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 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 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Retail 33 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 18.86% 16.46% 20.21%
As % of the General category 44.00% 37.68% 54.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 25
Average daily rate £513 £488 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +14.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £458 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £750 £500
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
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
75 69 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 42.86% 43.67% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 57 39
Average daily rate £430 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £401 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £743 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £46.07 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.75% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £32.50 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £38.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) E-Commerce
3 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (19.23%) Change Management
4 10 (19.23%) Scrum
5 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
6 8 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 7 (13.46%) Firewall
7 7 (13.46%) Sitecore
8 6 (11.54%) Use Case
8 6 (11.54%) Project Planning
8 6 (11.54%) JIRA
8 6 (11.54%) Information Security
8 6 (11.54%) User Stories
9 5 (9.62%) LogRhythm
9 5 (9.62%) User Experience
9 5 (9.62%) Proofpoint
9 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.62%) High Availability
9 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (9.62%) Logistics
9 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.62%) CRM
9 5 (9.62%) SAP
10 4 (7.69%) SOA
10 4 (7.69%) CMS
10 4 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.77%) Microservices
11 3 (5.77%) Security Operations

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (7.69%) CMS
1 4 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (5.77%) Confluence
3 2 (3.85%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) ADSL
2 1 (1.92%) BGP
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.92%) ICMP
2 1 (1.92%) IPsec
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) MPLS
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
2 1 (1.92%) OSPF
2 1 (1.92%) RIP
2 1 (1.92%) SNMP
2 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.92%) VLAN
2 1 (1.92%) VoIP
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.92%) ProC
General
1 3 (5.77%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Analyst
2 15 (28.85%) Business Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Firewall Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) IT Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) IT Risk Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Risk Management Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Security Management Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Security Technical Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Security Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Head of Digital
6 3 (5.77%) Office 365 Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
1 2 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Android
1 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.92%) Unix
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) E-Commerce
3 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (19.23%) Change Management
4 10 (19.23%) Scrum
5 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
6 8 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 6 (11.54%) Information Security
7 6 (11.54%) Project Planning
7 6 (11.54%) Use Case
7 6 (11.54%) User Stories
8 5 (9.62%) CRM
8 5 (9.62%) High Availability
8 5 (9.62%) Logistics
8 5 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.69%) SOA
9 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.77%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) C
1 1 (1.92%) C#
1 1 (1.92%) C++
1 1 (1.92%) COBOL
1 1 (1.92%) PHP
1 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.92%) Python
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) CISSP
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) CCENT
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) COBIT
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
1 1 (1.92%) SCOM
1 1 (1.92%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (1.92%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Sitecore
2 5 (9.62%) LogRhythm
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Proofpoint
2 5 (9.62%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) hybris
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Progress
5 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
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