The 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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 43 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Retail 24 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.29% 3.28% 3.41%
As % of the General category 12.90% 11.18% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +47.61%
Retail
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
186 152 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.51% 29.29% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 74 102
Average daily rate £400 £399 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.31% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £575 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £33.75 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -9 6 £388 +27.04% 1
Cambridge -11 4 £338 -37.20% 1
Huntingdon - - - -
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (30.23%) Business Analysis
2 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (23.26%) SAP
3 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.93%) Manufacturing
4 9 (20.93%) Logistics
4 9 (20.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (20.93%) Information Management
4 9 (20.93%) SAP MRS
5 8 (18.60%) Finance
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.63%) Banking
7 5 (11.63%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (11.63%) CSS
7 5 (11.63%) HTML
8 4 (9.30%) .NET
8 4 (9.30%) ITIL
8 4 (9.30%) C#
8 4 (9.30%) Project Management
9 3 (6.98%) Migration
9 3 (6.98%) UML
9 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.98%) Release Management
9 3 (6.98%) User Stories
9 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.98%) User Experience
10 2 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (4.65%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.65%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (20.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 9 (20.93%) SAP MRS
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) OLAP
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
1 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
1 2 (4.65%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Firebug
2 1 (2.33%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Grunt
2 1 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 9 (20.93%) Manufacturing
2 8 (18.60%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Head of IT
4 3 (6.98%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Change Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Head of Development
5 2 (4.65%) Change and Release Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Designer
5 2 (4.65%) Web Designer
5 2 (4.65%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Release Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Change Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) CSS
1 5 (11.63%) HTML
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) jQuery
3 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.33%) XHTML
4 1 (2.33%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) DOM
4 1 (2.33%) MDX
4 1 (2.33%) REST
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
4 1 (2.33%) LESS
4 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.33%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) EPoS
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Business Analysis
2 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.93%) Logistics
4 9 (20.93%) Information Management
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.63%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (9.30%) ITIL
7 4 (9.30%) Project Management
8 3 (6.98%) Migration
8 3 (6.98%) UML
8 3 (6.98%) Release Management
8 3 (6.98%) User Stories
8 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.65%) Data Mapping
9 2 (4.65%) V-Model
9 2 (4.65%) BDD
9 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) C#
2 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) SAP
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) HP