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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 34 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Retail 21 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.11% 4.53% 3.26%
As % of the General category 15.11% 13.98% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 13
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£384 £405 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £312 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+20.96% +47.61%
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
139 93 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.20% 32.40% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 60 49
Average daily rate £380 £401 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% +5.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £12.75 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +1 11 £381 -13.59% 2
Cheltenham - 4 £450 -
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (51.85%) Finance
2 27 (50.00%) Banking
3 21 (38.89%) Retail Banking
4 15 (27.78%) Oracle
5 14 (25.93%) Business Objects
6 13 (24.07%) SQL
7 9 (16.67%) UNIX
7 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 9 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 8 (14.81%) BusinessObjects XI
8 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (12.96%) SAS
9 7 (12.96%) Windows
9 7 (12.96%) DB2
9 7 (12.96%) IT Governance
10 6 (11.11%) Project Management
10 6 (11.11%) Teradata
11 5 (9.26%) Programme Management
11 5 (9.26%) ATG
11 5 (9.26%) Scrum
11 5 (9.26%) Commerce Server
11 5 (9.26%) Toad
11 5 (9.26%) IBM
11 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
11 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
11 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.26%) hybris
12 4 (7.41%) VBA
12 4 (7.41%) VMware

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (12.96%) SAS
2 5 (9.26%) Commerce Server
2 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 8 (14.81%) BusinessObjects XI
3 7 (12.96%) DB2
4 3 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) Essbase
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Toad
2 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 28 (51.85%) Finance
2 27 (50.00%) Banking
3 21 (38.89%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Electronics
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Games
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Business Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Project Manager
4 8 (14.81%) Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.26%) SQL Developer
7 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Business Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Business Objects Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Teradata Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Risk Manager
9 2 (3.70%) IT Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Excel Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Cognos Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
1 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.85%) SOAP
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.85%) Spring
2 1 (1.85%) REST
2 1 (1.85%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) UNIX
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.96%) IT Governance
4 6 (11.11%) Project Management
5 5 (9.26%) Programme Management
5 5 (9.26%) Scrum
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.70%) Test Scripting
7 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.70%) ETL
7 2 (3.70%) Change Management
7 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.85%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.41%) VBA
4 3 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) VB
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Oracle
2 14 (25.93%) Business Objects
3 6 (11.11%) Teradata
4 5 (9.26%) ATG
4 5 (9.26%) IBM
4 5 (9.26%) hybris
5 4 (7.41%) VMware
6 2 (3.70%) Cognos
6 2 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.85%) Demandware
7 1 (1.85%) RedPrairie