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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 42 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Retail 15 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.02% 3.38% 1.80%
As % of the General category 10.49% 11.35% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +19.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £465 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.96 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.31% -57.50%
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
143 141 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.77% 29.75% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 67 26
Average daily rate £420 £414 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £222 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £479 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 12
Average hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +201.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £41.00 £32.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 4 £325 - 2
Gloucester -5 2 £413 -6.77% 3
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 17 (60.71%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (53.57%) E-Commerce
3 14 (50.00%) Finance
4 13 (46.43%) Manufacturing
4 13 (46.43%) Electronics
4 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
4 13 (46.43%) Programme Management
4 13 (46.43%) SAP
4 13 (46.43%) DTV
4 13 (46.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (46.43%) Marketing
4 13 (46.43%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (35.71%) Project Management
6 9 (32.14%) MS Project
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) Scrum
7 8 (28.57%) Games
7 8 (28.57%) MS Visio
8 7 (25.00%) Logistics
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) Banking
10 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (14.29%) Commerce Server
10 4 (14.29%) IBM
10 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
10 4 (14.29%) ATG
10 4 (14.29%) hybris
11 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (7.14%) Active Directory

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (14.29%) Commerce Server
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Project
2 8 (28.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (46.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Manufacturing
2 13 (46.43%) Electronics
2 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
2 13 (46.43%) Marketing
3 8 (28.57%) Games
4 5 (17.86%) Banking
5 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Project Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Software Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Programme Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Field Service Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.57%) Spring
1 1 (3.57%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) DTV
2 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (53.57%) E-Commerce
3 13 (46.43%) Programme Management
3 13 (46.43%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (35.71%) Project Management
5 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.00%) Logistics
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 2 (7.14%) ERP
8 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
9 1 (3.57%) Line Management
9 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.57%) Web Development
9 1 (3.57%) Zachman Framework
9 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
9 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.57%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) SAP
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) hybris
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) ATG
4 1 (3.57%) Teradata
4 1 (3.57%) Google
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