.35%) Java
9 5 (16.13%) Scrum
9 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 5 (16.13%) CSS
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.13%) RESTful
9 5 (16.13%) Node.js
10 4 (12.90%) Apache Solr
10 4 (12.90%) HTML5
10 4 (12.90%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (12.90%) CSS3
10 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
10 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
10 4 (12.90%) ERP
10 4 (12.90%) Web Services

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 5 (16.13%) Node.js
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Grunt
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Bower
3 1 (3.23%) gulp
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Business Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Backbone.js
2 5 (16.13%) RESTful
2 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
3 4 (12.90%) Spring
3 4 (12.90%) HTML5
3 4 (12.90%) CSS3
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware
4 2 (6.45%) Java EE
4 2 (6.45%) SAP PI
4 2 (6.45%) Servlets
5 1 (3.23%) Flash
5 1 (3.23%) WebGL
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (6.45%) SCADA
1 2 (6.45%) Social Media
1 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
1 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
2 11 (35.48%) Project Management
3 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
4 9 (29.03%) RAD
5 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
5 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (22.58%) CRM
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 4 (12.90%) Web Design
8 4 (12.90%) ERP
8 4 (12.90%) MVC
8 4 (12.90%) ETL
8 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
8 4 (12.90%) Business Process Improvement
8 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (12.90%) B2C
9 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Use Case
9 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (6.45%) C
4 2 (6.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) PMP
1 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.45%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) Adobe
4 2 (6.45%) FatWire
4 2 (6.45%) Pega
4 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
4 2 (6.45%) hybris
4 2 (6.45%) Guidewire
4 2 (6.45%) MuleSoft