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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 34 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Retail 4 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.23% 4.43% -
As % of the General category 6.90% 13.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +19.23%
Retail
Cambridgeshire

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
58 89 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.85% 32.84% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 37
Average daily rate £338 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £343 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £558 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.90 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (36.36%) SAP MRS
2 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
2 2 (18.18%) V-Model
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) SEO
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
2 2 (18.18%) User Stories
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Grunt
3 1 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (9.09%) Node.js
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (36.36%) SAP MRS
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) OLAP
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Grunt
1 1 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Firebug
1 1 (9.09%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Designer
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) LESS
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) DOM
2 1 (9.09%) XHTML
2 1 (9.09%) MDX
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) EPoS
1 1 (9.09%) W3C
1 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
1 2 (18.18%) V-Model
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Implementation
1 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) SEO
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
1 2 (18.18%) ERP
1 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
1 2 (18.18%) User Stories
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) BPR
2 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore