The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 2 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Retail 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 33.33% - 7.69%
As % of the General category 60.00% - 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.13 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-34.37% -23.80%
Retail
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

General Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 55.56% 44.44% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate £1,250 £345 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+262.31% -41.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Home Counties region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Home Counties region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Retail
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Infor M3
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) EPoS
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Infor M3
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Retail Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
2 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle