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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 2 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Retail 30 44 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.27% 21.78% 2.47%
As % of the General category 50.00% 56.41% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 0
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£475 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+24.19% -38.26%
Retail
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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
60 78 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 40.54% 38.61% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 64 12
Average daily rate £425 £438 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £375 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £550 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £21.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% +29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.80 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £28.20 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 23 (40.35%) E-Commerce
2 13 (22.81%) FMCG
3 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.04%) CRM
5 8 (14.04%) Analytics
5 8 (14.04%) Customer Analytics
6 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.28%) SQL
6 7 (12.28%) Oracle
6 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.53%) Java
7 6 (10.53%) Scrum
7 6 (10.53%) JIRA
7 6 (10.53%) User Experience
7 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (8.77%) Product Management
8 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
8 5 (8.77%) CMS
9 4 (7.02%) Quality Management
9 4 (7.02%) Adobe
9 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.02%) HTML
9 4 (7.02%) JUnit
9 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
9 4 (7.02%) Data Management
9 4 (7.02%) Spring
9 4 (7.02%) Finance
9 4 (7.02%) Database Marketing

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (8.77%) CMS
2 4 (7.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) SaaS
1 2 (3.51%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.51%) Big Data
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) OLAP
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) JIRA
2 4 (7.02%) Selenium
2 4 (7.02%) JUnit
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.51%) ProC
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 9 (15.79%) Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Programme Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Product Owner
6 4 (7.02%) Hybris Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Data Modeller
7 3 (5.26%) Product Manager
7 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Head of IT
8 2 (3.51%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Spring
1 4 (7.02%) HTML
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) JSP
3 2 (3.51%) XML
3 2 (3.51%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.75%) XHTML
4 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.75%) jQuery
4 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) FMCG
2 6 (10.53%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.26%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.51%) Social Media
5 1 (1.75%) EFT
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) UNIX
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) AIX
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) E-Commerce
2 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.04%) CRM
4 8 (14.04%) Analytics
4 8 (14.04%) Customer Analytics
5 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (8.77%) Product Management
8 4 (7.02%) Database Marketing
8 4 (7.02%) Data Management
8 4 (7.02%) Supplier Management
8 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.02%) Quality Management
8 4 (7.02%) Data Governance
9 3 (5.26%) Web Design
9 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.26%) Migration
9 3 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (3.51%) AWK
5 2 (3.51%) Korn
5 2 (3.51%) sed
5 2 (3.51%) C
6 1 (1.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) PMP
2 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Adobe
2 4 (7.02%) hybris
3 3 (5.26%) Cognos
4 2 (3.51%) Tableau
4 2 (3.51%) Retek
4 2 (3.51%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.75%) Symantec
5 1 (1.75%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) JDA