The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 40 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing Retail 27 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.74% 1.33% 1.89%
As % of the General category 14.52% 4.97% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 8
Average daily rate £363 £373 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £309 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £399 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
186 161 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.80% 26.83% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 74 104
Average daily rate £364 £374 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.74% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £17.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Retail
East of England

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +9 8 £365 -1.35% 3
Peterborough -19 8 £345 -10.90% 5
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 18 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 15 (33.33%) Finance
3 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.00%) Project Management
5 7 (15.56%) Migration
6 6 (13.33%) Internet
6 6 (13.33%) HTML
6 6 (13.33%) .NET
6 6 (13.33%) SAP
6 6 (13.33%) SAP Retail
7 5 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (11.11%) Retail Banking
7 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Change Control
7 5 (11.11%) SQL
7 5 (11.11%) RAD
7 5 (11.11%) XML
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.11%) ISEB
7 5 (11.11%) Banking
7 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.11%) Process Management
7 5 (11.11%) Change Management
7 5 (11.11%) Back Office
8 4 (8.89%) Games
8 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
8 4 (8.89%) VPN
8 4 (8.89%) HTTPS
8 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
8 4 (8.89%) Copywriting

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.44%) RoboHelp
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) SAP Retail
2 5 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Internet
2 4 (8.89%) VPN
2 4 (8.89%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.44%) RFID
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Subversion
2 2 (4.44%) Firebug
2 2 (4.44%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Retail Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Back Office
3 4 (8.89%) Games
3 4 (8.89%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 18 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Writer
5 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Author
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Author
5 4 (8.89%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Web Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) HTML
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 2 (4.44%) XHTML
4 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.22%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (2.22%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) LESS
5 1 (2.22%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
1 4 (8.89%) Copywriting
2 1 (2.22%) FMCG
2 1 (2.22%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) Project Management
4 7 (15.56%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 5 (11.11%) Change Control
5 5 (11.11%) RAD
5 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.11%) Process Management
5 5 (11.11%) Change Management
6 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Logistics
7 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.44%) MVC
8 2 (4.44%) SEO
8 2 (4.44%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) SAP
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Endeca
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago