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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 33 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 19 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.40% 1.52% 3.03%
As % of the General category 16.52% 5.34% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 15
Median daily rate £415 £406 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £395 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.08%
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 Gloucestershire region.

General Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
115 131 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.67% 28.42% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 86 66
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 15
Median hourly rate £30.00 £42.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.99% +5.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £45.54 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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 24 February 2017.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +9 14 £337 -15.87% 3
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Retail.

1 35 (87.50%) Banking
2 33 (82.50%) Retail Banking
3 21 (52.50%) Finance
4 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (32.50%) Scrum
6 11 (27.50%) Migration
6 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
7 9 (22.50%) Defect Management
8 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.50%) Financial Institution
10 5 (12.50%) Test Management
11 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (7.50%) Statistics
12 3 (7.50%) Workflow
12 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (7.50%) SQL
12 3 (7.50%) ATM
12 3 (7.50%) JIRA
12 3 (7.50%) IFRS
12 3 (7.50%) IFRS 9
13 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
13 2 (5.00%) SDLC
13 2 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
13 2 (5.00%) ISEB
13 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
13 2 (5.00%) Oracle
13 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
13 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
13 2 (5.00%) ISTQB

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 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Project
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (87.50%) Banking
2 33 (82.50%) Retail Banking
3 21 (52.50%) Finance
4 7 (17.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.50%) Electronics
6 1 (2.50%) Games
6 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Test Manager
2 11 (27.50%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Finance Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Mortgage Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Programme Test Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum Master
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Test Programme Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Data Migration Lead
8 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Migration Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) FMCG
1 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Scrum
3 11 (27.50%) Migration
3 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Defect Management
4 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
5 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.50%) Test Management
7 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.50%) Statistics
8 3 (7.50%) Workflow
9 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.00%) SDLC
9 2 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.50%) Document Management
10 1 (2.50%) ETL
10 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ISEB
1 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) IFRS
1 3 (7.50%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.50%) Basel II
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Teradata
2 1 (2.50%) Unisys