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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank - 44 44
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 2.03% 1.14%
As % of the General category - 11.90% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Median daily rate - £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
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
60 84 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.35% 17.07% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 47
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.75 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.61% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £38.75 £85.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Retail.

1 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 7 (58.33%) Retail Banking
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) NFC
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
7 2 (16.67%) ISEB
7 2 (16.67%) EMV
7 2 (16.67%) Contactless
8 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (8.33%) MSTest
8 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (8.33%) REST
8 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
8 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (8.33%) User Experience
8 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
8 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (8.33%) MSTest
General
1 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 7 (58.33%) Retail Banking
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Inside Sales Executive
4 1 (8.33%) Internal Sales Executive
4 1 (8.33%) Sales Executive
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Contactless
1 2 (16.67%) EMV
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft