The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 8 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 14 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 14.74% 1.12% 6.90%
As % of the General category 37.84% 3.23% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 9
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £390 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £390 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%

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

General Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
37 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 38.95% 34.83% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 14
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucester region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucester region with a requirement for Retail.

1 28 (87.50%) Banking
2 26 (81.25%) Retail Banking
3 24 (75.00%) Finance
4 13 (40.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) Migration
7 7 (21.88%) Scrum
8 6 (18.75%) Test Management
8 6 (18.75%) Defect Management
9 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
9 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.38%) SQL
11 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
11 2 (6.25%) Workflow
11 2 (6.25%) Oracle
11 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (6.25%) ATM
11 2 (6.25%) General Ledger
11 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
11 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
12 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
12 1 (3.13%) People Management
12 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
12 1 (3.13%) SDLC
12 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
12 1 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
12 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
1 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (87.50%) Banking
2 26 (81.25%) Retail Banking
3 24 (75.00%) Finance
4 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (6.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Test Manager
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Finance Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Report Manager
6 2 (6.25%) UAT Manager
6 2 (6.25%) UAT Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 1 (3.13%) Credit Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Data Migration Lead
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) UAT Lead
7 1 (3.13%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
1 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Migration
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) Defect Management
5 6 (18.75%) Test Management
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
8 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Data Security
8 1 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (3.13%) People Management
8 1 (3.13%) SDLC
8 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Basel II
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Teradata