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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 36 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing Retail 24 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.52% 3.72% 1.27%
As % of the General category 16.11% 13.95% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 8
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£375 £363 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £280 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £435 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
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
149 172 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.85% 26.63% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 87 82
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £466 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £33.20 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Cambridge +2 8 £363 -13.69% 10
Peterborough +1 8 £400 +21.95% 2
Huntingdon - - - -
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 18 (35.29%) Business Analysis
2 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (27.45%) Project Management
3 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.57%) PRINCE2
4 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
5 9 (17.65%) Finance
5 9 (17.65%) Information Management
5 9 (17.65%) Logistics
6 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
6 8 (15.69%) SAP
7 7 (13.73%) CRM
7 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.73%) Banking
8 6 (11.76%) Migration
8 6 (11.76%) C#
8 6 (11.76%) .NET
9 5 (9.80%) RAD
9 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
9 5 (9.80%) QA
9 5 (9.80%) Selenium
9 5 (9.80%) Ruby
9 5 (9.80%) WebDriver
9 5 (9.80%) BDD
9 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.80%) SpecFlow
10 4 (7.84%) SAP MRS
10 4 (7.84%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.88%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.96%) InDesign
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (7.84%) SAP MRS
2 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.96%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
1 2 (3.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) OLAP
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) WebDriver
1 5 (9.80%) SpecFlow
1 5 (9.80%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) Firebug
2 1 (1.96%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Grunt
2 1 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Manufacturing
3 7 (13.73%) Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Advertising
6 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Head of IT
5 4 (7.84%) QA Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Quality Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Designer
6 3 (5.88%) Head of Development
6 3 (5.88%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Developer
6 3 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Change Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (3.92%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Web Designer
7 2 (3.92%) SAP Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Photoshop Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.84%) HTML
3 4 (7.84%) CSS
4 2 (3.92%) jQuery
4 2 (3.92%) HTML5
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) CSS3
5 1 (1.96%) LESS
5 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.96%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (1.96%) XML
5 1 (1.96%) DOM
5 1 (1.96%) XHTML
5 1 (1.96%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Kindle
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) EPoS
3 1 (1.96%) Video Editing
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Business Analysis
2 17 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (27.45%) Project Management
3 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.57%) PRINCE2
4 11 (21.57%) E-Commerce
5 9 (17.65%) Information Management
5 9 (17.65%) Logistics
6 7 (13.73%) CRM
7 6 (11.76%) Migration
8 5 (9.80%) RAD
8 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
8 5 (9.80%) BDD
9 4 (7.84%) ITIL
9 4 (7.84%) Scrum
10 3 (5.88%) ERP
10 3 (5.88%) Release Management
10 3 (5.88%) User Stories
11 2 (3.92%) UML
11 2 (3.92%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) C#
2 5 (9.80%) Ruby
3 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
4 1 (1.96%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.92%) PMP
2 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) SAP
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) VMware
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