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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retailing
Rank 27 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Retail 32 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.15% 3.42% 3.06%
As % of the General category 20.13% 16.13% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 12
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£375 £395 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £93 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £448 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £14.13 £6.50
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +117.30%
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
159 62 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 30.58% 21.23% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 37 40
Average daily rate £388 £403 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £458 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 29
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £37.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +3 14 £388 +7.63% 1
Retail
South West

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 27 (51.92%) Banking
3 21 (40.38%) Retail Banking
4 16 (30.77%) Oracle
5 14 (26.92%) Business Objects
6 13 (25.00%) SQL
7 10 (19.23%) UNIX
8 9 (17.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 8 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
9 8 (15.38%) IT Governance
9 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
9 8 (15.38%) SAS
9 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (15.38%) Windows
9 8 (15.38%) DB2
10 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
11 6 (11.54%) Teradata
11 6 (11.54%) Project Management
12 5 (9.62%) Commerce Server
12 5 (9.62%) IBM
12 5 (9.62%) Toad
12 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
12 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
12 5 (9.62%) ATG
12 5 (9.62%) VMware
12 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
12 5 (9.62%) hybris
13 4 (7.69%) VBA
14 3 (5.77%) .NET
14 3 (5.77%) MySQL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (15.38%) SAS
2 5 (9.62%) Commerce Server
2 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) Zimbra
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.92%) MS Project
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (3.85%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 8 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
2 8 (15.38%) DB2
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) Essbase
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Toad
General
1 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 27 (51.92%) Banking
3 21 (40.38%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Electronics
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.46%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Business Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Business Objects Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Excel Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Cognos Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Teradata Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) IT Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
1 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) DTV
2 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) UNIX
2 8 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) IT Governance
1 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
1 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
3 6 (11.54%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.77%) Scrum
5 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.85%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.85%) ETL
7 1 (1.92%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.92%) PLM
7 1 (1.92%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (1.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.69%) VBA
4 2 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.92%) VB
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle
2 14 (26.92%) Business Objects
3 6 (11.54%) Teradata
4 5 (9.62%) IBM
4 5 (9.62%) ATG
4 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 5 (9.62%) hybris
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) Cognos
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.92%) Demandware
6 1 (1.92%) RedPrairie