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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 18 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 5.31% 6.78% 13.95%
As % of the General category 27.27% 16.67% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
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£410 £377 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £357 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £486 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.17 £16.20 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-24.86% +1.25%
Retail
Gloucestershire

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
22 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 19.47% 40.68% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 32
Average daily rate £403 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £545 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £120.00 £19.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+507.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

Retail
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Business Objects
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Teradata
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) OLAP
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) Xcelsius
6 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) Xcelsius
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Teradata