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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 37 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 14 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.99% 1.35% 3.50%
As % of the General category 9.59% 5.45% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 14
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£450 £435 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £435 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.96 £30.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-57.50% +71.83%
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 55 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.13% 24.66% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 22 80
Average daily rate £390 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £302 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.72% -65.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £39.20 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -11 3 £420 -3.44% 2
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (61.90%) Finance
1 13 (61.90%) Banking
2 9 (42.86%) Retail Banking
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Business Objects
4 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (19.05%) Teradata
5 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) MS Project
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) DB2
6 3 (14.29%) UNIX
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) SAS
6 3 (14.29%) Toad
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 3 (14.29%) IT Governance
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.52%) Change Control
7 2 (9.52%) Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.52%) MS Office
7 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
8 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Zimbra
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects XI
1 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) OLAP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
1 13 (61.90%) Banking
2 9 (42.86%) Retail Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Teradata Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Business Objects Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
1 1 (4.76%) IPTV
1 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
1 1 (4.76%) Social Media
1 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 3 (14.29%) IT Governance
2 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Data Entry
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Business Objects
2 4 (19.05%) Teradata
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £480 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago