The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank - 18 3
Contract jobs citing Retail 0 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 0.92% 20.00%
As % of the General category - 3.23% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 13
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-41.26% +40.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

General Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
37 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.87% 28.44% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 15
Average daily rate £425 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £145 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Retail
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement