The first 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 23 July 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 Cheltenham 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 19 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Retail 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.85% 3.37% 0.97%
As % of the General category 2.22% 21.43% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £22.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-35.80% +20.00%
General Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
45 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 38.14% 15.73% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 14
Average daily rate £300 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £310 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 - £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Retail
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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 12 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat