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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retailing
Rank 12 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Retail 17 32 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.30% 21.77% 5.00%
As % of the General category 37.78% 65.31% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.54 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+64.75% -
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
45 49 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 27.27% 33.33% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 13
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £650 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -19.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 30 (65.22%) E-Commerce
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.74%) CMS
4 10 (21.74%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (21.74%) Sitecore
5 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (19.57%) C#
5 9 (19.57%) .NET
6 8 (17.39%) Java
6 8 (17.39%) Scrum
6 8 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (13.04%) hybris
8 5 (10.87%) SCCM
8 5 (10.87%) SCOM
8 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.87%) Finance
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle
8 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
8 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
8 5 (10.87%) SOA
9 4 (8.70%) DHCP
9 4 (8.70%) FTP
9 4 (8.70%) CRM
9 4 (8.70%) SQL
9 4 (8.70%) DNS
9 4 (8.70%) IIS
9 4 (8.70%) Marketing
9 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.70%) FMCG

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (21.74%) CMS
1 10 (21.74%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) DHCP
1 4 (8.70%) FTP
1 4 (8.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.17%) Data Mart
1 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) JUnit
1 2 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Architect
2 9 (19.57%) Business Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Web Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Development Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Business Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Business Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) Spring
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) JSP
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) XHTML
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) FMCG
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) EPoS
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Solaris
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) E-Commerce
2 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.39%) Scrum
4 8 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (10.87%) SOA
5 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.70%) CRM
6 4 (8.70%) Analytics
7 3 (6.52%) Customer Analytics
7 3 (6.52%) Database Security
7 3 (6.52%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (6.52%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (6.52%) SABSA
7 3 (6.52%) Database Marketing
7 3 (6.52%) Security Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Network Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) C#
2 8 (17.39%) Java
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ISSAP
2 2 (4.35%) VCP4
2 2 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
1 3 (6.52%) COBIT
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
1 5 (10.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) Sitecore
3 6 (13.04%) hybris
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle
5 2 (4.35%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
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