The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 13 16 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Retail 18 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.78% 8.33% 24.11%
As % of the General category 47.37% 35.90% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 24
Average daily rate £450 £475 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £26.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +77.05%
Retail
Bedfordshire

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

General Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
38 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.65% 23.21% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 37
Average daily rate £500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £568 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.22 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.73 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Luton region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 17 (58.62%) E-Commerce
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Scrum
4 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
4 7 (24.14%) Use Case
4 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (20.69%) JIRA
5 6 (20.69%) Confluence
5 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
5 6 (20.69%) Information Security
5 6 (20.69%) Change Management
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
6 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
6 5 (17.24%) User Stories
6 5 (17.24%) Microservices
6 5 (17.24%) Software Delivery
7 4 (13.79%) Data Transformation
7 4 (13.79%) Security Management
8 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) CISSP
8 3 (10.34%) SOA
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) COBIT
8 3 (10.34%) Security Operations
9 2 (6.90%) hybris
9 2 (6.90%) High Availability
9 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
9 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
9 2 (6.90%) ISEB

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 6 (20.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.45%) ProC
General
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Architect
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Information Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Compliance Officer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Sitecore Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) E-Commerce
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Scrum
4 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
4 7 (24.14%) Use Case
4 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Change Management
5 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
5 6 (20.69%) Information Security
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
6 5 (17.24%) Microservices
6 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
6 5 (17.24%) Software Delivery
6 5 (17.24%) User Stories
7 4 (13.79%) Data Transformation
7 4 (13.79%) Security Management
8 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Security Operations
8 3 (10.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) C#
1 1 (3.45%) C++
1 1 (3.45%) COBOL
1 1 (3.45%) PHP
1 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.45%) Python
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) CISSP
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) COBIT
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) hybris
2 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
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