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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 51 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 16 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.11% 2.80% 3.02%
As % of the General category 8.89% 8.97% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 11
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £206 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £500 £425
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 £12.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -8.57%
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
180 234 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.75% 31.24% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 99 108
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 25
Average hourly rate £37.25 £38.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

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 September 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 30 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 5 £538 +115.00% 4
Peterborough +5 4 £325 +10.63% 4
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Retail
East of England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 7 (25.93%) SAP
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) CSS
3 5 (18.52%) SEO
3 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 5 (18.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (18.52%) SAP MRS
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Finance
4 4 (14.81%) User Experience
5 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 3 (11.11%) Internet
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
5 3 (11.11%) XHTML
5 3 (11.11%) SAS
5 3 (11.11%) Firebug
5 3 (11.11%) Fiddler
5 3 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (11.11%) SaaS
5 3 (11.11%) Subversion
5 3 (11.11%) Marketing
5 3 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (7.41%) Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) W3C
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (11.11%) SAS
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) Umbraco
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (18.52%) SAP MRS
2 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Subversion
1 3 (11.11%) Firebug
1 3 (11.11%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Advertising
4 2 (7.41%) Publishing
5 1 (3.70%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior SAP Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Designer
4 2 (7.41%) SAS Insight Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Head of Development
5 1 (3.70%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
1 7 (25.93%) CSS
2 4 (14.81%) jQuery
3 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (11.11%) XHTML
4 2 (7.41%) Semantic HTML
4 2 (7.41%) SAP PI
4 2 (7.41%) HTML5
4 2 (7.41%) REST
4 2 (7.41%) CSS3
4 2 (7.41%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) DOM
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) W3C
3 2 (7.41%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (18.52%) SEO
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
5 2 (7.41%) Web Design
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Content Management
6 1 (3.70%) Logistics
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Campaign Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
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