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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 38 37 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing Retail 13 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.98% 1.62% 7.04%
As % of the General category 11.71% 5.41% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 16
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£413 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £40.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-57.66% +81.11%
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
111 111 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.46% 29.92% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 58 32
Average daily rate £413 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £26.10 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.55 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Gloucester +9 2 £368 -10.36% 4
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Banking
4 8 (29.63%) Scrum
4 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (25.93%) DTV
5 7 (25.93%) Project Management
5 7 (25.93%) SAP
5 7 (25.93%) Programme Management
5 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
5 7 (25.93%) Electronics
5 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
5 7 (25.93%) Marketing
5 7 (25.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (22.22%) Retail Banking
7 5 (18.52%) MS Project
7 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
7 5 (18.52%) Games
8 4 (14.81%) Logistics
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle
9 3 (11.11%) Commerce Server
9 3 (11.11%) IBM
9 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
9 3 (11.11%) ATG
9 3 (11.11%) hybris
10 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
10 2 (7.41%) Windows 7

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 3 (11.11%) Commerce Server
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Mule
2 1 (3.70%) Mule ESB
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Project
1 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 7 (25.93%) Marketing
3 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
3 7 (25.93%) Electronics
3 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
4 6 (22.22%) Retail Banking
5 5 (18.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Manager
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
1 2 (7.41%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss Seam
2 1 (3.70%) JPA
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (29.63%) Scrum
4 7 (25.93%) Programme Management
4 7 (25.93%) Project Management
4 7 (25.93%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (14.81%) Logistics
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Change Management
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.70%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) TDD
8 1 (3.70%) UML
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) MVC
8 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.70%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) ATG
3 3 (11.11%) hybris
4 1 (3.70%) Business Objects