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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 17 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Retail 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 5.43% 6.45% 4.92%
As % of the General category 20.59% 14.29% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
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£396 £358 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% +11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £317 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £460 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -
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
34 56 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 26.36% 45.16% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 14
Average daily rate £400 £396 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -6.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £310 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.27 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) Banking
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (20.00%) Commerce Server
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) ATG
6 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (20.00%) hybris
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) VBA
8 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
8 2 (10.00%) MS Project
8 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (10.00%) Games
8 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (5.00%) User Stories
9 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) Commerce Server
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (55.00%) Banking
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Games
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.00%) Electronics
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) IBM
1 4 (20.00%) ATG
1 4 (20.00%) hybris
2 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) SAP