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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 34 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Retail 18 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.88% 3.07% 4.21%
As % of the General category 12.33% 11.72% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 17
Median daily rate £428 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
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
146 128 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.47% 26.23% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 79 79
Median daily rate £390 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +1.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 12
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.30 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £30.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-29.48% +18.81%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +10 16 £428 +14.00% 2
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 19 (76.00%) Banking
3 18 (72.00%) Retail Banking
4 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Migration
6 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.00%) Test Management
8 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
9 2 (8.00%) Service Management
9 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (8.00%) Validation
9 2 (8.00%) Project Management
9 2 (8.00%) General Ledger
9 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.00%) ACF2
9 2 (8.00%) zSecure
10 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
10 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
10 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
10 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (4.00%) Line Management
10 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
10 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
10 1 (4.00%) Document Management
10 1 (4.00%) MS Office
10 1 (4.00%) ISEB
10 1 (4.00%) Legal
10 1 (4.00%) Change Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
General
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 19 (76.00%) Banking
3 18 (72.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.00%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Test Manager
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Finance Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Migration Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Report Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) UAT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) Test Management
5 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Document Management
7 1 (4.00%) Line Management
7 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) zSecure
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center