The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 36 38 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 15 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.25% 3.05% 2.78%
As % of the General category 10.64% 10.71% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 10
Median daily rate £330 £400 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £335 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £470 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £403
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 £12.96
% change year-on-year
+181.25% +23.45%
Retail
South West

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

General Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
141 140 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.59% 28.46% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 83 62
Median daily rate £395 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £24.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £47.40 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Gloucestershire region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Retail
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +15 14 £368 -10.90% 2
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 17 (68.00%) Banking
3 16 (64.00%) Retail Banking
4 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Test Management
7 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
8 2 (8.00%) ISEB
8 2 (8.00%) SAS
8 2 (8.00%) Validation
8 2 (8.00%) Service Management
8 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
8 2 (8.00%) ACF2
8 2 (8.00%) zSecure
9 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (4.00%) Line Management
9 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
9 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
9 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
9 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (8.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 17 (68.00%) Banking
3 16 (64.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (8.00%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Test Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Logistics
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) zSecure
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) SAP