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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 7 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 14 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 14.00% 2.78% 5.71%
As % of the General category 38.89% 8.11% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
Median daily rate £337 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.87% +3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £392 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.54
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -45.17%

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
36 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 36.00% 34.26% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 20
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

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 27 February 2017.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (96.67%) Banking
2 27 (90.00%) Retail Banking
3 18 (60.00%) Finance
4 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (33.33%) Scrum
6 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (30.00%) Migration
7 7 (23.33%) Financial Institution
7 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
7 7 (23.33%) Defect Management
8 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) Test Management
10 3 (10.00%) JIRA
10 3 (10.00%) Statistics
10 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (10.00%) SQL
10 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (10.00%) IFRS
10 3 (10.00%) IFRS 9
11 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
11 2 (6.67%) SDLC
11 2 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
11 2 (6.67%) Oracle
11 2 (6.67%) ISEB
11 2 (6.67%) ATM
11 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
11 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
11 2 (6.67%) Workflow
12 1 (3.33%) Subversion
12 1 (3.33%) Teradata

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 (3.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (96.67%) Banking
2 27 (90.00%) Retail Banking
3 18 (60.00%) Finance
4 7 (23.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Test Manager
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Finance Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Lead
8 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Finance Systems Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Migration Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Programme Test Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Report Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum Master
8 1 (3.33%) UAT Manager
8 1 (3.33%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 9 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Defect Management
4 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) Test Management
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Statistics
8 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.67%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (6.67%) Workflow
9 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.33%) People Management
9 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
9 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) IFRS
1 3 (10.00%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.33%) Basel II
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Teradata
2 1 (3.33%) Unisys